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Tips for buying a used car for your teen

April 6, 2011

Your teen is about to earn a driver's license, and now he wants a car of his own. He has saved his money and is ready to start looking at vehicles. Here's what he wants: Anything that looks cool. Here's what you want: Safe, affordabl...

Is a certified used car right for you?

April 6, 2011

From brand to color to features, used car shoppers have a number of decisions to make. Several years ago, manufacturers gave consumers one more choice: Buy a traditional used car or invest in a certified pre-owned vehicle? Certified pre-owned...

Follow these steps to get your motorcycle ready to ride

April 5, 2011

The snow and ice are gone, the grass is starting to grow and leaves are starting to appear on the trees. This can only mean one thing: Winter is in the past and spring is near. Once the roads are free of the cold, white stuff, ma...

Tires can help keep you safe on the road

April 5, 2011

When you head out for a quick trip to the store, or a long trip across the country, you're relying on a less than an inch of rubber and many pounds per square inch of pressurized air to keep your vehicle driving safely down th...

Ways to maintain your car for better gas mileage

March 24, 2011

With all the political and natural turmoil currently happening all over the world, oil prices - and their probable increase - are again making headlines. Across the country, gas prices have made a significant jump, causing fr...

How to find the right car for the teen driver in your family

March 20, 2011

Your teen is beyond excited because he finally passed his driving test. You share his enthusiasm - until you suddenly realize your baby will soon take to the open road alone for the first time in his life. For a split second, co...

Now is the time to plan for 2011 taxes

March 14, 2011

Taxes are on nearly everyone's mind at this time of year. Even if you've already filed and paid what you owe or received your refund, you're probably still thinking about ways you could have changed your income, donations or ev...

Looking for a new car? Catch the latest auto show trends

March 9, 2011

If you're in the market for a new car this year, trends from recent auto shows indicate you're going to find a market full of smaller and more affordable vehicles. And those vehicles are going to be more fuel efficient. The federal governme...

Tips to avoid pothole disaster

March 7, 2011

You're driving along enjoying winter's thaw, and out of nowhere a pothole seemingly attacks your car. Winter weather's freezing cycles can take a toll on asphalt, and potholes are the result. This can cause bumpy spring driving fo...

Is there really a difference between male and female drivers?

February 23, 2011

You've probably heard a driver - or even yourself - utter a comment under his or her breath: "Darn that female (or male) driver!" Is there really a difference between male drivers vs. female drivers? According to accident reports and safety statistics, yes, there is. But that doesn't necessarily mean that all women or all men are bad dr...

Driving smart: Steps to take after a car accident

February 9, 2011

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

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...

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