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Explore Dog-Friendly Vehicles at A-1 Auto Sales

Our team in Winchester is dedicated to assisting dog owners with purchasing pet-friendly vehicles. We are well versed in explaining the most appealing car, truck, and SUV features that make traveling with beloved animals easier and more comfortable for all involved.

We place high emphasis on the safety and comfort levels of the driving and traveling experience for both people and their pets. Various vehicles offer top rated components for securing crates, carriers, safety harnesses, or dog seats. Our team is well versed about barrier systems, latch systems, and door systems.

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Tips for Handling a Sliding Vehicle

Your vehicle can be at a higher risk of sliding off of the road when it is covered in ice. However, you can reduce your odds of sliding by driving at speeds of less than 45 miles per hour. If your car does start to skid while driving in Winchester, do not panic or hit the brake.

What you will want to do is steer into the skid as this will help to point the front wheels and the back wheels in the same direction. If you steer against the skid, you could cause your car or truck to rotate…

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10 Essential Things to Keep In Your Car At All Times

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If you know your way around a vehicle, you probably have all kinds of tools in your vehicle in the event of an emergency. But if you aren’t quite as mechanically minded, what kinds of things should you keep in your car?

It’s tempting to prepare for every worst case scenario in the book, but you don’t need to go that far to equip your car with emergency essentials. In fact, some of the best things you can keep in your car are there to  just make your life a little easier. Consider finding room in your…

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5 Winter Vehicle Maintenance Tips You Should Never Forget


Winter can be a dangerous time for even the best drivers.

It’s hard enough dealing with freezing temperatures, inconvenient snowfall, and icy roads. But many drivers forget that their vehicles need extra TLC during the winter months too. Without proper maintenance, your vehicle could sustain long term damage or, even worse, be ill-equipped for the treacherous roads you drive it on. I don’t take these kinds of chances with my vehicle, and neither should you.

 

 

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3 of the Best Features for a Car to Have in Winter [And What They Mean For You!]

1350 × 900Imagine it. You wake up and temperatures have dipped again and it’s snowing outside. You put on a sweatshirt, make the coffee and get ready for work. You feel comfortable inside, but you feel a sense of dread. You know that soon you will have to brave the freezing temperatures to start the car and let it warm up, but that’s the easy part. Then comes the part where you have to navigate potentially treacherous snowy roads, hoping your car doesn’t spin out. But what can you do? Snow or no snow, life goes on - and you…

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Common Fuel System Problems

The fuel system and its components play a key role in the function of your motor. At A-1 Auto Sales, we want you to be educated when it comes to your vehicle. So, let's go over a few obvious signs that you need a fuel system service.

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The 5 Most Common Causes of Car Accidents [And What You Can Do To Prevent Them!]

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No one ever plans to get into a car accident. That’s why they’re called accidents.

Statistics show that 6 million car accidents occur in the United States every year. And of those accidents, 3 million people sustain injuries. The sad part is, the majority of these accidents are preventable. Sure, some may be completely out of the driver’s control. But if you stay alert on the road and exercise due caution, your risk of getting in an accident goes way down.

To help keep you on your toes, be wary of these 5 common causes of accidents…

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5 Tips for Driving in Windy Weather

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We don’t often hear about the dangers of driving during windy weather, but maybe we should.

No matter what car you drive, everyone’s felt that sudden shifting of your vehicle on the road when a strong wind kicks up. And it’s not just discomfort - strong winds can cause fatal accidents if you aren’t careful. Fortunately, this doesn’t mean you’re defenseless on the road. Here are five tips to that will ensure your safety in blustery conditions.

 

 

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5 Warning Signs Your Vehicle Needs Maintenance [And What to Do About It!]

4000 × 2669It’s easy to take our vehicles for granted. After you’ve driven thousands of miles without even the slightest problem, what’s the worst that could happen after your vehicle indicates something might be off?

Make no mistake: you should never ignore your vehicle’s warning signs. Yet one survey conducted indicates that 23% of drivers will wait two weeks before acting on even a check engine light. As easy as it is to brush off all your vehicle’s signs that something might be wrong, you don’t want to get into a habit of it. 

 

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