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Blind-Spot Monitors Can Keep You Safe on The Road

When we first began driving, we were taught the importance of consistently checking our rearview and side mirrors before doing anything. If you have been driving for a long time, you know that conditions on the road can change in a split second. For this reason, it is important that you have an effective solution to view your blind-spot.

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Options for a Truck Bed Liner

Whether you're considering drop-in, spray-in, or carpet liner for your truck bed, it's important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of each option. At Honda of Great Falls, we can help you decide which is right for your driving needs.

Spray-in liners are applied directly to the bed of the truck.

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Thoughts on Why You Should Consider a Hatchback in the Used Vehicle Market

The great thing about shopping for a used vehicle is that there are so many different options of vehicles to think about. When it comes to the overall style of vehicle that you choose, it actually does matter what some of the subtler features bring to the table. When it comes to trunk style and rear end style, you can select from a traditional trunk lid opening, or you can opt for the hatchback option.

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How to Safely Load Cargo into Your SUV

Our entire team at Honda of Great Falls wanted to make sure you got the most out of your SUV by offering you some tips on how to load cargo safely.

Be sure that you take the time to secure any loose items, so they are not projectiles when you hit the brakes hard or take tight turns. 

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What Do You Need to Change a Tire?

With winter just around the corner, you don't want to drive the streets of Great Falls without everything you need to change a tire in your trunk for emergencies. No one wants to fill their vehicle with unnecessary junk, but a big part of being prepared is making sure you have the right tools for the job. So what exactly do you need to change a tire?

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The Motion Sickness Dilemma

Children and adults alike may suffer from motion sickness when traveling in a vehicle, on an amusement park ride or being tossed to and from on a boat. It starts with mild nausea and quickly progresses to cold sweats and vomiting. However, a few tips might help prevent the mild illness from ruining your day.

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Improve Your Gas Mileage by Driving Sensibly

Regardless of your vehicle's average gas mileage rating, there's usually room for improvement to be found by changing driving habits that use more fuel than is needed to get from one place to another. One way to start saving at the gas pump is to drive more sensibly.

Driving sensibly eliminates unnecessary acceleration and braking. 

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Understanding the Complexities of Tire Sidewall Markings

Contrary to what many may think, there is a reason for all of the sidewall markings on your vehicle's tires. The first letter on the tire represents what kind of vehicle the tire is engineered to serve. The following digits and letters represent a variety of specifications including the size of the tire, the model, the speed rating, the load index, and more. 

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How Much Can My Vehicle Tow?

Towing a load that is too large is going to put you and everyone around you in danger. That is why it is so important to carefully check all of your vehicle’s specs and features before attaching anything to the hitch.

Your owner’s manual should contain a wide variety of information including horsepower, braking distance, tow capacity, proper hitch size, and wiring harness connections.

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Carpooling Tips: Get Ready for Back-To-School

Carpooling should be a safe and organized way for parents to share in the responsibility of transporting and picking up children during the school day. This will help you save time and gas money during the week, as you may only be responsible for one day of trips.

Keeping The Kids Safe

Children under 13 years old should ride in the back seats. If they are under 4ft 9in, they should have a booster seat with them in the mornings, so they can ride legally. 

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