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For Safer Driving, Share the Road with Bicyclists

The numbers of residents using bicycles for errands and trips has grown in recent years. In this time, many areas experienced an increase in collisions with bikes. Increased driver awareness of bicycles can reduce the number of accidents and make the roads safer for everyone.

Drivers know that distracted driving causes risks for everyone. When operating a vehicle, it is important to be alert and watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. When operating near bike lanes, drivers must keep a safe distance from bikers. 

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Check Out the Volkswagen Tiguan Performance Features

Are you looking for a compact SUV? If you are, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is a popular model because it offers consumers numerous features, which include some of the most innovative performance features available. If you want to learn more about the performance features that are included with the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, read our summary below.

The 2018 model comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission that features Tiptronic mode. With this mode, you have the capability to shift manually for more control. 

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The Volkswagen Passat is a Top Performer

The Volkswagen Passat is a mid-sized car that has enough interior room to easily accommodate five passengers in comfort. The Volkswagen Passat is a popular vehicle due in part to the fact that it is a reliable vehicle that provides you with superior performance.

The Volkswagen Passat provides you with two engine options. The standard engine is the 2.0 liter Turbo TSI engine. This engine provides up to 36 mpg. The optional engine is the 3.6 liter V6 that provides up to 280 horsepower and 28 mpg on the highway. 

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There Are Many Safety Features in the Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen has always taken pride in making their vehicles safe, and there is no difference with the Volkswagen Beetle.

One of the most famous safety features in the Volkswagen Beetle is the airbags. There are several airbags in this vehicle. A few are in the front and a few are in the back. This makes everyone in the car ultra safe at all times.

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Volkswagen Golf Technology Features

A popular compact car among drivers for its ease of driving and its fuel efficiency, the Volkswagen Golf also offers drivers a range of technological advances.

An eight-inch, voice-enabled touchscreen provides drivers with real time information and entertainment options. Keyless access makes entering the vehicle convenient, along with push button start that allows drivers to carry a fob on their person rather than fumbling with keys. 

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Things To Consider When Planning An Affordable Road Trip

There are many uses of your vehicle that dealers want you to explore and enjoy once you have made a purchase. This is due to the fact that a customer who enjoys your product is likely to shop again with you. One way that you can put your vehicle to good use is to set out on a cheap but adventurous road trip.

There are a few steps to take into consideration when planning a road trip on a budget. First, you'll want to consider the route to determine distance and time. This should be followed by calculating a…

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The Convenience of Roof Racks

Many different types of vehicles come equipped with roof racks. The feature enables vehicle owners to carry loads in addition to the cargo storage space. The racks can also haul items too large to fit inside. However, there are a number of tips to remember that allow you to get the most out of the amenity while preventing vehicle damage.

Do not add more weight to the roof rack than the owner's manual recommends. After loading the roof rack, tie the load down on the front and back of the rack and on the front and rear towing eyes…

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Gaskets Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly

Owning a vehicle is a big responsibility, and we all want to know as much about our basic vehicle parts as possible, in order to make informed decisions on maintenance issues. Gaskets are some of the important engine components, but you may not be very familiar with their functions.

Gaskets serve the purpose of keeping fluids and gases separate and contained, in order to prevent them escaping or from harming the engine. 

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Motor Oil Myths: Fact Vs. Fiction

There is a lot of misinformation regarding motor oil in circulation. That's why its important for you to have a grasp on what's real and what isn't. And we're here help; here are a few different things to understand about motor oil myths.

To start, if you aren't due for a change, don't sweat it. Getting an oil change preemptively will just cost you extra money in the long run. This fact is especially true for long trips- there is no need to spend extra money on an oil change just because you are…

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The Right Way to Pack a Roadside Emergency Kit

Keep these tips provided by Prestige Family of Dealerships for packing a roadside emergency kit handy, it could reduce the time you're stranded with a disabled vehicle.

There should always be a decent flashlight and plenty of batteries in your emergency kit. Not only can you make repairs in the dark with the light, but it will also allow you to get the attention of other motorists who might not see your car off the side of the road.

Jumper cables are essential because they allow you to get the car jump-started when any person pulls over to over…

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