Happy Halloween, friends! We hope you’re having a great day so far and getting lots of sweet treats to enjoy. Tonight will be a busy night here in Central Florida as trick-or-treaters take to the sidewalks and party-goers hit the streets to celebrate! No matter what your plans are this year, you’ll definitely want to make sure that your new Toyota is in the right condition to handle things as safely and efficiently as possible. We have tips for you straight from our Toyota Service Centers in Orlando!
How can you stay safe behind the wheel of your new Toyota in Orlando this year?
On Halloween, there’s bound to be a lot of pedestrian traffic which means you should handle your new Toyota in Orlando carefully. Drive gently (i.e. no slamming on the gas or brakes), be sure to come to a full stop at stop signs and red lights, and always use your blinkers to indicate where you’re headed. You should also be careful when you’re backing out of your driveway or exiting an alley, as you may not have the best visibility in your new Toyota. Take the time to check that the coast is clear! Additionally, be sure to turn on your headlights when the sun starts to set to make your Orlando Toyota more visible!
You should also do away with any distractions when you’re behind the wheel so you can keep your eyes on the road – put down your cellphone and use your Bluetooth wireless streaming if you have to make a call. When it comes to foot traffic, yield to pedestrians. Younger trick-or-treaters may not know that they should stop before crossing the street. You should also avoid passing parked cars in your new Toyota, because they could be dropping kids off and they might cross the street in front of you.
Make sure your car is in top-notch condition at our Toyota Service Centers!
However, you should also make sure that certain elements of your new Toyota in Orlando are working at their maximum capacity! Here are a few things to consider:
- Brake lights and headlights: You want the best visibility you can get on Halloween night so you can watch out for little ghouls and goblins, and you want your brake lights to be working so drivers behind you can stay on top of your movements should you have to stop suddenly! Our Toyota Service Centers can help you clean replace burnt out bulbs or fuses in a jiffy.
- Brakes: Speaking of brake lights, you want your brakes to be in top notch shape as well! They’re essential to maintaining the safety element in your new Toyota, so keep up with routine brake maintenance and proactively prevent any problems. We offer affordable brake service in Orlando at both members of our family!
Also keep an eye on your wiper blades and your defroster – it may not be rainy or cold this year, but these are important to your visibility and you always want them in the best condition possible!
Stay safe this Halloween! Take advantage of these tips and make sure you maneuver your new Toyota carefully. Want more advice or need to get a few things checked out at our Toyota Service Centers? Visit Toyota of Orlando (3575 Vineland Road) or Toyota of Clermont (16851 State Road 50) today!