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Why Should I Buy a Truck Instead of a Car?

Why Should I Buy a Truck Instead of a Car?

Pickup trucks are more appealing than ever, and they offer a wide range of advantages over sedans. If you’re on the hunt for a new ride and are thinking a pickup might be right for you, there are a few factors that could tip the scales toward a truck instead of a car. More variety Because cars are less popular these days, there aren’t as many new options as you’d find with trucks. Ford, for example, offers three great options:…

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Ford Driving Skills for Life Is in its 17th Year

Ford Driving Skills for Life Is in its 17th Year

Ford Driving Skills for Life returned in January 2020 to assist new drivers for the 17th year. The program aims to teach young drivers across the country how to drive safely. As of now, it’s delayed until at least the end of April due to COVID-19, so keep checking online for updates. Mobile Device Usage In the United States, 62% of Generation Z drivers utilize their mobile devices while driving, according to a 2019 study that Ford Driving Skills for…

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Back-to-School Driving Tips

Back-to-School Driving Tips

With the return to school, the road gets more congested. That’s why it’s more important than ever for you to practice safe driving habits. Here are some back-to-school driving tips to keep in mind. Commuting to school When school buses are on the road, it’s best to provide them with more space when following than you would with a normal car. Each time the bus stops to load or unload children, make sure you’re at least 10 feet away to…

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Transporting Food For the Holidays

Transporting Food For the Holidays

Transporting food for the holidays can be a tricky job, especially if you’re flying solo to and from various places. However, with proper preparation, securing your food isn’t as hard as it seems. Check out these great ways to transport winter goodies this holiday season. Casserole Hot casserole dishes aren’t easy to transport, especially if a passenger can’t take the heat on their lap. Placing it on the passenger floor isn’t a great solution either. It can be difficult to…

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Back to School Safety Tips

Back to School Safety Tips

The new school year will be here before you know it, and that means it’s time to freshen up on proper safety. No matter the method of transportation, all students (and parents) can benefit from a quick refresher. Here are some back to school safety tips for bikers, bus riders, and those riding in a car. Bikers Bikers should wear a helmet, just in case they fall off their bike. Children should stop at crosswalks, get off their bike, and…

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How to Transport a Christmas Tree Without Damaging Your Ford

How to Transport a Christmas Tree Without Damaging Your Ford

Every December you take your family out to your favorite Christmas tree farm or lot to choose the perfect tree for your living room. For many families, that is the easy part and getting it home can be a challenge. With a few tips, you can transport a Christmas tree safely and without damaging your Ford. Trust the experts. If there are workers willing to do the job for you, then let them. They handle hundreds of trees each year,…

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving is incredibly close now, which means that if you had plans to travel and aren’t already on the way, you’re probably leaving soon. Traveling during the holidays can be stressful, especially when Thanksgiving is the busiest travel holiday of the year. The airline industry and AAA expect more travels than ever this year. Here are some Thanksgiving travel tips from us at Two Rivers Ford designed to help you reach your destination without a hitch! Attitude – Before you…

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Back to School Driving Tips

Back to School Driving Tips

Now that school is back in session, you are sharing the road with more drivers, school buses, and children riding bikes or walking to school. With this in mind, it’s a good time for some back to school driving tips. School Buses Never pass a bus that is stopped to load or unload children. This is illegal in all 50 states. Remember, a child’s life is more important than a few minutes of your time. Always allow a greater following…

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