Tips to Share the Road with School Buses Safely

Now that kids are returning to school all over the country, everyone at our Minnesota Toyota dealership near Sartell thought it would be a good idea to share some tips about how all of us can share the road with school buses safely. It’s been a while since a lot of drivers have had to contend with school buses every day and there are a few pointers that everyone should keep in mind at all times.

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2016 Toyota Highlander

Getting Ready for the School Year

It’s hard to believe that for thousands of elementary, middle, and high school students, the new school year has already started and that for thousands more, it’s about to start in a few short weeks. Getting ready for school can be stressful for parents and children alike, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, getting prepared for school gives you the chance to spend some quality time with your kids before they become preoccupied with homework and after-school activities.

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How to Know When a Loved One Should Stop Driving

The majority of people want to start driving as soon as they reach the age required for them to have a driver’s license and they want to keep on driving for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, there may come a time when continuing to drive simply isn’t safe or practical. Sometimes, you may need to stop driving temporarily due to a medical condition such as a broken right leg. In other instances, you may have to start looking for signs that it’s time for one of your loved ones to stop driving permanently.

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2016 Toyota Prius C

Great Places to Visit in Minnesota

As Toyota dealers near St. Cloud, MN, we look forward to summer every year. We love jumping in a 2016 Toyota Prius and heading out for a road trip with our friends and family members. While some of our destinations have been out of state, we’ve discovered some really interesting places to visit that are much closer to home. In fact, they’re right here in our home state of Minnesota.

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2016 Toyota Highlander, St. Cloud Toyota

Safe Driving Tips for New Drivers

It doesn’t matter if a new driver is behind the wheel of a 2016 Toyota Highlander or one of our pre-owned cars. Being familiar with some basic safe driving tips and applying them every day can help prevent accidents. If you’re the parent of teen drivers, the first tip you should share with your kids is to buckle up whenever they’re in a vehicle. In fatal accidents involving 16-20 year-olds, 60 percent of them were unbuckled when an accident occurred.

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2016 Toyota Highlander, St. Cloud Toyota

Keeping the Kids Entertained without Electronics

As Toyota dealers near Sauk Rapids, MN, we often hear parents complain about how difficult it can be to keep their kids entertained in the car when they’re not using their electronic devices. It doesn’t matter how long your next trip in the car with the kids is going to be, even the shortest drive to the supermarket can seem like an eternity when bored children are your traveling companions.

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