Archive for September, 2019

How to eliminate a smoke smell from your car

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
Bald man smoking inside vehicle

Recent decades have seen the prevalence of smoking greatly decrease throughout America, which is a great sign to say the least. Still, there are those that can’t kick the habit, and it’s all too easy to fire up a heater to make those longer drives a bit more bearable. That’s all well and good, but it can also lead to some pretty gross smelling cars with enough time. (more…)

Is Vermont a two plate state?

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
Group of license plates on wood background with Vermont plate shown in frame

License plate requirements when registering a vehicle in Vermont

There are a lot of auxiliary things to take care of when you purchase a quality used model – it can be a fun and rewarding experience to ride off the lot in a model that you love, but taking care of titles, registrations and insurance can be a hassle to say the least. We want to help you every step of the way here at Poulin Auto Sales, and we will! By purchasing a used model from us, we’ll be sure to take care of your title and registration, but you may still have further questions. (more…)

Where can I go hiking and biking near Barre?

Friday, September 6th, 2019
Biking trail with fall-colored leaves on the ground

Best forest hiking and biking trails near Barre VT 

In our not so humble estimation, Vermont has the best fall appearance not just in New England, but arguably throughout all of America. Once the weather begins to get crispier and the leaves begin to change color, you just can’t beat the view that the Vermont countryside provides, especially here in the Montpelier-Barre area. If you’re looking to get that much closer to nature in the next couple months, come check out the best forest hiking and biking trails near Barre VT!  (more…)

How far can you drive with a spare tire on your car?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Spare tire next to flat tire attached to vehicle

Maximum driving distances on different spare tire types 

Getting a flat tire is (obviously) never a good time, but replacing them with a spare is (luckily) a pretty simple fix. Once you have your spare tire on your model, the logical next step is to take it into a dedicated service center to get a new set installed, but what happens if you’re far away from your home dealership?   (more…)