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Thanksgiving is in its final hours and now we’re on to the most wonderful time of the year! At least that’s how some people feel. The holiday season officially begins with the annual shopping brawl universally known as Black Friday. To win Black Friday, you need a strategy. And that includes your vehicle. Before you head […]
Before you head out for the holidays, make sure your vehicle is ready to go by checking this quick holiday road-trip checklist. If needed, make an appointment to have your car looked at by a professional mechanic. Quick Road-Trip Checklist Battery: Measure Its Strength Car batteries draw more energy while operating in the winter months. […]
The holidays are here and it’s time for road trips. Ideally you’ve planned ahead, but sometimes even the best plans don’t work out. Like making sure you have enough gas in the tank. What should you do if your fuel light goes on and there’s no service station in sight? Being prepared can help you avoid getting in […]
It’s that time of the season where family and friends flock to the places they enjoy most. Often times our family includes a furry friend or two; finding a safe and appropriate way to bring along Fido isn’t always the easiest! Here are six simple steps to “pet proof” your vehicle and keep the […]
Fall is upon us. The team at Openbay always shares seasonal tips on how to drive safely for its vehicle owner customers and to visitors to Openbay Overdrive.Leaves are falling at a steady pace. When you combine leaves on the roadways with rainy conditions, we have a set of circumstances that can lead to dangerous driving […]
Most of us will have to drive in the rain many times in our lives. Many people attempt driving in the rain as if the conditions were warm and dry, when everything is actually wet and slick. This attitude could be costly, or even deadly. Stay Safe Driving in the Rain & Driving On Wet Roads 1) […]
Here at Openbay, we regularly dispense driving advice, and because our office is based in beautiful Cambridge, MA, a good deal of it has been related to driving in the snow. Yet at this time of year, lots of young drivers are hitting the roads, bound for college or high school, and this may be […]
11 Did-You-Know Car Facts about the US: There are about 250 million cars on the road. Of those cars, 80% are out of warranty. The average age of a car on the road is 11.4-years old. 62% of millenials don’t have sufficient savings to cover an unexpected $500 car repair. The average cost of a […]
Governors in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have restricted non-essential travel due to extreme weather. Here’s how the streets of downtown Boston look right now – better suited to a romantic walk than a drive! Are you blizzard-bound, but planning to throw caution to the wind and drive through the storm? We’ve got 11 different […]
This has been a relatively mild winter, and New Englanders are just about to say “Hello” to their first significant snow storm of 2015. According to experts, New Englanders are about to be immobilized with the arrival of several feet of heavy white snow, which can make driving pretty scary. It’s always best to […]
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