3 Safety Features To Consider For Your Next Family Vehicle

Americans say they spend an average of 87 minutes a day in their cars, but a median of 60 minutes. A family with multiple children, however, often exceeds this time between the nonstop hustle and bustle of work schedules, school and extracurriculars, appointments, and other social events. Shuttling your kids around isn't always easy, but it's necessary, and it's a parent's responsibility to invest in a family vehicle that's as safe as possible. Here are just a few safety features you may want to consider for your next family vehicle. Advanced Seat Belts Obviously, seat belts themselves are considered a basic and necessary feature equipped in every vehicle. However, many newer seat belts are designed with increased safety in mind. A new energy management feature, for example, enables seat … [Read more...]

Tech Tips for Your Car this Winter

The busiest travel time of the year may be over but now is when rough road conditions begin.  Be prepared for all that winter throws you and the roadways this season with these tech tips and more. Did You Know?  The Federal Highway Commission estimates that more than 116,000 Americans are injured and over 1,300 are killed on snowy, slushy or icy pavement every winter. So be ready before you head out the door and fight the wintry roads.  New car technology can help!   In addition to proactive prep, make sure you’re always connected so help is just a button-push away when you need it most this winter. Check out the self-installed solution like Hum by Verizon which provides drivers with access to information, experts and pinpoint roadside. With Hum, drivers can talk to live Mechanic … [Read more...]

Buckle Up

Source: aaa.com Seat belt safety isn't sexy but it is an important aspect to driving and riding safely. I like to think that makes it incredibly fashionable too. Did you know that you are 71% less likely to die in an accident if you are wearing your seat belt?   So buckle up and take a few tips provided by me and FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) to stay safe this summer and all year long.   … [Read more...]