Category Archives: Car Tips

Teen Winter Driving Tips: Keeping New Drivers Safe

Winter can be especially rough on cars and drivers alike, including teen drivers that are new to the roads. Many teenagers are newly licensed and have spent limited time on the roads when it is bad. That’s why we’ve put together some tips on teen winter driving to help them stay safe on the road. According to Car Connection, the best thing you can do is simply avoid driving when possible. Although many teens may be eager to get out on the road, driving in hazardous conditions is especially dangerous for new drivers. Clean off your car. In addition to scraping the windshield, you should always clean off the lights, … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the Season with New Winter Tire and Wheel Packages

Get Ready for the Season with New Winter Tire and Wheel Packages With winter coming around you might be looking to equip your ride with a set of wheels that can handle the harsher conditions. Mopar is making that easier for all of our customers at Withnell Dodge by offering all-new winter tire and wheel packages including winter tire, steel rim, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The packages will be available for FCA US vehicles including the Dodge Caravan and Dodge Charger (both AWD and RWD). They are delivered mounted and balanced, so all you need to do is order and pop in at the dealership for easy installation. We’ll … Continue reading

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Easy Strategies To Improve Your Commute

A recent article in Psychology Today called attention to a study done in Switzerland that psychologically analyzed the stress of commuting. The conclusion of the study was that commuting is “stress that doesn’t pay,” because we don’t connect it with a reward like other types of stress. In other words, it never feels worth the trouble, unlike the stresses of a job or a relationship. To help you deal with this stress, we’ve compiled a few strategies to improve your commute… Dr. Marlynn Wei suggests that you avoid paying attention to the “details” of your commute. That means beyond taking an alternative route, or doing things that can actually change … Continue reading

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How Low Should You Let Your Gas Tank Fall

We are all guilty of playing the “gas light game” at one time or another. What does that mean? It means you let your gas run so low that you aren’t quite sure if you will make it to the pump. But, what is that really costing you? Experts say that you should consider your fuel gauge to be an estimate on how much gas you actually have left. What this means is that car gauges rely on a variety of factors such as the driving style or your car’s fuel economy. It can also damage your car if you let the gas tank run really low, and also cost you … Continue reading

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Frozen Windshield? Here Are Some Icy Car Tips

It may be March, but it sure doesn’t feel like it outside. Winter weather creates some of the year’s harshest conditions for vehicles, starting from the moment you get in your car, when you realize you can’t see through the icy windshield. Ice in particular creates huge hazards for drivers, so while it’s still freezing outside, take heed of these icy car tips: Brush off as much snow and loose ice as you can, even on top of the vehicle, since it will likely fall once you being to accelerate and can obscure your view. Give any stubborn ice a good poke or smack with your hand to possibly break … Continue reading

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