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Find Out About a Blind Spot Monitor

Our BRENNER CAR CREDIT associates have a goal to help keep Mifflintown customers updated about the latest technologies offered with some of our vehicles. A blind spot monitor is a driver-assist feature that many drivers choose because it enhances protection. With higher trims, a blind spot monitor may be a standard feature, and mid-level and base trims may have a blind spot monitor as an available feature.

A blind spot monitor can help you avoid lane-change accidents by scanning the road for vehicles that are entering your blind spot zones...

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Our Best Tips for Correcting a Slide on Ice

Your friends here at BRENNER CAR CREDIT want to remind you to be safe on the roads this winter. When driving in icy conditions, sliding is a major concern. Before you get on the road this winter, make sure you have good tires with plenty of tread left on them. When there is ice on the roadway, drive slower than 45 mph, and leave plenty of space between you and other cars.

If your car starts sliding, follow our slide safety tips to correct it:

  • Do not slam your brakes. This will be your immediate response, but it will only…
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If You're in an Accident, This is What You Should Do

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, it's important that you take the right steps moving forward. You want to make sure that everyone involved is safe. You also need to complete a few steps to ensure that you are protected, whether you were at fault for the accident or not.

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Look out for Cyclists in Poor Weather Driving Conditions

With winter weather fast approaching, it is essential for drivers who live near Brenner Car Credit, and indeed everywhere, to make relevant preparations. In addition to making seasonal changes to their vehicles, drivers should also keep in mind the importance of staying extra alert to the presence of pedestrians and cyclists during poor weather.

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Taking Care of the Straps on the Car Seat

When placing your child in the child seat and securing them, you have to make sure that every part of the car seat is safe for the child. Among the things to look at are the straps of the vehicle. Making sure that everything is well adjusted is important for a safe ride.

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The Magic of the Auto Dimming Mirror

Who among us hasn't had the annoyance, and sometimes anxiety of driving on a dark road with glaring headlights behind us causing us to have difficulty navigating the road ahead? Fortunately, many cars these days come equipped with auto-dimming mirrors.

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Understanding Vehicle Safety Ratings

You have probably seen vehicle safety ratings advertised on television as the automakers pitch you on their various vehicles. It is important to understand that those ratings have real meaning and that you should pay attention to them.

They are rated on a star system between one and five stars with five being the highest. 

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Back to School Carpooling

Summer is quickly coming to an end and the children are headed back to school. For many people, that means carpooling, in order to get everyone to their designated schools and workplaces on time. Here at Brenner Car Credit, we always want your family to be safe while on the road. Carpooling should be as drama-free as possible, and you should always make sure it remains safe, for all the children you are chauffeuring.

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Different Ways Your Headlights Can Go Bad

While it would be nice to have headlights that last throughout the life of the vehicle. Unfortunately, there are many factors that can have an effect on the headlights. Throughout the use of your vehicle, your headlights are going to wind up putting out a reduced amount of light.

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Are Your Tires in Need of Replacement?

Tires are crucial to your car's performance. Not only that, but tires that are improperly inflated or with too much wear or tear can be dangerous to drive. Getting a flat while you're driving can cause you to lose control and end up resulting in a serious accident, injuring yourself or others.

One major sign your tire needs replaced if it's consistently losing air. Is your tire pressure monitor on your dashboard always on? Does one tire always seem lower than others? It may have a leak or even a hole. 

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