Automotive Articles and Resources


Safe Driving Tips in All Types of Weather

Whether you are a novice driver or someone with decades of driving experience, one of the factors for safe driving is the weather. The weather can have an impact of safely driving in all seasons. From having the sun in your eyes while driving, to driving in rain or snow storms, how you handle various conditions is extremely important. Read more

The Ultimate Road Trip Safety Guide

Whether you are planning a weekend getaway to a nearby cabin or driving cross country, road trips can be a fun and convenient form of transportation for most travelers. Like any other transportation method, there are always safety precautions to consider when getting in the driver’s seat. Read more

Anxiety After an Accident: Regaining Comfort Behind the Wheel

Car accidents are an unfortunate reality of driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than six million police-reported crashes occur every year, so chances are good that the average driver will be involved in an automobile accident sometime in their life. Read more

It Can Wait: Consequences of Texting and Driving

Technology has made it possible for people to stay connected at all times, regardless of where they are or what they’re doing. While this can be beneficial in some ways, it’s extremely dangerous while driving. Read more

Safe Driving Tips in the Snow and Ice

When winter arrives, snow and ice can wreak havoc on travel. Anyone who needs to drive during inclement weather must take precautions to ensure safety and whenever possible, it’s best to avoid traveling; waiting until the roads are safer before venturing out. But, when travel is unavoidable, drivers should remain attentive and plan ahead of the winter weather. Read more

Symptoms and Prevention of Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving is a serious threat to public safety on roads. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that as many as 1 in 25 drivers doze off behind the wheel, and in 2013, the National Highway Traffic Administration attributed drowsy driving as the primary cause for at least 72,000 crashes. Read more

Travel Anxiety From Cars to Planes

Traveling from one part of the country or world to another can be as simple as riding in a car or train, hopping on a plane, or boarding a cruise ship. Unfortunately, for some people, traveling isn't that easy. For them, the idea of traveling is neither exciting or relaxing. Read more

Newborn Safety While Driving

Infants, particularly newborns, are the most fragile passengers that drivers can have in their car. While it is always important to drive with safety in mind, newborns have special needs that parents or guardian must take care of before and during any road trip. Read more

Safe Driving Guide for Beginners

An automobile if not operated properly is a 2,000 pound weapon which could cause considerable damage on the roadway. Drivers need to be concerned with the way that they drive an auto as well as how others are driving. Read more

Parents Guide to Children’s Car Seats

It wasn't very long ago that car seats were not required to transport babies and children in automobiles. In generations past babies were held by passengers (seatbelts not required) and children could sit in any seat without having a safety belt on. Read more

Getting Your Teen in the Driver’s Seat

As a parent, you need to be concerned with all aspects of the life of your children. From the time that they took their first steps, through the school years, you have been monitoring what they do and how they do it. Read more

Distracted Driving Resource Guide

Sitting behind the wheel of a car and operating it at any speed requires the full attention of the driver. Any activity that pulls the eyes, hands, or mind away from this task would be considered distracted driving. Read more

Driving Safety Tips for Teens

Stay Safe on the Road with Our Driving Safety Tips for Teens. When you learn how to drive and earn a license to get behind the wheel of a car, your world gets bigger and more accessible than ever before. Driving means a new level of independence and self-sufficiency, not to mention more respect from your peers. Read more

What to do after a car accident

Accidents are unfortunately a risk that every driver, whether new or experienced, takes on when they get behind the wheel of a car. Despite taking all of the right precautions, from driving defensively to avoiding unnecessary distractions, accidents can and often do occur. Read more

Preventing a Friend from Driving Drunk

Accidents are unfortunately a risk that every driver, whether new or experienced, takes on when they get behind the wheel of a car. Despite taking all of the right precautions, from driving defensively to avoiding unnecessary distractions, accidents can and often do occur. Read more

The Importance of Seatbelt Laws

Each year, thousands of people die in the United States as a result of automobile-related accidents. Many of these deaths could have been prevented by the use of seat belts. These important, life-saving safety features in cars can help save lives when worn correctly and consistently. Read more

Safety Tips for Senior Drivers

From the moment a person gets their first car, they experience a sense of freedom and mobility that can't be matched by any other conventional means. But the ability to go where one wants when they want is, unfortunately, a luxury that for some has an expiration date. Read more

Teen Safety in the Driver's Seat

As a teenager, one of the most important milestones in your life is when you earn your driver's license and start using a car to get around. Having reliable transportation of your own represents an important step forward in terms of achieving a sense of independence and self-reliance. Read more


What Type of Ford Truck Seats Do You Have? The Only Ford Truck Seat Guide You Need

Ford truck seat types change quite often. It is important to know the different options to determine what you have in your Ford truck. By knowing your exact Ford seat, you will get the seat cover that will fit your Ford truck perfectly. Read more

How to Protect Your Ford Truck Interior with Seat Covers

Protecting what is precious to us is part of our human instinct. Protecting the interior of your Ford truck is no different. Whether you use your Ford F-150, F-250, or F-350 for work, casual everyday driving, or off-road adventures, we have various types of seat covers available. Each type of seat cover has features catering to different needs and levels of protection for your Ford truck interior. This guide is here to help you figure what will work best for you based on our most popular seat covers for Ford trucks. Read more

Know Your Ford Truck: In-Depth Guide to Cab Sizes & Trim Levels

If you’re trying to figure out what your Ford’s cab size or trim level is, you’ve come to the right place. We want to make it as clear as possible and make ordering automotive accessories online that much easier. In this article we will be looking at the different cab sizes and trim levels for Ford trucks and what it all means. Through being informed, you will feel more comfortable ordering truck accessories, like Ford Truck Seat Covers, because you know they will fit your Ford truck properly. Read more

Car Storage Tips: Don’t Buy Cheap Car Covers Before You Read This

If you’re looking for proper car storage and thinking about purchasing a universal fit, cheap car cover, you should consider your options before doing so. The types of car covers that have a ‘too good to be true’ price, generally are just that. Read more

Buying Car Covers Online: Uncovering The Benefits of Car Covers

If you’re shopping online for car covers, then you’ve come to the right place to discover the benefits of these automotive accessories. We will start by saying that this type of product does not need to be bought from a local shop or big box store to ensure proper fitment. Read more

What Type of Car Cover Material Is Right for You?

There are many types of car cover materials available online. Even though you have many options to choose from, this can make the decision process more complicated when deciding which material is best for your car storage needs.Read more

How to Customize with Unique Seat Covers

There’s something to be said about having a little fun once in awhile. For us -- and you -- this could mean many things. Heading to the backwoods for a camping trip, hitting the beach to catch the waves, or having a blast with your friends at summer BBQ. Read more

Moon Shine Camo Seat Covers: Pick Your Outdoor Adventure

Yes, that’s right. You can now deck out your vehicle’s interior with the very popular, lifestyle camouflage that many of us have grown to know and love. Just when you thought you couldn’t find any more camo car accessories, right?Read more

The Best Seat Covers to Protect Your Commercial Fleet -- And Your Investment

Fleet trucks are a crucial part of your business. They need to run well every day to maximize profitability. Part of a well-running fleet is maintenance and part of that maintenance includes your trucks’ interior and upholstery. Having your trucks serviced for upholstery cleaning or repair can cost you both time and money. To help reduce these costs, equip your trucks with fleet seat covers. Seat covers will significantly reduce upholstery wear and damage that occurs as a result of industry use.Read more

Why All Fleet Trucks Need Seat Covers

Let’s cut to the chase. Your fleet is your bread and butter and the greater the costs of maintenance and repair, the lower your bottom line. Any time a truck is in the shop, whether it’s for interior maintenance or getting detailed; that’s dollars going out rather than in. Read more

The Best Pet Seat Covers That’ll Make Your Life Easier

We’ve got you covered if you’re shopping for the best pet seat covers for you and your dog. When you have pets, like your beloved canines travelling with you in the car, you’re bringing more than just them along for a ride. Read more

Famous Seats: Thrones and Castles

Since the establishment of social, political, and economic hierarchy, royalty has fascinated the common man. The lives of aristocrats seem far removed from normal provincial life, taking on a romantic, fairytale-like quality. Nothing cements this idea more than the majestic castles and sophisticated thrones of the ruling class. Read more

8 Reasons Custom Seat Covers for Pets Are Better Than Universal Dog Accessories

There’s always the temptation to go for the cheaper universal option when shopping for automotive accessories. We can’t speak for all generic accessories online, but for those that are a cheaper and universal fitting option, you’re not going get the same level of protection, quality, and fitment you’d get from a seat cover that is specifically designed for you vehicle. There are many other factors that play into why custom pet seat covers are a better option for dog owners. Read more

10 Ways Custom Seat Covers Protect Your Car or Truck from Your Dog(s)

We love dogs, just like you. We also love our dogs to travel with us on a regular basis -- and not just to the vet for their annual checkup. Whether it is for a weekend away, a fun camping trip, a drive to go for a walk along a river (did you say WALK?), or for an adventure hike -- there are many activities that your dog travels with you to do. Read more

Best Seat Covers for Truck Drivers

You’re in the market for seat covers for your truck and there’s an overwhelming amount of options for you to choose from. It can be pretty daunting trying to narrow down the search. This guide will help you figure out what the best seat cover is for you.Read more

How to Customize Your Car or Truck with Camo Seat Covers - 12 Styles

When you discover you have a love for Camo, there’s no sense is denying or hiding it! As a proud Camo lover, personalizing your car or truck is just one of many ways of showing off just how much you dig the Camo look. Read more

Why Buy Seat Covers?

Why do people buy seat covers for their vehicles? By knowing the answer to “why”, you can narrow down your choices for what type of seat covers you should buy much quicker. That’s important because there are a lot of choices to make – color, fabric, coverage, protection level, and more. It can be a little overwhelming. But we’re here to help! Read more

Universal Or Custom Seat Covers? How To Decide

This is one of the many questions you’re probably asking yourself and it is a big one. It is also an important one to answer because it really depends on what type of seat covers you’re thinking of buying. Read more

What Type Are You? 4 Tips To Help You Choose The Car Fabric That Is Right For You

So now that you know why you are buying seat covers – the next step is to determine what material or fabric to choose for them. This is important and really depends: what do you actually use your vehicle for? Read more

Get To Know Your Car

It is time to really get to know your vehicle. You need to know two things to ensure you get an exact fit when ordering seat covers and other custom accessories. The first is the exact year, make, and model of your vehicle. The second is its seat configuration. Read more

Fastest Roads Around the World

Soon after the introduction of the first gasoline-fueled automobiles, the sport of auto racing began in France, and not long after that, motor racing tracks sprung up in the United States and throughout the world. However, driving fast isn't just for those involved in on-track racing. Read more

All About Emergency and Rescue Vehicles

There are many different types of emergency vehicles that help our communities stay safe. In order to arrive quickly to where they are needed most emergency vehicles have the authority to drive faster than the speed limit or to run traffic signals. Read more

Take a Seat: Road Trip Geography

Whether you are exploring your neighborhood, your city, the United States, or the world, you need to understand how cities, countries, and continents make up the world. read more

Road Trip: Historical U.S. Landmarks

The United States is full of fascinating landmarks that you can visit by car. Your family could take a fun road trip to visit places such as the White House in Washington, D.C., the Statue of Liberty in New York City, or Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Read more

History of Henry Ford and the Model T

Life without cars in nearly every driveway may seem unimaginable for most Americans today, as cars have become crucial to everyday life. This fact that cars have become such a common and expected presence in the U.S. and in countries around the world can be traced back to automaker and innovator Henry Ford. Read more

A Guide to Back Pain

Back pain can interfere with your daily life and make it painful to do things like walk or climb the stairs. Some patients may need ongoing therapy, medication, or even surgery to help keep the pain at bay. Read more

What Are The 5 Best Seat Covers for Your Lifestyle?

The next time you get in your car, look at the backseat. Are there french fries stuck in the little crevice between the seat and the back? Or maybe you have a dog, and they have shed enough to look like you already purchased some faux fur seat covers? Whatever your situation and lifestyle, ShearComfort Seat Covers has a perfect match for your car, truck, or van. Read more