Distracted Driving Accounts for 6/10 Teen Driving Accidents

By Admin | Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
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Distractions are Primary Cause of Teen-Driving Accidents

Teenagers aren’t the only ones to blame when it comes to getting distracted while driving. Many drivers are guilty of talking on the phone or paying more attention to kids or pets in the backseat. Unfortunately, distractions are the primary cause of teen-driving accidents, and it’s something that could easily be prevented. Read the rest of this entry »

Fresh, Clean, and Ready for Spring

By Admin | Posted in Tips 'N Tricks on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 5:29 PM
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Fast and Simple Car Cleaning Tips

Unless you’re Monica from Friends, you more than likely aren’t looking forward to spring cleaning, but if you give our fast and simple car cleaning tips a try, it’ll feel as though your vehicle is brand new.  We’re assuming that to clean the exterior of your vehicle you’ll be running it through your local car wash, but if you need an idea of where to go, just click here. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Car Wash Location in Northeast KS

By Admin | Posted in Car Care Tips on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 9:54 PM
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Top Car Wash Locations Near Topeka KS

As vehicle styles and your lifestyle begin to change, you more than likely won’t be driving the same vehicle your entire life; therefore, it’s important to take good care of the interior and exterior of your vehicle. Dirt, sap, and bird droppings are the primary materials that can eat away at the paint and as for those of you in cold weather climates, the salt can cause serious rust spots. To help maintain the value of your vehicle, and keep it looking fresh and new, we highly encourage frequently washing it. If you’re looking for fast, affordable, and friendly car wash locations that will always do a good job, be sure to check out our list of top car wash locations in Topeka, KS below. Read the rest of this entry »

List of Least Expensive New Vehicles to Insure

By Admin | Posted in Car Buying Tips on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at 8:14 PM
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Least Expensive New Vehicles to Insure for 2015

All drivers hope the day will never come that they have to swap insurance cards with another driver due to an accident. There are some days that paying for insurance feels like money thrown out the window, but the risk of not having it is far too great.

While it may be obvious that car insurance is highly important, it’s not quite as clear why some insurance rates for particular vehicles is so much higher than others; therefore, we would like to tell you a little more about the least expensive new vehicles to insure for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Financing Your New Vehicle

By Admin | Posted in Car Buying Tips on Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 9:07 PM
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Can You Trust a Credit Application on a Dealership’s Website?

There have been plenty of times that you have been hesitant to even share your email address with a company at the expense of receiving nearly endless spam messages let alone your personal information. We have become very trusting of the internet though, think about all of the times you have entered your personal information when shopping or having food delivered. It’s no wonder why the question has been raised by those shopping for a new vehicle, “Can you trust a credit application on a dealership’s website.” Read the rest of this entry »

Family Activities in Lawrence

By Admin | Posted in Just for Fun on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 4:46 PM
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4 Family Day Trips in Lawrence KS

Visitors and Lawrence, Kansas residents who are looking to enjoy the great outdoors and/or spend a day learning and having fun are encouraged to check out the following 4 family day trips in Lawrence, KS. At Briggs Auto, we know that sometimes a little road trip is needed, and other times a one-day get away is exactly what the doctor has ordered to forget about work or stress. Read the rest of this entry »

Service Your Brakes Before They Break

By Admin | Posted in Service on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
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Brake Service Manhattan KS

It’s irritating when the radio stops working in your vehicle. It’s torture when the heat breaks in the winter time. But it’s downright dangerous when the brakes on your vehicle decide to start acting up. Drivers who either are looking for routine work to be performed or a serious repair, we would like to welcome you to Briggs Auto for all of your brake service in Manhattan, KS. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips to Keep in Mind Before You Lease a Vehicle

By Admin | Posted in Leasing A Car on Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 10:10 PM
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What to Know Before You Lease a Vehicle

After deliberating whether buying or a leasing a vehicle is the best scenario for you personally, the pendulum finally has swung towards leasing and there are a few things that we as an automotive dealer think you should be aware of in order to get the best possible deal. If you’re wondering what to know before you lease a vehicle, allow us to fill you in. Read the rest of this entry »

GMC Vehicle Lineup Will Be Expanding

By Admin | Posted in GMC on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 9:53 PM

New Vehicles in GMC Lineup Coming Soon

With the exception of the midsize Canyon redesign that has practically rendered it a whole new truck, there haven’t been any actual new vehicle additions to the lineup in quite some time. But now, there has been an inkling of some interesting news saying we could expect new vehicles in the GMC lineup coming soon. How soon is soon? Well, GMC has said stated that it could very well be within the next ten years. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Avoid a Red-Light Camera Ticket

By Admin | Posted in Safety, Tips 'N Tricks on Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 4:49 PM
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Preventing a Ticket from Red-Light Camera Intersections

Driving has become second nature for many of us. We get into our vehicle, our mind wanders while our bodies go into autopilot, and before you know it, we’re at our destination with little to no recollection of how we got there. Busy everyday lives and schedules also make it easy to push the 5mph hour safety cushion, and speed 8, 9, or 10 mph over the limit, while an impatient driver behind you causes you to make a rolling stop and get ticketed.

And now, there are red-light camera systems to keep an eye out for. Briggs Auto would like to give you a few courtesy tips on preventing a ticket from a red-light camera intersection. Read the rest of this entry »