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Check Out These Safe Thanksgiving Travel Tips for Busy Holiday Roads

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November 20, 2016

safe Thanksgiving travelBetween the hazardous weather conditions, the many families on the highway headed to Grandma’s, and more, holiday travelling can become quite dangerous. You can practice safe Thanksgiving travel by following these tips:

  • Take care of any due maintenance ahead of time, such as oil changes. You won’t want to find your car struggling on the highway.
  • Be sure to have a good idea in your head of the route you are taking and consider bringing a map, instead of purely relying on a GPS system.
  • Pack plenty of fresh water and healthy snacks, to avoid the temptation to stop for fast food, which can cause fatigue.
  • If you are driving with children, be sure to address any of their health needs, with any medication, etc. they may require on hand.
  • Map out a few emergency stops ahead of time, such as hospitals or even just larger rest stops, so you will know where to go if an emergency should occur.
  • Lastly, be patient. There are many factors that contribute to traffic during the holiday season, and the loss of your temper certainly won’t get you anywhere faster!

For more driving safety tips or to check out a new vehicle – just in time for the holiday season – contact us or visit us any time, here at Hassett Pre-Owned.

Keeping Your Car Cool in Summer

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July 22, 2016
Keeping Your Car Cool in Summer

Make sure you have enough coolant in your car!

Keeping your car cool in summer is a problem for many drivers. While spring presents a relaxing climate, summer offers a dreadful heat that few modern drivers can bear. Rolling your windows down while on the road can only do so much. Luckily for you, we here at Hassett Pre-Owned have a few tips for keeping your car cool in summer.

How to Prepare Your Car for Vacation

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July 9, 2016
Prepare Your Car for Vacation

Prepare Your Car for Vacation by checking your tire treads – hold a penny in your treads, and if you can see the top of Abe’s head, you need new tires!

Summer is a time for families and friends to head out on the open and take a summer vacation the adults likely need. When your car breaks down on the road, it can put a bad spin on a time meant to create bonds and memories that will last a lifetime. We here at Hassett Pre-Owned have a few tips to help prepare your car for vacation and leave you with a positive experience!