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Child Safety Seats - Get Them Installed Correctly

Child safety seats are required to reduce the number of children’s deaths in auto accidents. Child safety seats can seem complex to install, but we’re here to show you the various child safety seats available and offer assistance in the installation. Come to Lewis Motor Sales and let us help.

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Key Items Every Tailgater Needs on a Pickup Truck

There are a few key items that all tailgaters must stock on a truck. If you have these items at the tailgating site, you won't stress out during and after the event.

Everyone attends a tailgating event to eat great food, you can store extra food preparation items to keep the party going. 

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Safe Carpools Require Effective Planning

Even though summer vacation is winding down, everyone here at our dealership wants you to keep your kids safe on the road. School carpools can be a source of stress if you don't plan properly now. Take advantage of the expert tips we've put together to make sure your carpool is as safe as can be.

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How to Keep Safe and Avoid Hydroplaning in Adverse Weather Conditions

Hydroplaning is a process by which a motor vehicle can slide and skid due to water on a roadway. Tires lose their proper grip on the surface, resulting in a dangerous situation. Each year in the United States, including in Lafayette, IN, thousands of accidents occur because of hydroplaning. You can take specific steps to avoid hydroplaning.

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Car Detailing: Controlling Pet Hair

At Lewis Motor Sales, we know that you want to keep your car as clean as possible. If you have pets, it can be a little harder to accomplish that goal, but there are ways to prevent them from shedding all over the seats. One strategy to manage pet hair could be to lay down a pet bed.

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The Scary Confusion of Payload and Towing Capacity

There is something that is very scary going on when people talk about carrying with their trucks. This scary thing is the interchangeable use of payload and towing. One of the reasons this is scary is because when it comes to weight capacity, the manufacturers and experts do not use these terms interchangeably.

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Winter Tires are a Bad Idea on Hot Pavement

There are lots of seasonal maintenance that needs to be performed on your vehicle. Besides a basic tune-up and new wiper blades, you might want to consider driving on the proper tires.

Many drivers might think all tires are the same. However, if you are driving on winter tires all year you could be ruining your tires and suffering from a lower performance. 

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Keep Calm: Steps to Take After a Car Crash

Car crashes happened every day. Hopefully, you won't be part of one, but if you are, it's important to know what to do. Lewis Motor Sales has a few tips to help you stay safer on the road.

If you're in an accident and able to move, check on others involved in the crash. 

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Understanding Truck Cab Styles

Trucks aren't the spartan vehicles that they used to be a few decades ago. The interiors of many trucks rival their luxury automobile counterparts. If you're new to this class of vehicle, figuring out the difference between the types of cabs can be confusing. Here's a short primer on truck cabs.

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