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Travel Safely With Food During the Holidays

It is that time of the year again: the holiday season. The holidays are a great time to meet, catch-up and spend time with family and friends. As you get ready to drive around to get-togethers and community events, sharing food and rejoicing at the sight of friendly faces, we have some safety tips for travelling with food in your vehicle:

  • Keep your temperature-sensitive food items separate by keeping the frozen items in one bag and hot items in another. This will prevent premature thawing and keep your food fresh, especially on longer excursions.
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Avoid Drinking and Driving This Holiday Season

It is that time of the year again for celebrating the holiday season with friends and family. The roads will be packed with vehicles traveling to various celebrations, and any of these gatherings will involve alcohol. If you plan on traveling to your celebration by car and will be drinking alcohol, here are some tips to ensure safe travels:
• Designated Driver- if you will be drinking alcohol, do not drive designate a driver who will not be drinking alcohol.
• Stay Put- if you will be drinking alcohol ask the host if you can spend the night and drive home safely…
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Why You Should Get Your Battery Tested

An important component of any vehicle is the battery. For your car, the battery has to run a number of components while you're driving, as well as helping to start the engine correctly. Although the vehicle's engine handles most of the hard work, a car's battery still has to manage a heavy load. Over time, your car's battery can get worn out, and will eventually need to be replaced entirely.

If you've started to notice your car starting up a bit more sluggishly, or if some of your electrical components are seeming a bit slow…
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Do You Know if Your Honda Needs Synthetic Oil or Not?

Many owners aren't sure what to answer when the technician asks them if they want synthetic oil when they get their engine oil changed. Sure, the synthetic oil manufacturers promise that your engine will perform better and give you more miles, but is it really worth the cost?

High-performance cars and vehicles with turbocharged or supercharged engines that are most likely to require synthetic oil; however, if your owner's manual doesn't explicitly state that you need to use it, there's no clear answer.

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Honda HR-V: Science of the Mind

At Grieco Honda, we know that driving isn't just about getting places —it's also about a state of mind. What vehicle has the cargo versatility, pep and connectivity technology you need in one terrific package? The latest Honda HR-V. So it's no wonder why customers have been flocking to our headquarters to take a test drive.

 

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Safety Tips Every Parent in Your Child's School Carpool Should Know

Many families in the Providence area are choosing to send their kids to school in a neighborhood carpool, rather than a bus. Carpooling is great, because it means you avoid the bullying and hassle of a school bus, and each parent only has to drive when it's their turn, instead of every day.

There are some dangers of carpooling, however.

1. Not enough seating.

There are six kids in your child's carpool group, and most of the parents drive three-row SUVs, like the Honda Pilot... except for Betty. When it's her turn, she has the smallest child…

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How to Drive to the Next Great American Solar Eclipse

This past Monday, millions of Americans stepped outside to watch the sky grow eerily dark as the moon blotted out the sun. For many, it is a moving, thrilling, ethereal experience.

While it was pretty cool in Johnston, our eclipse only reached 65 percent of totality, meaning we didn't get the full day-turns-to-night experience. In just a few years, we'll get to see another eclipse cross America—this time at 90 percent in Rhode Island.

The 2024 eclipse is bound to be a much more dramatic show, but you may want to make it even better by packing…

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Stay Prepared with the 2017 Honda CR-V Touring

One of the important aspects to consider while on the road may be that you stay prepared. What the 2017 Honda CR-V Touring can do is just that, help you to get prepared for multiple scenarios. Have you found yourself stuck in the pouring rain? Well, with the Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers, you may be able to get the assistance you need. You will also be able to apply the Full LED Headlights in this situation to illuminate the road ahead of you...

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The 2017 Honda Odyssey Offers Exciting Amenities for Your Family Excursions

On your next family excursion wouldn’t it be convenient to utilize features that may be able to make for an unforgettable trip? If you go with the 2017 Honda Odyssey, on top of the abundant amount of space that gets offered, there are features available as well to help make your trip exciting. A couple of the exhilarating features offered are the 8-inch Display Audio Touch-Screen and the 7-inch Digital Driver Information Interface. You can get access to entertainment as well as informative information about your vehicle and surroundings...

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