Nesmith's Chevy Dealership Resources

Vehicle Upkeep in Cold Weather

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jan 19, 2018 2:21:07 PM

As the temperatures fall and the air get cooler, your vehicle’s maintenance needs will change. There are a few things that you must consider when driving in cold weather that aren’t as much of an issue during the warmer months, especially in light of the recent cold snap. Make sure that you’ve taken care of all of this maintenance on your car before you set off for a drive during the winter.

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Topics: Safety, maintenance

What To Do If You Witness An Accident

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Dec 15, 2017 2:24:58 PM

With more people on the road this holiday season, it's inevitable that there will be more accidents to be had. Hopefully, your vehicle will be safe from a fender bender but if you're on the road and witness an accident, it can be daunting to know what to do. Here are some tips to make sure you do the right thing if you happen upon an accident. 

Call the police

Most of the time, even if it's just a small accident, a police report needs to be filed. This not only gives a written record of the incident but helps with things like insurance claims. Once the police are notified, they can handle the rest, like calling medical help or tow trucks. 

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Topics: Safety

Tips for Passing Your Driving Test

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Nov 27, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Taking your drivers test is an exciting experience, but it can also be a stressful one. Everyone wants to pass their test on the first try and walk out with their new drivers license. While it can be intimidating to get behind the wheel at the test center, there are some ways you can help make sure that you pass your test with flying colors on the first try.

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Topics: Safety

When To Use Your Flashers

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Nov 1, 2017 4:13:28 PM

They're called emergency lights for a reason, right? You should use them in an emergency. But what exactly constitutes a "flasher" level emergency? We'll go over the times when it's appropriate to use those lights and when it might not be a good idea, right here.

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Topics: Safety

What to Do in a Roadside Emergency

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Oct 5, 2017 10:46:54 AM

None of us like to think about having an emergency on the road, but things happen. Whether you've run out of gas, had a flat tire, or been in a single-car accident, it’s important to know how to handle yourself in this kind of situation. Here are a few basic tips that apply to most types of road emergencies.

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Topics: Safety

How Summer Heat Can Affect Your Car

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jul 17, 2017 10:57:12 AM

It's the middle of summer and the thermometer seems to keep climbing every day. With such heat spreading throughout the southeast, your car can be your haven when you're out and about, but how is your vehicle standing up to the weather? Heat can have some adverse effects on your car if you're not prepared so we've put together a list of possible dangers to look out for when the temperature rises and how to avoid some of them.

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Topics: Safety

Two Georgia Traffic Laws You (Probably) Don't Know About

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jul 10, 2017 2:24:49 PM

Traffic laws can be confusing at times (especially so in Georgia), and there are many laws citizens aren’t aware of or have little knowledge about. We’d like to cover a few of the more obscure ones in this post to help our customers better understand what they can and cannot do out on the streets. So, join us and learn a little bit about some laws you might not know about.

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Topics: traffic laws, Safety

How to keep your Car's cab cool during the summer

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on May 30, 2017 12:17:47 PM

Summer is here and that means road trips, backyard barbecues, and swimming pools. But that's not all. It also means hot steering wheels, center consoles, and breathe-taking heat when entering your car after a long park. Here are a few tips to keep the interior of your car cool while battling the summer heat so that you'll stay cool and comfortable all summer long.

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Topics: Safety

Summer Safety on the Road

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on May 18, 2017 2:01:00 PM

As the weather heats up, many of us will be going on trips, visiting friends and family, and generally spending more time on the road. Being proactive to ensure driver safety is perhaps more important than ever during this time. As the seasons change, there are some summer-specific safety tips to keep in mind as you hit the roads.

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Topics: Safety

Tips for Avoiding Vehicle Break-Ins

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Apr 16, 2017 3:02:00 PM

Car break-ins are one of the most frustrating petty crimes to experience. They can also be costly, depending on what is taken during the theft. Fortunately, there are some very simple steps that you can take to make your vehicle less likely to become a target.

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Topics: Safety