Stay Safe on Winter Roads

Stay Safe on Winter Roads

No Slip-Sliding Away: How To Stay On The Road One thing is easy to foretell: Unpredictable weather can cause reduced visibility and hazardous driving conditions that make it challenging for even the most experienced drivers. Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself, your passengers and your car. The following tips can help you stay safe when faced with treacherous roads: Assemble a winter emergency kit. At a minimum, it should contain a blanket, boots, shovel, nonperishable food and a flashlight. Plan ahead for stopping and turning. “Feather” the brakes when approaching a stop, especially if the road is slick. If

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Strategies for New Car Buyers

Strategies for New Car Buyers

Seven Shopping Strategies For New Car Buyers New car shopping can be a lot of fun, especially if you’re a car enthusiast. But others can find the experience stressful and tedious. Either way, there’s a lot to think about. According to a survey of car shoppers, overall purchase price is the most important factor when shopping for a new car (46 percent), followed by make and model (31 percent). Safety and performance come in a distant third, tied at seven percent. But whether you’re turned on or turned off by the dizzying array of car choices, trim options, “expert” reviews,

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