We all love celebrating the Fourth of July with family, friends, food, and fireworks. Unfortunately, the Fourth is also the second deadliest holiday of the year due to traffic accidents. New Years takes first place. Here are seven points that will help you drive safe. Drive sober. Seems obvious, but at least 43% of traffic accidents that happen on the Fourth involve drivers with a blood alcohol level above the legal limit. Remember, buzzed driving is impaired driving. Don’t drive if y
The Recycled Part
— Used auto parts done right. Car and truck care, DIY tips, humor, and advice from auto recyclers who know.
B&R takes pride in being an inventoried and organized automotive recycler. With over 21,000 cars and trucks in inventory across 17 locations, B&R Auto Wrecking has one of the highest in-stock ratios in the nation. We understand the value of our customer’s time. So we take extra care to ensure auto parts are transferred safely between our locations during non-business hours. This allows B&R the ability to provide our customers with world-class service and deliver aut
B&R Auto Wrecking proudly announces the acquisition of Glenwood Foreign Auto Parts. The well respected and successful facility operates on nearly eight acres near Eugene, Oregon. Glenwood officially became part of the B&R family on November 17, 2014. Most of the current employees will be retained and we anticipate around 20 employees on staff once the facility is at capacity. We are very humbled and honored to take over such a well-liked and respected operation. Th
Do you work on cars and wish to pull your own auto parts? Here are some guidelines to ensure you always have a positive experience in the self-serve yards. Talk to your sales professional and find out if they have the parts listed in inventory or at least the correct vehicles you are after. There are quite a few small parts that are not inventoried. If it seems like they ask lots of questions, don’t get frustrated. They are trying to make sure you get
It’s a fact. Break-downs happen. AAA reports 30 million calls every year from motorists stranded on the side of a road somewhere in the US. Are you prepared to navigate a vehicle breakdown of your own? This must have list is a great place to start building a emergency vehicle kit or inspecting one you may already have! Cell phone & car charger. In an emergency, these can be the most critical components of your kit. Although a cell phone will probably be on your
You've experienced it, heard about it, or had nightmares... You're on your morning commute and as you approach your exit, you turn on the right blinker, check your mirrors (hopefully), and press the brake pedal to slow down in preparation for the turn, and...it goes all the way to the floor with little resistance as if you just stepped on a marshmallow! Then comes the adrenaline. Your heart rate shoots to 180 bpm. Pupils dilate. You check the mirrors, a semi is coming on fast. This is