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Is your car’s steering wheel acting shaky?

What causes vibrations in your steering wheel?

Imagine you are driving down the street on the way home from a long day or night at work or school, when out of nowhere the steering wheel starts shaking in your hands. It is one of the worst possible feelings you can have while gripping the steering wheel, as if your car were about to crumble apart around you, leaving you skidding along the pavement while still sitting in your car seat, like an old cartoon. What causes vibrations in your steering wheel? Read on for a few possibilities. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Take appropriate action if you are involved in a car crash

What do you do after you have been in an auto accident?

In a perfect world, traffic signals, drivers, pedestrians, technology, schedules, and so many other factors would all be in pristine alignment to ensure that the roads were free of car accidents. But, as you know, this is not a perfect world. The roads are crowded and hectic, and accidents are inevitable. We hope you never have to deal with one yourself, but if it does happen, what do you do after you have been in an auto accident? Read on for our suggestions. While these suggestions are not intended to replace advice from legal counsel, law enforcement, or your insurance company, you may find them useful. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota Safe and Sound phone app display

A new Toyota app aims to keep your new driver safe…and maybe a little embarrassed

Will the Toyota Safe and Sound app be available in the United States?

Parents, you may have a child who is just about to receive their driver’s license. If this is making you feel a little worried about handing over the car keys, Toyota may have just the thing for you. It is called the Safe & Sound app, and it is a way to connect your phone with your teen’s phone for your benefit as well as for the benefit of the new driver in your house, although they may not quite think so just yet. Currently, this is available in Europe. Will the Toyota Safe and Sound app be available in the United States?¬†Quite possibly, since it is downloadable on Android operating systems.¬†Read on for more details on how this safety app works. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Celebrate the end of summer in the Columbia and Nashville areas

Things to do in Tennessee Labor Day weekend 2017

It feels like just yesterday when we were wide-eyed over the fact that summer had arrived, and now we are just as wide-eyed over the fact that it is nearly finished! The days are indeed getting shorter, and fall is on its way soon enough. There is still another shot at having one last shindig to wrap up the summer: Labor Day! This year, Labor Day is on Monday, September 4th, and it is preceded, as always, by a three-day weekend meant to celebrate the hard workers of our nation. There are a number of things to do in Tennessee Labor Day weekend 2017 that may pique your interest. Read on for a few suggestions. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Protect yourself from potential dangers in a city parking ramp

Public parking garage safety tips

If you have ever used a public parking ramp, you understand that they can have some challenges. With so many floors that all look alike, it is easy to get lost once you find a parking spot. Even then, there are difficulties that arise. We do not want to be alarmists here, but parking garages can sometimes be a place where criminals may want to take advantage of someone. Read ahead for a few public parking garage safety tips. Read the rest of this entry >>

young couple walking away from a 2017 Toyota Corolla

Students can return to class in style with a new vehicle from Roberts Toyota

Best new Toyota models for driving back to school

It’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, ever so subtly. Football practices are being held across the nation. Summer movies have come and gone. Yes, summer is nearing its end, and soon students everywhere will be hitting the books and heading back to class. If you are a student or the parent of a student with a valid driver’s license, now might be a good time to upgrade your wheels. Read on for a few suggestions of some of the best new Toyota models for driving back to school. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How much of the August total eclipse will be visible in Columbia TN?

Where to watch the 2017 solar eclipse in Nashville

There are a great many reasons to love the state of Tennessee, particularly the Columbia and Nashville areas, and on August 21, 2017, there will be one more thing to add to the list of reasons. On that Monday, a total solar eclipse will be viewable in the United States for the first time since 1979, and Nashville is located in a prime viewing location. Read on for more details, as well as where to watch the 2017 solar eclipse in Nashville. Read the rest of this entry >>

man and woman approaching white 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

The new full-size hybrid sedan at Roberts Toyota offers plenty of efficiency

What is the fuel economy of the 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid?

If you are in the market for a full-size sedan, you likely have certain expectations in mind. Of course, it must be safe, reliable, and comfortable, not to mention fit somewhere within your budget. If you are in it for the long haul, however, you are certainly going to want your sedan to be efficient with how it uses fuel. Hybrid models are good options in those instances. Toyota offers a wide variety of hybrid models, including the well-known Prius lineup. The automaker also creates hybrid versions of already-existing models, one of those being the classy, spacious Avalon. What is the fuel economy of the 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid? Let’s take a closer look. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Toyota is offering a program for lost or damaged keys

How does Toyota Key Replacement Protection work?

Maybe you know this scenario all too well. You’ve had a hectic morning, having slept past your alarm and rushed through breakfast. You need to get going now, but you can’t find your keys. Oh boy, this could be trouble. After some frantic searching, you come up empty. You have officially, truly, lost your keys. What a nightmare, right? Even if you don’t lose them, what happens if you drop them, as we tend to do, and another car immediately drives over the top of them, crushing the fob and scratching everything up? Lost or damaged keys can be a real problem for people, and Toyota wants to help with a new program. How does Toyota Key Replacement Protection work? Read on for more information. Read the rest of this entry >>