Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category
Deer Safety While Driving in Ohio
“Nearly everybody gets twitterpated in the springtime. For example: you’re walking along, minding your own business. You’re looking neither to the left, nor to the right, when all of a sudden, you run smack into a pretty face. Woo-woo! You begin to get weak in the knees. Your head’s in a whirl. And then you feel light as a feather; and before you know it, you’re walking on air. And then you know what? You’re knocked for a loop, and you completely lose your head!”
-Friend Owl from Disney’s Bambi
It’s that time of year again, folks! Deer are twitterpated and getting distracted when it comes to crossing the road! Here are some tips to avoid hitting Bambi and Faline this spring season! (more…)
What is Toyota Lane Tracing Assist?
With their continued efforts for creating collision-free roads, Toyota has upgraded their Toyota Safety Sense™ with more advanced technologies and improved systems. And on their brand-new Corolla Hatchback, they added a new system altogether. So, what is Toyota Lane Tracing Assist? (more…)
What is Honda LaneWatch™?
As technologies continue to advance and be improved upon, vehicles are now able to offer more features to reduce the risk of a collision. Honda also has some of the most ingenious safety technologies available for newer models, such as the Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assistive features. So, what is Honda LaneWatch™? And what advantages does it offer? (more…)
How to Use Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
As technologies continue to advance, automotive manufacturers are developing new and advanced safety features that are able to assist drivers while on the road. In fact, Toyota has many innovative technologies that are available with their vehicle line up, such as collision alert systems and lane assist systems. One of the popular technologies is a more advanced cruise control system by Toyota, which operates differently. So, here’s how to use Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. (more…)
Severe Weather Driving Tips
Summer brings bad thunderstorms and tornadoes, and winter brings intense snow storms and icy roads—no matter the season, the weather can take a turn for the worse and affect a vehicle’s driving ability. That’s why it is important to know and understand how to maneuver your car during adverse weather conditions, especially when the roads are in bad shape as well. So, to help you stay ahead of the weather, we have some severe weather driving tips. (more…)
How to Make a Roadside Emergency Kit
Emergencies happens, but that’s why you should always be prepared. And one of the best ways to stay ahead is to keep a well-stocked emergency kit in your vehicle, with tools and supplies that can help get back on the road faster instead of being stranded for hours. So, here’s how to make a roadside emergency kit. (more…)
Safety tips to share the road with cyclists
Driving in the summer months likely means you will be sharing the road with more cyclists and pedestrians. Learn the rules for sharing the road with cyclists here! (more…)
Safety tips for traveling with kids
Traveling can be stressful enough, but adding kids into the mix can make it downright overwhelming. Apart from making sure your vehicle is prepared for a road trip, you have to also prepare your little people and pack for them along with packing for yourself. The stress doesn’t end once you get on the road either, but following these tips for traveling with kiddos can help alleviate some of your fears and frustrations! Check them out! (more…)
How hot can the inside of my car get?
With the increasing temperatures in the summer, it can be a relief to not have to bundle up every time you want to leave your house. It’s easier to go places and to take your kids or furry friend places with you too to get them out of the house. However, with the hot summer sun, your car can easily turn into a hotbox in a matter of minutes, making it dangerous for your kids and pets. (more…)