Archive for April, 2019

What to Do When You Encounter a Funeral Procession While on the Road

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Casket at a funeral

Funeral Procession Driving Etiquette and Rules in Vermont

On occasion, we may encounter a funeral procession while we are on the road. Although funeral procession rules are typically covered in driver’s education courses, they may not be the first thing you remember – and they can vary by state. Here are a refresher and reminder of funeral procession driving etiquette and rules in the state of Vermont. (more…)

Keep That Family Road Trip on Budget with a Used Minivan from Poulin Auto Sales!

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Side profile of blue Honda Odyssey

Used Minivans for Sale in Barre and Colchester, VT

Ah, the minivan. Many of us have fond memories from our youth with this vehicle when our parents drove us out to Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, and many other family-friendly destinations. (more…)

Does My Vehicle’s Oxygen Sensor Need to Be Replaced?

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Mechanic checking an oxygen sensor in a vehicle

Symptoms of a Failing Oxygen Sensor

As you are driving your vehicle, do you notice a strong gasoline smell? Has your vehicle’s fuel efficiency started to go downhill? Then there is a good chance that your vehicle’s oxygen sensor is starting to fail and needs to be replaced! (more…)

Can I Spot Wash Bird Waste Off My Car with Dawn Dish Soap?

Monday, April 1st, 2019
Gaggle of Canadian geese flying

Best Ways to Remove Spots from My Vehicle Without a Full Wash

Now that spring is finally arriving, we are starting to see birds return to Vermont. As much as we love the songs that these birds sing for us, there is one thing that we don’t love: birds going to the bathroom on our vehicle. And it usually happens RIGHT AFTER we give our vehicle a bath! With a busy life, we don’t always have time to give our vehicle another full washing right after discovering a big splat of bird waste, which is not only unsightly but can also damage the paint job. Is it possible to just do a quick wash job and if so, which products should we use? (more…)