Safety Belt Usage
The results are in from the Seat Belt Usage by Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers (SBUCMVD) Survey from 2016. The survey showed that the overall safety belt usage for drivers of all medium and heavy duty trucks and buses was up to 86% in 2016 from 84% in 2013. The survey is a nationally representative field data collection program that provides estimates of safety belt usage by drivers of medium and heavy duty commercial motor vehicles.
The car dealerships and repair shops in our region are an incredibly dynamic bunch, dedicated to community service, community outreach, hosting community events and getting involved in local charity events and sponsorships. Some might not think of all that goes on behind the scenes of their local dealership or auto repair shop, but they are without a doubt some of the most committed people to bettering and entertaining the communities they serve.
Team Chevy has been involved in community giving and events for as long as they’ve been in business, and this Fall is no exception. In fact, they are putting their mark on Autumn in a big way this year, a mark so big you could see it from an airplane.
Jake and his employees at Reeder’s Auto Service Center in Portage are always looking out for their customers’ wellbeing, a courtesy that doesn’t end when you walk out the door.
For those who have had a car buying experience at Thomas Kia previously, this may not come as a surprise, but they have recently been named Indiana’s #1 Certified Kia Dealership. This is helped by the fact that they have the largest selection of used and pre-owned Kia vehicles as well as their excellent customer service.
Team Chevrolet of Valparaiso celebrated their 17th anniversary giving back by way of a special raffle that saw five cars being sold for just $30 each on Saturday. Guests packed the store wall to wall as General Manager Dave Brubaker drew the names of lucky winners.
On Friday, August 25th, and Saturday, August 26th, Team Chevy in Valparaiso is having a huge new and used car sale for their 17th anniversary! The event will include prizes, car giveaways and special pricing on new and pre-owned vehicles!
Reeder’s Automotive offers some tips of the trade to keep your car running smoothly, from some of the best experts in the business!
One of the most persistent, defining traits of modern America is our love for automobiles. Perhaps it’s due to our wide open spaces, long highways and yearning for freedom. Whatever the reason, Americans form bonds with their cars, and through those bonds, they often find friendship and camaraderie with others, often in the shape of friendships that last as long as the tailfins on a 1959 Cadillac Eldorado.
AJ Micetich has decades of experience in the automotive industry. Starting out just after high school by attending the General Motors Training Center, Micetich was trained as a heavy-duty mechanic. Since that time, he’s worn many different hats at dealerships throughout the area, but has dedicated the past nine years - and the rest of his working career - to Sauers Buick GMC.
With car dealerships on seemingly every corner to serve the well-informed and well-researched customers out there, standing out in the crowd can be difficult. For Thomas Kia of Highland though, it’s something they’ve managed to do and has led to amazing business growth over the last few years.