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Yearly Archives: 2021

Werewolves and Willpower: Keeping Anger Out of Your Commute

Werewolves and Willpower: Keeping Anger Out of Your Commute

Image by methodshop from Pixabay    Road rage is one of the most dangerous situations we can encounter on the road. Angry people, flued by emotions, and behind the wheel of a 1-ton hunk of metal, that’s a recipe for a bad situation! It can be challenging to keep your cool when you feel wronged on the road, even harder when someone does something dangerous. This is why it is so important to keep your inner werewolf inside and exercise that willpower to keep yourself and your family safe!   Road rage creeps up; there you are going about your day, feeling perfectly fine, and suddenly someone cuts you off, almost hitting your front end as they do so! You might feel tempted to r ... read more

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Top Ten Used Cars for a First-Time Driver

Top Ten Used Cars for a First-Time Driver

Photo by Mink Mingle on Unsplash   It’s time to pass the torch on. The generation that grew up learning to drive on Beetles, Camrys, and Pintos has come of age is now preparing to see their own children driving cars— but being able to pick a car in the age of the Internet grants you the opportunity to make better choices about what car your kid should have when they begin driving.   When looking into used cars to be their first car experience, it’s essential to know what virtues are available to assure the safety of your young driver. Here are our top ten used cars for first-time drivers (alphabetically):   1. Audi A3 (2016) - One of the recurring themes of the cars we are excited about is the excellent ... read more

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Best Weekend Getaways in Missouri

Best Weekend Getaways in Missouri

Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash    Trying to find what to do on the weekends can be the most significant challenge when going out with your family and friends. In this blog, we will share with you some of the best weekend getaways in Missouri.    We all know that choosing what to do is overwhelming, mainly when you don't know much about the city. Luckily we have a list of the best weekend getaways in Missouri to help you find the best activity to do with your friends and family!    City Museum: It is an architectural museum. If you are a fan of architecture, the City Museum is an excellent place for you to visit and admire the entire universe inside a one-hundred-year-old building! You can even have fun crawling through fun tunnels, go down on exciting ... read more

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Your 2021 Travel Checklist

Your 2021 Travel Checklist

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash     With more and more hospitality industries opening up on full blast, travel is undoubtedly making its way back to everyone, everywhere this month! We want to make sure you prepare for anything and everything that holiday traffic might throw at you.    To assure you are ready for your next big adventure, we have compiled a travel checklist. The list includes essentials and must-haves, whether you are taking a road trip or using air travel. We recommend carrying a few items with you:    Essentials: These are the key items and documentation we recommend to carry with you no matter where you go! If crossing our southern border into Mexico, Passpo ... read more

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Check Those Tires (National Tire Month)

Check Those Tires (National Tire Month)

Photo by Karan Shiwalkar on Unsplash   Welcome to the June blog for Brookside “66” Service! We’re into Summer now, and with the heat coming and with COVID-19 on the way out, there’s a good chance our national roadways will be jammed this 4th of July weekend.    That’s why the last week in June and the first week in July has been named National Tire Safety Month. There’s a concern with so many people out on the road for the first time in months. People may fail to make the appropriate inspections of the tires before they set out on the road for their summer adventures.   For our part, the mechanics and staff at Brookside “66” Service hope you will take a few minutes to f ... read more

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