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close up of tires on snow

When Should I Get New Tires?

Tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle, regardless if it’s a car, truck, or SUV. Proper tire maintenance is critical for you to be able to drive safely without risking slipping on the road possibly blowing out your tire and sustaining a flat. Even if tires are maintained and rotated perfectly, they don’t last forever. So, when should you get new tires?  Read the rest of this entry >>

close up of tires on snow

When Should I Get New Tires?

Tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle, regardless if it’s a car, truck, or SUV. Proper tire maintenance is critical for you to be able to drive safely without risking slipping on the road possibly blowing out your tire and sustaining a flat. Even if tires are maintained and rotated perfectly, they don’t last forever. So, when should you get new tires?  Read the rest of this entry >>

How Do I Throw the Most Successful Tailgate Party

How Do I Throw the Most Successful Tailgate Party?

How Do I Throw the Most Successful Tailgate Party?

Buzzing around the grocery store like a bee in search of honey for what feels like forever, when you take a quick timeout and peer into your cart to see that all you managed to select in that time was a bag of tortilla chips and a 2-liter bottle of Coke.  You did however find every available free sample booth in the place and somehow you went to the bathroom, twice, now it’s time to focus on what you actually need for today’s tailgate to be a success.  All of your friends are showing up in your driveway in an hour and you have been talking up your tailgate prowess for weeks now, you need to gather the essentials and get going.

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Proper Highway Driving Etiquette

What is Safe and Proper Highway Driving Etiquette?

Proper Highway Driving Etiquette

No Matter if you are an aggressive driver or a passive driver, want to drive 20 MPH over the speed limit or drive 5 MPH under the speed limit there is proper driving etiquette everyone needs to follow.  We have all seen the out of control driver that is tailgating then passing dangerously close can be just as hazardous as the vehicle driving far too slow for highway speeds.  If you are hauling a precarious load or aren’t comfortable driving at highway speed then you need to avoid the highway all together.  Not only are you a danger to yourself but to all other drivers on the highway too. Read the rest of this entry >>

How do I avoid getting caught in road construction

How Do I Avoid Getting Caught in Road Construction?

Sometimes it feels like there are only two seasons in Wisconsin: winter and road construction.  Driving on Wisconsin’s wintery roads is challenging enough, and some days it feels like winter is never going to end but eventually the sun returns.  Although it seems as soon as the snow melts the orange construction cones replace the snow banks along the roadside.  If you are like me I would do anything to avoid construction back-ups, I would prefer to take a longer route than sit stopped or going obnoxiously slow on the highway.  If you are looking to avoid getting caught in road construction this summer, follow these simple tips. Read the rest of this entry >>

Safety Tips for Taking Your Dog in the Car

Five Safety Tips for Driving With a Dog

At Hesser Toyota, we regularly cater to buyers who are purchasing a new or used car on behalf of their families. And, as is so often the case with families, many of these buyers also have dogs in their households. So, if you’re driving with your four-legged friend in the car, how can you take pains to make sure that they’re safe? Here are five safety tips for driving with a dog. Read the rest of this entry >>