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New Arkansas Text Laws

Act 706 was implemented went into affect on July 31st 2017. 
We want to be sure that you are knowledgeable about what that means for you. SB 374 was implemented back in March but the revision brings a few changes that apply to most everyone. 
  1. "Handheld wireless telephone" was changed to "wireless telecommunications device. This means the statute now pertains to laptops, iPads and other devices. 
  2. The verbiage is not longer only geared towards texting…
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4 Steps to Handle Hydroplaning

Northwest Arkansas is expecting intense rain throughout the rest of the week. We've been seeing reports of flooding and roads being washed out across NWA. In order to help avoid some potentially dangerous situations Lewis Automotive has a few tips!

Hydroplaning is a frequent cause of vehicle accidents during rain and storms. A few things you can do:
  • Reduce speed. When you notice there is water cover on the road it is recommended to…
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5 Simple Ways to Prepare your Vehicle for Winter

Whether you approve or not, the colder weather has arrived! At Lewis Auto, we want you to stay safe and be prepared for the affects that a changing temperature can have on a vehicle. 
  1. Add to your Emergency Kit - It may sound over exaggerated or unnecessary but if caught off guard, in a bad situation the consequences could be devastating. In addition to jumper cables, a car jack, four way, flashlight, car reflector, water, we…
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How To's Just For You

At Lewis Automotive we want to be more than just the dealership that sells you a car, we want to assist you in learning the features of your vehicle. You can expect a series of how-to videos featuring some of our sales professionals. 
Our first two videos are up!! 
Click Here to learn HOW TO TAKE THE FREEDOM TOP OFF OF YOUR JEEP
Click Here to learn HOW TO PUT THE FREEDOM TOP BACK ON…
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Before Purchasing a Vehicle

The decision to buy a new vehicle is typically, a pretty big one. Typically the second largest purchase an American makes besides their home. A few things to decide before making a commitment:
  1. Choose a budget. Before setting foot onto a car lot, it's a wise choice to go ahead and sit down to analyze your financial capabilities. Why kind of down payment do you have? Will you be trading in and upgrading? What…
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Pumpkins and Leaves and Other Things

Labor Day has passed which is the unofficially opening to fall
The 'pumpkin spice everything' has arrived. Yep, lattes and marshmallows. 
Warmer colors of orange and red and yellow are popping up here and there. 
It's time for football games, hunting season and hoodies and we are pretty pumped about it. 
The changing of seasons is beautiful and we are thankful to live in a place where it embraces all four seasons. 
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Dickson Street Slide

We'll be touching on a few different top
ics but today we invite you to join Soldier on Service Dogs for their annual Dickson Street Slide! Rewind. In case you didn't know, SOSD is a non-profit that is focusing on veterans. It provides trained service dogs AT NO EXPENSE for qualified veterans living in NWA. So it's local! That's pretty cool in and of itself. Another cool characteristic
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More than a Dealership

I'm driving down 49 and see a glistening new silver F-150 with the little Lewis sticker on the back left side of the tailgate. 
I pull into Wal-Mart and park in front of a mother helping her toddler and young child out of a roomy black Ford Escape with that gorgeous American Flag behind the Lewis logo. 
I stop by the Goodwill to drop a load of donations off before heading to work and…
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More Like a Marathon

Ah yes, it's halfway through summer and you're thinking... "man I thought this was going to be a sprint but it's turned into a marathon!" 

While there are lots of marathons and events going on that's not quite what we are getting at... Summer is in full force and even summer school is wrapping up. Rodeo season is over for NWA and the kiddos are getting "bored"... now what?
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Summer with kids in NWA

Only a few more days until the kiddos are looking for something to do this summer. Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer and we, here at Lewis Auto, hope you have a happy, fun and safe one and remember to take some time to honor those who have served and are serving.

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