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4 Fall Car Care Tips for Opelousas Drivers

Now that the heat of summer is starting to fade, we get to enjoy cooler, nicer weather. Fall is a beautiful time of year here in Louisiana and is the perfect time to clean out your car and get it ready for a new season. Here are some fall car care tips to get you started. Check your battery Batteries are sensitive to extreme temperatures. After the hot summer, get your battery tested to make sure it has enough power left to get you through the fall. Inspect your headlights As the daylight hours get shorter, you will be spending more time driving with your headlights on. Park your car, turn on all the exterior lights, and walk around your car. Make sure all the lights are working and angled correctly. You should also look for clouded lenses that may need to be cleaned or re...
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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...
Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely in 2020
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Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely in 2020

As the world continues to work through this global pandemic, the holiday season is going to be a bit different this year. As Thanksgiving approaches, you can still make plans for celebrating family togetherness in a safer way. Following guidelines from the CDC will help you plan some new traditions as you celebrate in Opelousas, Louisiana. The CDC groups activities into low, moderate, and high risk. For the best safety, choose activities that fall in the lower risk group. For Thanksgiving, low-risk activities include having a Thanksgiving dinner with just the people who live in your household, making no-contact food delivers to high-risk individuals, having a virtual family dinner, and shopping online instead of visiting stores. With these activities, we can help protect others and...
Top Tips to Prepare for Tax Season
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Top Tips to Prepare for Tax Season

Are you dreading the process of filing your taxes? It can be a stressful time to gather all of your important documents and then try to understand what seems to be a completely different language. To help ease your mind a bit, we’ve compiled some of the top tips to help you prepare for tax season. Get organized Purchase a folder or file cabinet that will be specifically for tax information and be sure to label it with the appropriate tax year. Once you’ve got a place to put everything, get all of your tax documents and place them in said storage unit. This should include your: W-2, health insurance forms, bank documents, and receipts for travel or meal expenses. Choose your method If you’ve got a CPA or finance guru in the family, you might be able to convince them to help...