Car Care Tips

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Omaha area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Nebraska streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Omaha area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meet... Read More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things.It could be som... Read More

Don't Stack the Mat

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why.It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... Read More

Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Omaha auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Nebraska.Cooling s... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Nebraska Roads?

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 Nebraska 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 drivin... Read More

Omaha Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Omaha on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Omaha, Nebraska

The median age for cars in the Omaha, Nebraska area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the O... Read More

Distracted Driving

When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... Read More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years.That comfortable relat... Read More

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

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