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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Respect Your Tire Load Ratings to Promote Safety

The tires on your vehicle are tough and durable tools that provide you with traction, control, and comfort. Keeping them in good condition is key to safety, and here at your local dealership we can show you how to understand the various symbols that appear on your tires. By following the information contained in the symbols, you can keep your tires in top shape and enjoy the subsequent performance.

Most passenger vehicles include at least eight different types of symbols or markings on their sidewalls. Some of these are numerical, and they generally represent various

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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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Make Quick Work of Cleaning a Vehicle

Whether a vehicle is used for daily commutes or weekend adventures, there comes a point in time when the interior and exterior need cleaning. When short on time, there are a few techniques that help make the chore faster and less painful.

First, remove all of the loose items from the interior and dispose of the trash. Rinse the exterior top to bottom using a garden hose to loosen dirt and debris. Apply a lubricating and drying product to a microfiber towel. Dry the exterior using the towel. Use an old tire for the wheels. Remove the floor mats and…

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An Easy Way to Clean Your Car's Engine

We clean engines at State Park Motors Inc, and you can clean yours at home. You simply need a warm, dry afternoon, some household products and a bit of patience.

Performing this task in warm, low-humidity conditions will help your engine dry after you rinse it. We also recommend that you only clean your engine when its surface is cool. To protect your exposed electronics, cover them with plastic bags. Detach the negative cable from your battery, too. Plastic components attached to your engine should be removed for independent cleaning.

 

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What Can You Do About Your Credit Score?

The time has come to finance a new car, but you realize your credit score isn't the best. Since credit scores go hand-in-hand with creditworthiness, improving a credit score also improves the chances of getting a decent auto loan. There shouldn't be any mystery about how to improve a score. The steps are often straightforward.

A vital step involves checking out your credit history report. Errors can appear on a credit score, which can drive the score down. Maybe information from a relative with a similar name appears on the report. Whatever the error, it becomes necessary to…

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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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Alignments Are Simply Necessary

Our Service crew sees enough tire-wear problems in our Wintersville shop at State Park Motors Inc to know that alignment is a critical service. We'll help you understand why below.

An automobile's alignment involves three measurements that we call caster, camber and toe. Your rear wheels' ability to travel perfectly behind your front wheels is caster. Camber considers whether a tire forms a right angle with the road surface. Lastly, toe evaluates whether each tire rolls straight, points right or points left. When these measurements are within your 

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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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