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How to Find a Dog-Friendly Vehicle

Many people today treat their dogs as important family members and wouldn’t dream of leaving home without them. At Charlton Motors and Public Auto Brokers, we want to make sure you’re an informed car owner if you’re a dog owner looking for a dog-friendly vehicle. Here are some things to look for in a dog-friendly vehicle.
• Seat size – Make sure the seat will allow the dog to be comfortable and accommodate seat belts or harnesses.
• All season floor mats – You want removable floor mats that are easy to clean
• Backseat climate control – It allows your dog to…
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Why You Should Consider Purchasing a Hatchback

You are careful with the way that you spend your money and you want to make a smart vehicle investment. The team at Charlton Motors and Public Auto Brokers feels that one of the smartest investments that you could make right now would be for you to purchase a hatchback. These small vehicles have much to offer.

If you love sedans because they are small and easy to drive but you are looking for more cargo space than they offer, you should look into purchasing a hatchback. You can find a vehicle with plenty of room for the luggage that…
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Types of Truck Bed Liners

Part of being a good truck owner is knowing how to protect your truck from damage. Whenever you use a truck to haul any kind of cargo, you need a bed liner to protect the bed of your truck from dents and scratches when you are putting things in and taking them out again repeatedly over time. It also is helpful for when things slide around as you are driving.

The most common type of bed liner is the standard plastic drop-in liner. It is literally just a fitted sheet held in by bolts on each side, but it gets…
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Understanding the Role of an Alternator

Different components of your vehicle are used for different purposes and you must understand the role of each one. You should take some time to learn about the alternator and what it does to keep your vehicle working as it should.

The alternator takes energy that has been created by the engine of a vehicle and it moves that to the vehicle's other components. An alternator helps the electrical components of your vehicle work as they are meant to and it also helps the battery so that it can charge when the vehicle is running. The alternator has an…
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Choosing a Spare Tire to Meet Your Needs

When choosing a spare tire for your vehicle, the multitude of options can often be overwhelming. A full-size temporary spare will not interfere with vehicle features such as ABS and traction control. Because these tires are lightweight, they will not add weight. A compact temporary spare does not require the storage space as its full-size counterpart, however, because of its smaller size, it could possibly affect the driving modes of the car. This type of spare is engineered for restricted operations and limited distances.

The road security experts at Charlton Motors...

 

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What does the Equal Credit Opportunity Act say?

Since 1974 when the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was enacted, there have been many misinterpretations of the law. The Act says that creditors cannot discriminate against you based on your sex, race, religion, color, national origin, marital status or race. Also included in the law is a restriction against creditors denying credit to those who have part or all their income based on any public assistance program, or against those who have sought justice under the Law.

What the Law means is that you are subject to the same consideration as everyone else when seeking credit....

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Suspension Service Keeps You Driving Smoothly


Your suspension is what helps your vehicle drive smoothly down the road each day. It is responsible for holding up tons of metal on its frame each and every day. With time will come suspension issues. This is just a common occurrence. While it is not concerning that your suspension will need repair at some point in time, it is important to understand how you can spot these issues when they do occur. This will give you plenty of time to bring your vehicle into Charlton Motors and Public Auto Brokers to have the problem fixed. Some common signs of…
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Clean Your Car Fast in Lewisville

We want you to be proud of your car, and one way to do so is to keep it clean. If you spend a lot of time in your car, or you have kids who eat in the car, it can get messy in there. When you are in a pinch for time, these tips will get things cleaned up quickly.

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Back to School Carpool Safety Tips You Can Trust

These carpool safety tips will help keep you and those children safer this school season.

Before you even think about taking the vehicle out of park, make certain each child has their own seat belt and it is secure. With a large number of kids and confusion ensuing, these kids can be riding unprotected. 

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The Benefits of a Car Cover

Caring for your vehicle can be an effective way to make it last for many years to come. A car cover can keep bird droppings, pollen or other debris off of your vehicle. It can also make sure that objects such as rocks or gravel don't hit a car after being kicked up by another car, bike or person.

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