Category Archives: Safety

A car driving through a huge puddle on a road while it is raining

How Do I Drive Safer in the Rain?

Drive Confidently in the Rain with These Tips

Driving in the rain can be a challenging task for anyone. Whether it is simply misting or a complete downpour, the roads can become slippery and hazards are everywhere. However, there are many driving habits you can practice to improve your ability to drive in the rain. The most important thing to keep in mind as you drive is the safety of yourself and others. This blog will go over some driving tips you should keep in mind the next time you need to travel by car in the rain. Together we can make the roads a bit safer.

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A 2021 Kia K5 driving on a road

Driver Assistance Technology on the 2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia K5 Provides Additional Safety with Driver Assistance

If you are thinking about investing in a 2021 Kia K5, you are probably thinking about a few elements: performance, efficiency, and safety. The top element on this list is—of course—safety. The 2021 Kia K5 is filled with the standard safety features you can find on most cars. This includes airbags and seatbelts. In addition to these items, the 2021 K5 has driver assistance technology. These features assist drivers with driving and parking. Not only does it increase driver awareness but it can help prevent accidents. This blog contains a video that will go over some of the driver assistance features found on the 2021 Kia K5.

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2021 Kia Sportage driving on bridge

How Safe is the 2021 Kia Sportage?

2021 Kia Sportage Equipped with Safety Features 

The Kia Sportage is known for its safety and reliability, and the 2021 Kia Sportage is no different. From the design of the vehicle to the driver assistance and safety features, the 2021 Sportage was designed to ease your mind. When you are behind the wheel, you can feel confident knowing your 2021 Sportage has your back. 

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Why is my fuel economy worse when it’s cold out?

Most common reasons for decreased fuel efficiency in the winter 

As of the time of writing this, we have a full 8 degrees Fahrenheit to work with here in Racine – that’s less than ideal, obviously, for a number of reasons. First, there’s always the threat that your vehicle might not turn over, but even if it does, you might notice your fuel economy getting worse with the drop in temperature. Why is that?   Read the rest of this entry >>

rear view of 2019 kia sorento driving in snow

Is All-Wheel Drive or Four-Wheel Drive Better for Snow in Southeast Wisconsin?

AWD Vs. 4WD in Snow

With the festive December season now in our rearview mirror, the bleak and cheerless portion of winter is our next stop. We’re not just being grim about the end of the beautiful lights, generosity and cozy feelings that accompany the holiday season. We’re also trying to honestly address the fact that snow, ice and frigid temperatures are often at their worst just following the beginning of the new year. Read the rest of this entry >>

student thinking with kia cars floating around her head

Our Region Presents Unique Challenges. Keep Young Drivers Ready for Anything.

Best Car for Teens in Racine, Milwaukee and Southeast Wisconsin

Many of us don’t truly know the meaning of stress or anxiety until we’re responsible for and care about an early driver on the road. During this time, your child has gone from having his or her world extend from the 5-mile radius he or she could walk/bike/bus by themselves to a seemingly endless world that stops only at the Panama Canal to the South and the Bering Strait to the North. Read the rest of this entry >>

a car going through a car wash from the rear

Snow, Salt and Sadness: Will Washing Keep the Rust at Bay During Winter

Car-Wash Frequency for Winter in Wisconsin

Talking to those who live in warmer states about winter can make you feel like you’re missing out on something. Those who don’t have to deal with a long and snowy winter often wax poetic about the beauty of a fresh coat of snow or the ethereal charm of winter and cozy nights in.

Unfortunately, they’re forgetting about the fact that for every quiet field of blanketed snow, there are 25 roads lined with deep-brown sludgy run-off that grabs on to any passing vehicle and latches on to wheel wells, fenders, etc. threatening to eat through everything you love. Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Kia Optima driving on a road

Top safety rating of 2018 Kia Optima helps it become an easy pick for new sedan

2018 Kia Optima Safety Rating 

The key to getting behind the wheel of a new sedan that can offer you the protection you are looking for while on the road is to find one that offers a long list of standard safety features and an impressive list of active safety technologies. If you are looking for a new car that can give you many options when it comes to safety, the 2018 Kia Optima is an easy pick as it offers several advanced safety systems and standard safety features. Keep reading to learn more about all the safety features, equipment and technologies that are available in the 2018 Kia Optima sedan.  Read the rest of this entry >>