Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

Do seatbelt tickets affect insurance rates in Alabama?

Thursday, June 20th, 2019
A smiling woman drives a car and prominently wears a seatbelt.

Seatbelt Citation Impact on Insurance Rates

We all want to keep our insurance rates low. Generally, we do this by showing our insurance companies we are a responsible, safe driver. Of course, the unexpected can always occur, and even incidents beyond our control can cause our rates to rise.

One thing we can control is wearing a seatbelt. We have all heard how important it is to stay safe by keeping that safety belt clicked and secure. But what if you forget, and get a ticket? Will a seatbelt ticket or citation affect your insurance rates in Alabama? (more…)

How Safe and Durable is the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas?

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
2019 Volkswagen Atlas exterior rear shot at sunrise parked at a beach cliff as a family heads towards the water

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Active and Passive Safety Features

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas received an NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating. The new Volkswagen Atlas, keeping the same design, is set to be just as safe, if not more so with additional features added for its 2019 model. Here are the safety features of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas!

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Affordable Volkswagen Vehicles for New Drivers

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Passat sedan outside a Chattanooga sign

It can be nerve-wracking for parents when their son or daughter gets old enough to start learning to drive. Even more challenging is when it comes time to get a student a vehicle of their own. Parents and students alike want something that offers value without being unsafe. So what is the best used car for a teen driver? Is that different from the ideal vehicle? Several vehicles from Volkswagen may meet your teen’s driving needs. (more…)

2019 Jetta Safety Advantages for Drivers

Friday, July 13th, 2018
2019 Volkswagen Jetta SEL

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is available in up to nine color options, and is even more affordable than the previous generation, but that is not the end of the attractive advantages that this model brings to the road. A plethora of driver assistance features on the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta can help drivers respond more quickly to changing road conditions, which can save lives. What are these safety advantages? Keep reading to learn more. (more…)

Volkswagen Atlas Aces New Passenger Crash Test

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
side view of a gold 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

We’ve already talked about the crash test ratings of the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, but we thought it was worth coming back to the topic thanks new information. In the recent 2018 Volkswagen Atlas small-overlap passenger crash test, this midsize SUV earned a top rating. This means that this model helps keep everybody in the front safe, not just the driver. (more…)

Safety Features on the All-New 2018 Atlas

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
yellow 2018 Volkswagen Atlas on the road with the words "2018 Atlas Driver Assist Features"

We’ve already talked about the great crash test scores that the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas received from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. They were enough to earn this elegant three-row SUV a Top Safety Pick rating, and give parents and families peace of mind. If the worst should happen, the 2018 Atlas will protect precious passengers and cargo. But isn’t it better to avoid an accident in the first place? Fortunately, available 2018 Volkswagen Atlas driver assistance features mean that this crossover SUV can not only protect passengers in the event of a collision, but can help drivers track changing traffic conditions on the road. Keep reading for details. (more…)

Don’t Be Afraid of Parallel Parking

Sunday, May 28th, 2017
Vacant Parking Lot ,parking Lane Outdoor In Public Park

Best Ways to Parallel Park

One commonly feared aspects of driving is parallel parking. Just the mention of this basic maneuver is enough to terrify even some of the most experienced drivers. Many people would rather circle the block until a spot opens up that won’t force them to try to remember the steps to parallel park.

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How Safe is the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg?

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
2017 Volkswagen Touareg New Driver Assistance Features_o

2017 Volkswagen Touareg New Driver Assistance Features

Safety features in the automotive industry have come a long way since the days of airbags, seat belts and, well, little else. The incredible advancements in safety features, in fact, can be seen by getting behind the wheel of the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg. Now including a comprehensive suite of standard driver assistance systems and other safety features, the 2017 Touareg continues the Volkswagen tradition of putting safety first. So let’s take a closer look at the systems and features that make the 2017 VW Touareg one of the safest rides on the road today. (more…)

How Safe is the 2017 Volkswagen CC?

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
2017 Volkswagen CC New Driver Assistance Features_o

2017 Volkswagen CC New Driver Assistance Features

Safety has always been one of the main features people look for when choosing a new car. And with all of the advancements in technology in just the last decade alone, the safety features found in new cars have come a long way since the days of seatbelts, airbags and, well, not much else. For the 2017 model year, safety features like advanced new driver assistance systems have become a major selling point for many models. That includes the new 2017 Volkswagen CC, which has had a comprehensive suite of new driver assistance features added. So let’s take a closer look at the features that make the 2017 VW CC one of the safest sedans on the market. (more…)

How Do the Two 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Trims Differ?

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Trim Options and Features_o

2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Trim Options and Features

The Volkswagen Golf family is one of the most popular lineups in the entire automotive industry. With a number of different Golf models available, including the all-new 2017 Golf Alltrack, it’s not hard to see why. There’s a model to fit the needs of almost every driver on the road. That includes those looking for a fully electric vehicle, who will pair perfectly with the 2016 VW e-Golf. And, in an effort to give customers even more choices, the 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf comes in two different trims – the e-Golf SE and the e-Golf SEL Premium. Each offers their own features to make them stand apart from what’s becoming a crowded electric vehicle segment. So let’s take a closer look at the two 2016 e-Golf trims and the features they offer. (more…)