With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic keeping much of America homebound, many businesses and fleet managers are having to keep vehicles grounded for the indefinite future. However, grounding a vehicle is not quite as simple as parking it in a garage and closing the door.Read More
As a driver, it is important that you learn the optimum tire pressure for your vehicle and fill your tires to the factory recommended pressure level. Doing so will improve handling on the road, prevent blow-outs, allow for smoother rides and lengthen the life of your tires.Read More
We all have places to be, and we can't afford to let darkness stop us. Whether it's a commute from work to home during the winter when night-time falls earlier, or a trip to visit family when you want to avoid traffic, driving at night is sometimes unavoidable. It is also inherently more dangerous.Read More
As we prepare for the winter season, it is important to make certain that our vehicles are in good condition. Have the oil changed, refill the window-washing fluid, re-stock your first-aid kit, make sure there are jumper cables in the trunk, and, if you live in an area where it regularly reaches 45 degrees Fahrenheit or below...consider investing in winter tires!Read More
Vehicles are recalled by auto manufacturers for various reasons, usually pertaining to the safety of the driver. When you receive a recall notice for your vehicle, it is recommended that you drive to the nearest dealership, or have your vehicle towed there if it is unsafe to drive. The dealership is then responsible for repair of the vehicle as well as any previous repairs that are related to the recalled part (if you smartly kept your receipts from previous repairs).Read More
Every hero has a support system. Batman would be helpless is Alfred wasn't in the Batcave providing GPS coordinates and mission details. Iron Man would fall out of the sky if the computer that supports his suit were to crash. The Mission Impossible series wouldn't have dragged on for seven movies if Ethan Hunt hadn't been saved countless times by his colleagues.
All driver-clients of Caritas Vehicle Services benefit from a similar level of back-up when they encounter difficulties on the road. Our drivers may not be masked crusaders, but their safety and satisfaction is paramount to the Caritas operation. So, in August, 2010, Caritas entered into a business partnership with the world's leading fleet management and driver mobility company, LeasePlan USA.Read More
As the cold of the winter thaws, so do our vehicle and its structural components. The Spring is the perfect time to provide your automobile with a little tender love and care so it may achieve peak performance before hitting the highway.
Caritas Vehicle Services and our partners at LeasePlan USA have come up with a standard Springtime Maintenance Checklist.Read More
The most important job of the Fleet Managers at Caritas Vehicle Services is to ensure the safety of drivers. And although every manufacturer in the automotive industry now offers advanced safety features in their newer models, cars are still hi-tech machines that do occasionally experience mechanical failures. Fortunately, our Fleet Management program is supported through our affiliation with Network Inc., and everyone who drives a vehicle acquired through Caritas is enrolled in our Emergency Roadside Service (ERS) program, which works the same way as AAA. So, what should you do you if your vehicle has a mechanical breakdown while you're driving on the highway? Here are Seven Steps To Follow When Your Car Breaks Down On The Highway
There is a frightening bit of fiction growing around the grapevine of the auto industry, telling us that the only way to drive green is to buy a newer-model hybrid or electric vehicle. Luckily, debunking common myths happens to be a specialty of the fleet management team at Caritas Vehicle Services. In reality, there are a great many steps one may take to become a more eco-friendly driver.Read More