What to keep in your car in case of an emergency
In a perfect world, things would always go as planned. As you already know, this world is not perfect, and calamities can happen. This is particularly true when it comes to driving. The road is full of perilous pitfalls that can turn even the most mundane commute into a roadside nightmare. Potholes, bad weather, and yes, bad drivers, can all create nasty situations for you. Even without those external problems, your vehicle may have some trouble all its own that can cause a breakdown. It is important that you are prepared for such situations, so we are offering this list of suggestions of what to keep in your car in case of an emergency. Read the rest of this entry »
2017 Nissan Leaf Kelley Blue Book recommendation
If you are thinking about buying a new or new-to-you set of wheels, you know it is important to conduct plenty of research before going out to the dealership. Where is one of the places you look for opinions and facts about the automobiles that have caught your interest? How about Kelley Blue Book, for starters? Kelley Blue Book is one of the biggest resources for owners and prospective owners alike, and when they talk, we listen. The organization just recognized one of the most unique vehicles in the Nissan lineup recently. Keep reading for more details about the 2017 Nissan Leaf Kelley Blue Book recommendation and what makes it so special. Read the rest of this entry »
Where can you find unique roadside attractions in Missouri?
This world of ours is many things, and “quirky” is certainly an apt description sometimes. Let’s face it, sometimes our shared interests are on the odd side, and we get a kick out of the absurd. As we grow closer to summer, it’s a good time to think about places to go and people to see. This is often a time when people like to go out and explore the world, and you can find a lot to do right here in your home state! There are some tourist stops or other attractions that are well-known and get a lot of attention, but what about some of the smaller, occasionally odd places scattered around? Where can you find unique roadside attractions in Missouri? We have a few suggestions! Read the rest of this entry »
If you have turned on the TV or been to the movies in the last few months, you may have noticed a partnership between Nissan and the Star Wars franchise. Given that Nissan has a popular SUV called the Rogue and the latest Star Wars flick was called “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” it was almost inevitable! Aside from creating a special Star Wars Limited Edition version of the 2017 Nissan Rogue, the partnership resulted in an immersive virtual reality experience called Battle Test: A Nissan Rogue 360-Degree VR Experience. This places you right in the middle of a simulated Star Wars battle featuring the Nissan Rogue, wherein you can check out some of its cool available safety features in action. Watch the new Nissan Star Wars virtual reality experience here! Be sure to click inside the video and/or move your phone around so you can see the action everywhere! Read the rest of this entry »
How much horsepower does the 2017 Nissan Murano have?
Crossover SUVs are all the rage these days. A lot can be said about these kinds of models. Back in the day, if you wanted an SUV in order to seat more passengers and carry more cargo than what you could fit inside a smaller vehicle, you had to sacrifice fuel economy and easy maneuverability. That is not the case with crossover models. One such available model in the Nissan lineup is the Murano. This passenger-oriented crossover SUV offers a delightful combination of fuel efficiency and horsepower. How much horsepower does the 2017 Nissan Murano have? Read on for more details! Read the rest of this entry »
What should you do if you encounter a flood while driving?
As warmer weather begins to permeate the land, the chances of severe weather are increasing. Living in the middle of the country, we are subject to any number of different severe weather incidents, and that includes flash floods. While these events may sometimes seem like no big deal, flash floods are extremely dangerous and should not be taken lightly. They can appear with little to no warning, especially in low-lying areas. What should you do if you encounter a flood while driving? Read on for a few safety reminders. Read the rest of this entry »
What are the worst distracted driving behaviors?
Driving is a daily activity for many people all over the world, and certainly right here in the United States. While that itself is not a problem, it can sometimes lead to being thought of as second nature, as if it doesn’t require all of your attention and thought. This could not be further from the truth. When you are driving any vehicle, you are commanding literally tons of machinery down busy streets, and disaster could strike at any moment, even if you are driving with your full attention. Unfortunately, in today’s world full of such impressive technology and “always-on” connectivity, it is easier than ever to be distracted while driving. That is why April has been declared Distracted Driving Awareness Month by the National Safety Council (NSC). What are the worst distracted driving behaviors? Read on for more details. Read the rest of this entry »
Easter 2017 events near Kansas City MO
Spring is here! At last, the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer. Springtime brings a lot with it, and one of those events is Easter. This year, Easter Sunday is on April 16, and there are plenty of Easter 2017 events near Kansas City MO that you and the whole family can enjoy. Read on for more details! Read the rest of this entry »
Nissan has been putting a greater emphasis on its trucks and SUVs of late, which makes sense given the popularity of each vehicle style. The 2017 Nissan Titan, already a powerhouse for the brand, is being expanded with the addition of the King Cab. The King Cab offers six-person seating, wide-opening rear doors, and even an available “rear seat delete” option if you plan to purchase the truck for commercial use. What is the difference between the 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab and other cab styles offered by the model? We have a chart that explains! Read the rest of this entry »
How to stop yourself from falling asleep at the wheel
Life gets awfully busy sometimes. You work hard all day, be it at your job or at school, and it can be exhausting. Chances are you have driven after a long day or night and just want to get home to your soft, cushy bed. But first and foremost, you must make it safely to your destination, and doing so while you are tired is no easy task. We have some suggestions for how to stop yourself from falling asleep at the wheel that may help. Read the rest of this entry »