Posts Categorized: Advice for Drivers

Remaining Mindful of Semi Trucks

For most people, driving alongside a semi-truck is unsettling. Most people do their best to keep semi-trucks at a distance, whether they pass them quickly or remain a safe distance behind them. However, sharing the road with semi-trucks is a must and it can be easy to do if you are educated on how to… Read more »

Cars to Consider On a Budget

Purchasing a car can be expensive and many people are searching for a car that they can afford. According to Consumer Reports, the average new car typically costs $34,000. They compiled a list of the best cars under $30,000 that have good road test performance, safety features, and so forth. Below are just a few… Read more »

Keeping Your Car Stocked

We’ve talked often about what necessities you should keep in your car for winter months in order to protect yourself from severe weather while driving. However, you should keep a variety of items in your car at all times in the event that an emergency occurs. Cell Phone Charger Most of us will grab a… Read more »

Preparing Your Car for Spring

If you live in a portion of the United States that experiences harsh winters, you’re probably desperate for spring and a glimpse of warm weather. Luckily, spring is getting closer and we’ll soon be able to roll down our windows and soak up the sun. As the seasons prepare to shift, you should prepare for… Read more »

Purchasing the Car You Need

For many Americans, car shopping is about finding the car that best suits your family and lifestyle. Most families look to purchase cars with solid safety ratings, plenty of room for the little ones, good gas mileage, and so forth.   Forbes recently highlighted the most practical cars and crossovers for 2017 and we’ve highlighted… Read more »

Old Cars Do New Tricks

If you have been driving the same car around for a decade, you’re probably starting to get tired of it. If you can’t afford to replace it with a brand new car, consider upgrading your current car instead. Technology is playing a major role in cars that is only improving with time, and luckily, you… Read more »

Drive Your Best in Winter Conditions

We have written several posts about preparing your car for winter weather. However, it is also important to personally prepare. From hitting your brakes to turning a corner, driving in winter months becomes difficult and dangerous. Keep Track Of Storms Whenever you are preparing to drive during winter months, it is important that you track… Read more »

What To Keep In Your Car this Winter

Snow Car

Many of us do a tremendous amount of driving in winter months. Whether you are traveling miles for the perfect gift or you’re headed home for the holidays, you should be prepared for potential weather threats when traveling. Consider putting the following into your car to prepare for this winter: Blankets You should always keep… Read more »

Protecting Your Vehicle During Hurricane Season

Weather is unpredictable, and although we take precautions to protect ourselves and our homes from severe weather threats, we should be protecting our car as well. Hurricane season has picked up in the United States and several parts of the world, bringing heavy rain and strong winds, but there are precautions you can take to… Read more »

Four Reasons to Love Compact Cars

Whether it is with a house or with a car, there has been a recent movement in the US to downsize. But why are we so drawn to these tiny homes and vehicles? Well, good things do come in small packages! Here at PermaPlate, we love the benefits that compact vehicles can provide their drivers;… Read more »