Smartphone safety on the road

Man using a smart phone in the car

3 ways to safely use your phone in the car

It is dangerous to get behind the wheel of a car, especially now. Smartphones are an ever-present part of most driver’s days, and they don’t go away once you’re behind the wheel. While there are laws against texting and driving, it is still easy to quickly fire off a reply while you’re behind the wheel when no one is around.   Continue reading

When should you check your tire pressure?

man filling up tire with air

How to check your tire pressure

There are a lot of things that can go wrong while on the road. One of the most common problems can be traced back to not having the proper air pressure in your tires. This can lead to possible blowouts or flats, and can leave you stranded on the side of the road. Checking your tire pressure is a quick and easy way to make sure that your vehicle stays in tip top shape.   Continue reading

Should you rent a car on vacation?

 

renting a car vs public transportation in front of a taxi cab and rows of cars

Renting a car or relying on public transportation

If you have time to take a vacation this summer, one of the best ways to spend time with friends or family and see a lot of the country is by packing up “the family truckster” and taking a road trip. Sometimes, if you’re just going for a couple of days over a long weekend, you won’t have enough time to get to your destination and do everything you want to and drive back. So, you get on an airplane, and are faced with a dilemma as old as time. Should you rent a car or rely on public transportation? Continue reading

Driving safely around motorcyclists

Man and woman on motorcycle

Best ways to share the road with motorcyclists this summer

As the summer starts, more and more motorcycles take over the road ways. If you are driving on a highway, and there is a motorcycle rider by you, you may not know what to do to keep them and yourself as safe as possible. Here are some tips for how to stay safe while driving around motorcycles this summer.   Continue reading

Differences Between Summer Tires and All-Season Tires

Are Summer Tires the Same as All-Season Tires

Are Summer Tires the Same as All-Season Tires

All tires are not created equal. Even those who have been driving for a long time may have been surprised to learn that there are different tires for different seasons and driving desires. A major point of confusion for those buying new tires is whether or not summer tires are the same as all-season tires, or if there is a difference between the two.

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Maximize the Energy Efficiency In Your Electric of Hybrid Using Ford’s Brake Coach Feature

How Does the Ford Brake Coach Work?

How Does the Ford Brake Coach Work?

Most drivers probably took their driving test many, many years ago. Therefore, a little refresher course wouldn’t hurt, especially when it comes to driving an electric or hybrid vehicle from Ford. In order to maximize energy efficiency, Ford has implemented a coach into these cars. Of course, we are talking about a digital coach, not someone hanging out in your back seat barking orders at you. So, how does the Ford Brake Coach work?

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How much space is inside the 2017 Ford Expedition?

How much space is inside the 2017 Ford Expedition?

SUVs come in all shapes and sizes. You can pick up something smaller and efficient like the Ford Explorer, which offers five total seats and competitive fuel economy, or you can go the other route and get a massive SUV with impressive performance numbers, seating for everyone, and plenty of room on the inside. One such vehicle is the 2017 Ford Expedition. Be sure to take a look below to see how much space is inside the Expedition. Continue reading

See How to check a tire’s age

How to check a tire's age

Many people opt to be a used vehicle for a wide variety of reasons. They might want to pay less over time, it might be their first vehicle, they could be taking advantage of our great Ford Certified Pre-Owned system, or many others. If you decide to buy used, then one thing that you should keep in mind is the age of the tires. But how do you check a tire’s age? Continue reading

Check out the Adaptive Steering features in the Ford Super Duty and Edge

Check out the Adaptive Steering features in the Ford Super Duty and Edge

Ford is constantly working on new features that it feels will improve the experience we all have with its vehicles. We always get excited whenever we see a brand new feature included on a model or two. After all, you never know when an idea will take off and become the next big thing in the automotive world. The Ford Adaptive Steering Feature in the Ford Super Duty and Edge is one that we believe will take off. Continue reading