Spring Cleaning for your Car

April 28, 2016

Spring is finally upon us, which means it’s time to get your vehicle ready for those summer road trips, weekends at the ball fields, or adventures to the lake. A lot of dirt, dust, and trash has probably made its way into your vehicle during the winter months, and NOW is the perfect time to…

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5 Tips for Driving in the Rain

April 14, 2016

April showers, bring May flowers! That’s what they say, anyway. Only time will tell if it will hold true this spring. Regardless, it is Iowa and we will, inevitably, encounter rainy days! Did you know that driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving on a snowy one? It’s true! When the rain…

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National Car Care Month: Spring into Action

March 31, 2016

Could it be?!? Is spring really here to stay? As we say goodbye to the winter months and rough roads, it is time to get your car ready for spring driving and summer road trips! April is National Car Care Month and, with it comes a reminder of the importance of proper vehicle maintenance. Of…

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Don’t Push your Luck: Safe Driving Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2016

Every year the middle of March brings a little bit of mayhem (& fun!) — the NCAA tournament, spring fever, return of the Shamrock Shake®, and especially St. Patrick’s Day. It’s the annual event in which even those NOT of Irish heritage, wear the color green, pinch those around them, and jump at the chance to…

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Spring Break Road Trip Tips

March 3, 2016

In just over a week, many Iowa high schools and most of its universities will be celebrating spring with a weeklong break! And, as we all know, SPRING BREAK is the perfect time to get away from the lingering Iowa winter and head out on an adventure. Whether you’re warm weather bound, traveling to visit…

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What to do After an Auto Accident

February 18, 2016

The only downside to being inexperienced when it comes to automotive accidents is that, when the unexpected happens, it’s difficult to remember what to do. Although you may be feeling shook-up, anxious, or overwhelmed at the time of an accident, it is important to gather yourself and take control of the situation! Regardless of whether…

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What to do if you Lock your Keys in your Vehicle

February 4, 2016

It happens to the best of us. And usually at the most inconvenient of times! The annoyance and anxiety of locking your keys in your vehicle often leads to panic and feelings of helplessness. It’s our goal at LOF-Xpress™ to help you be an informed and safe driver, and that includes knowing WHAT TO DO IF…

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How to Safely Wash your Car in the Winter

January 21, 2016

Keeping your vehicle clean at all times in Iowa during the winter months is impossible! But! That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try! A good wash during the winter will help keep your vehicle looking new, improve its future resale value, keep your driving vision clear, and protect your paint job from rust and corrosion.  Winter…

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Tips for Getting Unstuck from the Snow

January 7, 2016

Just like winter is sure to show up here in Iowa, it’s a safe bet that you’ll find yourself stuck in the snow at some point. Whether you slid off the road or it snowed while you were parked, being stuck in the snow can be frustrating! The truth is, there is no one fail-proof…

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How to Jump a Vehicle

December 23, 2015

Being stranded in a car that won’t start can result from many issues, but if the problem is a worn battery, you can be back on the road in no time, with a little help and some good planning. A jump-start is likely what the car doctor ordered! But you don’t need to be a…

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