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Top 7 Things to Include in Your Emergency Car Kit

DEKRA North America on Sep 2, 2015 10:54:00 AM

If you’re planning to travel by car, having an emergency kit in your vehicle could save you from serious problems. You should be equipped with the essentials that’ll help you get back on the road quickly and safely if you run into issues. Here, we’ll list the top 7 things to include in your emergency car kit so you’re sufficiently prepared if car troubles arise. 

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Top 5 tips to pass your Texas Emissions Inspection

DEKRA North America on Sep 1, 2015 11:43:23 AM

The State of Texas requires an emissions check every year on most gasoline-powered vehicles once a year. In fact, you won't be able to renew your vehicle's registration without a passing Vehicle Inspection Report.

Keep reading for some practical tips to help your vehicle pass inspection: 

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Top 5 tips to pass your Georgia Emissions Inspection

DEKRA North America on Aug 31, 2015 2:18:07 PM

The State of Georgia requires an emissions check on most gasoline-powered vehicles once a year. In fact, you won't be able to renew your vehicle's registration without a passing Vehicle Inspection Report.

Keep reading for some practical tips to help your vehicle pass inspection: 

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Tips for Less Frustration if You Get a Flat Tire

DEKRA North America on Aug 27, 2015 2:27:03 PM

Getting a flat tire is frustrating – but if you’re prepared, you can reduce stress and potential dangers. It’s crucial to anticipate getting a flat tire so you stay safe while driving. Here, we’ll offer 4 key tips to prepare for a flat tire. 

  1. Remain calm and don’t panic. 

If something doesn’t feel right when you are driving, it’s important to calmly pull over to a safe spot. The last thing you want to do is panic and make unsafe movements with your car, putting both yourself and others in danger. 

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5 Automotive Safety Tips for Women

DEKRA North America on Aug 26, 2015 1:55:21 PM

When it comes to automotive safety – especially for women – the more informed you are, the better prepared you will be in the event that something happens. So, empower yourself with knowledge with these 5 key automotive safety tips for women.

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Top 5 Tips for North Carolina Emissions Inspections

DEKRA North America on Aug 19, 2015 12:04:00 PM

While only certain counties in the State of North Carolina require an emission test, everyone can benefit from these simple and practical tips.

Reduced vehicle emissions not improve the air you breathe, but can actually save you money at the gas pump! 

Here are some tips to help your vehicle pass inspection: 

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8 Car Safety Features That Could Save Your Life

DEKRA North America on Aug 19, 2015 11:16:35 AM

What if, while you’re driving, you take your eyes off of the road for a split second and the vehicle in front of you slams on the brakes? It’s a scary thought, but it could happen. Here’s another question: What if your car could brake automatically to help avoid the crash? The good news is that this technology exists – along with a number of other car safety features that could potentially save your life! We’ll list the top 8 now.

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5 Ways to Drive Safer This Summer

DEKRA North America on Aug 12, 2015 11:14:17 AM

With summer fast approaching and waves of heat bouncing off the asphalt, a few hours of prep could save you from hours of being stuck on the side of the road, a big repair bill, or even a ruined vacation. Whether you have a trip planned or you’re just planning to stick around town this summer, give some thought to ensure safe travels while driving.

  1. Plan Your Trip 

Plan, map, and estimate the duration of your trip ahead of time – and let others know your plans. Be prepared! You can estimate the cost of gas for your trip, check road conditions, and expect to encounter roadwork, delays, and detours. 

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What is OBD?

DEKRA North America on Aug 11, 2015 2:08:12 PM

OBD stands for "on-board diagnostics," a computer-based system built into all model year 1996 and newer light-duty vehicles. OBD monitors the performance of some of the engine’s major components, including individual emission controls. The system provides owners with an early warning of malfunctions through the dashboard "Check Engine" light (also known as a Malfunction Indicator Light). By giving vehicle owners this early warning, OBD protects the environment as well as consumers. 

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5 reasons to choose DEKRA for your hybrid car smog check in California

DEKRA North America on Aug 7, 2015 10:03:50 AM

Until recently, the State of California did not require hybrid vehicles to undergo a smog check in order to renew their vehicle registration. Starting in April 2015, the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) began issuing registration renewal notices to hybrid owners in California.

That’s where DEKRA comes in! Here, we’ll explain 5 ways we can help your hybrid vehicle operate more efficiently and pass inspection. 

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