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Plan In Advance When Driving in Heavy Traffic

Most of us are used to driving in heavy traffic during morning and evening rush hour. But, sometimes it can be hard to predict when you will run into heavy traffic. Things like accidents and road work can cause unexpected traffic jams. But, when you plan ahead you may be able to avoid having to drive in heavy traffic and save some time. Here are some tips on planning your drive.

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Airbag Safety Tips for Kids

One of the most crucial advancements to automobile safety was the invention of the airbag. Airbags are there to help prevent serious injury in the event of a car accident, but they can also cause you to be injured if you don't use them properly, especially to kids. Here are some rules you should follow to keep your kids safe.

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Pet Safety on the Road

We treat our pets like part of the family, and sometimes that means taking them with us when we hit the road. If you bring your pet along you need to make sure they are safe and secure just like you would for yourself and your other loved ones. Here are some tips on keeping your pet safe when driving.

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Why Should You Consider Servicing Your Vehicle with STG Auto Group?

As a local service destination for Montclair and Ontario, CA drivers, there are plenty of reasons to consider our dealership over any local independent mechanic. While these are only a couple of the popular reasons why we are the leader when it comes to service and repairs, our staff at STG Auto Group is certain that they will stand out as motivation:

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Keep Your Children Safe on Halloween

On this spooky fun holiday, it's important to be extra cautious on the roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Halloween is the second deadliest day for pedestrians. Luckily, there are some things you can do as a driver and as a pedestrian to lessen your chances of being injured this Halloween. They include:

 

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How to Get Started on Cleaning the Interior of Your Car

Are you embarrassed to let people ride in your car because it's so junky? Don't worry, you're not along. But, keeping a clean car interior not only looks nice, it also protects its resale value and allows you and your passengers to ride comfortably. With the rights tip, you can even make an older  car can look like new. Cleaning the inside of your car does take a little extra effort, but it's worth it in the end.

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Don't Become a Target for Thieves

Over 1 million cars are stolen every year in the U.S. Want to avoid being a victim? There are some simple things you can do to prevent your vehicle from being stolen. They include:

  • Park in a garage with an attendant when possible. Thieves are less likely to steal when they know they're being watched.
  • If you have a garage at home you should park your car in it. This protects your vehicle and it's contents from view of thieves.
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What it Costs to Maintain Your Vehicle

AAA has figured that people in the U.S. will spend approximately $8,500 a year on average to operate and maintain their vehicles. The information was gathered from the top five sellers in nine different vehicle categories and was based on a sales-weighted average of the individual costs for all assuming each was driven 15,000 miles per year.

 

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The 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2017

When shopping for a car for your child you should shop for one that is safe, reliable, and practical. If you don't know much about cars then it can be hard to know which car offers all of the things you're looking for. But, we're here to help. Kelley Blue Book recently released its 10 best back-to-school cars for 2017. View the list below:

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Backseat Passengers Are Less Likely to Buckle Up

A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found some troubling information regarding the seatbelt usage of backseat passengers. The study shows that backseat passengers are less likely to wear their seatbelt than those who ride in front. Unfortunately, this can have deadly consequences.

 

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