Things You Should Do and Shouldn’t Do if You get Stuck in the Snow

October 26th, 2015

Snow is a regular part of Colorado winters, which means you may have to deal with your car getting stuck in the snow. When this happens, it’s important to know what you should do and what you shouldn’t do.

What to Do if You get Stuck

  • •  Turn your Steering Wheel from Side to Side – This can help to loosen the tires up and clear snow from around the tires. You can gain traction and friction from moving the wheel from side to side.
  • •  Use Kitty Litter or Sand – It’s a good idea to carry a bag of sand or kitty litter during the winter. This is a great choice when you need traction. Pour it around your tires for better traction when stuck in the snow. (Without sand or kitty litter at your disposal, you can try using a floor mat.)
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Top Used Vehicles Under $10,000

October 26th, 2015

With the necessity of safety and reliability, choosing the right used vehicle for your needs is important. Just about every model entering the used market has a higher average life-cycle now compared to a decade ago. This is a good thing because more good vehicles are found under $10,000 on the used market. Here are some of the top choices.

2006-2007 Ford Fusion

These two years were the first two for the Fusion. The vehicle provides a great choice on the used market with a reliability score of 4-out-of-5 from JD Power and Associates. The vehicle also received a high crash rating and an overall test score from Consumer Reports of 84-out-of-100. Along with these stats, the Fusion provides a roomy vehicle with plenty of comfort.

2004 – 2006 Mini Cooper

If a smaller vehicle is your thing, yo ...[more]

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