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Driving smart: Steps to take after a car accident

February 9, 2011

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Accidents can happen when you least expect them - even minor fender-benders can cause a lot of anxiety - so it's important to know the correct steps to take. Traffic crashes cost American motorists more than $160 billion a y...

Avoid car crash insurance scams

February 9, 2011

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If the world were a perfect place, rush hour traffic reports in large cities would be non- existent. All drivers would follow the rules of the road and crashes would never happen. And the only car maintenance anyone would need to...

Power sports for soldiers and veterans

February 6, 2011

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Power sports often attract individuals looking for a thrill, maybe some speed and the chance to explore the country from a different point of view. Whether it's traveling through the country on the back of a motorcycle with th...

Auto insurance coverage for teen drivers with divorced parents

January 19, 2011

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When a teenager receives her driver's license, she often will be added to her parent's auto insurance policy. But if her parents are divorced, teen car insurance could become a bit confusing. Insurance companies and states have different policies regarding coverage of addit...

Technology to help your teenager be a better driver

January 16, 2011

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If you have a teenager in your house who might be earning his driver's license soon, the thought of how to save money on car insurance may have crossed your mind. Helping your son practice good driving skills is one of the ea...

Get to know details about car insurance before you buy

December 21, 2010

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When you are ready to purchase your first car - whether you just received your driver's license, or have been borrowing Mom and Dad's for several years - there's one thing you must think about during the process: car insurance. You may not know muc...

New car prices: Sharpen your negotiating skills for rock-bottom rates

December 14, 2010

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There aren't many shopping trips that are intimidating, but heading out to the dealership to haggle over new car prices is certainly one of them. If your mind spins when you're surrounded by a flurry of information about new ca...

Save fuel – and money – with green driving tips

December 2, 2010

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When the winter snow settles in, it's harder than ever to leave the heat of your warm car to fill the tank - standing outside in the snow/sleet/rain shivering every time a cold blast of wind blows down your neck. And with gas pr...

How to deal with auto emergencies

November 17, 2010

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They can happen at any time of year, but auto emergencies are even more on people's minds during the snowy, icy, cold months of the year. Low visibility, freezing temperatures and slippery roadways - and drivers trying to adjust to...

Work the economic downturn to your advantage when new car shopping

November 15, 2010

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The recession hit the auto industry especially hard. Industry-wide sales have fallen to the lowest levels in a quarter century, according to the Not only are sales down, operating costs are up due to expensive finance charges o...

On the road for the holidays? Your car is much safer now than 40 years ago

November 4, 2010

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As you drive to your parents' or grandparents' home this holiday season, listen to the hum of the engine and imagine taking the trip 40 years ago. Your car would have looked very different, and many of the safety features you no...

Provide your car with the care it needs to stay on the road longer

October 25, 2010

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How old is the car you drive? If you are driving an average vehicle, then your car is around 10 years old, according to R. L. Polk & Co. Which means it needs plenty of tender loving care. More and more people are keeping thei...

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