Category Archives: Safety

Now is the Time to Create a Roadside Emergency Kit!

Ford Truck Life: Own a Roadside Emergency Kit Video

With the winter season on its way, many drivers are getting their vehicle ready for the cold temperatures and the snow. One thing that you should do to prepare your vehicle for the winter season is by building and adding a roadside emergency kit to have on hand in case you ever end up in the ditch after encountering slippery road conditions. And it is actually good to have in your vehicle all year round in case anything goes wrong while you are on the road. Watch this video from Ford to create the best roadside emergency kit: Read the rest of this entry >>

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Learn How to Change the Tire on Your Pickup Truck!

Ford F-150 Truck Life: How to Change a Tire Video

Many of us have experienced a flat tire while we are cruising down the road. Unfortunately, more and more drivers do not know how to change a flat tire on a vehicle. We are blaming that on more schools no longer providing automotive or life skills classes. Luckily, you can still learn how to change your tire with the help of this video from Ford and the brand’s F-150 pickup truck. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Are You Riding in a Vehicle with a Dangerous Driver? Here’s What to Do!

How to Deal With a Dangerous Driver When You are the Passenger

We have heard stories – or even experienced it personally – where someone is behind the wheel and driving dangerously. This includes speeding, tailgating, talking on a cell phone, texting, taking their hands off the wheel, and nearly colliding with guardrails or other vehicles. If you ever find yourself in this situation, we have some advice for you. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is it a Bad Idea to Have Bumper Stickers That Pertain to My Kids on My Car?

Dangers of Kid-Related Bumper Stickers on a Car

In today’s world, many folks are more than willing to share their lives with other folks thanks to social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and personal blogs. And the sharing can become even more prevalent once we start having kids and feel the need to constantly share photos with everyone. While some of our friends enjoy seeing pictures of our kids in their newest outfits or heading off to their first day at school, we should exercise caution when sharing due to the ever-growing risk of encountering unscrupulous characters. Read the rest of this entry >>

Two brown horses with "Don't Horse Around When Sharing the Road"

Can Horse Riders Legally Share the Roads with Vehicles?

Vehicle and Horse Safety Tips for Drivers

While many road trip destinations are to cities, many of us love visiting the countryside and breathe in the fresh air. Out in the country, we are more likely to see folks riding horses for either pleasure or training. If you are not familiar with seeing horses out on the road, there are some guidelines that you need to follow in order to keep yourself, the horse, and the rider safe. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Watch Out for Motorcyclists This Spring While Driving Around Raleigh!

Vehicle/Motorcycle Safety Tips for Raleigh, NC Drivers

Our Raleigh and Durham-based dealerships have been experiencing spring weather for a while, though our Rochester, NY dealership will be waiting a little longer. The spring season means that more motorcycles will be out on the road. Most motorcycle accidents involve other vehicles, and the person driving the passenger vehicle is usually the party at fault. To help prevent motorcycle accidents, we are sharing some safety tips for you to remember when sharing the road this spring. Read the rest of this entry >>