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The NHTSA Reminds Drivers This Holiday Season: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

The holiday season is among us. As we prepare for festivities with family and friends, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to remind all drivers that it’s dangerous to drive after drinking. You have to choose your role before drinking begins: will you drink or will you drive?…

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October is Fall Car Care Month

A proactive approach to preventative maintenance would be to get your vehicle ready for harsh winter temperatures while the weather is still mild this fall. This will help ensure your vehicles safety and reliability this winter, preventing unexpected repairs. The Car Care Council, recommends these 10 basic maintenance procedures during…

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10 Signs That You Need to Bring Your Car to a Professional

There is no way around it, at some point, your vehicle is going to need the help of an automotive repair professional.   For some, the signs are clear, and for others, not so much. To help clear any confusion, we have put together a list of 10 signs that…

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Tire Care and Safety

When is the last time you took a good look at your car’s tires? Proper tire maintenance is a very important safety measure, yet it is often overlooked. Just take a minute to think about it, tires are the only contact between your vehicle and the road. You wouldn’t wear…

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) describes distracted driving as any activity that diverts a driver’s attention from driving, or endangers the driver, passenger, and bystanders. It has, unfortunately become a trend with real and even deadly consequences, prompting the NHTSA to start Distracted Driving Awareness month, which takes…

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Symptoms of Bad Motor Mounts

Motor mounts play a key role in driving safely and comfortably. Sometimes called engine mounts, motor mounts have two main purposes. They hold the car’s engine in place, as well as isolate vibrations that come from the engine from the rest of the car. Without motor mounts, you would feel…

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Alternator Replacement West Islip NY

Automotive Technology of West Islip provides top quality alternator replacement in West Islip, NY. Here's what customers are saying about Automotive Technology of West Islip (in their own words!). "Last night, 11/41/15, I stopped by after closing as my rear passenger brake light was out. Someone had advised me at work and I…

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