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If You've Been Involved in an Accident, Here's What You Should Do

You've just been involved in an automobile accident, but we here at State Park Motors Inc want to encourage you to stay calm. There are some very important steps that you need to take now that you've established that you're ok. Here are some helpful tips.

-Call 911 if you're in need of medical assistance, and also let the police know that there's been an accident. They'll need to come out to the scene to write up a police report and help keep the scene safe.

-Exchange information with the other people that were…

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How to Start Out on Your Off-Roading Adventures

One of the biggest thrills is taking your vehicle out for an off-roading adventure. Before you embark on these types of epic activities, you want to make sure that you know how to tackle this task.

Many areas have their own local clubs dedicated to this activity. Joining one of these clubs or connecting with the members will provide a wealth of useful information as you look for the best spots to take your off-roading vehicle. Internet forums are also great sources of information when you are just getting started with this hobby.

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What Makes Crossovers So Appealing?

Minivans used to be popular with families. The vehicles somewhat faded out of contemporary styles. The compact SUV, known as a crossover, has present-day relevance. Many of these models truly are stylish. And these models offer third-row seating capable of transporting several passengers. Families often appreciate that extra row of seats.

Scores of crossover owners probably also feel appreciative of the outstanding fuel efficiency. Several models do give drivers great savings on gasoline, and the reduced fuel expense brings ownership expenses down.

 

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Teenage Drivers Require Safe Vehicles Now

Look for a vehicle with the best safety ratings available in the industry for any vehicle that you want to check out for your teenage driver. You should check to see if it has electronic stability control and other high-tech safety features that make them safer than ever before.

Heavier vehicles are important to buy for a teenage driver because it makes for a safer thing to be in if the driver is in an accident. Teenage drivers are more prone than some others to be involved in an accident, and that is important to remember while getting into the…

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Two Reasons Your Next Car Should Be Used

Wintersville locals who are currently searching for automobiles should definitely consider their options in used vehicles. With comprehensive vehicle history reports and prices that are far below those of new autos, used cars can be highly economical and incredibly reliable choices. At State Park Motors Inc, we want to help consumers discover the impressive value that these lower-priced options are capable of providing.

New Cars Depreciate Fast

Brand new vehicles definitely have their appeal. One fact that many buyers will find surprising, 

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Should You Choose FWD or RWD?

Whether a vehicle has rear-wheel drive or front-wheel drive will affect its cost, traction and handling. We want Wintersville drivers to understand the implications of their choice, so stop by State Park Motors Inc and let us help you find the vehicle that delivers the driving experience you want.

Front-wheel drive assemblies are less expensive to produce and result in a lighter-weight car. This means the cost of the vehicle can be kept lower, and the fuel efficiency is higher. Having the heavy front end of the car over the drive wheels also gives great traction in bad weather.

 

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Closing the Used Car Deal

When it's time to negotiate a good price for your next used vehicle purchase, this is the part when you have to be vigilant. Many people refer to this scenario as "closing the deal." Often times, the customer may feel as if the hardest part of the bargain is over. However, there could still be room for improvement.

It's also a good idea to be aware of the laws of the state in which you choose to purchase a pre-owned vehicle. The dealer should abide by the laws as well. In some states, it is required that you…

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Halloween Driving Safety Tips

Kids tend to be out and about in most neighborhoods on Halloween. As a consequence, motorists need to take greater care when driving. There are some Halloween driving safety tips to bear in mind.

When driving on Halloween, you should turn on you car's headlights even if your hitting the road in the afternoon and in daylight. You should also reduce your motoring speed. You should cut your speed downward at least five miles below the posted speed limit.  

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Tips for Planning a Leaf-Peeping Road Trip

Want to go on the best road trip this fall? Your adventure starts by planning out your "leaf peeping" route. The peak of the season happens during the month of October. During this month, leaves start to change in northern New England around early October, but later in the month through early November, southern New England starts to experience fall foliage in its prime.

Before heading on your road trip, you should pick a beautiful destination, such as the Berkshires or Smugglers' Notch. 

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The Perks of an Infotainment System

An infotainment system can keep you better connected as you drive around town. At State Park Motors, we’ll show you how this in-vehicle technology can help you in a variety of ways. You’ll have entertainment, navigation, and more within arm’s reach.

When you’re driving, you can’t be looking away from the road. This means that it’s hard to interact with your phone or basic GPS and radio settings. An infotainment system places controls on the steering wheel. When you connect your smartphone, you can also gain voice control so that you can simply say…

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