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Collided With a Deer? Here’s What to Do (Updated)

 


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 9/20/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


The warm weather brings an increase in animal activity.


While deer pose the most risk for you as you’re cruising the roads, other animals may unceremoniously meet their fate during an encounter with your vehicle.


Here’s what you should do if you collide with a deer or other animal.

Stop your vehicle.

Even if another car causes you to swerve and you hit a deer as a result, you should stop the car.

Remain at the scene.

If…

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5 Tips for a Fun, Safe Road Trip (Updated)

 


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 8/5/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


As summer approaches, there’s no better time to hit the road and enjoy some R&R.


You can escape from reality and enjoy the open road, but be sure to make your driving trip a safe, fun event for everyone.


Here’s what you can do.

1. Go off-road

Instead of stopping for the standard fast-food fare, try something different.


Give everyone on the trip a chance to choose a new restaurant and be brave to try something outside…

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12 Best Driving Tips for Your Teen (Updated)

 


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 9/6/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


It’s the best day of your teen’s life.


And perhaps the scariest day of yours.


The day your teen takes to the road can elicit excitement and fear – all at the same time.


To keep your teenager safe, be sure he or she practices these safe driving tips:

  1. Always obey the speed limit.

  2. Wear your seatbelt at all times.

  3. Make sure the headrest is positioned directly behind your head.

  4. Always drive with a clean windshield for optimal visibility…

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3 Transmission Don’ts (Updated)

 


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 8/31/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


If you love your automatic transmission vehicle, there are a few things you should know NOT to do to keep the car in great shape.


Wondering about the best way to ensure your car stays in tip-top condition?


Here are some transmission don'ts you should know about.

1. Should I coast down a hill in neutral?

Many people think that they’ll save on fuel if they put their car in neutral and coast down a hill.


It makes…

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How to Drive Safely Around Motorcycles (Updated)

 

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 9/14/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


It’s easy to become complacent in your car.


You feel like you’re in a cocoon.


Invincible.


But there are very real dangers on the road – especially for motorcyclists, and the people who are driving in their vicinity.


Motorcycles are more difficult to see than larger cars and trucks, often coming out of seemingly nowhere.


There are certain steps you can take to ensure that the motorcyclists around you stay safe and that you avoid an accident, too.


Here…

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Junkyard Gem: 1992 Subaru SVX (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 7/26/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


Subarus have a great reputation.


Not only are they some of the safest vehicles you could buy, but they’re also well known for their longevity.


Did you know that 98% of Subarus sold in the last 10 years are still on the road?


Speaking of a long life, check out this gem.


Spotted in a Denver, Colorado self-service yard, this purple SVX is pretty well-preserved for being 27 years old.


 


Just look at the side glass! It's impossible…

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Deputies Rescue Bear Stuck Inside Subaru (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 7/13/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


Is it Papa Bear, Mama Bear, or Baby Bear?


Check out this video of a bear that decided to invade one family’s Subaru Goldilocks-style.



I mean, really, can you blame him?


When you’re ready to see what’s so great about Subaru, come and see us at our Akron-Canton Serra Subaru location.


We…

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Subaru BRZ: Big on Power and Performance

 


If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.


At least, that’s the going theory for the 2019 Subaru BRZ.


Other than a bit of a price upgrade and a new limited edition model, Subaru isn’t messing with success.


Before we hop in the time machine to 2017, let’s talk about this new limited edition BRZ.

2019 Subaru BRZ special edition

Here’s what you can expect.

  • 7-inch multimedia navigation system

  • LED fog lights

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

  • Alcantara seat inserts and leather bolsters

  • Dual-mode heated front seats with the BRZ logo embroidered on them


Before you…

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Look Back: 2016 Share the Love With the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 5/19/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


2018 was another successful year of our Share the Love campaign.


During this event, we give $250 to the Akron-Canton Food Bank for every Subaru we sell.


Did you know that $140 million dollars has been donated to charity over the past 11 years by Subaru and its retailers?


We also give back to the local community by partnering with:

  • The ASPCA.

  • The Make-A-Wish Foundation.

  • Meals on Wheels.

  • National Park Foundation.


If you’re interested in donating to any of…

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Follow “Phillip the Elf”: Establishing Fun Christmas Traditions (Updated)

Follow “Phillip the Elf”: Establishing Fun Christmas Traditions (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 12/8/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


Back in December 2015, we had a special visitor at Serra Subaru (Formerly part of Park Auto Group).



It was a lot of fun to follow Phillip around our dealership as he completed his special mission for Santa.


Phillip has gone back to the North Pole and has been dispatched somewhere else on the globe to gather intel for Jolly Old St. Nick, but we enjoyed the time he spent with…

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