Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Are Teen Drivers Entitled to a New Car from Mom and Dad?

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Teen driver inside a red car

Should I Give My Teenager a New Car?

Since the 1950s, cars have been a huge part of teen culture. Many remember taking the family car out on the town with friends or even working odd jobs to save up for one of their own. Nowadays, older generations lament that today’s teens are spoiled and entitled. While this is a generalization and certainly not true for all teenagers, it doesn’t help when today’s movies and TV shows portray teenagers driving brand-new luxury cars that were gifts from their parents on their 16th birthday. This can make parents wonder if they should be giving their teen driver a brand-new car when they pass the driving test. (more…)

What are the Best Ways to Drive in the Snow in Vermont?

Monday, December 31st, 2018
Vehicle driving on a snow-covered road

Safety Tips for Driving in the Snow

Vermont is one of the best states to visit during the winter season thanks to the gorgeous scenery and abundance of ski hills (move over, Colorado!) and sugarhouses. While we love the snow, it does make driving a little more dangerous if you are not careful. Luckily, we have some tips to help keep you and other drivers safe: (more…)

Going Ice Fishing in Vermont? Make Sure the Ice is Thick Enough!

Friday, December 28th, 2018
Ice Shack on a Lake During the WInter

How Thick Should Lake Ice Be So I Can Drive on It?

One of the best things about living in Vermont is the winter season. There is skiing, snowmobiling, and of course ice fishing. Many people who ice fish love driving their vehicle on the ice to their favorite fishing spot. That can be disastrous if you are not careful. Luckily, we are sharing a guide to help you determine if that ice is thick enough! (more…)

What are Some Great Ways to Avoid Drinking and Driving This Holiday Season?

Friday, November 30th, 2018
Drunk driver reaching for the car keys

With winter upon us, many of us are excited to curl up in front of the fireplace, turn on a holiday movie, and sip on some hot cocoa. For a little extra zing, some of us might be tempted to add a shot of peppermint schnapps to the hot cocoa. This is totally okay as long as you are of age and plan to stay home for the rest of the evening. However, the winter season – especially during December – usually means parties galore and you might find yourself attending several. If this is the case, we recommend that you do not drink and drive. Drunk driving accidents happen way too often, and we do not want you to become another statistic this holiday season. To help you avoid being involved in a drunk driving accident, we have a few tips for you. (more…)

How Do I Transport Thanksgiving Dinner in My Vehicle?

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Table set with a Thanksgiving feast

Tips for Transporting a Holiday Meal in a Vehicle

Cooking a Thanksgiving dinner is a lot of work for one person, so many of us contribute to the meal by bringing along one of the dishes. Sounds like a solid plan, right? It might seem like it until we are ready to leave for our hostess’ home and we need to get our food in our vehicle – and try to drive without any spilling. Luckily, we have created a chart that lists the best method of transporting your dish. (more…)

What kind of vehicle should I get for fall?

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Family next to car

Best Vehicles for when you go Back to School 

School is going to start again soon. There are plenty of things to do before the school bell rings. We want to tell you about some of the best vehicles for when you go back to school. Let’s take a look and see what kind of vehicle you want for the new year.   (more…)

How can I save at the pump?

Friday, July 13th, 2018
Man pumping gas

Tips to improve your fuel economy 

Do you have a lot of plans to drive around this summer? Are you going on a road trip or a weekend getaway? We have some tips to improve your fuel economy so that you can save as you drive, no matter the distance. Let’s take a look and see how you can save at the pump.  (more…)

How do you keep your vehicle cool?

Monday, June 25th, 2018
Young people in a vehicle

Tips to keep your car cool this summer 

It’s summer, and it’s going to be a hot one. We have some tips to keep your car cool this summer that you are going to want to listen to. Let’s take a look and see how you can stay cool this summer.  (more…)

Spring Cleaning for your Car

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Spring cleaning banner

Spring Maintenance Tips for your Vehicle 

As the snow begins to melt, there are some things you should do about your vehicle’s maintenance. Take your car out of the garage on a sunny day and make sure it’s up to speed. Let’s take a look at some spring maintenance tips for your vehicle so you can cruise inside a car with optimal performance.  (more…)

How can I save money on my next vehicle?

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

How to spend your tax return on your next car 

Tax season is a great time to buy a used vehicle. It’s time for spring cleaning and getting money back from those taxes you’ve been paying all year long. We have some ideas on how to spend that money. Here’s how to spend your tax return on your next car.  (more…)