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Can You Drive Safely Around Bicyclists?

Driving a car comes with many responsibilities. Among those responsibilities is the necessity to share the road with people traveling on their bicycles. One error in judgment is all it takes to cause an accident. So, share the road with safety and consideration in mind.

Good driving behaviors helps a lot. Don't tailgate bicyclists or otherwise try to "bully" them on the road. Speeding is never a good idea under any circumstances. The dangers of an accident increase when traveling at an unsafe speed when near bike riders.

Even when doing things the "right way," drivers must still remain…

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Replacing a Flat Tire

Many a vehicle owner has suffered the experience of a tire going flat on the road. While changing the tire takes some time, the task is not difficult. When needing a flat tire repaired or replaced, contact our Wheels in Motion Auto Sales garage to have the problem remedied quickly.

Pull off the road to a safe location. Turn off the engine, apply the parking brake and turn on the warning lights. Retriever the jack, lug wrench and tire from the vehicle. Loosen the lug nuts on the flat tire. Place the jack under the vehicle according to the manufacturer…
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Proper Use of Vehicle Roof Racks

When you need to carry cargo on the roof of your car or truck, Wheels in Motion Auto Sales can help you select the right roof rack for your needs. Whether you need to carry passenger luggage across Tempe or want to take sporting equipment out for the weekend, there are rack accessories to suit your needs.

Racks, boxes, and large items on the roof of your car will increase the height of your vehicle. This can cause issues when trying to get into spaces with limited height clearance, such as parking garages. Having a box or other item on…
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Preventing Pet-Hair Buildup in Cars

Proud pet owners often drive around Tempe with their furry family members in the car with them. Our team at Wheels in Motion Auto Sales is often asked how to get pet hair out of cars. Here are some tips to prevent those fur deposits from accumulating?

Surprisingly, some motorists don't know about the handy products that help keep pet hair at bay. One is a car seat cover for pet riders. Instead of their hair, dirt and anything else transferring to your car's upholstery, it gets on the car seat cover. After the ride, just remove it…
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An Explanation of Safety Ratings

The crash tests used for safety ratings were designed and implemented by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Read on to find out more about the different rating systems and how you can tell which car has been rated the safest.

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How to Put Together a Carpool

Now that the school year is upon us, it is time to make sure that your kid has a reliable way to get to and from their activities each day. Team up with parents in the same situation to create a dependable carpool group.

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The Difference Between Towing and Payload Capacity and Why it Matters

You expect your truck to work hard for you, and rightly so: from the ground, up, trucks are built to get the job done in Tempe. It's essential, however, to understand just how much your truck can handle to ensure you don't overload it, which could result in expensive damage. To help prevent this occurrence, we at Wheels in Motion Auto Sales offer this explanation of the difference between towing capacity and payload capacity.

First, the more straightforward term of the two: towing capacity. The towing capacity is simply what your truck can pull...
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Get Comfort and Storage With the Dodge Caravan

The Dodge Grand Caravan is a perennially popular vehicle among couples and families in Tempe, AZ because of its interior roominess and versatility. With room for seven, owners can set everyone in their family while still having room for all of their gearing during a long drive.

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The Exterior Glow Of A Used Toyota Camry

Searching for a vehicle that provides safety and comfort all in one ends when you get behind the wheel of a Toyota Camry. The exterior features give the Camry a luxurious appearance, making heads turn while you're driving in Tempe. There are several options that you can talk to Wheels in Motion Auto Sales about, such as the color that you want as well as the style of rims that you want.

Newer models feature LED bulbs for the headlights and the taillights. There is a smoky tint to the headlight and taillight covers that give the Camry a…

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Knowing The Type of Vehicle To Choose

When it comes to choosing from among the vehicles with different drive modes, the right type of vehicle to choose depends on what you are going to use it for. The front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel drive vehicles are good vehicles depending on what you are going to need.

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