What to do when you’re ready to get rid of your old car

July 29, 2010

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Many Americans are holding on to their vehicles longer, working hard to keep everything running smoothly with good upkeep and maintenance. In fact, 82 percent of Americans intend to keep their vehicle longer than originally pl...

The key to a successful road trip – planning plenty of pit stops along the way

July 22, 2010

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Think back to your childhood for a moment. Is there one family vacation that stands out from the rest? Perhaps it was the time you drove to Florida and got to see alligators up close, sunning themselves when you stopped at a...

Why join a roadside rescue service?

July 14, 2010

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Automobile owners know that it's not a matter of if something will go wrong, but a matter of when. But wouldn't it be nice to know that the next time your car won't start or you get a flat, help is on the way? That's where a roadside...

Ditching your old car? Why donating benefits you

June 17, 2010

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When you buy a new car, you probably tend to trade your old one in for a reduced price on the new vehicle, or advertise it for sale yourself. But if you have a charity you like to support, you could always turn your car into a ...

What you need to know about auto insurance

June 15, 2010

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Life is full of things you have to do, whether you like it or not. One of them is to purchase auto insurance if you own and drive a car. Auto insurance not only helps protect you from unexpected medical and repair costs due to a...

Five misconceptions about auto insurance

June 10, 2010

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Hitting the open road is something most of us do every day. Handling an auto insurance claim is something none of us wants to do, but like it or not, may have to deal with one day. If it has been awhile since you reviewed you...

How long does it take to erase a speeding ticket from your driving record?

June 7, 2010

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Are you the type of driver who has a need for speed, and puts the pedal to the metal every time you get behind the wheel? If so, you're asking for trouble. The likelihood of you getting into an accident, and/or getting pulled o...

The 4-1-1 on how auto insurance premiums are calculated

June 7, 2010

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Whether you've been paying your own auto insurance premiums for decades, or are a new driver about to take them over from your parents for the first time, you may be wondering how premiums are calculated. Well, many factors ...

What kind of insurance do you need for a teen driver?

June 3, 2010

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There is a time in every family when Mom and Dad come to the sudden realization that their child is growing up. For many, that is when their son or daughter is about to turn 16 and ready to start driving. Don't wait until the d...

Attention teen drivers, turn off that cell phone

May 27, 2010

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A lot of teenagers yearn for the day when they will turn 16. It's the magic age when they get the license to drive. But are they ready for it? Parents, it is your responsibility to make sure the answer is "Yes." Insist that your...

Celebrities take up the cause for distracted driving

May 26, 2010

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This past April, Oprah Winfrey kicked off a campaign she is hoping will change attitudes across America. She devoted an entire show to raising awareness about the dangers of using cell phones while driving. "The facts are in tha...

Many states are banning texting to improve driving safety

May 26, 2010

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There's no disputing the fact that distracted driving is a huge problem in America. According to statistics gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2008 nearly 6,000 people died and more th...

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