Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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Why Is Texting While Driving Dangerous?

What Are the Dangers of Texting While Driving? 

You may be aware that texting while driving is dangerous, but you may not realize how dangerous it is—using a cell phone while driving creates enormous potential for deaths and injuries on U.S. roads. In 2019, 3,142 people succumbed to death in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. Keep reading the blog by Palmen Motors, Kenosha, WI, to learn more about the dangers of texting while driving.

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Where Can I Get a Free Vehicle Appraisal in the Kenosha, WI Area?

Receive a Free Vehicle Appraisal at Palmen Motors

If you’re about to start your search for a vehicle, chances are high you’ll consider trading-in your current vehicle option. If that’s the route you plan to go, do you have a solid estimate on how much you may receive on it? Palmen Motors can help with a free vehicle appraisal center.

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What is Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram Employee Pricing Plus?

FCA workers for the brands of Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, and Ram have access to Employee Pricing. Employee Pricing is essentially an employee discount that applies to the lease or purchase of an FCA vehicle as well as other products and services. So, what is Employee Pricing Plus? As a CDJR dealership, we here at Palmen Motors will take a look at Employee Pricing Plus for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram models.

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Safe Outdoor Activities During Stay-at-Home Orders

Many states have issued stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic to reduce the spread of the virus. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t leave your house or apartment, or that you have to be stuck inside the entire time. Here’s how you can enjoy the outdoors and get some fresh air and exercise while practicing safe social distancing and other CDC guidelines. 

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How Long Can a Vehicle Sit Without Being Driven?

Unused Vehicles Auto Service Care and Prevention

Depending on your job, lifestyle, and living situation, you might not be driving very often during this period of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), self-isolation, and social distancing. So, what happens to your vehicle if you let it sit for weeks and months on end? It is safe to leave your car like that? Will there be any damage to your vehicle for letting it sit, unused? 

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What’s Considered an Essential Business in Milwaukee, WI?

During the Stay At Home order provided to Wisconsin residents, businesses that are deemed Nonessential are being forced to temporarily suspend operations for public safety and to decrease the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). However, that still leaves those classified as Essential Businesses. What are considered Essential Businesses in the city of Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin? 

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