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Learning How to Deal with and Prevent Motion Sickness

There are times when you and your family are off on a fun trip and suddenly one member of your party gets motion sickness. That can ruin the trip for everyone. It is important for you to know how to deal with it and how to combat it.

When you are about to head out on a road trip, make sure that every member of your family has food in their stomach. 

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Used Cars are in Better Condition Than You Think

There are a lot of myths that surround used cars. One of the common myths is that used cars are going to be in bad condition. While it is true that some used vehicles are not going to have as good of a condition as newer vehicles, people are not always selling or trading their vehicles because of breakdowns.

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The Problems That Confusion Can Cause to Your Truck

It is very common to be confused about things that are related to your truck. Unfortunately, there are certain things that you shouldn't be confused about because it will cause a lot of harm to your truck. Fortunately, you can learn about topics that are often confusing so that you can limit the amount of damage you cause to your truck.

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Should You Use a Dash Cam?

Vehicle safety is incredibly important. It's vital that you not only protect yourself, but your passengers, as well. Did you know that if you drive frequently, you might want to consider investing in a dash cam? A dash cam provides you with valuable insight in the event of a collision.

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How to Quickly Clean Any Vehicle in Just Minutes

Cleaning your vehicle in minutes is a breeze if you know the simple steps. Here is how to get your vehicle looking clean again when time is a premium.

Spray the exterior of the vehicle with the hose so all the dirt and debris is washed away. Wet a clean cloth with a polishing cleaner, and run it over the car fast. drive the car to allow wind to remove water droplets before they have the chance to stain the paint surface. 

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Simple and Effective Back to School Carpool Tips

Take the time today to create a few simple carpool rules to ensure everyone has a safe time this school session. One of the easiest ways to keep both kids and parents on the same page is to simply let one parent be in charge of driving the kids on the same day of the week. Not only will parents have an easier time knowing which day is theirs, the kids will get in the habit quickly of realizing which parent has them certain days of the week. 

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What to Consider When Planning a Road Trip

Going on a road trip can be a fun and affordable experience. However, you will want to make sure that you plan both your route and your budget ahead of time. The budget should include money for gas, food and shelter. It should also account for the cost of a car inspection prior to the trip.

There are many online resources that allow you to plan your trip in the most efficient way possible. However, don't be afraid to stop if you see something interesting that wasn't on the map. While making good time should be a priority…

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Learn How to Use a Roof Rack

A roof rack can be a big help when traveling. They hold a lot of stuff, leaving more room inside for your passengers. However, it is important to use the roof rack properly. Check your vehicle's maximum roof weight load before installing the roof rack and loading it.

If you're loading a big item, such as a canoe or a kayak, be sure to tie it down in the front and back. Failing to tie it in these locations could result in considerable wind drag, and the item could even fall off the rack. 

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Should You Consider Buying a New Truck?

Here at Rock Road Auto Plaza, we wanted to help educate our audience as to all the reasons you should consider getting a new truck this year.

The new truck is able to do many things you couldn't do in a car. The large bed can easily handle hauling several tons of merchandise, while the towing hitch allows for pulling a trailer or camper with ease. The steel construction is designed to handle moving items or people with no trouble easily.

Your new truck is also able to make its way on the road in a number of conditions…

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Should You Get Your Vehicle Detailed More Often?

Even though the vehicle looks clean, there may be things going on that are taking away from the value of your investment. Consider these reasons to getting your vehicle detailed at least once a week.

The longer that you go between detailing, the more the dirt on the surface of the car is mixing with rain and acting like sandpaper to the surface. Those little scratches will become more evident as you skip the detailing each week.

Once you finish detailing, your mirrors and windows are polished clean and you can easily see on the road. This will improve your…

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