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What to Do In Case of an Accident

Sunday 12 January 2020

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Minneapolis, MN, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Minneapolis, MN:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident is considered a crime in MN, even if it's not your fault. And hit-and-run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of... read more

Wiper Blades in MN

Sunday 08 September 2019

If you're gonna drive around the Minneapolis area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your wiper blades are always at their worst when you need them the most. But windshield wipers are like most other vehicle parts– they ... read more

Automotive Tips from Uptown Imports: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

Sunday 24 February 2019

There are several important factors that go into how often Minneapolis drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from MN freeway driving or lots of wet weather – your blades get a work out and start to wear. But your wiper blades break down even when they aren’t used frequently. They are damage... read more

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Minneapolis Drivers

Sunday 30 September 2018

When people in Minneapolis talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around MN? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our wiper blades fail.It's estimated that around 46 million people are driving with wipers that won't keep their windshields clear during a storm — that's 46 million people with impaired vision during a... read more

Automotive Tips from Uptown Imports: Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

Wednesday 31 May 2017

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Minneapolis drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. Then they find themselves in a driving situation around MN when they really need forward visibility only to discover that their wipers are worn or maybe even torn and can’t c... read more

Automotive Tips from Uptown Imports: Wiper Blade Options

Monday 22 August 2016

Wiper blades are critically important to Minneapolis drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Minneapolis drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. If you live in MN where there is a lot of wet weather, flying insects, or you do a lot of highway driving, you may want to upgrade to a more advanced design or premium quality wiper... read more

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