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Driving Safely While the Sun Is Out

At Valenti Subaru, we want to make sure that you keep yourself and your passengers safe while driving. One issue that most drivers will have to contend with at some point is glare from the sun. An easy way to avoid glare is to not drive in the early morning or late evening hours.

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Steps to Take if You're in an Accident

While most people like to focus on the positive, preparing yourself in advance for an accident will help you to respond the correct way when it happens. If you take steps now by outfitting your car with first aid items and warning flares in addition to arming yourself with knowledge, you can make the best of a bad situation.

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All-Weather vs. Carpet: Which Mats are Best?

Choosing the type of floor mats you want in your vehicle in Westerly, RI can be a difficult decision. At Valenti Subaru, we are here to discuss some of the pros and cons.

All-weather mats, typically made of rubber, can withstand all of the elements. 

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Scrubbing Headlights with Toothpaste

If you don't want to spend a lot of money on cleaning products for your headlights, then just get a tube of toothpaste. Wet the headlights before you apply the toothpaste. You can use your fingers or a small brush.

Once the paste has covered the headlights, let it sit for about 10 minutes.

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Advantages of Android Auto

Android Auto is a new technology that allows drivers and passengers to connect their Android smartphones and devices to their vehicles and enjoy all the same technology from home while they’re on the road. To learn about the many advantages of Android Auto, stop at Valenti Subaru and speak to one of our staff.

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Never Ignore This Sign that Your Car's Brake Fluid Is Low

While you may not normally consider your brakes as an important safety feature on your car, you would not be able to drive safely without them. As part of this safety system, the brake fluid is a key component that allows you to stop when needed while driving around Westerly, RI. If the fluid becomes too low, the brakes will not fully engage, and you run the risk of crashing.

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Preparing and Protecting Against Rodents

Rodents are more than a nuisance and an infestation, they are actually capable of causing damage to vehicles that they have access to. Fortunately, we at Valenti Subaru have tips and tools that you can use in order to make sure that the rodents are able to stay out of the vehicle.

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How to Correct a Slide on Icy Roads?

When there are icy roads, you have to take extra precaution. Most drivers tend to slow down, but they don't realize that going over 45 mph can cause hydroplaning and fishtailing on icy roads. Snow conditions also should force you to be more precaution when you brake and accelerate. If you brake too hard, your wheels could get stuck and cause you to slide even further.

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Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors: The 1.4 Second Difference

Here at Valenti Subaru, we want you to be informed about the latest vehicle safety features so you and your passengers can stay safe on the road.

Intense headlights in your rearview mirror can disrupt your vision, and your reaction time, for up to 1.4 seconds. Unfortunately, much can happen in 1.4 seconds.

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