(NewsUSA) - It's summer, it's hot, and the traffic is stop and go. Chances are, a poorly performing cooling system -- the radiator, belts, hoses, engine coolant -- will fail under these harsh conditions. Low coolant level, a loose hose or a frayed belt can quickly become an inconvenient breakdown.
(NewsUSA) - Summertime brings longer days and ideal driving conditions to much of the United States. However, summer weather can also lull drivers into a false sense of security, according to data from a survey conducted by Michelin. Approximately two-thirds of the drivers surveyed (67 percent) reported feeling safer while driving during the summer; their top reasons were better weather (81 percent) and better road conditions (83 percent).
(BPT) - Summer's here and millions of folks are gearing up for the Great American Road Trip. Instead of hitting the highway, how about taking a sharp turn off-road instead? That's the suggestion of 79-years-young Jim Brightly, a still-active off-road and outdoor journalist who has a vast array of publications on his resume, including Four Wheeler, Truckin', Trailer Life and Field & Stream.