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New Year’s Driving Resolutions for Toyota Owners in Opelousas

Make 2022 the best year yet — for yourself and for your Toyota. Making some New Year’s driving resolutions this month will be better for your mental and personal health as well as the wellbeing of your Toyota. Here are some New Year's driving resolutions we at Courvelle Toyota suggest pledging to follow in 2022. Don’t use your cell phone while driving Distracted driving has been on the rise with each passing year, and with it the number of fatal traffic accidents. Resist the urge to check your phone when you’re behind the wheel; it’ll be safer for you and other people. Follow the speed limit Just because nearly everyone in Louisiana speeds mean you should. Speeding is a major contributor to car accidents every year, so hold off on stomping that gas pedal in 2022 and take y...
3 Fuel-Saving Driving Tips
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3 Fuel-Saving Driving Tips

Do you spend more time and money at the gas station than you wish you did? While the only way to avoid gas stations completely is to drive an EV, you can cut down on the trips you make there by following these fuel-saving driving tips.  Don’t drive aggressively Sudden braking, quick acceleration, and speeding can all cause your fuel supply to deplete faster. At highway speeds, your gas mileage can decrease by up to 30 percent, and in stop-and-go traffic, it can go down as much as 40 percent. Consider getting a driver feedback device to become a more sensible driver. Follow the speed limit Once you hit speeds of 50 mph, your gas mileage typically starts to decrease at a quicker rate. While you can’t avoid going above 50 mph on the highway, you should make sure to follow the...