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6 Tips to Tackle Winter Weather Driving

A white winter can be beautiful, but snow and ice also present unique driving challenges. Each year, 24% of weather-related car crashes in the United States happen on snowy, slushy or icy roads. In addition to accidents, getting stranded in your car in inclement weather can be especially dangerous. And while you can’t control the […]

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Under the Hood: Mobile and Car Technology That Helps Keep You Safer Behind the Wheel

Technology has unlocked endless ways to enhance your driving experience, from avoiding traffic to finding the nearest charging station. But did you know it can help keep you safer too? Most road accidents result from human error, and distracted driving continues to be a major cause in the U.S., accounting for over 900,000 crashes each […]

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7 Tips for An Awesome Road Trip

Coast-to-coast excursions, summer getaways, and visits home to see family are some of the most memorable adventures to happen when you hit the open road. To keep cruising, planning ahead is key. Whether you’re hitting the road for a few hours or embarking on an epic cross-country trek, these driving tips will help you keep […]

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Emergency Road Kit Tools You Should Have At Your Disposal

Picture this: You’re driving home late at night when you suddenly feel a tug at the steering wheel. It’s a flat tire. You don’t have a spare, so you call roadside assistance. They’re on their way, but it’s going to be at least two hours. Chances are, you might have experienced this or something similar. […]

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A Guide to Navigating Auto Apps

Pretty much anything you can think of, there’s an app for it. Got a car? There’s an app for that. So many, in fact, that it can be hard to find the best car apps when the rubber hits the road. But it’s good to know what they are, considering the average American spends 18 […]

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How Virtual Reality Tech is Changing the Auto Industry

Entering the world of virtual reality used to be the stuff of dreams. Now the technology is here, and it’s making us question everything we thought was possible. We’ve already seen VR tech have a big impact in the field of automotive alone. The way we design, test-drive, and shop for cars may never be […]

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Recycled Auto Parts: The Innovative Re-Use of Car Tires

Car tires are designed to withstand the elements and a keep us safe on the road. And once they’re worn and ready to retire, the durable aspects of tires can make them ideal for repurposing and reusing. Below are some of the most innovative and practical items that can be made from car tires. The […]

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Road Trip Apps: Use Your Smartphone to Plan a Tech-Savvy Road Trip

When the craving for adventure hits, there is no greater cure than a spontaneous road trip. If you’re itching to hit the road without an itinerary, grab your smartphone (and maybe a change of clothes). Below are some of our favorite mobile apps that will help turn your smartphone into the ultimate copilot. Navigation Reliable […]

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Family Auto Insurance: Why Nest-Dwellers Are Doing it Right

More than a quarter of young adults currently live at home with their parents. And this type of living arrangement has been modestly on the rise since our last recession. Many in this group reluctantly stayed, or moved back, home during tough economic times, but now are warming up to the idea. They don’t want […]

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Crossing Over: Types of Bridges and Where to Find Them

Traveling across America by car offers drivers many things to break up the boredom. Along the country’s many roads are important pieces of infrastructure worthy of our admiration and joy – although we sometimes cross over them without giving them a second thought. There’s an argument that in the midst of truly stunning engineering marvels, […]

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