If you plan to travel this holiday season, it is important to keep yourself and your family safe by avoiding these common holiday driving hazards. The holidays are the season where many people feel rushed, indulge in boozy eggnog, or are distracted by their children in the backseat.
Driving distracted or impaired is always dangerous, but with the added factors of ice, low visibility, and snow, it is even more dangerous to be on the road in December compared to other times of the year. Three Rivers Auto Glass has prepared some of the most dangerous driving hazardous to avoid during the holidays which include: Continue reading
With the winter season approaching, you may be getting ready to prepare your care for the winter. A question you may have, is can cold weather crack my windshield? In this article, the experts at Three Rivers Glass discuss how your windshield can crack in cold weather. Continue reading
Morning dew on your windshield is a common thing that many of us notice on our cars. This occurs when the outside and inside temperatures of the vehicle are different. When condensation occurs on the outside the windshield, this is caused when the moist, warm air condenses when it hits your car’s cold window glass. This mainly happens in the morning hours, and in the winter months, you can also experience condensation when you turn on the heater in your vehicle. Continue reading
Using a dashboard camera can provide you with a range of benefits. It can help provide you with evidence in the event of a crash and can also help you with your car insurance. Dash cams are reasonably priced, and you can expect to purchase one for around $100.
Many dash cams record hours of video in a continuous loop. The most recent video will replace the older footage once you start your vehicle. You can purchase higher-grade cameras that can even record when your car is off, that are triggered by motion sensors or are equipped with GPS sensors that can overlay the speed, time, and location. Other dash cams offer a two-way video of the road ahead of you and of the passengers inside of your car.
As a car owner, you know that car insurance is a vital part of being out on the road and is required for you to own and operate your vehicle. Your car insurance protects you and others from excessive fees in the event that your car is stolen, damaged, or involved in an accident. The cost of your insurance premium will depend on the type of vehicle you drive and the likelihood that you’ll be in an accident.
After a cold winter, many Pittsburgh residents are looking forward to the warmer temperatures and beautiful blooms that come with the spring season. Unfortunately, spring also brings with it several factors that can damage your car’s paint. At Three Rivers Auto Glass, we believe the only way to prevent paint damage is to know what to watch out for. Here is a list of five common enemies of the paint job on your car: Continue reading
Protecting your car from the sun is crucial to keeping your car looking great. From your dashboards and seats to your car’s finish and engine are all at risk of sun damage. With the summer months on their way, it is important to take proper measures to protect your car.
Traveling for a weekend getaway, vacation, or a day trip is an exciting and fun activity you can enjoy with friends and family. Unfortunately, your car can break down and take away from the fun and excitement of the trip.
There are a variety of ways you can prepare for a breakdown. At Three Rivers Auto Glass, we have together some of our best tips for dealing with a broken-down car. Continue reading
Winters in Pittsburgh can be harsh. With heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, and icy roads, it is important to be prepared for an emergency while driving. The last thing you would want to do is get stranded out in the cold, but by preparing a winter car kit with these tips from Three Rivers Auto Glass, you can handle roadside breakdowns while staying safe and warm. Continue reading