Tips For Handling Your Next Collision

Being involved in an auto accident is never a fun experience. It can be heartbreaking, difficult, expensive and even confusing, at times. That is why, we at Earthycars wish to give you the following two tips to help you the next time you find yourself in an accident, so you can feel confident driving safely on the road.

Two Major Tips For Auto Collisions

1. Check For Injuries- Be sure not only to check yourself, but to also check others involved. This includes other motorists. Be sure to call for an ambulance as well, if the situation calls for it…
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Get Your Vehicle In Order Before Going Off The Road

There's nothing like feeling the breeze blow through your hair while on an off-road adventure. If you're not experienced, there are a few tips to keep in mind so that you're safe when you're not navigating paved roads in Williston.

Learn about high gear and low gear before getting in your vehicle to go off-roading. If you're traveling on dirt or if you get stuck in the mud, then a lower gear is what you need. Higher gears are for paved roads and when the terrain doesn't have a lot of ruts and holes…

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Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors: How They Work

As a vehicle owner, we believe it’s important for you to be informed about different auto features. It’s beneficial to know how technology works, especially when it’s designed to keep you safe. That’s why we’re sharing details about auto-dimming rearview mirrors.

An auto-dimming rearview mirror is designed to decrease the amount of light that’s reflected. This technology is also known as an electrochromic mirror. While it might not seem like a big deal on the surface, it’s quite significant. When 

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Crossover Vehicles: The Choice For Those On A Budget

Everyone is pinching pennies during times like this, and that may mean reconsidering the type of vehicle that we decide to get. Many have begun to look at crossover vehicles as an excellent choice to save money and yet still get something that is effective at getting the job done.

Crossover vehicles are around $20,000 for the base models. That is a lot better than the fully-layered vehicles that have all of the bells and whistles. Skip out on all of those unnecessary extras and try going with a base model crossover for the very best results.

 

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Why Extreme Hot & Cold Kill Car Batteries

The lone motorist broke down at the snowy roadside and needing a jump start is a common image in pop culture. However, intense winter temperatures aren't the only enemy of a car battery. Summer's heatwaves are just as deadly. According to the factory-trained techs in our Earthycars service department, here's why.

Increased Capacity, Shorter Life

Summer brings good news and bad news to your car battery. In summer, your car battery's capacity increases as the weather gets hotter. However, this has two drawbacks. 

 

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Are Your Tires In Need of Replacing?

When driving down the road, you may feel your car suffers from excessive vibrations. Maybe that problem indicates poor wheel alignment and it could be ruining your tires. If the tires end up in bad shape, then replacing them becomes necessary. Drivers should stay on top of their tires' condition because there comes a time when buying new ones is a must.

Driving on tires with low treads can be unsafe. Once the treads become too low, then traction suffers. Use a special tool or perform the old-school "penny test" to measure tread depth. And while doing so, perform a…

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Choosing Your Teen's First Car

Choosing a vehicle that you feel comfortable letting your teen drive is a tough process. There are so many different makes and models available at Earthycars, we know that you're probably overwhelmed with the different options you have. We have some tips that will help you pick the safest automobile for your new driver.
  • Stability control is a feature you want to make sure is included. This helps your teen correct their vehicle path if they're losing control on a slippery road.
  • Stay away from extra horsepower that could inspire your child to kick up the speed.
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Improve Your Credit Score for Better Auto Financing

Did you know using your credit card helps build up your credit score? A track record of responsible use creates a positive profile and could help your credit score. And you want to improve that score when interested in financing an auto purchase.

Don't "max out" those credit cards, though. Doing so drives down a credit score because it looks like you aren't in control of your borrowing. If you have high balances, start the process of paying them down. And make sure you pay all 

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Why You Should Consider a Used Vehicle from Earthycars

A used vehicle provides a number of benefits to someone who is shopping for something new. We here at Earthycars understand that you want to make the most of your money. Let's look at some reasons why you should consider a used vehicle.
  • A lower sticker price is an upfront savings. You will end up paying less per month and upfront.
  • You'll pay less for vehicle insurance and registration.
  • You are provided with a complimentary vehicle history report that details what you need to know to make a wise investment.
  • Lower finance rates and terms are available for…
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Two Important Things To Know When Installing A Child Safety Seat Before

There are some drivers who are already well-versed in proper car seat installation. If you're expecting a first child and have yet to put one of these systems in, however, the initial setup can be quite confusing. At Earthycars, we want all parents to know how to complete this essential task correctly. After all, even a first-rate safety seat won't offer adequate protection during an accident if it's been poorly installed.

Some Cars Are Actually Designed To Streamline This Process

You should start by reading the child safety seat manual and all relevant parts of the owner…

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