Night driving in Austin is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can't ...
Posted in Headlamps
on April 23, 2017
Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Austin drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Austin. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hil...
Posted in Timing Belt
on April 16, 2017
No one in Austin, Texas, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Texas fuel prices, however, have spurred Austin drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel pr...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 11, 2017
People near Austin, Texas, often ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Austin, Texas, service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin look up y...
Posted in Service Intervals
on April 03, 2017