Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

How to Prevent and Cure Motion Sickness in the Car

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Motion Sickness Car and Vehicle Prevention Instructions

Do you or someone you know suffer from motion sickness? There are varying degrees, of course, but the root cause is some measure of discomfort, whether major or minor, when riding in a vehicle. Different vehicles produce different effects in different people. Also, the severity changes too. There will be much less movement produced on a bicycle than that of a speedboat or airplane travel.

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Recommended Tire Pressure for 2018 Volkswagen Models

Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Recommended Tire Pressure for 2018 VW Atlas, Beetle, Golf, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan

What are the recommended tire pressure levels for all of the 2018 Volkswagen vehicles? You should be able to find this information in your manual, printed on the front interior of the driver’s door, and with the Volkswagen tire pressure monitoring system if have it equipped. However, if you’re having any trouble finding this information, don’t worry. We have the recommended tire pressures for the 2018 models of the VW Atlas, Beetle, Golf, Jetta, Passat, and Tiguan listed below!

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What is Volkswagen Sign Assist and How Does It Work?

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Volkswagen Sign Assist Driver Assistance Technology

What new piece of car technology do you find fascinating? Maybe you like the convenience of Keyless Access and Remote Start Ignition. There’s also the helpful Smart Cruise Control that uses sensors to prevent collisions with autonomous braking. Well, luckily, there’s another great piece of vehicle tech to obsess over. From Volkswagen’s catalog of fun and affordable vehicles comes Sign Assist! So, what is Sign Assist?

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What is the EPC Warning Light on my Volkswagen Dashboard?

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
EPC Warning Light

How to Fix the EPC Light on a Volkswagen Vehicle 

On your dashboard, you can find a bunch of warning lights that will light up to alert you about certain parts of your vehicle’s functions. These could be as simple as not putting on your seatbelt, or as serious as a problem with your brakes. But how do you know? Do you recognize what every warning light really means? Even if you recognize the symbol, do you know what to do about it? On Volkswagen vehicles you’ll find the EPC warning light. When the EPC icon lights up on your dashboard, what should you do?

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Are Safety Features Worth the Money?

Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Today’s cars are so jam-packed with technology that sometimes it seems like they can almost drive themselves. Modern safety features offer a much safer ride than cars from even ten short years ago. However, one of the biggest things that separates more basic models from higher-end models is additional safety features—but are they worth the extra money? (more…)

Car Seat Safety Tips

Monday, July 17th, 2017
kids

Four Ways You Can Make Sure Your Child is Safe in a Car Seat

Today’s improved safety features offer safer rides for all passengers. If you’re driving with precious cargo—especially if that cargo is pretty new to the world—it’s important to make sure that all of the boxes are checked. Take a look here to find out a little more about how to secure that car seat. (more…)

2017 Volkswagen Passat Safety Feature Options

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

The midsize sedan segment is incredibly competitive, with all the latest advances in convenience and high-tech features making it easier and easier to enjoy your daily drive. The 2017 Volkswagen Passat has been a popular option for drivers looking to get the most out of their vehicle, as it combines a comfortable, spacious interior with a functional, modern design. Check out the engine specs and available safety features for the 2017 Volkswagen Passat.   (more…)

What are the Best Safety Features on the 2017 Jetta?

Monday, November 28th, 2016
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Safety Features

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Safety Features

As much as we love fun multi-media technology, sometimes it’s important to power down the touchscreen display, bust out the owners manual, and get familiar with the life-saving safety features that the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta offers its drivers.

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5 tips for calming your road rage

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
5 tips for calming your road rage

We’ve all gotten a little bit grumpy with other drivers while we are behind the wheel. It happens to the best of us. But road rage can become a serious issue when you start spending more of your trip angry with other drivers than indifferent to them. In fact, AAA reported that aggressive driving is a factor in 54 percent of fatal crashes. So what are some ways to calm down when you start feeling the road rage kick in? (more…)

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Off-roading Capabilities

Sunday, July 17th, 2016
2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Off-roading Capabilities

The VW Golf family will welcome another member when the 2017 Golf Alltrack goes on sale later this year. The Alltrack model will come only with Volkswagen’s 4MOTION all-wheel drive, which means every trim will have some serious off-roading capabilities. The Alltrack is shaping up to be an appealing alternative for those family-vehicle shoppers who want to ditch the crossover craze but still want a little insurance when they head off the pavement. (more…)