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Five Valentine’s Day Gifts for Car Lovers

Shopping for car enthusiasts is no easy task. After all, what do they want except more cars? Here are some great Valentine’s Day gifts for car lovers. Leather Driving Gloves The Salem, Oregon, area isn’t known for its record-breaking low temperatures, but that doesn’t mean your loved one won’t need to don a pair of gloves this winter. When the weather gets chilly, leather driving gloves are the go-to hand warmer for car lovers. In addition to keeping hands toasty, the gloves will also protect the steering wheel from dirt and oil. Dash Camera Car accidents happen, and many are unavoidable. A dash camera can help your loved one streamline … Continue reading

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Holiday Travel Tips

Traveling during the holidays isn’t something most people look forward to, but it’s a necessity for many to get together with their loved ones for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Large crowds and delays can be a major cause for stress, so check out these holiday travel tips to streamline your travel experience in the coming weeks. Avoid Crowds Did you know that you can likely avoid the massive holiday crowds and delays that come with them? Do your best to fly early in the morning or late at night when most people are at home or work. An early morning flight can mean the difference between leaving on time and a … Continue reading

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Famous Women in Automotive History

March is recognized as National Women’s History Month, so we thought this would be a great time to talk about some of the famous women in automotive history.   Mary Anderson. In 1903, this woman invented something that is used on every single car in the world today—the windshield wiper. Her version was a swinging arm with a rubber blade that was manually operated from inside the car. So, the next time you switch on your wipers, think about automotive pioneer Mary Anderson.   Florence Lawrence. Silent film star Florence Lawrence purchased her first car in 1913 and realized it was missing some important safety features—turn signals and brake lights. … Continue reading

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Leap Year Fun Facts

  Leap Year rolls around every four years, and this is certainly a special time for those who were born on February 29th. But there’s a lot about Leap Years that people don’t know. Here are Leap Year fun facts: It takes 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds for the Earth to revolve around the sun. Those extra hours are the reason we have Leap Years. If we didn’t have an extra day every four years to account for those hours, then our calendar year would be off by 26 days within 100 years. Some astrologers believe that people born on a Leap Day have special talents … Continue reading

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