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Top Tips for Driving in the Snow

Are you planning a winter adventure? If your answer is yes, then you need to keep reading. Driving on a snowy road has its hazards, but we have a few tips and tricks up our sleeves that we would like to share with you.  Slow down! Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that everything needs to be done slower in the snow, including accelerating, decelerating, and turning. When the pavement is covered in ice or snow, driving is less predictable, and caution is always crucial.  Don’t underestimate how long it is going to take you to brake. To ensure you stay in control over your vehicle, make sure you have enough time to stop safely.  Know your brakes! Most modern cars have anti-lock brake systems, so all you have to do is press the brake pedal as hard as you can, and your car will do the rest for you. Make sure to keep longer following distance between you and the next car.  All-Wheel Drive doesn’t always make a difference, especially in those spots of b ... read more

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Winter is Coming! Get Ready with Auto & Truck Accessories

Winter is coming, which means it is time to get your truck ready for those harsh winter months. Not only can winter take a toll on us, but it can take a toll on our trucks too. Fortunately, our team at Auto & Truck Accessories has an array of accessories for you and your vehicle. Winter may be coming, but you and truck will be well prepared with our help.  Here are a few accessories that will be helpful in the winter season:  Bed Covers: These covers will protect your truck bed from any damage that may be caused by the snow. They can also protect any of your precious cargo from any other winter elements, such as rain or sleet.  Fog Lights: During those snowstorms, you may want a fog light for some extra brightness. For a bit of added safety on the roadways during a winter storm, fog lights are the way to go.  Mud Flaps: If you want to keep your truck cleaner, mud flaps are the way to go. A mudflap will protect your vehicle, other vehicles on the roads, and e ... read more

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Best Safety Features for Back to School Season

Back to school season is upon us, which means it is time to go back to school shopping, whether your son or daughter is heading off to college or even grade school. From binders to bookshelves, there seems to be something we all need to get this August. But don’t forget about your car or truck, as something as viable as our transportation just can’t be overlooked. At Auto & Truck Accessories, we have several safety features we think would start your school year off on the right foot:  Car Alarms/Remote Starts: Your vehicle is important to you. A code alarm will minimize the risk of unauthorized access to your car, which may prove vital in the parking lot of your school. When you combine a remote start with a car alarm, you won’t have to deal with those chilly mornings in winter. Instead, you can make your way to a warm and toasty vehicle.  Tonneau Covers: Maybe you have a lot of precious cargo and worry about leaving it in the back of your truck. From ... read more

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When and Where to Four Wheel Drive

If you bought a vehicle that is equipped with four-wheel drive (FWD), it seems probable that you are planning to drive through some tough, natural terrain, such as snow, ice, mud, or sand. If this sounds about right, then you must just be itching to embark on your FWD drive adventure. Whether this trip is to one of the many off-roading sites in Michigan, or maybe you just want to be prepared the next time you and your vehicle are knee-deep in mud, keep reading to learn more about the four-wheel drive. Four-High (4H): This is a high range of FWD, and you can use 4H to drive at normal speeds. If you are driving on highways or roads that seem a little rough, use this setting. If the roads are covered in loose gravel or packed with sand or mud, this setting would also be helpful. In other words, 4H is perfect for the times you need extra traction, but still want to drive at normal speeds. Four-low (4L): This is a low-range setting of FWD and should be used when you are ready for some r ... read more

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How to Protect the Interior of Your Car

Hard work and hard play can make for a wet and muddy vehicle, but don’t let fear of getting your truck or car dirty keep you from having a good time. At Auto & Truck Accessories, we have several functional accessories designed to keep the interior of your truck clean as can be. You have spent your day out in the elements, and you can’t help but worry about getting the interior of your truck dirty. From stepping off a worksite to returning home from a hunting expedition, these interior accessories will make sure you leave no trace of it in your car or truck.     Seat Covers: We offer Fia and Covercraft seat covers, and these durable and functional seat covers will protect your seats from any mud or gunk you may track in. Floor Liners: We’ve got you covered with Husky and Weathertech floor liners. These floor liners will protect your vehicle whatever you may be tracking in. On the plus side, they are easy to clean ... read more

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How to Spoil Your Loved One with Auto & Truck Accessories for Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, which means it times to start to shop for your loved ones. At Auto & Truck Accessories, we think your loved one would enjoy waking up to a gift from Auto & Truck Accessories under the tree. From our remote starts to our LED lighting, we think we have something for everybody, especially those you feel as if their car is a member of their extended family.   If you are looking to spoil your loved one this Christmas, consider these items from Auto & Truck Accessories:   Remote Starts: Remote starts minimize the risk of unauthorized access to your vehicle, but they also maximize the risk of stepping into a warm and toasty car, as you can remotely start your vehicle from the comfort of your home or workplace. Weathertech Floor Liners: With these liners, you can protect your interior carpet from snow, dirt, mud, and more. Since your auto is your second biggest investment, right after your home, it makes sense to provide your v ... read more

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Hunting Season Opening Day Approaching: How To Prepare Your Truck

Hunting season is fast approaching. Before you hit the trails, we recommend making sure your truck is just as ready as you are. From rifle cases that go under your backseat to LED lighting for off-roading, Auto & Truck Accessories has just about anything you would need for your hunting adventure.   The team at Auto & Truck Accessories has compiled a list of the top products to add to your truck for hunting season. We want you to be prepared for anything that comes your way, and with these auto and truck accessories, we think you will be ready for just about anything:   Bed covers: When it comes to hunting, you have quite a few things that need protecting. From your rifles to camouflage gear, you need a place to keep your most precious possessions safe. A bed cover will protect and secure your most important cargo, so you can focus on your hunting escapade. As an added bonus, tonneau covers also enhance your truck’s overall appearance ... read more

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Best Auto & Truck Accessories for College Kids

Back to school season is officially here, with some of our customers or their kids heading off to college. Before you say goodbye to your parents and hit the road, we recommend decking your car out with some innovative and handy auto & truck accessories. These accessories not only look cool, but they are functional, too. We have compiled a list of the best auto & truck accessories for college kids:   Car Alarms/Remote Starts: Your vehicle is important to you, and anything that important to you is worth protecting. An alarm, specifically a code alarm, will minimize the risk of unauthorized access to your car. With the chilly temperatures of winter rapidly approaching, it is the perfect time to invest in a remote start. When you have an early morning class to attend in the middle winter, you will be that much more grateful for your ability to remote start your car. There is nothing quite like a warm and cozy car. Tonneau Covers: We all ... read more

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How Alarms Can Protect Your Automotive Investment

How Alarms Can Protect Your Automotive Investment

Have you heard this from a friend? "The thief broke my back window, climbed in and broke the shifter. Next, they rolled my car down the driveway where another vehicle was waiting to push it away. The police found my car 2 blocks away stripped clean and left for dead."   For any vehicle owner, one of their worst nightmares is having it stolen. Insurance will give some ability to replace it. However, the time and hassle of shopping for a new vehicle, and then outfitting it with all the same features as your previous vehicle, are not a process that excites most people. You’ve likely spent a significant amount of time acquiring and equipping your vehicle, protect this investment in time and money that you’ve made.   When a car alarm goes off, few burglars are brazen enough to continue trying to break into a vehicle. But even if they’re able to bypass the alarm, or they simply ignore it because there’s nobody else around, there are other meas ... read more

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