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Is Kitty Litter Safer for the Environment Than Road Salt?

Let’s jump right to the answer here: Kitty litter has not proven to be environmentally safer than salt as a roadside assistance agent. It has qualities that make it a hazard just like any other chemical agent. However, it is emerging as a sensible alternative to salt because of its availability during the winter. Kitty litter is also cheaper than salt.

Salt melts the ice around it and has a grainy texture that allows the vehicle tire to gain traction. 

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Help Prevent Highway Fatalities by Moving Over

A lot of drivers are not aware that there is a Move Over Law that states that vehicles need to switch lanes when passing a stopped or broken-down vehicle on the side of the road. If it is just not safe to do so, then you should slow down at least 15mph when passing a vehicle on the highway that is stopped even if it is on the shoulder of the road.

There have been many deaths because people have failed to do that. We want to remind you from all of here at Barbee’s Freeway Ford Inc. that…

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Explore in the Ford F-150

The 2017 Ford F-150 is a truck that is built tough. For the new model year, the 2017 F-150 comes completely newly designed and can manage a lot of weight as a pick-up truck. The Ford-150 has been given awards such as the Best Truck of the Year, the Most Wanted Large Truck, Best Truck Brand, and Best Full-Size Pick Up Truck of the year 2017.

Its exterior look comes in a variety of colors, and the inside is designed with an aluminum alloy military grade body and steel frame.

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2018 Ford Fiesta: For Drivers Who Are Ready

When you are looking for a car, what do you typically search for? Are you someone who likes size, or are you someone who prefers efficiency? The hatchback design of the Ford Fiesta provides a great middle ground between size and efficiency.

The 2018 Fiesta is perfect for those who love versatility.

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Ford Has a Superb SUV in the 2017 Explorer

Are you perusing the full-size crossover class for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Barbee's Freeway Ford Inc. think you may well meet your match in ours, the 2017 Explorer.

And how is it we arrived at this conclusion?

Team up with the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek to find out; their appraisal of the Explorer is as follows:

Providing a "kitchen sink" level of standard appointment is the Explorer's range-topping trim, the Platinum.

Standard features on this model include a 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a panoramic sunroof, a parking assistance ...

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14 Items to Bring for Your Dog on a Car Ride

When you have pets you will eventually face that day when they have to come in the car with you. When that day comes these tips will help your travels. They apply to all types of pets.

Feeding

- Food
- Water
- Dish
- Treats

Potty time

- Baggies
- Scooper
- Gloves
- Paper towels

Play

- Toys
- Tape to clean up the fur dropped
- A crate to keep them safe as they play

Sleep

- Blankets
- Toys for cuddles
- The crate for safety

All of these things are needed for any trip in the car with furry pets. Other furless pets need things like a cool dark…
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What Should You Do When the Check Engine Light Comes On?


When the check engine light comes on, most people freak out. Something is wrong. In most cases, it's simply time to check the engine out. There are some tips for how to handle this when the time comes and still maintain some composure.
 

Diagnosing the Problem

Relax and realize that all is fine. There is something that must be adjusted. That is all. There are a few ways to handle it.
 
- Get a diagnostic scanner to check the engine code. Basic units can be very affordable, but don't include all of the possible codes.
- Take it to a…
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Schedule a routine oil change for your car today

As a car owner, there are some responsibilities that you have. If you want to hold on to your vehicle for as long as possible, some services are necessary. You need to find someone who will help you change your vehicle's oil and keep the car running well.

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When you are looking to be responsible, one of the things that you need to do is change the vehicle's oil. You can count on us

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Big Style, Comfort, and Safety in the 2017 Ford Flex

If you ask us, the 2017 Ford Flex definitely doesn't get the attention or recognition it deserves; this gorgeously designed full-size crossover boasts a sleek design that's simply impossible to ignore! Add on the fact that it offers three rows of seating for up to seven passengers, a cargo area that can extend up to 83.2 cubic feet with the rear two rows folded down, an available 365 horsepower engine, and safety tech like the Blind Spot Information System and Adaptive Cruise Control, and you have a crossover that's perfect for carrying around your loved ones…

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