• Know Your Towing Limits in Wilmington

    Tuesday 21 June 2016

    Some Wilmington drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Wilmington, you should be aware of safety issues, Delaware towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towing. A tow rating is the weight limit that your vehicle can safely tow. They calculate the tow rating for every vehicle, but different options on the vehicle can affect that rating. Wilmington... read more

  • Drive Defensively in Delaware

    Tuesday 25 August 2015

    Car care is part of auto safety in Wilmington. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Delaware roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroundings, road conditions, other vehicles and hazards. And the first person to be concerned with is you: start with your own environment.Don't leave without securing all occupants in... read more

  • Blind Spot Safety for Wilmington Driving

    Tuesday 19 August 2014

    Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Wilmington, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Wilmington drivers' blind spots, especially when it comes to large, heavy vehicles like trucks and buses.First, minimize your own blind spots. Do this before you pull... read more

  • Emergency Items for Wilmington

    Wednesday 02 April 2014

    Safe Delaware travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at PONTE'S AUTOCARE. But there are other things Wilmington residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life — or someone else's.First, Wilmington auto owners should consider keeping an auto emergency kit in their vehicle. The kit should contain items that will allow you to deal... read more

  • Your Well Trained Technician at PONTE'S AUTOCARE

    Wednesday 01 February 2012

    When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Wilmington, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the technician training PONTE'S AUTOCARE professionals receive, you may be surprised at how much specialized knowledge and skill goes into diagnosing and repairing a modern car... read more

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