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Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in AURORA, IL

Every car in AURORA, IL, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visible and audible devices Immobilizing devices Tracking devices Let's review each of these. One is common sense; you would be surprised how many vehicles are stolen in IL where the keys were left in the ignition with the doors unlocked. Always take your keys and lock the doors. In fact, in some places it's against the law to leave a vehicle unattended with the keys in the ignition.And don't leave spare keys in the car or hide them outside – because a thief will find them. AURORA drivers would be wise to park in well-lit areas that have a lot of foot traffic. If possible, park near the end of a row and n ... read more

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Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in AURORA?

There is a clear and vocal demand in AURORA and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the IL market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on AURORA area roads today, and many more being developed. Yet each of these vehicles has its own advantages and disadvantages. AURORA auto owners should learn what these advantages and disadvantages are before running out and purchasing one of these alternative fuel vehicles at your nearest AURORA dealership.AURORA drivers should carefully research the vehicle care before buying an alternative fuel vehicle, as it may or may not coincide with the standards for gasoline vehicles. You should look at costs as well; these vehicles may help save our environment here in AURORA, but that might not represent a savings to your wallet. You'll need to decide what you can afford and what will work for your lifesty ... read more

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What to Do in Case of an Accident in AURORA

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in AURORA, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what AURORA drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident in AURORA is considered a crime - even if it's not your fault. And hit and run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of your IL driver's license or even jail time.Your jurisdiction may require that you try to help someone who is injured by calling for help or performing first aid if you are able. Warn other motorists by putting out flares, using your flashers or lifting your hood. Call AURORA emergency services as soon as possible. Tell the operator if medical or fire help is needed.You should always file a police report. It's tempting to skip this if everything seems to be ok. But ... read more

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