Move Over, Florida – It’s the Law!

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Do you know what to do in the state of Florida if there is a law official or emergency vehicle pulled off on the side of the road? Even if you do, a lot of other drivers don’t and that is why the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has dedicated the month of January to raising awareness for the Move Over Law. Although the Move Over Law has been in place since 2002, many drivers don’t know about it or don’t know the details regarding it.

The Move Over Law states:

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Why the Dodge Grand Caravan is Perfect as a Rideshare Car

Miami Lakes Dodge Grand Caravan Rideshare

Carpooling is so old school, amiright? Wrong. For over 30 years, the Dodge Grand Caravan has made carpooling easier and better with every new generation. From soccer games to family outings, the Dodge Grand Caravan continues to be the perfect rideshare car. Let us explore why.

Let’s start with the obvious. The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan seats up to seven people comfortably. The inside is roomy and versatile. Take a look at this picture, and tell us it doesn’t look spacious.Miami Lakes Dodge Grand Caravan Interior Space

Versatility is a big selling point for the Grand Caravan; returning with available Stow ‘n Go seating, cargo space and storage are available in a number of configurations.

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South Florida’s New Year’s Events

Miami Lakes South Florida New Year Events

2017 is in less than a week. Let’s face it, 2016 may not have been the best for all of us, and we may still be feeling that holiday hangover. Well, be sure to buy some dramamine and Tylenol, because the headache isn’t over yet. Here in South Florida, we kick off the new year and say goodbye to the old one with some of the best celebrations in the state. [click to continue…]

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Announcing the Dodge Challenger GT AWD!

Miami Lakes 2017 Dodge Challenger GT Grille

O.M.G. A Dodge Challenger with all-wheel drive will be arriving in showrooms in 2017. This has to be one of the most exciting things we’ve heard about all year, in terms of Dodge at least. And trust us, there’s been a lot of exciting and good news about Dodge this year. Their 2017 vehicles are already getting praise, and with the Challenger GT AWD on the way, there is a lot to look forward to!

All the Goodies

Ever since the new Dodge Challenger T/A and Dodge Charger Daytona models were introduced in August, Dodge has gone completely insane, in a good way. It seems like every month we’re getting something new, and who can really complain? It should be illegal, but what cop is going to press charges when they’re getting their own Dodge Charger Pursuit cruiser? Plus, along with the big news about the Challenger GT AWD, the Barracuda is also said to be making a comeback.

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‘17 Dodge Vehicles Receive 5-Star Overall Safety Rating

Miami Lakes Dodge Vehicles NHTSA

Safety is one of the most important features in a car. Even with the most fuel-efficient engine, or the coolest, smartest technology, without safety, an automobile is a potentially dangerous transportation method. That’s why auto manufacturers strive to not only put lots of fancy and alluring features in their vehicles, but they’re constantly looking for ways to improve safety. An auto brand that’s amping up its safety this year is Dodge.

When it comes to measuring a vehicle’s safety, there are two main organizations that the public trusts – the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Both organizations deliver safety ratings and sometimes full reports on the safety features of an automobile.

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Will Dodge Return to the NASCAR Race Track?

Miami Lakes Dodge Nascar

Back in 2009 there were quite a few teary-eyed individuals when Dodge announced its departure from NASCAR. Since the late 1950’s, Dodge has been placing cars in the NASCAR races, but the end of an era came and went. Now in 2016, it seems Dodge might be ready to bite back and jump into another race. At the moment, it’s skeptical because information is based on interviews and news sources, but it has many people excited.

Dodge originally left NASCAR due to the company facing a major possibility of going bankrupt, something that seems far-fetched today. Especially with how quickly the last Vipers sold out and the rumors that the model might return again. According to multiple reports, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO, Sergio Marchionne, reminds fans and viewers of this instance and why Dodge pulled out of the races. Now, the company is in a better standing and the possibility of returning to NASCAR is large.

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3 Dodge Models Named America’s Most Loved

Miami Lakes Dodge Most Loved Vehicles

It’s the end of the year and many awards are being given to some of the best vehicles on the street. One of which is delivered by Strategic Vision, an organization that annually releases the Consumer Love Index (CLI), an index that measures how much owners love their new vehicle after 90 days of ownership. Recently, Dodge received this award for three of its vehicles and one vehicle received a special award from ALG, the industry benchmark for providing residual value.

Full-Size Car – Dodge Charger

The Dodge Charger appeared on the Strategic Vision’s list, and how could it not? Many people love their charger, it’s a muscle-car and a sedan all rolled into one. That means it has just as much performance as it has comfort and convenience. With four engine options, including the 707-hp supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat engine, it’s one of the fiercest vehicles on the road. Plus, it has a fuel economy of 31 highway mpg and a driving range of over 570 miles.

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Performance, Safety and Tech in the Dodge Charger Pursuit

New police vehicles, Dodge Charger Pursuit

In 2006, Dodge shook up one of the most niche segments in the auto industry — police vehicles. As it stands today (almost ten years later), Dodge’s police vehicle, the Dodge Charger Pursuit is by far the most popular law enforcement vehicle on America’s roads.  It all makes sense though, our brothers and sisters in blue need a vehicle that offers dependability, quick acceleration, technology and most importantly, safety, and the Dodge Charger Pursuit offers all of that.

Safety

The most important thing a police vehicle needs to be is safe and the Dodge Charger Pursuit has safety in spades. Both the all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive 2017 Dodge Charger models earned five-star overall safety ratings from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. Not only does the Charger have a solid and secure body and plenty of airbags but there is plenty of preventative safety tech, like Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus and autonomous braking.

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How to Cook a Turkey on an Engine and Then Some

Miami Lakes Dodge Challenger Cooking Turkey Engine

Heyo! Thanksgiving is literally around the corner, next Thursday, and with that, some are in a panic. If they aren’t now, they will be. Watch the turkeys disappear from the stores and the instant-gravy, too. The worst thing to happen around this time of year though is usually needing to cook a turkey, sometimes in a short amount of time. Luckily, there are a few infamous ways to cook a turkey.

To Grandmother’s House We Go

This one has been around a bit, and was made popular by Manifold Destiny. It’s a book all about how to cook while on-the-go. No, really on the go. As in, cook a 5-pound turkey breast with vegetables on the way to the dinner party. A quick little background for this set-up – plan to drive for about four hours, assuming your dinner party isn’t around the block, and have the following ingredients:

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Here’s a Look at Some of the Tasty Treats at Wiener Bash

Miami Lakes Automall Wiener Bash

Looking for a good sausage this weekend? Miami Lakes Automall is a proud sponsor of Wiener Bash, a cylindrical meats celebration and competition that is taking place on Nov. 12 at the Magic City Casino in Doral, Florida.  

Miami Lakes Automall will be there with several cars and a chance for you to win free oil changes at Miami Lakes Automall. For a chance to win, all you have to do is guess how many wieners it takes to wrap around a 2016 Chevy Tahoe and submit your answer on the Wiener Bash posts on Miami Lakes Automall’s Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag, #WienerBash!

This year’s event will include sausages, hot dogs, and brats from over fifteen local restaurants and food trucks. There will also be three concerts featuring “The Guess Who,” “War,” and “Foghat.” With fifteen restaurants to choose from, it’s hard to know where to dine. Luckily there’ll be plenty of samples, but if you still can’t choose, here’s a few places that caught our eye.

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