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Discover Chevy’s Safety Assist Package

Discover Chevy’s Safety Assist Package

Chevy’s Safety Assist Package includes several technologies designed to assist your driving maneuvers, to help you feel safe and confident behind the wheel. Under proper conditions, the following technologies monitor potential threats, send you an alert when necessary, and even engage the brakes to help you stop in time to minimize or avoid and accident. Forward Collision Alert and Automatic Emergency Braking Working together, these technologies warn you if you’re in danger of hitting something in front of you. You’ll…

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Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

With the spring season comes rainy weather! While you might have mastered driving in the snow during the winter, now you’ll have to adjust to handling the rain. Here are some tips for driving safely on wet roads. Increase Following Distance Rainy roads can make it harder to stop safely and quickly. To stay safe, make sure to increase your typical following distance to at least six seconds, which will help you stop in time in the case of an…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Safer Driving

New Year’s Resolutions for Safer Driving

The start of a new year presents the opportunity to get a fresh start and take up good new habits. If you want to become a better and safer driver in 2019, there are several steps you can take to do so. Don’t give in to road rage The temptation to yield to anger on the road can be great at times, especially if you’re already feeling stressed about something else. Try to avoid road-rage behaviors like honking your horn,…

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How to Safely Transport a Christmas Tree

How to Safely Transport a Christmas Tree

Do you prefer the scent and environmental benefits of using a real Christmas tree over an artificial one? Then make sure you know how to safely transport that Christmas tree in your Chevy, Buick, or Cadillac SUV or truck — you can also do it with a smaller car, but if you have access to a truck or SUV, we highly recommend it. Measure your space: If you are in a new house or have never bought a live tree,…

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Tips for Picking Out a Car Seat

Tips for Picking Out a Car Seat

While transporting your family, you want to make sure that you’re maximizing safety in any way that you can. A simple and essential way to do this is to make sure your kids are sitting in an appropriate car seat and that it is installed correctly. Here are some tips for picking out the perfect car seat. Do the research: There are a wealth of car seat options available to you, so you will want to spend some time reviewing…

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What to Keep in Your Car This Winter for Warmth and Safety

What to Keep in Your Car This Winter for Warmth and Safety

For drivers, the winter months can be dangerous at worst and annoying at best, with snow and ice creating ominous road conditions and covering your windshield. Fortunately, there are ways to prepare, including the stocking up of various essentials inside your vehicle. You can prepare yourself by checking out this list of what to keep in your car in winter: First and foremost, get yourself a quality ice scraper, which will save you time when you first leave home. You…

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Back to School Driving Tips for Teens, Parents, and Teachers

Back to School Driving Tips for Teens, Parents, and Teachers

With school starting back up, drivers are going to be sharing the road with a lot more people—pedestrians, young children, bicyclists, bus drivers, carpoolers, and more. If you’re driving to school in the morning, follow these back to school driving tips for a safe morning commute all school year. If you’re a parent dropping your kid off, find out the drop-off procedures for the school, as they usually involve specific locations and directions. Don’t double park or drop your kids…

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Wash Your Cars! No Really, We Mean It.

Wash Your Cars! No Really, We Mean It.

A new study has come out that was brought to our attention and we had to share it with all of you. In Ohio, we use salt to clear our roads of snow and ice so that it’s safer to drive. The U.S. safety regulators are now telling us we need to wash the underside of our car. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just closed a five-year investigation of rusting pipes that carry brake fluid in roughly 5 million…

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