Three Tips to Safe Holiday Travels

Safe Holiday Travels
Don’t Text & Drive

Thousands and thousands of people will be hitting the road soon for their annual Holiday visits. There will be whole families, young couples, and individual students driving home from school to visit their parents over Thanksgiving and Christmas. If you’re driving home this Holiday season, use these tips from Wilson GM for safe Holiday Travels along the way.

Check The Weather

Before you head out, take a quick look at the weather forecast and at the current radar. Watch for any potential storms heading in the direction of your route. If possible, consider waiting it out, or go into your drive prepared to take your time. Be sure to equip your vehicle with important safety tools, too, like extra food and water, reflective cones, and jumper cables.

Stay Visible

Whether you’re driving in the rain or in the middle of a sunny day, it’s always important to take the necessary steps to ensure that you’re 100% visible. Clean your headlights before you depart, and make sure that all headlights and taillights are working properly.

Put Your Cell Phone Away

You know that cell phones are dangerous distractions in cars, so why tempt yourself? Put your cell phone where it cannot be reached from the driver’s seat so you won’t be tempted to peek. It’s a good idea to take frequent breaks when driving long distances anyway, so allow yourself time to stop every couple of hours for a break and a social media check.

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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

 

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a full-size pickup that’s as capable as it looks. The new model arrives with quite a few updates across the board. Notably, the current Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be the last model in its generation as the 2019 model year promises an all-new model. Here’s a little more information about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 from us here at Wilson GM.

The 2018 Silverado 1500’s exterior doesn’t see much in the way of changes. Properly equipped models will feature a Z71 and 4×4 decal on the side of the box.

Inside, drivers will enjoy the new standard six-speaker audio system across all models. Hands-free connectivity, an infotainment system, and seven-inch touchscreen come standard across all models as well. All 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 models will come equipped with a Rear Vision Camera, too.

The LS Convenience Package bids farewell for the 2018 model year. The available 11-bolt power outlet is now available as a separate option. The Tire Pressure Monitoring System now features Tire Fill Alert at no extra charge to consumers.

In other news, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 says goodbye to the Siren Red Tintcoat and Pepperdust Metallic colors. They’ll be replaced by Cajun Red Tintcoat and Havana Metallic paintjobs.

MyChevrolet App for Apple Watch

myChevrolet app
MyChevrolet Keeps You In The Know

Chevrolet is always thinking of new ways to impress its customers with technology and communication. They’ve done it again! With the addition of the myChevrolet app to the Apple Watch, there’s even more convenience than before.

Accessibility

The myChevrolet app gives Chevy drivers the ultimate accessibility to their car. You can have easy access to information like vehicle diagnostics, but the app isn’t just a wealth of information. It also allows you to send navigation information to your vehicle so that you can get going faster, as well as remotely lock and unlock your doors. In fact, the things you can do with the myChevrolet app are nearly endless: everything from activating your horn to remotely starting your vehicle.

MyChevrolet App & The Apple Watch

Now, with the addition of the myChevrolet app to the Apple Watch, convenience is closer to your fingertips than ever. The fully-functioning app on the Apple Watch allows drivers to perform all of the app’s options all from their wrist!

Remote Stop & Start

With the growth and expansion of the myChevrolet app, there’s no telling where it will go next. But the power to remotely stop and start your car all from your watch? That’s pretty cool.

Want to know more about Chevrolet and the myChevrolet app? We’re always here to answer your questions at Wilson GM in Stillwater, OK.

Stillwater Farmers’ Market

Stillwater Farmers’ Market
Stillwater Farmers’ Market

Getting the freshest fruits, vegetables, breads, and other produce is only possible at a farmers’ market! The Stillwater Farmers’ Market only allows vendors to sell produce they grew themselves within a limited area. Featuring products at affordable prices, many of which undercut convenience and super stores, there are plenty of reasons to head down to the Stillwater Farmers’ Market.

All produce is 100 percent locally grown, which is better for the environment. Vendors are committed to providing fresh and affordable produce, like fruits, vegetables, beef, eggs, jellies, and much more. You’ll end up with so much produce that you’ll need a full-size SUV, like the GMC Yukon, to move it all!

Located in Strickland Park on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Stillwater Farmers’ Market is open for business until August 30th. Customers can also find the market at the Stillwater Medical Center on Mondays from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. starting on May 1st.

Come fall, the market moves to the Pioneer Square parking lot on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. In winter, the market heads indoors at the Cowboy Mall on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Skip the supermarket and head down to the Stillwater Farmers’ Market for your grocery needs! We here at Wilson GM hope to see you there!

Photo by Nattale Maynor

Express Yourself With the New Redline Series

As one of the most innovative automakers in the world today, GM comes out with unique cars and options year in and year out. However, this year is different. That’s because GM is offering its first ever Redline Series. Find out everything that you need to know about the Redline Series today.

What is It?

The Redline Series is a series of custom options on nearly all GM models. These special edition cars are meant to give your Chevy trucks, cars, crossovers, and SUVs a more modern, urban look. Redline vehicles are outfitted with black grilles and bowties, black wheels with red accents, and plenty of other additional features.

You can find the Redline edition on the following vehicles:

  • Silverado 1500
  • Colorado
  • Camaro
  • Cruze Sedan
  • Cruze Hatch
  • Traverse
  • Equinox
  • Trax
  • Malibu

While some of the options are available now, others will be released throughout the year. Some will be released in spring, summer, and even into the fall.

If you have any questions about the Redline Series or would like to learn more about it, feel free to get in touch with us at Wilson GM. Our experts are prepared to answer any questions that you may have. We would love to hear from you!

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Redline Series in Stillwater, OK