How to avoid odometer fraud

2017 Ford Fiesta dashboard with a digital odometer

Can a digital odometer be rolled back?

Buying a used car can be confusing. Since the vehicle has had at least one other owner, some of the details might be pushed under the rug if you choose to not buy from a dealership. Dealerships have access to more information and can make sure that you’re getting a vehicle that is high-quality, even if it is old. There may, however, be some less than reputable dealerships that may try to get you to be a vehicle that isn’t what it may seem.  
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Torque vs Horsepower

2017 Ford F-150 towing hay bales

How does torque affect towing capacity? 

Trying to figure out what vehicle you need can be very confusing, especially if you don’t know what most of the terms mean. For example, if you’re looking at purchasing a new truck, two of the most important terms are horsepower and torque. While the numbers themselves are often impressive, if you don’t know the difference between torque and horsepower, you may find yourself with the wrong vehicle.   Continue reading

Escape Rooms near Jacksonville, NC

Escape rooms near jacksonville NC text in front of a scary room

Fun things to do in Jacksonville, NC

Whether you’re looking for a team-building adventure or just something exciting and different to do, you can have a fun time at one of the many escape rooms near Jacksonville, NC. Escape rooms are a recent trend where 2-10 people are locked in a themed room and have to solve a series of puzzles to get out within a time constraint.   Continue reading

How much will the 2018 Ford Mustang cost?

2018 Ford Mustang speeding down road

Ford releases MSRP of the 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost® Fastback

The Ford Mustang is an American favorite, so it’s always exciting waiting for a new model to be released. Of course, when you’re waiting for a new vehicle, it can be hard to wait for all of the information about the new model to be revealed. If you’re anxiously awaiting information on the 2018 Ford Mustang, you’re in luck. Ford recently released two pieces of information regarding the new Mustang. Continue reading

Getting a Driver’s License in North Carolina

woman taking a road test

How to get a driver’s license in North Carolina if you’re over 18

Most people go through the process of getting a license when they are sixteen. Sometimes, classes to help prepare you for taking the written test and then offer the road test through the school.  If driver’s ed isn’t offered, there are plenty of driving schools that have professionals who can train you. While many get their license as soon as possible, some people don’t get their license until they are an adult. Continue reading

Does car color relate to speeding tickets?

red 2017 Ford Mustange

Are you more likely to get pulled over in a red car?

There are some urban legends that are unequivocally false, while others have a base in reality. One urban legend that has always had traction is that red cars are more likely to be pulled over by a police officer. Most people are content to take that piece of advice at face value and avoid purchasing a red vehicle, but the question remains: do red cars get pulled over more than other vehicles? Continue reading

Smartphone safety on the road

Man using a smart phone in the car

3 ways to safely use your phone in the car

It is dangerous to get behind the wheel of a car, especially now. Smartphones are an ever-present part of most driver’s days, and they don’t go away once you’re behind the wheel. While there are laws against texting and driving, it is still easy to quickly fire off a reply while you’re behind the wheel when no one is around.   Continue reading

2018 Ford Mustang embraces iconic badging

Vintage 1967 Ford Mustang badging

Pony Package includes old-school style grille badge

Car manufacturers are constantly looking toward the future, with added emphasis on developing autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles. As we inch closer to having self-driving vehicles, the design of these new cars changes to reflect new cultural sophistication. While Ford vehicles are becoming more technologically advanced, and the newest iterations of some vehicles are far removed from their original looks, a new addition to the 2018 Ford Mustang is proving that there’s still a market for nostalgia. Continue reading