Archive for the ‘Vehicle Safety’ Category
15 Items You Need in Your Car Survival Kit
From flat tires to dead batteries, winter weather makes travelers more likely to experience a breakdown. Being prepared is key to surviving a roadside emergency. Here are 15 items you need in your car survival kit to be ready for the winter. (more…)
2018 Toyota Camry earns IIHS Top Safety Pick +
This year’s insurance Institute of Highways Safety Top Safety Pick + winners only included fifteen models. The team here at Peppers Automotive is excited to tell you that one of the models that earned this title is the 2018 Toyota Camry. Redesigned for the 2018 model year, the Toyota Camry underwent a redesign complete with numerous changes and upgrades. With its suite of standard active safety features and intelligent body design, it’s no wonder how this great sedan took home the title. It’s the Peppers Automotive team’s job to make sure you know about the models on our lot, so we put together this post about how the 2018 Toyota Camry earned the IIhs Top Safety Pick +. Keep reading for more information! (more…)
How do I know it’s time for new brakes?
As most drivers know, safety is crucial behind the wheel. One of the most important components when it comes to safety in your vehicle is your brakes. Faulty or old brakes can affect everything from stopping time to fuel economy and wheel alignment. There are a number of reasons why you should make sure that the health of your vehicle’s brakes is as good as possible. How do I know it’s time for new brakes? There are a number of ways to know when you need new brakes. Check out this post from by Peppers Automotive to learn more about it!
Second generation of Toyota Safety Sense expands features
For most drivers on the hunt for a new vehicle always want, whether looking for a car, van, SUV, or truck, is safety features. Toyota has been a leader in active safety technology and autonomous driving technologies for a number of years now. In its constant commitment to safety innovation, Toyota has released details for the second generation of Toyota Safety Sense. This is a suite of features that use active sensing technology and autonomous driving to analyze your driving as well as others, and alerts and directs you back into safer situations. The second generation of Toyota Safety Sense expands features and so much more, so check out the video in this post to learn more! (more…)
Best practices for driving in wet weather
Whether we are commuting to work or dropping the kids off at school and practice, driving is a part of most of our everyday lives. Whether it’s just you alone in the car, or your loved ones as well, safety should always be a number-one priority. As you very well know, all of us have to experience bad weather on the road, which can potentially make driving a little less safe. There are, however, plenty of precautions you can take to make sure your trip stays as safe as possible. Your friends here at Peppers Automotive want to make sure that you stay safe out there on the roads. That’s why we put together this post with what we think are some of the best practices for driving in wet weather. (more…)
Standard autonomous safety features on many 2018 models
When it comes to safety behind the wheel, Toyota is on the cutting edge of research, development, and implementation of new and active safety features. While numerous automakers are working on developing and implementing intelligent safety features, Toyota has committed to safety by offering numerous 2018 models with standard Toyota Safety Sense autonomous safety features. Models like the 2018 Toyota Camry, 2018 Toyota Corolla, 2018 Toyota Corolla iM, 2018 Toyota Prius C, and more all offer this feature standard across all configurations. There are standard autonomous safety features on many 2018 Toyota models, so we put together this post with explanations and demonstrations of these active safety features. Enjoy! (more…)