Choosing the Right Car Seat for Your Child

There are many things that you need to consider before buying a car seat. You need to think about how long you plan on using the car seat. If you are concerned about your budget and space, then you will need to invest in one that you can use for a few years. You will also need to consider the size of your vehicles.

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TRENT BUICK GMC's Guide to Kick Driving Distractions to The Curb

There are plenty of things to keep you distracted when you're trying to drive around New Bern, but we have a few tips on how you can maintain your focus on the road and keep your passengers safe.

Although it seems like a given, you should never use your mobile device while you're in the driver's seat. There are several ways to avoid using your phone when driving, including connecting your device to available voice-activated Bluetooth technology that can make calls, answer texts, and even find directions for you.

It may seem like a good idea to…

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How to Drive Safely in Winter Weather

When driving in snow or icy conditions, it's important to understand that your car may not stop on a dime. You can avoid accidents by driving more slowly and leaving more space between you and the cars up ahead. Accelerate slowly and decelerate slowly as well. Pumping your brakes gently will help avoid skidding. Make sure your winter windshield wipers are installed and working properly.

Traction is essential, so make sure you have snow tires and that they are properly inflated. If your vehicle does start to skid, turn your wheel in the same direction so when your tires…

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What are Head Gaskets?

You know that you don’t want a blown head gasket, but you may not realize what this essential engine component does. A head gasket combines the cylinder head to the engine block, allowing for coolant and oil to pass through during the combustion process. Without this integral element, engines can’t run properly and may start to stall when running idle.

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Drive with Confidence in a Buick Encore

The potential for collisions can make drivers fearful of investing in a new vehicle. Putting all your money into a new vehicle that could potentially be involved in a wreck can be nerve-wracking. Yet, with the safety features of the Buick Encore, this automaker seeks to make driving a fun and laid-back experience. Knowing that every Buick Encore is equipped with features to reduce the likelihood of an accident reassures drivers that they are in good hands.

From physical attributes like Intellibeam headlamps that illuminate the road ahead to intuitive safety elements like forward 

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Compile a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car!

Part of winter driving is making a survival kit for your vehicle. At TRENT BUICK GMC, we want to make sure that your kid has everything it needs in it, so we've compiled a few tips.

Consider placing a bin or backpack full of winter survival kit items in the backseat of your vehicle. Include the important things such as flashlights, matches, extra batteries, a battery pack to charge your cell phone, tools, and a shovel. You may also want to consider putting blankets, sleeping bags, and extra clothes in your vehicle.

Some of the things that people don…

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