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Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Thousands of people around the country are injured and even die due to the severity of injuries sustained during road accidents, many from a lack of simple driving safety. The number of injuries and deaths skyrocket during winter. During extreme weather you should limit your driving to when it is necessary and even then, wait until road workers have cleared the road. Winter Driving Safety Tips You should be careful not to leave your departure point too late. Driving fast during winter to arrive at your destination quickly can only mean trouble for you, the passengers in your car and the other drivers on the road. Driving Safety Tips When Driving On Icy Roads You cannot tell the condition of other vehicles on the road or the driver’s mental state or how well that person can drive in winter conditions. This means that you should put some distance between you and other motorists. Three times the space that you usually leave between you and motorists i ... read more

Car Care Tip #11 – Get Educated!

Car Care Tip #11 – Get Educated!

Some of us plan to upgrade their vehicle in the next few months. SAVE yourself future expense and problems and spend some time gathering information. Some of our customer’s heartaches could have been avoided if they would have purchased a different vehicle! Most common mistake in buying a pre-owned vehicle:“It looks clean, the price is right and I REALLY like it…- so I don’t think I need to bother taking the time or money to get my mechanic to take quick look at this beauty!” We have had customers purchase vehicles that have: 1. Water Damage – you have to know where to look for this – it is not obvious to most people 2. Rolled - front driver door and back passenger door just seemed like they need to be adjusted 3. Wrecked - but nothing was on Car Fax and the dealership that sold the vehicle bought it a car auction and there was not any previous history ... read more

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A Birthday Thank You From Nick Sallas

You can imagine my surprise when I realized that Carla was behind the photo in our Coupon Club email that went out on my birthday. I don’t exactly wear half-shirts anymore. I was shocked to say the least. I got so many calls and emails. Not to mention Facebook messages. I caught a lot of heat off of that picture. But in the end, it was really humorous and a good joke. Plus, it was great to hear from so many of you. Thanks to all of you for the birthday wishes. The comments about the photo my wife posted were funny. I also wanted say thanks to everyone who brought in canned food for Harvesters. We had a special drive on my birthday for canned food. But as an auto repair shop in KC, we have an ongoing opportunity to bring in food for Harvesters. It gives us an opportunity to help people in need. Last year we fed 2600 families between our Kansas Ci ... read more

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Family-Friendly Car Solutions

Family-Friendly Car Solutions

When you think of a family-friendly car, a minivan probably comes to mind. Things have changed, though, and there are lots of great transportation alternatives available. At Sallas Auto Repair, we understand that there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all, family-friendly car. So, if your family is in the market for a new family-friendly car, make sure to check out our list of car solutions. Family-Friendly Sedan Looking for something that doesn’t quite scream “family car?” A family-friendly sedan may be the perfect car solution for your family. When we began our search for the best family-friendly cars, we looked to the industry experts. It was no surprise to us that Consumer Reports named the new-generation Honda Accord as one of the best sedans in its class. Generally, Hondas are reliable, low-maintenance cars. What’s so special about this model? This sedan really shines because of its spaci ... read more

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Who Says Hybrid Cars Can’t Be Sexy?

Who Says Hybrid Cars Can’t Be Sexy?

We’ve been talking electric vehicles for a couple of posts and even shown you a few that can be in your driveway today. For the most part they look like any other car on the road and if you do the conversion yourself they are exactly like any other car on the road. So if you’re hesitating about electric simply because they’re kind of ordinary we have the blog for you. From Audi to Porsche the concept car is going electric. And unlike the concept car of old these may just see the light of day and the envy of your neighbors. Citroen Survolt- we’ve covered electric cars before but not like this one. How about a pure electric dream? Zero to 62 in 5.0 seconds with no gear shifting and a reported 124 miles before recharge. An ... read more

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