Gas Pump Card Reader

Three Ways You Can Protect Yourself From Credit Card Skimmers at the Gas Pump

How to Identify and Avoid Gas Card Skimmers

Introduced first in 1982, the pay-at-the-pump system has revolutionized the way we handle transactions. But as modern criminals grow thriftier in their methods, that convenience now comes with an added risk. Don’t let card skimmers trick you into swiping away personal information. Check out our tips for how to identify and avoid credit card skimmers at the gas pump.

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Ideas for Father’s Day in Cass County

Father’s Day 2020 Ideas and Activities for Belton, MO 

As long as coronavirus has its grips on the nation, holidays and their related festivities remain a cautious subject. Social distancing guidelines might have you straying from your typical plans, but there are still some activities and opportunities for you to take advantage of. For some ideas, check out our list of activities for Father’s Day 2020 in Beton, MO.  

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Learn How To Calculate Your Driving Distance with Your Car on Empty

How Far Can You Drive Your Car with the Low Fuel Light On? 

The low fuel light in your pickup truck is an ominous indicator that we have all dealt with at one time or another. When you see that little yellow indicator on your dashboard, does panic set in? Does your heartrate go up? Do you break out in a cold sweat? Many drivers who are faced with this situation want to know – how far can you drive your car with the low fuel light on? Learn how to calculate an estimated driving distance with your car on empty with this quick guide.  

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Tips and Tricks To Maintain Your Car During Coronavirus Quarantine

How Often and How Long Should You Drive Your Car? 

Are you stuck at home with the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Kansas City area? Has it been a week or two since you took your pickup truck for a drive? Did you know that not driving your car, truck or SUV for long periods can have a negative impact on performance? If this sounds like you, you may want to know – how often and how long should you drive your car during the Coronavirus quarantine? Find out how you can keep your vehicle on the road with a few maintenance tips and tricks! 

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How Often Should I Change My Oil?

More and more cars roll out every year, and a few of the old ones are turned off for the last time. Some lasted decades, others lasted only a few years. One of the most important things you can do to keep your car going is to keep changing the oil inside it. This is true for plenty of cars, new and old. But it begs one question, how often should I change my oil? 

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How Do I Change My Cabin Air Filter?

Lucky for anyone planning to shifting to the DIY way of life, replacing a cabin air filter in most cars is a simple process that almost anyone can do. Even if you haven’t done any work on your car on your own before, you should know that changing a cabin air filter is one of the easiest things to learn to do. The hardest part may be finding the right air filter to use to replace your current one. 

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Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Car

As spring rolls around, it becomes time to do spring cleaning. Spring cleaning should be for more than just the inside of your house or apartment, though. Your car needs some attention as well. You don’t have to wait for spring to clean, by any means, but a yearly deep-clean is a great way to keep yourself in the habit of doing smaller, more frequent cleanings. Read more below to learn more about how to get the inside of your car nice and clean this spring.

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Is it bad to drive with burned-out lights?

Can I get pulled over for having a burned-out taillight?

Most of us have been pulled over for one reason or another while driving. Whether it was speeding, driving without a seatbelt on, running a stop sign, or something else, we all make mistakes from time to time. One of the more harmless offenses is a burned-out taillight. Can you get pulled over for having a tail light burned out? Read the rest of this entry >>

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Need new tires?

How to tell when you need new tires

It’s important to keep your vehicle maintained, and that doesn’t just go for the electrical and mechanical components. While some brands of tires are better than others, they all go bad at some point. Driving on a set of tires with too much wear can be dangerous, because you’ll lose traction and you’re also more prone to blowing a tire. Check out the warning signs below to see if it’s time for you to get a new set of tires! Read the rest of this entry >>