Make Reducing Distracted Driving a Priority

Drivers who comb their hair while on the road may end up regretting the action. Even diverting eyes off the road for a split-second to change a radio channel might contribute to a collision. Distractions come in many forms, and they all bring the potential for a mishap. Why not follow some ideas for reducing the chances for distractions?

Talking on the phone might be the most common avoidable distracting behavior driver perform. If taking or making the call is vital, why not pull over in a safe place to use the phone? Even speaking with passengers in the car…

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Thoughts on Winter Driving

Driving in winter conditions may prove dangerous. Drivers can't always avoid driving in winter weather. Those who do hit the roads may need to follow safe driving tips to avoid troubles.

Driving at a safe speed and accelerating and decelerating slowly might support better safety and control on the road. So might keeping an extra distance from another vehicle. Putting winter tires on the vehicle could further support traction and safer driving. Try to keep the gas tank as close to full as possible, as well.

Not all winter driving tips deal with how a driver operates the vehicle…

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Reasons Your Next Vehicle Should Be a Hatchback!

There are many reasons you should consider a hatchback when you buy your next vehicle. At Jefferson Auto, we recommend hatchbacks to everyone from thrill seekers to commuters! A hatchback has benefits for every lifestyle.

Think about the amount of cargo space you'd like, compared to the size of the vehicle you want! A hatchback proves that you can have a lot of room for cargo in a smaller automobile. You can also see better out of the back of a hatchback, which is excellent if safety is a priority.

 

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Ford Engineers Explorer Capability Highlights

We introduce you to the Ford Explorer, the SUV that is ready for any adventure around town or in the wild. In the decades that the Explorer has developed into one of the country's most popular vehicles, Ford has engineered many features into the Explorer to enhance its performance and improve its safety.

One of these highlights is sidewind stabilization. This helps to keep the vehicle stable in high winds when you are crossing a bridge, encounter a large truck, or just enjoying the open road. 

 

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Towing Safeguards

Many different pickups and SUVs have the ability to pull a trailer. The number of pounds each capably tows depends on the individual vehicle type and size. Properly equipping the vehicle and adhering to the manufacturer's guidelines ensures a safe journey and protects the equipment.

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Tire Rotations - Why are They Important?

When you keep your vehicle well-maintained it extends its lifespan, and routine maintenance services can also optimize safety. A tire rotation is an important service that helps you maintain a smooth ride.

How often should you have your tires rotated? 

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