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Driving School

Sep 25th, 2012 | By

Reality Check 911-Driving School offers a three-hour behind the wheel program on a closed course.  Reality check isn’t just for new drivers or mature drivers worried about their driving skills declining.  If you’ve recently purchased a new car and want to take it through its paces to get a feel for how it handles in
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Safe driving tips from Goodyear

Sep 25th, 2012 | By

1. Changes in temperature impact tire pressure.  Check your tire’s air pressure at least once a month and keep them inflated to manufacturer’s recomendations (usually printed on the vehicle door placard or owner’s manual). 2. Check the tires tread depth. As rain falls, it mixes with grime and oil on the road creating slick conditions.
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A driver’s test without spending a dime on gas

Sep 25th, 2012 | By

You don’t have to have a terrible disease to have your life as a driver curtailed.  AAA recently announced that nearly 80 percent of drivers 65 and older take regular medication, yet only about half have talked to their doctors about the impact of these medications to their driving was launched to offer  SeniorDriving.AAA.com to
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Getting up to speed

Sep 25th, 2012 | By
Getting up to speed

In September, I received a phone call from a Goodyear representative who wanted to know if I were interested in attending a demonstration about tires. If you’ve been reading the “Senior Scene” for any length of time, you know the paper doesn’t have an automobile section. So I nearly told the rep that I wasn’t interested except that I’d received several phone calls recently and it got me to thinking.