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Checkered Flag's Blog of the latest Automotive News

How to avoid dangerous and costly animal collisions




While visiting a friend in Maryland this last week, I noticed all manner of wildlife laying on the side of the road.  As a matter of fact, 'round those parts, out-of-towners are warned to avoid the roads all together after dark.  With the seemingly endless winter weather, animals are moving out of the woods and making travel a little tricky.

Wildlife Crossing: AAA Provides Tips to Avoid Animal-Vehicle Collisions

Animals on the roadways cause hundreds of fatal crashes every year

ORLANDO, Fla., (October 17, 2013) ?Collisions with animals resulted in 2,083 fatal crashes and 2,194 fatalities between 2001…
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Summer Sonata Sale at Checkered Flag



Want a top-rated vehicle with style, safety, and space?  Checkered Flag Hyundai is here to help you with that.  This month, you can grab a new 2014 Hyundai Sonata for $15,490. 

New 2014 Hyundai Sonata GLS Automatic at $15,490*

*Includes $500 Active/Retired Military rebate, $500 loyal owner rebate from Hyundai, and $2,000 bonus from HMFC.  Tax, title, license…
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Bridge openings to tie up traffic in Chesapeake Wed and Thur

Chesapeake-traveling Checkered Flag fans, take note.  The Great Bridge Bridge will be opening frequently both Wednesday and Thursday mornings and afternoons. 

Tests scheduled at Chesapeake's Great Bridge Bridge
By Jeff Sheler for The Virginian-Pilot

 CHESAPEAKE

The city of Chesapeake announced today that it will conduct test lifts of the Great Bridge Bridge on Wednesday and Thursday.

The bridge is scheduled to open Wednesday at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. and between 10 p.m. and midnight with or without marine traffic, the city said.

It will open at 10 a.m., 11 and noon Thursday.

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USA Defeats Ghana in FIFA

Congrats Soccer loving Checkered Flag fans.  USA beat Ghana in the FIFA World Cup this evening with a narrow 2-1 victory.  Last time I checked though, 2-1 still meant a "W" in the column for US. 

Next on to Sunday when the US plays Portugal.  Go Team USA!



FINAL: USA defeats Ghana 2-1 in World Cup
By Lorenzo Reyes   

It was an…
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