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Cultivating Common Sense Driving Skills can Reduce Accident Risks

According to relevant government agencies, every year many people sustain injuries or even lose their lives in preventable vehicular accidents. Many of those affected by such accidents are pedestrians and cyclists. While this issue will not go away overnight, drivers who follow some common-sense driving rules can do their part to reduce cyclist deaths.

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Rough Riding and Tire Changes

There are so many factors to look at when it comes to your tires. One of the signs that you may have to change your tires is how your vehicle rides. After all, the quality of your tires is going to have a huge effect on your ride overall.

One thing that you are going to need to take note of is the vibration of your vehicle while you are driving. While your vehicle is going to vibrate, you get used to the vibration at some point so that you can tell if there is excess vibration. The excess vibration…

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DIY Steps for How to Jump Start Another Car

You can quickly and easily jump start another car with a dead battery as long as you have a working car and jumper cables. This DIY guide will help you try it, but the battery could be so dead that you need to have it replaced right away.

Park the cars so that they are facing each other with some space between the hoods. Pop the hoods to match up the jumper cables with positive and negative clamps to the right battery terminals. The positive cable clamps are almost always red.  

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Information on Infotainment Systems

Drivers use the infotainment system in their car or truck to check out the weather, change the radio station, see their backup camera or navigate the basic uses of their smartphones. The infotainment systems within older vehicles used to include many more dials and buttons, which have now been condensed and incorporated into smart tech features. The center dash of newer cars is essentially an enlarged version of the major apps on your smartphone screen.

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Safety Begins With an Infant Car Seat

New and newer used cars have plenty of features to keep you and your passengers safe but choosing the proper car seat is the most important factor in keeping your child safe in the event of a crash. This is especially important for infants who have not yet developed strong back and neck muscles. They can easily become injured, even in a minor crash.

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Are All Pickup Cabs Created Equal?

At Onslow County Motor Company we've always believed that offering more choices to consumers is never a bad thing. These days, though, there are many different types of truck cabs and it can be hard to make the call as to which is better. No one cab design is superior to all the others, but the standard cab with a single row of seating has stood the test of time better than the others.

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Why Buying a Used Car is a Smart Decision

If you are in the market for a vehicle, our team at Onslow County Motor Company have some useful information about used cars that you need to know before spending any money.

Buying a used car is a smart investment because over the course of the loan you will spend far less on the vehicle. 

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Safety on Your Road Trip is About Being Smart

Wisdom is required if you want to remain safe while you are on the road. You will want to think about things such as when you should purchase gas. This should be done during the coolest time of the day. Gasoline is the most dense during the coolest time of the day and thus gets the most miles per gallon during that time.

There are other things in terms of safety that one should consider. Packing all of the equipment that you will need to have a safe road trip is wildly important as well.  

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Should You Buy a Car With Android Auto?

Drivers are making it clear that they want more safety features and hands-free options when it comes to their technology packages. Android Auto has made that a possibility. Unveiled in 2015 by Google, Android Auto is a hands-free user interface that allows you to use your phone to do almost anything with voice commands. You can listen to music, make phone calls, text your contacts, or get navigation support without ever having to take your hands off the steering wheel. 

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