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Seeing and Feeling Signs of a Need for a Tire Change

When it comes to needing to change a tire, there are a lot of signs that you can see. However, there are also signs of a need for tire changes that you can feel. When you feel these signs, then you are going to have to change your tires in order for your vehicle to ride properly.

One of the signs that you are going to need to change your tire is if your vehicle has too much of a vibration. While a little vibration is expected, too much vibration could mean that the tire itself might have a problem…

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How to Select a Child Car Seat

Car seats and booster seats are essential pieces of safety equipment inside your vehicle. As your child grows, you'll probably go through several seats. Here's what you need to know to choose one properly.

Select a seat that fits your child's age and size. You'll have four basic types from which to choose. 

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Don't Break the Bank when Going on a Roadtrip

We at De Anda Auto Sales want our customers in South Sioux City, NE to be able to have a safe and enjoyable road trip. Here is some advice to get the most bang for your buck when traveling by car.

Vehicle breakdowns are never fun. They can also get costly and spoil the fun when you are on a road trip. 

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Ways To Battle Motion Sickness

It's no fun to go for a drive when you know that you are going to experience motion sickness. Motion sickness leaves people with a sick feeling in the stomach that can lead to vomiting. De Anda Auto Sales located in Sioux City wants you to know that there are ways to help prevent motion sickness so that you can truly enjoy riding in the car.

One way to prevent motion sickness is by taking medication prior to a trip. Dramamine is an over-the-counter product that has been available for years. Many people find it very helpful in combating…
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Using a Vehicle History Report When Used Car Shopping

Buying a used car can be scary because you don’t know its history. At De Anda Auto Sales, we have a vehicle history report (VHR) on every used vehicle, ensuring you know more about the vehicle. This makes it easier to avoid problem vehicles while also enjoying a greater level of peace of mind.

The odometer reading history is particularly useful. Every time the vehicle has been serviced, the odometer reading is logged. This way, you can be sure that the odometer reading on the dashboard is accurate. If there is any sign that it has been rolled over…
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The Best Way to Use Your Truck's 4WD Option

Our crew at De Anda Auto Sales likes to make sure that everyone knows about the advanced features their vehicles come with because many people never get a chance to try them all out. For instance, you might not realize that a four-wheel drive car or truck may come with both four-high (4H) and four-low (4L) settings.

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Best Cars for Uber or Lyft Drivers

The best vehicles for Uber and Lyft are newer sedans that get great gas mileage and have hybrid features, such as the Ford Fusion or Toyota Camry. There are also vehicles that can access other levels of Uber and Lyft due to the size. For example, SUVs and vans do really well with Uber because you can carry more passengers, which works for Uber Plus and Uber Share.

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Prevent the Troxler Effect With Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors

Driving at night can increase your risk for an accident simply because it's dark. When you add other hazards such as weather, driver impairment or something as simple as blinding headlights shining in your rearview mirror, your chances increase even more. Our team at De Anda Auto Sales wants to do everything possible to help keep you and your passengers safe. One relatively new development is doing just that.

Auto-dimming rearview mirrors, or electrochromic mirrors, can detect ambient light and darken automatically. This means you won't be blinded when a car behind you flashes...
 

 

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Take a Break and Reduce Distracted Driving!

We here at De Anda Auto Sales want you to be safe on the road. This is why we believe it’s important to provide you with tips on how to reduce distracted driving, an unfortunate phenomenon that is much more common than you think.

For example, when you are driving late at night and are feeling drowsy, be cautious. We understand that all you want to do at that moment is get home and sleep in your bed, but you might actually be putting yourself and others on the road at risk by not pulling over for a quick…
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