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Instructions Guide to Using Toyota Lane Departure Alert Feature

How to Use Toyota Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist

Power windows, cruise control, rearview cameras – the automotive history book is full of game-changing innovations that quickly became a commodity. Now, Lane Departure Alert joins the ranks of features we swore we didn’t need but now refuse to go without. For those just now getting accustomed to this system, here’s an instructional guide on how to use Toyota Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What are the benefits of driving an SUV?

Have you ever wanted a little bit of everything but couldn’t figure out how to get the best of each world? Being the best of all worlds is exactly what SUVs are best for. They provide drivers with a combination of qualities from other vehicle types which makes them appealing to drivers. Keep reading below to learn exactly how sport utility vehicles are considered the best of both worlds! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How do I change the headlights on my car?

Even if you are driving the speed limit and are following the other laws on the road, you can still be stopped by an officer if one of your headlights are burnt out. Your vehicle’s headlights are not only for your safety to see where you are going, but also for the safety of others so that they can see you while on the road. But what about when one or both of your headlights burn out? Replace them yourself by following the few simple steps that we listed out below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How do I change the oil in my car or truck at home?

Is it almost time for an oil change on your vehicle? It might be time for you to consider taking care of the oil change yourself to save some money and give you the confidence that the job is done right! Although some people believe that this is a job that can only be done by a mechanic, changing your oil can be done in just a few simple steps! Watch the step by step video below to learn how to correctly change the oil in your car or truck! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is it safe for my dog to be in the car with the windows rolled down?

Many people consider their pet dog to be a part of their family. In many ways, your dog is like your child. A common mistake that a lot of people seem to make over and over is leaving their dog alone in the vehicle on a hot day. You would never do this to your child, so why would you do it to your dog? This mistake can be fatal to your furry friend. You should always avoid leaving your pup in the vehicle all by themselves, especially during the summer months. Keep reading below to learn more! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Games for Kids to Play on Road Trips This Summer

If you are one of the families who takes a road trip every summer, then you know that sometimes it can be challenging to keep the kids entertained for that long. Although the destination and the memories are worth it once you make it, the journey there can be long. Luckily there are plenty of games for your children to play in the car that should keep them occupied for a bit! Keep reading below for a few ideas! Read the rest of this entry >>