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Stick Figure Decals: How They Put Your Family at Risk

Stick Figure Decals: How They Put Your Family at Risk

We’ve all seen them, those family stick figure decals that decorate the back windows of so many cars. Do you have one on your back window? If so, you might be giving out a little too much information by sticking those innocent little figures to your car. These stickers have become rather detailed over the years showing which activities your kids participate in, what kinds of pets you have, and some even include names. While on its own this may…

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Safety First! GM Vehicles Earn Top Spots for Front-End Safety

Safety First! GM Vehicles Earn Top Spots for Front-End Safety

GM vehicles have secured four of the top eight spots in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s rating program on front crash prevention. The Buick Regal, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala all earned the highest rating of ‘superior’, and are industry leaders in safety when purchased with the available Front Automatic Braking system. The Automatic Braking System applies brakes when the car senses that a crash may be imminent and the driver does not take action. The system…

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Winter Car Care Tips

Winter Car Care Tips

With winter furiously approaching, Bill Harris Auto Center would like to remind everyone about the importance of vehicle maintenance and taking precautions while braving the roads in the cold. There are plenty of special events we all want to enjoy, but it is vital that we have a way to get there!   Here are five winter car care tips to keep your vehicle running efficiently this winter:   Replace filters. No one wants to burn more fuel than required,…

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All-new 2014 Silverado Sets New Standards in Safety For Pickup Trucks

All-new 2014 Silverado Sets New Standards in Safety For Pickup Trucks

New look, new interior, new engine options, new safety technologies – yes, the 2014 Silverado 1500 is all-new from hood to hitch to be the smartest, strongest, and safest Silverado ever. This truck is wasting no time in proving that it is worthy of all the hype. The 2014 Silverado 1500 (along with its GMC Sierra cousin) has set a safety benchmark by being the first pickup truck to receive the highest possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety from…

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GM Foundation Supports Safe Kids Worldwide

GM Foundation Supports Safe Kids Worldwide

For many people, summertime means family vacations, pool days, and lots of fun in the sun. What’s not-so-fun are the rising temperatures that lead to increased risks of child injuries due to heatstroke from being left in a hot car. To help bring this issue to light, the GM Foundation is donating $200,000 to Safe Kids Worldwide to support the Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Car heatstroke prevention campaign. “We are committed to raising awareness regarding how dangerous…

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