Archive for the ‘Weather Safety Kit’ Category

What Should be Included in an Emergency Roadside Kit?

Friday, May 25th, 2018
What Should Be Included in an Emergency Roadside Kit? Man Checks Phone While Waiting for Roadside Assistance

The Importance of an Emergency Roadside Kit 

What should be included in an emergency roadside kit? The answer to this question is different for everyone. While each person may build their kits differently, everyone should have one in their vehicle. Like the saying goes, “It’s better to have one and not need it, than to need one and not have it.”  


6 steps to survive a winter stranding

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Winter driving safety

Do you know what to do if you are left stranded in the winter?

Winter can bring some terrible weather to many areas of the United States and with the bad weather comes bad driving conditions.  When it gets below freezing the roads can be a lot harder to drive on depending whether or not it’s snowing or windy.  No matter what the weather is doing outside in the winter, it can still be very dangerous to have you vehicle breakdown on you, or worse get into an accident.  Do you know what to do if you are left stranded in the winter?  Matt Castrucci Mazda wants to help keep everyone safe this winter with these 6 steps to survive a winter stranding.

6 Steps to Survive a Winter Stranding


Learn how to winterize your car

Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Learn how to winterize your car

Learn how to winterize your car so you don’t get stuck out in the cold.

The days are getting much colder which means winter is quickly approaching.  Are you prepared?  Is your car ready for winter? Just as you would prepare yourself for winter by getting out all of your winter clothes the same must be done to your car.  You should prepare your car for winter and get it ready for the changing weather and the road conditions that come with it.  Don’t take any chances.  Learn how to winterize your car so you don’t get stuck out in the cold.


Safe driving habits for fall

Friday, November 15th, 2013
Safe driving habits

Practice safe driving habits for fall and you will be ready for anything.

Fall is a very beautiful time of year and transitions us from summer to winter.  It gives us some beautifully colored leaves and football however it can also bring some very dangerous driving situations.  With the sun setting sooner and leaves falling on the roads there are many hazardous scenarios that happen while driving.  Matt Castrucci Mazda wants to help keep you safe on the road this fall so we want to tell you about some of these dangerous driving hazards to look out for.  By learning what these hazards are you can prepare yourself by practicing these safe driving habits for fall.  Here is a list of fall driving hazards to look out for and how to avoid them.



Plan ahead with a Weather Safety Kit

Saturday, February 16th, 2013
Weather Safety Kit

Weather Safety Kit

Be prepared for the unexpected with a weather safety kit.  The winter months bring unpredictable weather conditions and icy roads to drivers all across the country.  Here in Dayton OH, we are not immune to terrible road conditions that can leave us stranded in our vehicle or stuck in a ditch.  Having a weather safety kit can make a huge difference in how we experience the unexpected situation.  In Dayton, Oh we can experience a lot of different weather conditions that range from rain, sleet and snow.  These types of weather conditions can leave the roads we travel on very dangerous and unsafe to drive on.

To be prepared in case something does happen is the best way to handle the situation.  A weather safety kit can be the difference from being stranded for little while or for hours.  No matter if you are driving on main highways or back country roads the weather can change the surfaces that we drive on very quickly.  If you happen to drive off the road due to slippery conditions you may get your vehicle stuck so you need to be prepared for the worse.  A weather safety kit will help get you home safely and quickly.