With the new year in full swing now, how well are you sticking to your new year’s resolutions? Whether you’re trying to work out more, quit smoking, or eat healthier, it can be really tough to see resolutions and goals all the way through. Have you thought about changing things about your vehicle or driving habits? While the other goals can certainly lead to a better life, it’s important to remember that you can always improve your driving experiences. Keep reading to learn more.
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New year’s resolutions for your car
Take the new year as an opportunity to finally trade in your old clunker for a new ride. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with driving around a trusty ol’ 2002 Nissan Sentra, but there comes a time when it just makes more sense to get something new. The lot here at Matt Castrucci Nissan is full of brand-new models just waiting to be test driven!
Improve your fuel economy
Even if you don’t drive the most efficient car around, there are still things you can do to help your gas mileage. Try taking it easier on the gas pedal, avoid idling too much, and use the best motor oil possible. These are simple changes, but they can tack on a few miles per gallon to your fuel economy ratings.
Stop texting and driving
Texting and driving is one of the worst epidemics we have seen on the roads over the last several years. Study after study has shown that distracted driving is just as dangerous and drunk driving. If you really want to make a legitimate change in your driving habits, putting your phone out of sight while you’re behind the wheel is a great way to start.