September 8, 2015
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“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

On August 21, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began its annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” law enforcement crackdown on drunk driving. […]
September 1, 2015
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College Students: Take Care of Your Car

Depending on where you go to school, your car might sit for weeks without use in a campus parking lot two miles from your dorm. […]
August 27, 2015
Crystal CSR

Meet Crystal, Customer Service Representative for Great Plains Auto Body

Providing quality customer service is a cornerstone of business here at Great Plains Auto Body. Our Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) are an essential part of […]
August 26, 2015
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Car Theft Prevention Tips

According to Geico, there are many theft prevention devices on the market: a mechanism that locks onto the steering wheel, ignition cut-off systems that prevent […]
August 20, 2015
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School Bus Safety

For most students, going back to school means new school supplies, seeing old friends, and getting to know new teachers and friends. A majority of […]
August 18, 2015
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Battling Aggressive Driving

Most of us have probably witnessed a reckless driver in the act: tailgating, running red lights, speeding, or whipping around cars. This aggressive behavior goes […]
August 13, 2015
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Helping Your Teen Become a Better Driver

For a teen, finally being able to drive is exciting, fun, and empowering—an important step towards independence. As parents of a teen, however, having your […]
August 11, 2015
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In Case of Pedal Emergencies, Part II: How to Respond If Your Accelerator Sticks

This is part II of our two-part series on pedal emergencies. In our last blog post, we discussed how to respond if your brakes fail. […]
August 6, 2015
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In Case of Pedal Emergencies, Part I: How to Respond If Your Brakes Fail

Typically, you only see the brakes fail in action movies or YouTube videos. It’s frightening to think that it could happen to you while you’re […]
August 4, 2015
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What to Do If You Have a Blowout While Driving

Having a tire blow when traveling on the interstate or highway is one of the most dangerous automotive emergencies a driver (and passengers, too) can […]
July 30, 2015

This Car Can Generate More Energy than It Uses

Solar power is already making a huge improvement on different vehicles and letting automotive engineers run wild with futuristic designs. You might remember the electric […]
July 23, 2015
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Problems at the Pump

For most of us, filling up with gas is a mindless process. The hardest part is remembering what side your gas tank is on. However, […]