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What to Do in Case of an Accident in NEWNAN

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in NEWNAN, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what NEWNAN drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident in NEWNAN is considered a crime - even if it's not your fault. And hit and run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of your GA driver's license or even jail time.Your jurisdiction may require that you try to help someone who is injured by calling for help or performing first aid if you are able. Warn other motorists by putting out flares, using your flashers or lifting your hood. Call NEWNAN emergency services as soon as possible. Tell the operator if medical or fire help is needed.You should always file a police report. It's tempting to skip this if everything seems to be ok. But ... read more

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Are There Blind Spots in NEWNAN?

  All NEWNAN drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around NEWNAN.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can greatly reduce blind spots by properly adjusting our mirrors to give the widest coverage possible. Make the adjustments in your vehicle before you start to drive.First, NEWNAN drivers should adjust their rear view mirrors to give the best possible view directly to the rear of their vehicle. NEWNAN folks don't need it to get a better view of either side of the car, the kids in the back seat or their dazzling smile. It's pretty obvious, the rear view mirror should reflect the rear.Next, lean your head until it almost touches the driver's side window. Adjust your side mirror so that you can just barely see the side of your car. Now, lean your head to the middle of the car and ... read more

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Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on GA Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in GA spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.)So what does this have to do with how your vehicle smells while you're driving around NEWNAN?Well, which scent did you think makes drivers more alert? Is it: A. Strawberry B. New Car C. Pine D. Warm Vanilla Breeze It's C. Drivers are more alert and have less fatigue with pine scent in the vehicle, according to AroMetrics.And, drivers were less angry with overall improved driving performance with strawberry and pine scents.And you thought they just smelled nice. CROSSROADS AUTOMOTIVE3210 HWY 34 ENEWNAN, GA 3026577

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Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in NEWNAN?

There is a clear and vocal demand in NEWNAN and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the GA market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on NEWNAN area roads today, and many more being developed. Yet each of these vehicles has its own advantages and disadvantages. NEWNAN auto owners should learn what these advantages and disadvantages are before running out and purchasing one of these alternative fuel vehicles at your nearest NEWNAN dealership.NEWNAN drivers should carefully research the vehicle care before buying an alternative fuel vehicle, as it may or may not coincide with the standards for gasoline vehicles. You should look at costs as well; these vehicles may help save our environment here in NEWNAN, but that might not represent a savings to your wallet. You'll need to decide what you can afford and what will work for your lifesty ... read more

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