Archive for the ‘Driving Tips’ Category

Top 3 bad driving habits you can change to stop wrecking your car

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
3 Bad Driving Habits That Can Damage Your Car

3 Driving habits that can wreck your car

Many drivers and car owners know that they have to stay updated on regular scheduled vehicle maintenance in order to keep their vehicle in good shape and running properly but, there are many other things you have to do as a driver to keep your car on the road and out of the repair shop. There is more to keeping your car in working condition than just routine automotive maintenance, you also have to drive it properly if you want to get the most miles out of it. The way you drive it has a lot to do with how long your car will last. Do you have bad driving habits that are possibly wrecking your car and causing damage to it? The following list will show you the top three bad driving habits that can wreck your car so you can keep yourself from doing them and keep your car on the road in top shape. (more…)

3 Back to school driving tips that will get you ready for a new school year

Monday, September 12th, 2016
3 Tips for Back to School Drivers

Back to School Driving Tips Dayton, OH

As the new school year starts and children make their way back to school, many drivers are just starting to remember that they now have to keep an eye out for all of them as they make their way to school. Schools are everywhere and that means school speed zones can sneak up on you if you aren’t aware of where they are. This time of year it’s especially important to keep your eyes open for school zone speed limit signs that keep you driving at a safe speed when children are near. There are plenty of things you must do to prepare yourself for a new school year and these back to school driving tips in Dayton, OH from Matt Castrucci Mazda will help you remember what they are so you can stay safe on the road and be prepared to stop. (more…)

Don’t forget these essentials when planning your summer road trip

Friday, May 20th, 2016
What to Pack on a Summer Road Trip

Summer Road Trip Essentials

There’s just something about summer that makes people want to hop in their cars and just drive. Some of the most fun family trips or getaways with friends all start with a road trip. The lure of the open road and all of the endless possibilities that a road trip offers is what helps make them so fun and so special. Whether you’re just going to hop in your car and figure out where you’re going when you’re on the road, or you’ve already carefully routed a long road trip to a specific destination, you can’t forget to pack the summer road trip essentials. (more…)

7 things you should do after getting into a car accident

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
7 things you should do after getting in a car accident

What You Should Do After a Car Accident

There are many things that can happen while on the road, but one of the least favorite of drivers is getting into a car accident. Sure, we all all know that accidents happen, we just just don’t ever want them to happen to us. Whether you’re a good or bad driver, a car accident can happen at any time. Even safe drivers will get into an accident from time to time. Do you know what to do do after a car accident? The following list will show you what you should do after a car accident so you can be prepared if it ever happens to you. (more…)

Myth about warming up your car has just been squashed

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
Facts About Warming Up Your Car in Winter

Do I have to Warm Up My Car in the Winter

There are some stories and myths that just stick around for too long and end up becoming what we think is the truth. The auto industry is full of them and one of the most common myths in the winter that is no longer true these days is the one about warming up your car before you drive in the winter. One of the most common questions that drivers ask themselves during winter is “ Do I have to warm up my car in the winter?” Many decades ago the answer used to be yes because of an automobile’s use of a carburetor, but with the introduction of electronic fuel injector systems in the 80’s, that is no longer true. (more…)

5 Holiday travel tips that will get you there safely

Monday, December 7th, 2015
5 Driving Tips for the Holidays

Holiday Driving Tips

As millions of travelers start planning their holiday season festivities, many of them will take to the roads this year in order to get to where they are going. With so much added traffic on the highways, it’s a good time to become a more patient and cautious driver to ensure that you celebrate the holidays safely and without incident. Between now and New Year’s Eve is one of the busiest times of the year on the roads. Many families and friends start celebrating their holidays when they can and that doesn’t mean that it has to be on the actual holiday which is why between now and New Year’s is so busy on the roads. To help you get to where you are going safely, Matt Castrucci Mazda wants to offer you these 5 holiday driving tips. (more…)

Pack your car like a pro on your next road trip

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

How to pack your car for a road trip

Summer is upon us and many families all across the country are starting to plan for their upcoming family road trip and vacation. There is nothing like taking a road trip, it’s kind of like a right of passage that everyone has to experience. To help make your summer road trip more successful and easy going this summer you need to learn how to pack your vehicle correctly. A common mistake for many roadtrippers is overpacking. The key is to keep it simple and streamline your packing to make it fast and efficient. With these simple tips, you will learn how to pack your car for a road trip. (more…)

Situations a new driver should know how to handle

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Driving tipsGetting a driver’s license is an exciting time in someone’s life, the freedom of being able to go anywhere anytime is alluring but there are certain scenarios that a new driver has never encountered before and should be prepared for.  Let’s go over some of these situations so that you can be prepared and know how to handle certain scenarios that may happen to you while on the road.  From a flat tire to a routine traffic stop, these tips for new drivers will come in handy when you take to the road for the first time.

Tips for New Drivers

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Tips to survive a tire blow out on the highway

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Tire Blowout

Learn how to survive a tire blowout.

How to Survive a Tire Blowout

When someone tries to get their pilot’s license they must show that they can overcome emergency situations.  But when a person goes for their driver’s license all they have to do is show that they can drive down the road, take a few turns and parallel park.  The first time that someone driving a car has to show off their accident avoidance maneuvers there are usually lives at stake.  It’s not like we practice emergency maneuvers in our cars but you should at least know how to handle them in case something does happen on the road where you need to demonstrate some kind of safety knowledge.  These tips will help you learn how to survive a tire blowout on the highway. (more…)

Learn how to avoid the most common car accidents

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
How to avoid a car accident

To help avoid a rear-end crash you should always be aware of the traffic ahead of you.

How to Avoid a Car Accident

Driving a vehicle comes with its own set of risks.  While you may be great behind the wheel of a car, there are many drivers that have not quite got it down yet.  Accidents happen all of the time, there is nothing we can do about them.  Or is there?  There are a few common causes of car accidents and certain things that we can do to help avoid them.  Listed below you will find a list of the most common car accidents and some helpful tips on how to avoid a car accident. (more…)