Monthly Archives: January 2013

New Year’s Resolutions: Auto Style

This is the year that your resolutions will not be forgotten. Your list will not be crumpled up in frustration in the coming weeks. We think you have the determination to meet your goals. At D&R Autoworks, we love everything related to automobiles. We know them well and we like to learn about them. This year we want to share some auto-related resolutions that you and your family might find interesting. Teach Your Teen Auto Care (or Learn With your Teen) - Whether you are an auto junkie or clueless about cars, there are some basics that every driver should know. Teach your children some basics this year or consider taking a class with your teen driver. Road Trip Check out a new destination either near or far from your home, and plan a road trip for some quality on-the-road time. A road trip can be the perfect way to explore the country, spend quality time with loved ones, and visit new places. Teach Your Teen to Drive a Stick ... read more


Auto Care

Use Winter as an Opportunity for Teaching Driving Skills

After years of experience, we parents know how important cautious driving is in the winter. The impending ice, sleet, and snow often have parents worried; if teens are just learning and haven’t had experience, you may be scared to let them take the wheel. You do have right to be concerned. Teen drivers who have not driven in winter conditions are not used to the drastically different road conditions. Winter weather conditions require heightened senses and quicker reaction times. Fair-weather driving does not require the same level of attention and skill as winter driving. It may just be that your new teen driver is not experienced in these techniques. So, should you enact a new rule to keep your teen drivers out of the driver’s seat for the next two months? Should you declare winter months off limits for driving? For all of you nervous parents, we have a classic word of wisdom: Practice makes perfect. Teens will only become seasoned drivers if they have practic ... read more


Driver Safety
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