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State Farm asks, Is Your Trunk Roadside Emergency Ready?

 

State FarmMurfreesboro, TN – Severe winter weather can touch many areas that wouldn’t normally have to deal with it. Historically bad weather means the potential to be stranded on the road rises exponentially.

Nearly all drivers could improve what is in their trunk to be better prepared for roadside emergencies. A survey by State Farm and KRC Research shows two-thirds of drivers (67 percent) had some sort of “junk” in their trunk ranging from car detailing equipment to toys and used food or drink containers.

Is your trunk roadside emergency ready? If you get stranded, what will you find in your trunk - a gorilla costume or jumper cables? New State Farm survey reveals drivers have junk in their trunk instead of essential supplies; men more prepared than women. (State Farm)

Is your trunk roadside emergency ready? If you get stranded, what will you find in your trunk – a gorilla costume or jumper cables? New State Farm survey reveals drivers have junk in their trunk instead of essential supplies; men more prepared than women. (State Farm)

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AAA reports that most Motorists are not prepared for Winter Weather

 

3 out of 5 People Don’t have Winter Driving Kits in their Vehicles

AAATampa, FL – Extremely cold weather is moving across the southeastern United States and AAA warns motorists to be careful and make sure their vehicles are prepared for an emergency.

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent happen during snowfall or sleet.

Snow and ice on the roads.

Snow and ice on the roads.

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AAA Recommends Car Care Checklist to Prepare for Upcoming Winter Driving

 

In recognition of October as AAA Car Care Month, the nation’s largest motor club reminds drivers seasonal checkups are essential for worry-free driving as weather changes

AAAOrlando, FL – With the change of seasons most people examine their wardrobes. Last season’s coat is inspected for wear, and boots, sweaters and wool slacks come out of the closet for scrutiny. AAA reminds motorists that cars also need seasonal checkups.

AAA recommends that motorists use a simple checklist to determine their car’s fall and winter maintenance needs. Most of the items on the checklist can be inspected by car owners in less than an hour, but several others should be performed by a certified technician. «Read the rest of this article»

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