Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category

When does my Honda Civic need a tire rotation? 

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
front view of red honda civic on city street

Tire care is a big part of being a car owner. There are several different things you need to do to keep your tires healthy. One of those is getting them rotated. As a Honda Civic owner, you want to make sure that your sporty car is taken care of. Tires are some of the most vulnerable parts of your car, so you should do everything you can to keep them in good shape. A tire rotation is one of the most rudimentary services to have done to your Civic, and we recommend getting your tires rotated once every six months or 6,000-8,000 miles. Keep reading to learn more about tire services at Matt Castrucci Honda.  (more…)

How to avoid distracted driving 

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
man holding phone while driving

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…)

What is that weird smell in my car? 

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
man plugging nose

Have you noticed some odd, sometimes putrid smells coming from somewhere in your car? If you’re positive that you have cleaned out all of your trash and you still smell something funky, there could be a problem with your car. Continue reading to get a few possible explanations for that bizarre odor.  (more…)

Ways you can prevent auto theft

Friday, February 8th, 2019
thief holding flashlight in car window

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…)

Bizarre road laws in Ohio 

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
aerial view of vehicles on highway

Wherever you go in the world, you’re bound to come across some strange laws. Some laws might make you wonder about why the local government felt a need to legislate such a law. Ohio is not immune to bizarre laws, specifically ones that pertain to driving. Keep reading to learn about some obscure laws around the state so you don’t get an unexpected ticket.  (more…)

Important car insurance terms to know

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
person signing papers, animated car in thought bubble

Car insurance is rarely something that we like to talk about. In fact, it’s pretty much the most boring subject imaginable. Nonetheless, it is something that needs to be brought up from time to time because, as boring as it is, it is important. There are some important terms that you should know, and we’re here to help. Continue reading to learn more.  (more…)

Tips for nighttime driving in the snow

Friday, January 18th, 2019
view from inside car, person driving in snow

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…)

How can I maximize my fuel economy?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
dashboard gas light

This is a question asked by car owners all the time. Good gas mileage consistently ranks as one of the top priorities for new car shoppers. Even if your vehicle isn’t particularly good on gas, there are still things you can do to improve your fuel efficiency. Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

Active safety features vs. passive safety features

Friday, December 21st, 2018
black hona fit parked in lot

You have probably heard the terms active safety and passive safety when shopping for cars. Safety is our number one priority and we want to make sure that you know everything you need to know about automotive safety features. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between Honda active safety and passive safety features.  (more…)

Ways to help prevent car sickness

Saturday, December 15th, 2018
woman holding back throw up

Motion sickness is an ailment felt by so many people. Some are more sensitive than others, and a simple car ride can be enough to bring on a woozy feeling. While children are usually more susceptible to getting car sick, adults of any age can feel ill on a long car ride. Read up on some ways you can prevent it or make it go away. (more…)