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OnStar Helps Busy Parents Address 4 Common Complaints from the Backseat Crowd

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Today’s families spend a lot of time in their vehicles. School functions, sports, daycare, visits with grandparents and even vacations can make the days seem like an endless cycle of buckling up and taking to the road. It can all leave the little ones in the backseat less than thrilled. Unless, of course, that vehicle is equipped with OnStar. Here’s how OnStar solves little passengers’ most common complaints:

“I’m bored.”

In some families, this complaint can be heard as early as the end of your driveway. Fortunately, the available OnStar 25Wi-Fi® hotspot* makes it simple to keep kids entertained. Grab their devices and they can stream movies and music, play games and more.

“I have homework.”

If you’re lucky enough to have “that kid,” you and your dedicated student will be glad to know the OnStar Wi-Fi hotspot is here to help, with a solid connection to the internet that makes it easy to get homework done. You can even choose to purchase a plan that gives you all the data you want, so your student can research to their heart's content.

“It’s too cold!”

Well, kids, all you have to do is roll out of bed and into the nice, warm car. With your vehicle’s 20mobile app,* you can remotely start the car (if properly equipped) and have the temperature just right — no matter what the weather is outside.

“I have to go potty.”

It’s the crowning glory of complaints, and time is of the essence. Fortunately, you can push your blue OnStar button and ask your Advisor for 16Turn-by-Turn directions* to the nearest restaurant or business that may have a restroom. Or search a destination on your vehicle mobile app and send it to your in-dash navigation system (if equipped).