Archive for the ‘Helpful Advice’ Category
If upcoming travel plans with the kids have you stressed, this blog is for you. While it can be hard to keep even the most well-behaved children quiet and comfortable during long car trips, we have a variety of tricks that should help to keep them engaged and happy so you can make family memories that don’t include the phrase, “Are We There Yet?” (more…)
In the United States, weather-related automobile accidents account for about 16% of all vehicular deaths. Of all the on-road weather hazards, wind is easily one of the most underestimated. Keep reading for some driving tips that can help get you to your destination safely in high winds. (more…)
As temperatures lower for the winter season, it’s important to keep your children bundled up and warm. However, it can be dangerous to keep them in their winter jackets during car travel if they are still using a car seat. Learn the truth about winter jackets and car seat safety below. (more…)
While common convention suggests that new drivers should hit the streets in a rust bucket to minimize costs on the purchase price or losses in the case of an accident, new information suggests that arming new drivers with active safety can be beneficial. Active safety features like the ones found in Toyota Safety Sense may be able to fill in some of the gaps caused by inexperience and distraction for new drivers and can help to reduce the number and severity of accidents. Keeping that in mind, we have included some of our favorite Toyota models that we think are best for new drivers below. (more…)
The fall driving season is arguably the most beautiful time to be out for a joyride. However, falling leaves and changing weather conditions add a few extra driving hazards to the roadways. Find the 4 habits for safe fall car travel we are sure to follow once summer comes to an end below. (more…)
5 Tips for New Drivers: Night Driving Edition
Night time driving presents an extra set of challenges for all drivers, but especially for new drivers who are still learning the rules of the road. Find our 5 best tips for successful night driving below. (more…)
How to Turn Off the Maintenance Light on a Toyota Camry
The Toyota maintenance required light, displayed on the Toyota Camry dashboard as MAINT REQD, was created to help remind drivers of when their next service appointment for an oil change is due. This dashboard warning light is not tied to any vehicle sensors and does not indicate any vehicle malfunctions. It is simply a mileage counter that alerts drivers that they have gone approximately 5,000 miles since their Toyota maintenance required light was reset last, usually at the dealership after an oil change. (more…)
Breakfast and Brunch Recipe Ideas for Mom’s Day
Mother’s Day is coming up quickly and we’re getting all of our preparations ready for the celebration. In honor of the holiday, we’re putting together a list of our favorite breakfast and brunch recipe ideas for Mom’s Day.
Memorial Day 2018 Events and Activities in Birmingham AL
Are you looking for a great way to celebrate Memorial Day 2018? We’re putting together a list of Memorial Day Weekend activities near Decatur, AL. Check out these Memorial Day 2018 events and activities in Birmingham, AL.
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Efficiency Ratings
The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback efficiency ratings have been improved for the new model year. As a compact model, the Corolla Hatchback is inherently more fuel efficient than most vehicles. However, this model sees revisions to its performance equipment and a revised exterior design that combine to further improve fuel economy.