Seven simple steps to prevent a car fire

Seven simple steps to prevent a car fire

Do you know that more than 300 people are killed each year in a car fire? While I hate to start a blog post with a gruesome statistic, this is an eye opener for car owners who think that a car fire can never happen to them. The risk is real folks and some of the...
Auto fire Insurance 101

Auto fire Insurance 101

I recall reading about this internet millionaire who was driving the Lamborghini Avendator Sports car when it suddenly caught fire. He managed to get out of the car in time but could do nothing to stop it from burning down to the ground. I wonder what he’d be thinking...
What should you do if your vehicle catches on fire?

What should you do if your vehicle catches on fire?

If someone asked me this a year ago, I’d probably have the best laugh of the day and then invite him over for a beer. Cut to the present and I’d take him for a walk and proudly show him the fire extinguishers that are hiding in my car waiting to spring into action at...
How do you use a car fire extinguisher?

How do you use a car fire extinguisher?

Fire extinguishers are ubiquitous. From your home to your neighborhood to your workplace to your car, they are everywhere. The caveat is that like most people, you are not trained to used one, let alone in a real life scenario. Like most people, you assumed that they...
What causes car fires to start?

What causes car fires to start?

A few months ago, when my friend’s precious Mustang had burnt to a crisp, I was ignorant about car fires. For me, the best that I knew about them was what I had seen on TV. But after the fire, when I was neck deep in fire extinguisher research, I was privy to...