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Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel

Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel

One in five fatal accidents in America involves a drowsy driver, according to a recent report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Unfortunately, driving while fatigued is common in…

Tips for maintaining your diesel vehicle during the winter months

Tips for maintaining your diesel vehicle during the winter months

Gone are the days when the only diesel vehicles on the road were commercial and heavy duty trucks. According to biodiesel.org, 44 new clean diesel car, truck and SUV models…

Driving tire safety for teens: Road safety begins with the only part of the car that touches the road

Driving tire safety for teens: Road safety begins with the only part of the car that touches the road

New research on driver’s education and training shows a gap in teen drivers’ knowledge – one that, if closed, could help prevent some of the nearly 300,000 car crashes involving…

Auto insight: What makes synthetic oil different from conventional oil?

Auto insight: What makes synthetic oil different from conventional oil?

There was a time when you were considered a “responsible” vehicle owner if you changed the oil and oil filter every 3,000 miles and had your tires rotated every other…

Catch a glimpse of fall colors on these awesome off-road trails

Catch a glimpse of fall colors on these awesome off-road trails

The fall months are a great time for families to enjoy the great outdoors with the changing of colors and much cooler temperatures. If you don’t already have a fall…

8 ways to protect the value of your car this winter

8 ways to protect the value of your car this winter

Your car is one of your most prized possessions. It’s your road-trip partner, your chauffer each morning and your home away from home when you’re on the go. Because you…

Best way to handle aggressive drivers? Model better behavior

Best way to handle aggressive drivers? Model better behavior

Aggressive drivers speed, drive too fast or carelessly, change lanes without warning, cut off other vehicles, tailgate and pass in ways that endanger others. Aggressive driving likely causes “a substantial…

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

When cousins Bo and Luke Duke from the television series The Dukes of Hazzard named their car “The General Lee,” they had the famous General Robert E. Lee in mind.…

Shopping for a new vehicle? 5 questions to ask yourself before signing on the dotted line

Shopping for a new vehicle? 5 questions to ask yourself before signing on the dotted line

It’s that time again – time to buy a new car. Maybe you’re excited because you’ve been dreaming of getting new wheels for a long time now. Or maybe you’re…

Parents, prevent heatstroke by never leaving a child alone in a car

Parents, prevent heatstroke by never leaving a child alone in a car

Warm weather is great for trips to the pool or beach, but not so good for the inside of cars, which can rise to deadly temperatures in a very short…