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4 Christmas Attractions to Drive to in Ohio

4 Christmas Attractions to Drive to in Ohio

The Buckeye State boasts quite a few interesting destinations to add to your road trip itinerary — especially if you visit during winter. Catch the wonder of the holiday season when you head to one or more of these attractions in Ohio.  Giving Back: Bill Harris GM empowers single mothers with the #Keys4Needs program Ohio […]

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Road Trip Pit Stops: 4 Haunted Destinations in Ohio

Road Trip Pit Stops: 4 Haunted Destinations in Ohio

Fall is the perfect time to roadtrip through Ohio. With Halloween just around the corner, you might want to start your festivities early by driving to one or more of these haunted places.  It’s All in the Details: Let us detail your car for you Loveland Castle Head to Shore Drive in Loveland to explore […]

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3 Best Off-Road Parks in Ohio

3 Best Off-Road Parks in Ohio

Ohio’s hills and valleys provide a scenic backdrop for extreme sports and other outdoorsy activities. Visit one or more of these three lauded off-road parks the next time you and your friends are craving a thrilling and challenging experience. Conquer with the Canyon: Discover the GMC Canyon Tecumseh Trails Offroad Hours of Operation: Noon to Dusk […]

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Ohio Might Be Getting Front License Plates Back

Ohio Might Be Getting Front License Plates Back

Earlier this year, the Ohio legislature finally passed a rule to get rid of the Buckeye State’s front license plate requirement as part of a routine budget. Before Ohio drivers have even had a chance to shed the extra plate, two Ohio State Senators are pushing to keep them around. Check Out the Showroom: New […]

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5 Summer Car Shows in Ohio

5 Summer Car Shows in Ohio

If you need some extra ideas to keep the family busy this summer, why not hit up some local car shows? Here are five Ohio car shows in or near the Dayton area, if you’re in need of some auto-themed fun.  Denali Advantages: Discover some of the perks of the 2019 GMC Sierra Denali Goodguys […]

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3 Cool Covered Bridges to Explore in Ohio

3 Cool Covered Bridges to Explore in Ohio

From historically scenic to potentially haunted, the covered bridges of Ohio are well worth a stop. Here are just three of the state’s iconic bridges to explore on your next road trip through the state.   Jumpstart Your Next Purchase: Estimate your vehicle’s trade-in value here Smolen-Gulf  Touted as the longest covered bridge in America, this […]

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4 Car Museums in Ohio

4 Car Museums in Ohio

While Detroit gets most of the glory for being the home of historic American automakers like Buick and Chevrolet, neighboring Ohio has plenty of car history of its own. Cleveland native Alexander Winton invented the first “horseless carriage,” which was the predecessor to the modern automobile. Dayton, Ohio, was home to inventors such as Charles […]

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Ohio Decides to Eliminate Its Front License Plate Requirement

Ohio Decides to Eliminate Its Front License Plate Requirement

Since 1908, the state of Ohio has required drivers to install a front license plate on their vehicles. Starting next year, that is all about to change. Governor Mike DeWine recently signed a new transportation bill for the state of Ohio. Among the provisions in this bill was the elimination of a front license plate […]

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Mazda Racers Earn Podiums at Mid-Ohio

Mazda Racers Earn Podiums at Mid-Ohio

Things are looking good for Mazda Team Joest — its racers earned the team’s first two podiums of the season at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The drivers, and their Soul Red Crystal Mazda RT24-Ps, finished a respectable second and third in the Sports Car Classic. Race recap Thanks to the record-setting qualifying lap driven […]

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3 Weekend Road Trips in Ohio

3 Weekend Road Trips in Ohio

The Buckeye State provides the perfect setting for a weekend road trip. If you need an escape from the daily grind but can’t afford to be away for a whole week, we’ve got you covered. Here are three great ideas for short road trips in Ohio. Bold and Luxurious: Discover the 2019 GMC Sierra Denali […]

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Ohio Woman Gets Ticketed for…Dodging Potholes?

Ohio Woman Gets Ticketed for…Dodging Potholes?

Pothole season is upon us. It’s a great time for a refresher on how to help avoid these hazards while driving. And, if you live in the Buckeye State, you’ll want to be extra cautious about how you navigate around them. Ohio resident Alanna Corns recently got pulled over by a cop — who gave […]

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Highlights from the Ohio Distracted Driver Course

Highlights from the Ohio Distracted Driver Course

On Oct. 29, 2018, the state of Ohio revised its definition of distracted driving and enhanced its penalties. In lieu of paying the extra $100 fine on top of the penalty for committing a moving violation, drivers can complete a Distracted Driver Course. But even if you don’t zip down the freeway at 120 MPH […]

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Ohio Might Soon Ban Smoking in the Car With Children Under 6

Ohio Might Soon Ban Smoking in the Car With Children Under 6

Ohio is currently considering banning smoking in cars with young children under the age of 6 years. Senator Tina Maharath is the primary sponsor of the legislation, referred to as Senate Bill 78. First-time violators of the law will have to pay a $500 fine, while repeat offenders will have to pay the $500 fee […]

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5 Weird Roadside Attractions in Ohio

5 Weird Roadside Attractions in Ohio

Many tourists flock to Ohio to enjoy its scenic parks, waterfalls, and streams, as well as its historical attractions. Other tourists prefer venturing off the beaten path to discover weird and eccentric sites. If you’re planning a road trip to — or through — the Buckeye State this spring or summer, make sure to stop at one […]

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Ohio Might Ditch Front License Plates

Ohio Might Ditch Front License Plates

Many states in the U.S. require vehicles to have a front license plate. Some states are considering revising this policy, however — Ohio is one of them.  Details on the new proposal If you live in the Buckeye State, soon you might not need a front license plate on your vehicle. Ohio’s House of Representatives […]

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New Wind Farm in Illinois to Help Power GM Plants in Ohio and Indiana

New Wind Farm in Illinois to Help Power GM Plants in Ohio and Indiana

One of the many ways that General Motors is working toward the fossil-free future it hopes to achieve by 2050 is the use of wind energy. Several GM facilities are already powered by local wind farms. The latest wind farm to power GM’s operations is the 185-megawatt HillTopper wind farm in Illinois. Set Your Own […]

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Baby Born on I-75 in Ohio

Baby Born on I-75 in Ohio

Giving birth in a car on the way to the hospital is probably one of the biggest nightmares an expectant mother can think of. This week it happened to Juliana Macedo and her husband, Carlos, in Dayton, Ohio. With the help of the 911 operator, the pair was able to safely deliver their son, named […]

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New Ohio Distracted Driving Law Targets Paw and Order

New Ohio Distracted Driving Law Targets Paw and Order

A new Ohio distracted driving law is taking aim at another possible disruption in your car while on the road –your pet. Beginning Dec. 20, the police department in the village of Mantua will be able to issue citations if they see drivers holding an animal or turning away from the road to focus on […]

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