5 Tips for Driving in the Rain

By Harrison Walker / 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

By Harrison Walker / 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

By Harrison Walker / 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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What to do After an Auto Accident

By Harrison Walker / 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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How to Safely Wash your Car in the Winter

By Harrison Walker / 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

By Harrison Walker / 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

By Harrison Walker / 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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Tips for Driving Safely in Icy Conditions

By Harrison Walker / December 10, 2015

Of all the bad weather Iowa can throw at drivers, perhaps the most dreaded are snow and ice. Whether you’re a new driver or an experienced one, poor weather conditions can test your nerves and skills on the road. Studies show that nearly one-quarter of weather-related vehicle crashes occur in snowy, slushy or icy conditions.…

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Fall Vehicle Maintenance

By Harrison Walker / October 15, 2015

Fall may not be known for its harsh temperatures and nasty driving conditions, but we know those things are coming, so NOW is the time to be car care aware! A little maintenance and prevention during this season, can mean fewer headaches and a safer, better functioning vehicle once winter arrives. The LOF-Xpress™ team is here…

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