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Stay Safe While Driving in the Rain

As the rain increases during the spring and summer, wet roads can cause unsafe driving conditions. At Brenner Collision Center in Mechanicsburg and Mifflintown, we want our customers to stay safe when they are driving in the rain, so follow these tips next time you're caught in wet weather.

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Tips for Safe Driving Into Direct Sunlight

Sunrises and sunsets are two of the most scenic times to take a drive. However, they can also be two of the most dangerous due to glaring sunlight. Many drivers fail to realize the dangers of driving into direct sunlight as a potential for accidents until it too late. Here are some tips and advice that can make your drive into a glaring sun safer.

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Why it is Important to Wash Your Vehicle Regularly

Washing your car is more than just a vanity project. The experts at Brenner Collision Center want you to understand how to get the most of your automotive purchase by informing you about all of the advantages of keeping your vehicle clean. Regular cleanings of the exterior of your vehicle should be prioritized just like you would routine car maintenance.

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About Vehicle History Reports

When someone chooses to buy a previously owned vehicle, the new owner has the opportunity to see the vehicle's history report. The records include information provided by the state DMV, insurance companies and law enforcement agencies. The document offers a detailed look at events that occurred while the vehicle was owned, which may be invaluable to the new owner.

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Four-Wheel Drive: The Highs and Lows

Four-wheel drive consistently serves as a selling point for scores of vehicles. Someone who never purchased a 4WD model before may be thinking of owning one. Engaging a particular four-wheel drive mode isn't something done without careful consideration. Specific times generally call for certain 4WD.

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2 Odor-Absorbing Products for Your Vehicle

You've probably hung one of those scented little trees on your rearview mirror to mask odors in your car. If not, maybe you've tried spray deodorizer to try to cover up unpleasant wet dog smell. But these products actually aren't the best method to get rid of bad smells. We want you to have all of the tools to improve the quality of your ride, so here are a couple of tricks to get rid of funky odors.

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Learning About Winter Tires Versus All-Season Tires

The tires of your vehicle can affect your driving more than you know. The right tires can help you be a good driver and stay safe. The team at Brenner Collision Center believes that it is important for you to know the differences between winter and all-season tires.

The rubber that makes up all-season tires can work well in the summer months and in the spring and fall.

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Deciding What You Rather Deal With

Different vehicles are going to have different strengths and weaknesses. Among the choices of vehicles you will have are all-wheel-drive vehicles, front-wheel drive, and rear-wheel drive vehicles. If you are choosing either the front-wheel or rear-wheel vehicles, then there are weaknesses that you need to be aware of.

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Protect Your Vehicle When It Is Parked

Whenever we park our vehicles, we leave them vulnerable to theft. Without the proper protection, your vehicle is a sitting target for car thieves. Find out what you can do to provide an efficient deterrent effect to ward off potential thieves.

Immobilization devices are a nightmare for car thieves. These devices make it impossible to bypass the car's ignition. 

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Stay Safe with a Winter Survival Kit

Winters in Mechanicsburg can be harsh. Before you drive off to face the elements, preparation is essential. Begin by creating a winter survival kit.

Creating a winter survival kit for your vehicle is simple. First find a box, carrying case or zippered bag large enough to hold all your items. By keeping the items together in one place, you are less likely to lose them or remove them accidentally. The items you will need include:

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