Traveling Tips for the Businessman

June 24th, 2014 by

US_YA12_402_A_BWWhen your business keeps you on the road, you need a car you can depend on to get you to and from your destination. Traveling can be very stressful on both you and your vehicle. The more you travel, the more wear and tear you put on the vehicle and that increases the odds of something happening when you’re on the road.

You need to prepare for your trips and have a plan just in case something does happen. Always carry a first aid kit and an emergency survival kit in your vehicle along with a jack and spare tire in case you have a flat, even if you have roadside assistance.

When traveling is part of your job, you need a vehicle you can depend on, so making sure it’s in good condition is the first thing you need to do and that requires proper maintenance.

Regular Maintenance Is Vital

You have to take proper care of your vehicle if you expect it to run properly, so have it serviced regularly. When you take it into the shop, the mechanic will change your fluids and filters and give your car a tune-up. He’ll check and replace worn hoses, belts and brakes along with the engine and transmission, just to make sure everything is in good shape. If he finds anything that could cause major problems, it’s best to have it repaired immediately.

It’s also important for you to learn how to spot a potential problem. This way, you won’t be caught off guard if you begin having a problem with your vehicle in-between servicing it. For example, if the car pulls to the left or right, it may need an alignment or if it’s running hot, something could be wrong with the radiator.

Check out anything you notice out of the ordinary right away so you can catch and fix problems before something happens leaving you stranded on the highway. In the event your vehicle is simply not reliable, then it’s time to buy a dependable Toyota and our professional staff can help you find the vehicle best suited for your needs.

Tips for Buying a New Toyota

When it’s time to buy a new vehicle, we have a wide variety of new and used Toyotas to choose from that include cars, trucks, blazers and SUVs. Our new vehicles are equipped with all the latest safety features such as front and side air bags, antilock brakes, traction control and rear view cameras. You can also include a state-of-the-art GPS system, which anyone that travels a lot can benefit from and a variety of other features.

When traveling is a major part of your job, you need a vehicle that is dependable and comfortable. Not only do you need to make all of your business meetings on time but you don’t want to end up stranded on the side of the road. Prepare for your trips in advance, service your vehicle regularly and when it’s time for a new one, visit us here at South Dade Toyota. We’ll help you find the perfect vehicle for your traveling needs.

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