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Category: Driving Laws

Importance of Vehicle Emissions Planning

Tweet   When we drive a vehicle, we are giving off emissions into the atmosphere that can really add up and cause damage. How much of our emissions we give off, is monitored by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). Why? Because we want to make sure our air is safe to breathe, and […]

Driving Laws for School Zones

Tweet September means football season returns, pumpkin-flavored everything, and kids head back to school. While many districts here in Arizona go to school year round, all of us here at Good Works Auto Repair thought that it would be a good idea to review our State’s traffic laws for busses and school zones. Keeping our […]

Holiday Travel Includes Car Maintenance

Tweet No one wants to be stuck on the side of a highway when they should be at the dinner table eating Thanksgiving with friends and family. And with AAA predicting the most travel since 2007, there are plenty of drivers who need their cars road trip ready. Our auto repair shop is ready to […]

Reducing Main Source of Air Pollution in Metro Areas

Tweet April 29-May 3 was Air Quality Awareness Week and the perfect time to promote the importance of reducing air pollution. By properly maintaining your vehicle’s emission system and passing state-required emissions testing, you can maintain quality air and protect our environment. Everyone benefits from improved air quality when the release of excessive vehicle emissions […]

Drive on sleep, not on caffeine

Tweet Most of us make it through the day and evening with at least one cup of coffee. In fact, among coffee drinkers the average coffee consumption in the United States is 3.1 cups of coffee per day. Per capita men drink approximately 1.9 cups per day, whereas women drink an average of 1.4 cups […]

Cars That Drive Themselves

Tweet Perhaps you’ve heard about cars that are able to adjust their own speed to the car in front of them, or avoid accidents by swerving or braking to avoid collisions with other cars or objects? It’s becoming more and more common, and it sounds like FUN!  I came across an article this week that […]

Prepare for your Spring Break Vacation the Right Way

Tweet Did you know that U.S. automobile insurance is not valid in Mexico? With many of us heading south this spring break, be sure to plan accordingly with travel auto insurance to cover yourself in case of damage or theft of your vehicle while you are there. One of the biggest mistakes drivers make is […]

Air Quality and Vehicle Emissions: A Direct Relationship

Tweet Here in Arizona, vehicle emission testing has been made mandatory for both vehicle and environmental reasons. In the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas, increased vehicles on the road also means an increase in air pollution from the cars. Air pollution from vehicle emissions is a danger to public health, which is why the Arizona […]

“Move Over” Law in Arizona Means Exactly That

Tweet Most reliable auto repair shops take pride in fixing your vehicle. And when you can find one that does, well, that’s great. But some auto repair shops go above and beyond servicing your vehicle and also take pride in promoting safety and driving laws on the road. Here in Arizona, just 6 years ago, […]