Category Archives: Honda Safety

How to Protect Yourself from an Aggressive Driver

Colorado Springs Honda DealerWhether it’s following too close, making obscene gestures, driving excessively over the speed limit, or honking incessantly, chances are we have all seen an aggressive driver. Aggressive driving, as defined by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, as any unsafe driving behavior, performed deliberately and with ill intention or disregard for safety. This can be extremely dangerous not only to the driver, but others on the road as well. In fact, it is estimated that aggressive driving is responsible for 56 percent of fatal accidents. So how can you avoid becoming a part of this statistic? Continue reading

The ABCs of the 2013 Honda Crosstour

Whether it’s ACE, FCW, TPMS, or VSA, you can take safety in those letters with the 2013 Honda Crosstour. This crossover is packed with innovative features that helped it secure a spot as an IIHS top safety pick for 2013. Here at Freedom Honda, your Colorado Springs Honda dealer, we are going to help teach you the ABCs of the Honda Crosstour. Continue reading

Tips on How to Help Your Teen Behind the Wheel

Colorado Springs Honda DealerIt’s the day your teen dreams about and the day that you dread more than anything—the day when you hand them the keys to the car. When your teen gets their learner’s permit, it is up to you to teach them safe driving skills. This can be an overwhelming task which is why we are providing you with some tips on how to deal with your stubborn teen on the road. Continue reading

The 2013 Honda Accord Brings in Top Safety Honors

Colorado Springs Honda DealerHonda prides itself on offering fuel efficient and fun to drive vehicles, and now they can boast that they offer one of the safest cars on the road as well. The 2013 Honda Accord brings home the highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Top Safety Pick+. What makes this rating so special?  Your Colorado Springs Honda Dealer is here to tell you! Continue reading

The Importance of Checking Your Tire Pressure This Time of Year

Colorado Springs Honda DealerDid you know that your tires naturally lose about one psi of air pressure each month, and another one for every 10 degree drop in temperature?  That means that if you haven’t checked your tire pressure for a couple months, there is a good chance that your air pressure is much lower than what the manufacturer recommends. Don’t make us charge you with a DUI (driving under inflated!) — be sure that you are checking your Honda’s tire pressure regularly, especially during these winter months. Continue reading

Mountain Driving Tips for Your Colorado Springs Honda

Whether you are driving through the mountains to visit family this holiday season, hitting the slopes for a ski vacation, or just enjoying a weekend getaway, it is important to make sure that you remain safe on the twists and turns of the road. If you are planning such a road trip, make sure you check out these driving tips courtesy of your Colorado Springs Honda Dealer, Freedom Honda. Continue reading

Car Seat 101: Keep Your Kids Safe on the Road

Colorado Springs Honda DealerWe carry a lot in our cars- groceries, lumber, tools, luggage, gym bags, but the most precious cargo of all is our kids. According to a government website dedicated to children’s safety called Parents Central, car crashes are the number one killer of children one to 12 years old in the United States. At Freedom Honda, we don’t want your child to be a statistic. That’s why we want to offer you a crash course on choosing the right car seat for your kids. Continue reading

How to Winterize Your Colorado Honda

Colorado Springs Honda DealerWinter weather is here and in full force. Before you brave the treacherous snow and ice this winter make sure that your vehicle is prepared.  At Freedom Honda, we to want give you tips on how winterize your Honda to make sure that it’s ready to tackle the winter months in Colorado Springs. Continue reading