Campus Auto Blog

Alternative Transportation Options for Virginia Tech and Radford Students

Posted by Matt McMurray on Sep 12, 2015 8:30:00 AM

During the school year, we see a lot of students. Some of them have had their cars towed to our lot while others are in need of repairs. Either way, we often have an opportunity to speak with their parents and one of the biggest things we hear from them is that they’ve questioned the wisdom of their child having a car on campus.

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Topics: Cars On Campus, College Parents Program

Matt Says: Here's What To Do If You Break Down

Posted by Matt McMurray on Aug 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If you find yourself in the unfortunate and possibly dangerous position of sitting in a broken down car on the side of the road, in a strange town, or just in a really inconvenient location, there are a few things you should try to do before you call anyone and let them know that your car broke down.

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Topics: Matt Says, College Parents Program

Matt Says: Consider These 8 Great Cars For College Students

Posted by Matt McMurray on Aug 11, 2015 12:31:53 PM

In the land of mac and cheese, ramen noodles and 10-cent wing nights, cutting costs is always a top priority. But style is a very close second. We’re not much on fashion, but we do know cars – and we see a lot of them. So which cars are economical, look great and have the added bonus of safely tackling a Blacksburg winter?

Glad you asked. Here’s our list of the top 10 best cars for college students  - especially students at Virginia Tech or Radford University.


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Topics: College Parents Program

Winter - Such As It Was - Is Over!

Get your vehicle ready for spring.

Spring in the New River Valley means hiking, brewery and winery tours, camping, golf, road trips, and more. Each of those activities has one thing in common - you need your car to be in good shape to get you there. Even as uneventful as this winter was, don't underestimate the long term effects of colder temperatures and occasional slush on your car. Let us help you get your car ready for the road.

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