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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

Why Buckling Up is Important

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Apr 7, 2017 12:16:43 PM

It can be tempting to skip buckling up if you’re just driving a short distance. After all, it may not seem particularly important, especially if you’ve never been in an accident before. However, there’s a reason that the law requires all drivers to wear their seatbelts. Proper use of the belts is one of the best ways you can ensure that you and your passengers will be safe in the event of a wreck.

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Topics: Safety

Protecting Your Precious Cargo: Traveling with Kids

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Feb 17, 2017 4:02:00 PM

As an adult traveling with kids, you’re responsible for not only your safety but theirs as well. There are extra precautions that you have to take when traveling with your kids to ensure that everyone is as safe as possible. Here are some great tips for the next time your family hits the road.

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Topics: Safety

Knowing What Your Car Insurance Covers

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Feb 15, 2017 1:55:17 PM

Car insurance is a very personal matter, and many drivers have strong feelings about the best way to handle it. Some think it’s best to go for the cheapest policy out there, while others prefer to spend a bit more for the peace of mind that full coverage provides. Most drivers are somewhere in the middle. Shopping for car insurance can be overwhelming, so use this guide the next time you’re getting prices to decide what type of coverage is best for you.

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Topics: Safety

Carpool Tips for School

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Feb 6, 2017 1:18:45 PM

With busy schedules all around, many parents are opting to join a carpool group with other parents in their neighborhood, where one parent handles school dropoff and pickup for multiple families. They’re a great way to save time and resources, and they can really free up your schedule and make your mornings less hectic. If you’re interested in creating or joining a carpool group, here are some things you need to know.

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Topics: Safety

Teaching Your Teenager to Drive

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Jan 30, 2017 10:44:21 AM

Teaching your teen to drive is one of the most important milestones in a parent’s life (not to mention the teen’s!). It’s an exciting time, but also a stressful one for many. If your child is nearing the age when they’ll be asking for the keys, check out these helpful tips for keeping your sanity and safety intact.

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Topics: Safety