Author Archives: mhancock

Resolutions For Your Car

It’s that time again! We’ve closed the chapter on 2013, and we drive forward into a new year. 2014 is fresh with hope for better and brighter things. Many of you are making resolutions to get in shape, eat healthier, … Continue reading

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Schaefer Saves Christmas!

In exactly ONE week, many of you will be waking up to giggling children excitedly looking under the tree, a hot cup of coffee or cocoa with loved ones, or hurried preparations for the arrival of anticipated company. Depending on … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for the Car Enthusiast

Hold onto your Santa hat! We are here to tell you that there are just TWO weeks left until Christmas day! If you have yet to finish (or begin) shopping, it is time to kick into high gear. Make your … Continue reading

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Driving In a Winter Wonderland

It has been a beautiful, up-and-down, typical St. Louis area autumn around here. But we know that winter is on the way!  In fact, forecasters have predicted that temperatures will drop drastically this week and that we may even see … Continue reading

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Black Friday Driving and Shopping

It’s hard to believe that it’s almost Thanksgiving, and even more so, that there are 34 days left until Christmas! There’s one high-stress, high-traffic, and sometimes fun day in between called Black Friday. It’s the infamous day of long lines, … Continue reading

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Winter’s on the Way!

Ready or not, here comes winter! There’s a chill in the air and holiday decorations have replaced the Halloween candy. Though the winter season doesn’t officially begin until December 21st, here in the Midwest, we feel its effects long before. … Continue reading

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Happy (and Safe) Halloween!

Very soon, goblins, ghosts, and ghouls will take over the streets. Who doesn’t love to see the scary little creatures, brave superheroes, and precious princesses as they come to the door to say “trick-or-treat!” Unfortunately, the fun on Halloween can … Continue reading

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

Did you know that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States? In fact, 5,000 teens are killed each year in automobile accidents. Individuals between the ages of 16 and 19 years old … Continue reading

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Oh Deer! Part 2

In last week’s blog, we shared some facts about deer and discussed the need to be aware when you are driving so that you don’t become a deer collision statistic. It is important to note that the common sense safety … Continue reading

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Oh Deer! Part 1

There’s been a chill in the air that signals the arrival of autumn. In this area, this also means that deer are on the move. Whitetail deer, named for the white undersurface of the tail, are common throughout Missouri and … Continue reading

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