• Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Wilmington?

    Wednesday 03 June 2015

    There is a clear and vocal demand in Wilmington and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Delaware market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Wilmington area roads today, and many more being developed. Yet each of these vehicles has its own advantages and disadvantages. Wilmington auto owners should learn what these advantages and disadvantages... read more

  • Lease or Buy?

    Thursday 15 August 2013

    Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Wilmington drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays down the loan principal, and the finance charge.Wilmington drivers who lease finance the portion of the cost of the vehicle that's used up during the term of the l... read more

  • What to Do in Case of an Accident in Wilmington

    Wednesday 17 October 2012

    Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Wilmington, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Wilmington drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident in Wilmington is considered a crime - even if it's not your fault. And hit and run penalties are fairly severe, p... read more

  • Are There Blind Spots in Wilmington?

    Thursday 22 December 2011

    All Wilmington drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Wilmington.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can greatly reduce blind spots by properly adjusting our mirrors to give the widest coverage possible. Make the adjustments in your vehicle before you start to drive.First, Wilmington... read more

  • Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Wilmington, Delaware

    Tuesday 31 May 2011

    Every car in Wilmington, Delaware, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visible and audible devices Immobilizing devices Tracking devices Let's review each of these. One is common sense; you would be surprised how... read more

  • Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Delaware Roads?

    Tuesday 24 May 2011

    Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Delaware spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.)So what does this have to do with how your vehicle smells while you're driving around Wilmington?Well, which scent did you think makes d... read more

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