Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

How Can I Drive Safely on Snowy Roads in Wisconsin this Winter?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Winter driving safety tips, text on an image of a car tire driving over a snowy road

Wisconsin Winter Driving Safety Tips for Snowy & Icey Roads

If it seems like winter started a bit early this year you are not alone.  Somehow winter started right after summer left us.  It is not uncommon for Mother Nature to skip a season here in Wisconsin but I believe we can all agree that we wish it would’ve been winter this time.  Better luck next year maybe.  But, with that being said it is time to start thinking about driving on Wisconsin’s wintery roadways.  Snow and ice make travel in our state uniquely difficult but not impossible and by following our winter driving safety tips below you can be sure to arrive at your destination safe and sound. (more…)

What are the Safety & Technology Features of the 2018 Buick Encore?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
Overhead exterior view of the driver side of a gray 2018 Buick Encore

2018 Buick Encore Safety & Technology Features

When you are looking for a new vehicle you expect that it will have a responsive and efficient engine and that the interior will be comfortable and accommodating.  What you really want to know about is how a vehicle’s evolved technology features can keep you connected with directions, phone calls, and help you play your favorite song.  The 2018 Buick Encore is obviously equipped with all of the mechanical stuff that you’d expect under the hood, but it is also loaded with all of the latest and greatest technology that you have been wishing and waiting for.  Find out more about all the 2018 Buick Encore’s technology and safety features below. (more…)

How Can I Safely Deep-Fry a Thanksgiving Turkey?

Thursday, November 9th, 2017
Safely Deep Fry a Turkey, text on an image of a cartoon turkey being dropped into the fryer

How to Safely Deep-Fry a Thanksgiving Turkey

Everyone has seen a horror video of a Thanksgiving turkey being deep fried that ends in disastrous results.  The reason people continue to deep fry turkeys is because, when done properly and safely, a deep-fried turkey is one of the most incredible meats to enter your mouth.  It turns a lean, dry meat and miraculously turns it into a moist and mouth-watering masterpiece.  When deep frying a turkey, safety should always be the number one priority, and even though deep fried turkey is a holiday delicacy, never drink and fry.  Here is how to safely and deliciously deep-fried turkey. (more…)

What are the 2017 Milwaukee, WI area Deer Hunting Dates?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

2017 Milwaukee, WI area Deer Hunting Dates

You can feel fall has finally arrived with the cold wind nipping at your nose, and that means that hunting season is upon us.  Bow hunters hit the woods on September 16th, and the bowhunting season continues until January 7th, 2018.  Gun season feels like it is getting a late start this year, but that is mostly due to the warm temperatures extending deeper than normal.  But, before you know it, you’ll be wearing the blaze orange once again while you wait for your trophy buck to finally come along this year. (more…)

Tell Me About the Specs & Features of the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
2018 Chevrolet Traverse Specs Features

2018 Chevrolet Traverse Specs & Features

If your family dinners sometimes take place inside your SUV on the way to a music recital or soccer game, then you understand the importance of having a spacious and safety conscious vehicle.  Life is in constant motion and you wouldn’t want it any other way.  The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse was designed for the weekend warrior and families on the go.  With versatile passenger and cargo capabilities, the 2018 Traverse delivers on the daily demands that you require your vehicle to deal with.  Intuitive technology and advanced safety features make the Chevrolet Traverse a 2018 must-see SUV, get to know all the Traverse’s specs and features below. (more…)

What Rules Should I Follow While Driving on the Highway?

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Highway Driving Tips and Rules to Follow

Highway Driving Tips & Rules to Follow

Why does it seem on the days that we are already running late, everyone on the highway is driving like they are in a parade?  The most frustrating part of our day is when we encounter three vehicles driving the same speed across all three lanes of traffic, essentially rendering the entire concept of a multi-lane highway obsolete.  You don’t need to be an aggressive speed demon on the highway to facilitate proper traffic flow, all you need to do is be attentive and conscientious of other drivers on the highway.  Avoid causing and getting caught in congestion on the highway by following these simple rules and tips. (more…)

See the Superb 2017 Chevrolet Malibu’s Style and Safety

Monday, July 24th, 2017
2017 Chevrolet Malibu Style and Safety

2017 Chevrolet Malibu Style and Safety

The split front grille frames the bowtie badge of the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, and the low-lying accent lights with wide set headlights form its fierce face.  Flowing body lines streak along the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu’s flanks and meet seamlessly at the rear fender, adding to the aerodynamic appearance of the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu are its wide wheelbase that accentuates its sleek and sporty style.  The finely designed exterior bleeds into the relaxing, roomy and intelligent interior of the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu.  Offering superb styling and safety the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is the complete package. (more…)

What Are Some Basic Summer Water Safety Tips?

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Water Safety Tips & Advice

Water Safety Tips and Advice

Summer is a season of excess.  Camping, fishing, boating, Wisconsin Dells and Bar-B-Q’s by the pool just to name a few frequent activities, and the common denominator is water.  Whether at a lake, river or just the neighborhood pool, water is ever present and even the strongest swimmers should still practice caution and follow these water safety tips and advice. (more…)

Does Tire Pressure Affect My Fuel Efficiency

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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I was driving cautiously as I always do when the car in front of me swerves quickly to avoid a pothole the size of Lake Michigan and before I can avoid the beast it almost swallows my tire whole but I make it out the other side.  Instantly an icon of a flat tire appears on the dashboard warning me of “low tire pressure”.  I find myself asking: How much does tire pressure affect my car anyway?  Does it decrease my fuel efficiency? Low tire pressure just makes for a softer more comfortable ride, right?  How do I know how much pressure I should have in my tires?  Questions swirl about my brain.

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How to Stay Safe Driving in Severe Summer Weather

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Severe summer Weather Driving Tips

Summer weather…there’s nothing like it. At one moment, you can be teeing off on the first hole, enjoying a joyful drenching of sunshine. By the time you’ve hit hole five, however, you’re getting a drenching of a different kind, and are cowering under a tree hoping for a reprieve. These conditions can be particularly rough if you’re in the car, but they don’t have to be. Here are tips for driving in severe summer weather, particularly thunderstorms, hail and high winds. (more…)