• Know Your Towing Limits in Colorado Springs

    Sunday 18 November 2018

    Some Colorado Springs drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Colorado Springs, you should be aware of safety issues, Colorado towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towing. A tow rating is the weight limit that your vehicle can safely tow. They calculate the tow rating for every vehicle, but different options on the vehicle can affect that rating... read more

  • Blind Spot Safety for Colorado Springs Driving

    Friday 09 October 2015

    Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Colorado Springs, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Colorado Springs drivers' blind spots, especially when it comes to large, heavy vehicles like trucks and buses.First, minimize your own blind spots. Do this bef... read more

  • Drive Defensively in Colorado

    Thursday 24 September 2015

    Car care is part of auto safety in Colorado Springs. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Colorado roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroundings, road conditions, other vehicles and hazards. And the first person to be concerned with is you: start with your own environment.Don't leave without securing all occupa... read more

  • Your Well Trained Technician at Lighthouse Automotive

    Thursday 27 August 2015

    When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Colorado Springs, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the technician training Lighthouse Automotive professionals receive, you may be surprised at how much specialized knowledge and skill goes into diagnosing and repairing a... read more

  • Emergency Items for Colorado Springs

    Wednesday 28 May 2014

    Safe Colorado travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Lighthouse Automotive. But there are other things Colorado Springs residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life — or someone else's.First, Colorado Springs auto owners should consider keeping an auto emergency kit in their vehicle. The kit should contain items that will a... read more

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