Steps to Take if You're in an Accident

Even the best drivers can have an accident. Preparing for the worst while hoping for the best is a good way to ensure that you'll be able to do the right things when the time comes and you are having trouble thinking clearly.

Ensuring everyone involved is all right should be your paramount priority. If you have a first aid kit, administer bandages and call emergency services if the injuries seem severe. If you can move the vehicles a safe distance from oncoming traffic, do so as soon as possible, and set up a warning for motorists using flares…

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Steps to Take if You're in an Accident

Even the best drivers can have an accident. Preparing for the worst while hoping for the best is a good way to ensure that you'll be able to do the right things when the time comes and you are having trouble thinking clearly.

Ensuring everyone involved is all right should be your paramount priority. If you have a first aid kit, administer bandages and call emergency services if the injuries seem severe. If you can move the vehicles a safe distance from oncoming traffic, do so as soon as possible, and set up a warning for motorists using flares…

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Android Auto History

When the advent of smartphones reached consumers, the craving to answer texts and calls while driving was overwhelming. Accidents ensued, up to and including deaths, because drivers were not paying attention to the road. Communities, states and the federal government began issuing laws regulating the use of smartphones while driving.

Google resolved the issue in 2015 by developing “Android Auto.” Soon cars manufacturers installed Android Auto into their systems. Hyundai, Kia, and Chevrolet were the first to adopt the new technology that allowed drivers to communicate hands-free.  

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Android Auto History

When the advent of smartphones reached consumers, the craving to answer texts and calls while driving was overwhelming. Accidents ensued, up to and including deaths, because drivers were not paying attention to the road. Communities, states and the federal government began issuing laws regulating the use of smartphones while driving.

Google resolved the issue in 2015 by developing “Android Auto.” Soon cars manufacturers installed Android Auto into their systems. Hyundai, Kia, and Chevrolet were the first to adopt the new technology that allowed drivers to communicate hands-free.  

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What You Need to Know About Move Over Laws

Did you know that all 50 states have Move Over Laws, which require vehicles to slow down or switch lanes when passing a stopped emergency vehicle? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. While many people aren’t exactly sure how the Move Over Law works, others have never heard of it. At Sterling Kia, we want to keep you informed so pay us a visit and get the information you need to be a safe and lawful driver.

The Move Over Law requires that you either switch to another lane if possible or slow down any time you…

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What You Need to Know About Move Over Laws

Did you know that all 50 states have Move Over Laws, which require vehicles to slow down or switch lanes when passing a stopped emergency vehicle? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. While many people aren’t exactly sure how the Move Over Law works, others have never heard of it. At Sterling Kia, we want to keep you informed so pay us a visit and get the information you need to be a safe and lawful driver.

The Move Over Law requires that you either switch to another lane if possible or slow down any time you…

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Plan Ahead to Avoid Distractions

You might think you always pay attention, but if you've ever taken your eyes off the road, you're a distracted driver. That goes for taking your hands off the wheel and your mind off driving. Sterling Kia knows how easy it is to get distracted on the roads, so we have some info to help you stay safer.

Staying focused on driving starts before you get behind the wheel. Put any loose gear or possessions away so it's distracting as it rolls around while you're driving. Hearing that movement often temps a driver to try and…

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Plan Ahead to Avoid Distractions

You might think you always pay attention, but if you've ever taken your eyes off the road, you're a distracted driver. That goes for taking your hands off the wheel and your mind off driving. Sterling Kia knows how easy it is to get distracted on the roads, so we have some info to help you stay safer.

Staying focused on driving starts before you get behind the wheel. Put any loose gear or possessions away so it's distracting as it rolls around while you're driving. Hearing that movement often temps a driver to try and…

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Winter Tires Should be Swapped Out in Warmer Months

If you have recently invested in winter snow tires for your vehicle, this was a great decision. A winter tire is designed to keep your vehicle safe while you are on the road in snowy conditions, icy conditions, mixed precipitation, etc. What is important to think about is what type of tire you are going to use when the weather turns warmer outside.

You don't want to keep using your winter tires when it's warm outside. It is inevitable that you will wear down the tread of your tire before the next winter comes around. The rubber for…

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Winter Tires Should be Swapped Out in Warmer Months

If you have recently invested in winter snow tires for your vehicle, this was a great decision. A winter tire is designed to keep your vehicle safe while you are on the road in snowy conditions, icy conditions, mixed precipitation, etc. What is important to think about is what type of tire you are going to use when the weather turns warmer outside.

You don't want to keep using your winter tires when it's warm outside. It is inevitable that you will wear down the tread of your tire before the next winter comes around. The rubber for…

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