Kari Toyota is one of Duluth and Superior’s leading Toyota dealers. Kari Toyota has a great selection of New, Used or Certified Used vehicles like the 2011 AND 2012 Corolla, Avalon, Venza, Matrix, Yaris and the all-new 2012 Camry. If you need a little more room Kari Toyota has several Trucks and SUV’s to choose from like new 2011 AND 2012 Tundra, Tacoma, RAV 4, FJ Cruiser, Highlander, 4Runner, Sequoia and Land Cruiser. Plus, the Toyota Sienna and Prius, Camry and Highlander Hybrids!
From Kari Toyota
How does Traction Control (TRAC) and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) work and what are the benefits?
Toyota’s Traction Control System continuously monitors the wheels whenever the vehicle accelerates. As soon as it detects that one or more drive wheels is starting to spin, it applies the brakes to the wheels and controls engine output to help the wheels better adhere to the road surface.
Toyota’s VSC monitors your steering angle and the direction your vehicle is actually traveling and senses when your front or rear wheels begin to slip.
When it senses this loss of traction or slip, VSC reduces engine power and applies braking to the individual wheels that need it to help correct the slip and keep the vehicle in the intended path.
What should I do if I have a work injury or work-related illness?
- Contact your employer and report the injury or illness - even if you think it is minor and you will heal without medical treatment. That way there is a record that can be referred to if your injury worsens. Use a company form, if one is available. If not, write down the facts of your injury, along with the date and time and the name of the person you reported it to. If possible, keep a copy of your report.
- Take down the names and addresses of all witnesses to the accident that caused your injury.
- Get medical care, even if you think your injury is minor, and make sure the doctor has a complete description of the accident that caused your injury or the work activities or conditions you believe caused your work-related disability. Take care of your injury.
- Make copies of all work restrictions that your doctor gives you. Keep a copy and give the original to your employer.
- Keep track of all time off work, all mileage to and from doctors, physical therapists and any other health care professionals. Save all medical records given to you and all prescription bills and receipts. Save all letters from your employer and your employer's workers compensation insurance company concerning your injury.
- Do not sign any documents unless you fully understand the documents. If there is any doubt in your mind about what the documents mean, you should contact a Workers' Compensation lawyer.
- If you have not received Workers' Compensation benefits or a notice that you will be receiving Workers' Compensation benefits within a reasonable time period contact a Workers' Compensation lawyer.
From Kari Toyota
Do you need to replace hybrid batteries?
Your hybrid battery pack should last for the lifetime of the vehicle, considered between 150 and 200 thousand miles, and may last even longer. Hybrid-related components for Toyota hybrid vehicles are covered for 8 years/100,000 miles. The HV battery may have longer coverage under emissions warranty. Plus, when it’s time to dispose of the battery, nickel metal hydride batteries are benign and can be fully recycled, posing no toxic hazards to the environment.
From Cartier Agency
How can I get questions answered about the Affordable Care Act?
We recommend that people start with speaking to a trained professional. Trained insurance professionals or a navigator with MN Sure can help you determine if you are eligible for a variety of programs which have become available because of the Affordable Care Act. There are a lot of factors to take in consideration; like monthly premiums, deductibles, out-of-pocket expenses, co-pays and most importantly, which doctors one may see. A trained insurance professional may help you navigate through all of the changes of the Affordable Care Act and find a plan that works for you.
What if I can't go back to work or my employer fires me or won't take me back after I have healed?
If your doctor says your injury has caused permanent restrictions (like restrictions on lifting, bending or standing), then you receive additional benefits based on the amount of disability the doctor states. If your employer has a job within those permanent restrictions, it must offer that job to you or be subject to a penalty. But if there is no work within your restrictions, the employer does not have to take you back. You may also be entitled to more benefits because you cannot go back to your job or you may get retraining benefits to send you back to school so that you can get a job that pays as much as the job you lost.