What Cold Weather Does to Your Car and How to Protect It

The winter can be rough on cars. It’s not just the ice and snow that are problems, but rather the cold itself. There are a few types of typical car damage that can occur when the temperature begins to drop and it’s vital that every driver knows what to look out for during the winter.

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Buying a New Car? Finding a Good One is Easy with Reliable Resources


Purchasing a brand new car is definitely a big deal. That doesn’t mean that it has to be a complex and overwhelming process, however. If you take advantage of the resources that are out there for you, it can actually be pretty simple. Getting your hands on a first-rate vehicle is more realistic than ever.

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7 Things To Do If You And Your Child Are Involved In a Car Accident


In the United States, there are over 268.8 million vehicles registered and the number of registered drivers is close to that number. There is no denying that the high level of traffic in the country is one of the reasons why there are so many traffic accidents in the country. If you drive around a lot, there are high chances that you will get in an accident at some point. If you drive with your children in the car, it is important that you know what to do if you are in an accident. Below is a guide on, what to do if you are in a car accident.
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Learn Basic Car Maintenance with these 10 DIY Project Videos

Looking for a new DIY project?

Here are a few projects that can save you money all while teaching you a new skill!


The minds at The Zebra put together a comprehensive list of 10 basic car maintenance projects everyone should know how to do. Regular car maintenance is essential to prolonging the life of your car but repair shops can be pricey. These basic DIY car maintenance projects will help you keep your car in tip-top shape while saving a ton on professional maintenance costs. Continue reading “Learn Basic Car Maintenance with these 10 DIY Project Videos”

What Every Car Owner Should Know About Safety Recalls

As a consumer, it’s reasonable to expect that anything you purchase meets the explicit and implicit promises made of it by the manufacturer and retailer. This becomes doubly true when dealing with expensive items like vehicles. After all, a simple defect on a car or truck can lead to accidents or injury. Whatever the make or model of car you own, here are a few things you should know about how safety recalls work.
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How to Travel Australia By Vehicle

Traveling around Australia is a great way to pack in all of the great sights and landmarks this country has to offer, as many of them are spread out between major cities. However, there are a few things you need to know before you get started. Take these tips into account as you plan your trip!

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Listen to Your Car: 4 Times Your Automobile is Telling You to Get New Brakes

There are a few things that your vehicle will warn you about when they need to be replaced or examined. The brakes are one such system. When you begin to hear some of the warning signs that are given, then you need to find a mechanic who can check the brake pads and rotors to determine how much longer you might be able to safely drive your vehicle.

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What to Teach Your Teen About Car Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drivers between the ages of 16 and 19 are far more likely to be involved in traffic accidents than drivers who are over the age of 20. While it’s too ominous to say that your teenage driver will be in an accident at some point, you should still teach them how to drive safely and what they should do if they are ever in an accident.

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Car Care: 5 Auto Care Tips to Look into This Spring

After a long difficult winter season, your automobile may look like a mess on the inside and outside. Not only does a vehicle receive contamination from snow and ice on the exterior, but also, you may not clean the interior of the vehicle for several months. As soon as spring arrives, you should begin to clean your vehicle to protect its paint and upholstery. Use these pointers to have a vehicle that looks beautiful.

Wash Your Vehicle at Home or at a Car Wash

Washing your vehicle on the first warm spring day is essential for your vehicle. This cleaning process will remove road salt, tar and grime from the painted and metal surfaces. If you leave dirt on your vehicle, then the metal, glass and paint are degraded by the chemicals, leading to rust and other problems.

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How to Check Your Car Before a Road Trip

Contributed by Blake Slade

As a young man in my 20’s, I decided that I wanted to drive to a warmer climate. I headed south for Florida. I was impulsive and left by simply driving my car with only a road map for guidance. Eight hours later I discovered my mistake. I came out of the diner where I had stopped in for an afternoon meal to find that my engine would not start. I turned the ignition key and got only a bump noise. The starter had failed. Luckily I had tools in the trunk and I was young. I performed road service myself in the diner’s lot. I jacked the car up and removed the starter. I then hitched a ride to an auto parts store, traded my old starter in for a rebuilt one and hitched back to my ride. I then installed the starter and was on my way again.
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