Cold weather often means idling vehicles. The problem with idling is that in this day and age it provides only a creature comfort: It isn’t fuel-efficient and it can be harmful to your health and the environment. Back in the days of carburetors and chokes, many drivers chose to warm up their vehicles because otherwise their engines would balk and
Driving in the snow can be treacherous. No matter how well you prepare, accidents happen. The problem is that so few people are prepared. KRC Research recently conducted an online survey on behalf of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and found that only 4% of respondents carry all of the essential emergency supplies recommended by State Farm (see below).