Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category
Distracted driving, in one way or another, is the leading cause of car accidents in the United States. You can become distracted behind the wheel in more ways than one, so there are several different things you should do to avoid those distractions. Check out some helpful tips that should keep your eyes and mind on the road. (more…)
Theft is an unfortunate reality in life. People have personal possessions stolen every day. In more extreme cases, vehicles can be stolen or broken into. Your car is likely one of the most expensive things you have, so you should take every precaution necessary to keep it safe. Whether you want to protect items in your car or the car itself, we have a few tips that are worth reading. (more…)
Driving at night comes with its own dangers and driving in the snow comes with its own dangers. If you combine these driving conditions, the results may be less than ideal. Sometimes, driving in poor conditions is unavoidable. In that case, there are things you should do to stay as safe as possible. Keep reading to learn more. (more…)
For many drivers, hybrid sedans are appealing due to their fuel efficiency. However, many of the exterior design decisions made for the sake of fuel economy are frustrating to some. The Honda Insight is back for the 2019 model year, designed for efficiency while keeping a sporty aesthetic. There are a variety of 2019 Honda Insight driver assistance and comfort features you should be aware of. (more…)
What safety features come with the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan?
Sedans are the go-to option for many drivers who need a dependable vehicle for their commute. Understandably, one of the top priorities when it comes to vehicle selection is safety. Manufacturers design vehicles with a variety of safety features to protect drivers and passengers. But what safety features come with the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan? This sedan comes with multiple active and passive safety features in addition to optional driver assist technology systems.
Are crossover SUVs safer than cars?
Few consumer products are as focused on safety than the cars, trucks and crossover SUVs made by Honda and sold at Matt Castrucci Honda. It seems unthinkable there was even a day, much less several generations where something as ubiquitous as seat belts requirements – or even standard equipment. In the modern automotive industry, crossover SUVs are the most popular vehicle platform on the market today. While a lot of changes have been made, driving a crossover SUV is not the same as driving a sedan, coupe or hatchback. (more…)
Most streets aren’t completely flat, and it would be a big bummer if your car rolled backwards every time it was stopped on an incline. Luckily, most new cars come equipped with Hill Start Assist, which is a safety feature designed to combat that problem. But how does Hill Start Assist work? Vehicle technologies can be tough to understand, so we’re “braking” down Hill Start Assist (see what we did there?) in laymen’s terms! Read on for details! (more…)
Car shoppers looking for a new family vehicle often have safety features at the top of their priority lists, and for good reason. Keeping our family as safe as possible in day-to-day life is one of our top concerns, so why would that change when shopping for a new vehicle? If you’re looking for a new minivan well-equipped with safety features, our team here Matt Castrucci Honda can’t recommend the 2018 Honda Odyssey enough. Keep reading to learn about the 2018 Odyssey’s standard and advanced safety features! (more…)
It’s important to be prepared when you head out on the open road, and although we hope you never have a reason to need one, it’s never a bad idea to have a roadside emergency kit in your vehicle. If the unthinkable does happen and you get in an accident or break down on the side of the road, having a roadside emergency kit in your trunk will help ease the stress of the situation at least a little bit. Keep reading to find out what items we recommend storing in your roadside emergency kit! (more…)