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Avoid These Damaging Driving Habits At All Costs!

Avoid These Damaging Driving Habits At All Costs!

The truth is there is no such thing as the "best driver" - we have all been guilty of lousy driving practices. While things like neglecting to use a turn on a signal can aggravate other drivers, certain horrible habits can put you and your vehicle in harm's way. We've compiled four of the most common driving habits that can do some serious damage:   LETTING YOUR GAS RUN TO NEARLY EMPTY Fuel gauges are notoriously mistaken. From experience, you may believe you have another 50 miles left in the tank after the fuel light comes on, but other times you might not. Gasoline in your fuel system can be comparable to coolant in the cooling system, and keeping too little gas in your tank can cause components to overheat and malfunction. Your catalytic converter, fuel pump, or the fuel system altogether could all be damaged if you run out of gas entirely. Take responsibility by always keeping your gas tank at least a 1/4 full and investing in regular tune-ups and fuel syst ... read more