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Drive Safe: Reduce Glare with These Tips

If you have to drive in the sun and face a glare in your windshield, it can be blinding. Sale Kia is committed to helping drivers stay safe on the road. Eliminating, or reducing, glare is a priority to feel confident in driving and getting around town during certain times of the day.

If you have a glare from the sun while you drive, use a pair of sunglasses and/or the sun visor installed in your car. This is the first step to reducing glare. If the sun is still very bright, make sure you increase the distance between…

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Extending Right-of-Way to Bicyclists Goes Beyond Safety Laws

Now that Spring has arrived, it's time for people to get outside more. This is the time of year that you start to see bicyclists dashing in and out of the streets.

Be aware that bicyclists have a right-of-way in almost all circumstances, regardless if it's an inconvenience. Often times, a bicyclist will become distracted or simply make a wrong move in the path of your vehicle. Still, by providing them with the courtesy and benefit of the doubt, you're not only being gracious, but you might also save their life!  

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What Parents Need to Know About LATCH Evaluations

If you are a parent planning to transport small children in your vehicle, you should know about how the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) evaluates the childseat attachment hardware known as LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children).

When choosing your next family vehicle, attachment hardware for securing safety seats should meet the following criteria: easy to find and reach lower anchors, a special tool used to measure the attachment force of the child seat of under 40 pounds, and an easy to maneuver around clearance angle greater than 54 degrees.  

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Why Some People Go From Sedan to Hatchback

The choice of vehicle is such a big thing to figure out for people. One thing that people are noticing is that they are finding some benefits for the new types of vehicles they consider. For instance, some people make the switch from sedan to hatchback. There are a few advantages that the hatchback has over the other vehicle.

One of the things that people look to the hatchback for is practicality. Not everyone has the luxury of buying vehicles that have a lot of bells and whistles. This is one of the advantages that the hatchback has over other…

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Tips for Choosing Your Teen's First Car

The day that you have dreaded most of your child's life is upon you, allowing them to drive off on their own in their own vehicle. Choosing the right car for a teen can help to put your mind at ease. The one thing your child does not need today is a car packed with an abundance of horsepower. Once they get better at driving, they can step up into a muscle car if they like, but for now your focus should be on getting them a car that is safer. 

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Check Out These Cool Tailgating Essentials

If you can plan your tailgating party in advance, you'll be in a better position to have fun times and create memories that'll last a lifetime.

One thing that is certain at your tailgate party, space will certainly be a premium. Instead of loading the coolers with ice. Place a few water bottles in the freeze, then when solid, drop in the coolers. As the ice melts, you will be able to use the water to drink later in the day. 

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Back-to-School Maintenance for Your Vehicle

With back-to-school season fast on its way, it is important for car owners to plan ahead for their maintenance in order to avoid damage when it's time to take the kids to school. Knowing what to expect from basic maintenance can be one of the best way for individuals to prepare.

It is vital for all car owners to plan for their maintenance according to their car's personalized needs. This means taking the vehicle down the regular scheduled list of maintenance duties. 

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Road Trips in the Family Vehicle

Who doesn't love going on a road trip? Taking a trip in the family vehicle is a rite of passage for many families every summer. While it can be quite fun at first, soon the minutes turn into hours. The kids in the backseat become bored and restless. Fortunately, there are many fun traveling games that are easy to play during trips.

I Spy and Twenty Questions are great games that all ages can play. "I spy with my little eye, something blue." One person recites a similar line, and the others try to guess the object. 

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What is the Difference Between a Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel-Drive Vehicle?

Deciding on a vehicle can take a great deal of thought. There are so many makes and models. One of your considerations might be the difference between a front-wheel-drive (FWD) and a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicle. The choice may be more straightforward if you determine a few basic principles. Think about the general road conditions on which you’ll do most of your driving, the number of miles you plan to drive, and what you expect of your vehicle.

A FWD offers an economical choice. Its design features the engine and drivetrain assembly in the front of the vehicle.

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