Car Car Tips & Other News

Give Your Ride A Brake After Summer

Brakes operate in high temperatures under normal conditions, and months of summer heat only tax the system further.

Experts urge drivers to conduct a post-summer brake inspection to see how well your stopping system is holding up after months of intense weather.

Get Rid of Those Ugly Dents, Door Dings

You just went through the carwash and the vehicle’s looking clean. But now those dents, nicks and small imperfections stand out even more.

The good news is you don’t have to live with those minor dents and dings.

Seasonal Alerts For Early Fall Weather

You never know. And that’s the point. September marks “National Preparedness Month” and safety agencies are using the opportunity to emphasize emergency planning.

Here’s what they’re suggesting you do to prepare for life’s worst-case scenarios.

Seasonal Harvest Fairs Dot Our American Landscape

Fall festivals might be the best part of the season. The Oktoberfests, harvest fairs and unique festivals this time of year celebrate nature’s bounty with flair.

Chances are there’s one near you. Check out this list of notable celebrations across the country.

Helpful Ways to Talk to Your Teen About Distracted Driving

Every driver deals with distractions and teen drivers are especially vulnerable to excess stimuli.

Your teen driver will face distractions behind the wheel, the key is to inform them about what they’re facing and the consequences.

Seven Accessories For Driving This Fall

Fall’s arrival means it won’t be long before you’re driving on wet, foggy roads.

Stocking up on seasonal accessories will prepare you for whatever the weather throws your way. Check out our top seven accessories for fall driving.

Help With Your Back-To-School Shopping List

School is starting once again. And that means driving from store to store to get them all the supplies they need. Fortunately, plenty of experts have recommendations for stocking up on this back-to-school season.

Tips Help Keep Teen Insurance Premiums at Reasonable Rate

Besides making sure they’re safe, a parent’s next concern for their teen driver is insuring them. How can parents get the best value out of their insurance premiums for young drivers?

Prevent Summer Sun From Damaging Your Car’s Factory Finish

Summer isn’t kind to vehicle finishes. Months of searing sun and filthy roads leave paint gritty, wheels grimy and windows spotty.

Here’s what to know and what to focus on to restore that glimmer and shine.

Alignment Inspection Helps Avoid Common Yet Expensive Repairs

Rough roads, under inflated tires and driving over the curb can all make your wheels fall out of alignment.

Not only does it make a car harder to drive, improper alignment wears out your tires faster and can reduce fuel economy.