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Checkered Flag's Blog of the latest Automotive News

Do I really need GAP insurance?



Most likely, at the end of your purchase day here at Checkered Flag, a finance manager will present you with a list of additional coverage options for your new vehicle.  Now, there are many reasons you may or may not choose to purchase these options.   One thing is for sure.  You should at least have basic knowledge about some things before you…
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President's Day Deals at Checkered Flag



This weekend, Checkered Flag is honoring our forefathers by offering fantastic deals on a huge selection of the best vehicles you'll find anywhere in Hampton Roads.
For more information, contact any of our Norfolk or Virginia Beach dealerships at (757)687-3447.
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Troubles with the Tunnel Tolls



Frustrations continue for Hampton Roads drivers as E-ZPass users notice strange charges for Downtown and Midtown tunnel charges.  Here's the scoop from The Virginian-Pilot.

Thousands over-tolled at Midtown, Downtown tunnels

By Dave Forster February 12, 2014   

Thousands of motorists have been erroneously charged higher tolls at the Downtown and Midtown tunnels because of a problem with the new system's sensors, the company overseeing the operation said today.

A spokeswoman for Elizabeth River Crossings said the problem is being fixed and will be resolved by 5 p.m. Thursday, and that all accounts will be made whole.

The issue…
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Sinkhole Takes Corvettes at National Museum



A crime against cars has happened today.  This morning in the wee hours of the day the National Corvette Museum fell victim to something that I thought only happened in bad westerns and on National Geographic.  The museum was attacked by a sinkhole.   8 cars were swallowed by the hole and although serious damage occurred, the museum opened for the day…
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Toyota Matrix vs. Bridge-Matrix Wins



Thinking about buying a new car?  Do you want real referrals from real people?  No one could be a greater advocate for Toyota than a New York couple that walked away after a horrific accident in their Toyota Matrix.  The family as well as the doctors are stunned that the couple had no serious injury after going head first off an…
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