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Millennials really are the worst drivers
Millennials really are the worst drivers Cars February 15, 2017
When it comes to behaving badly while driving, young millennials are the worst offenders, according to a new report from…
Easy way to find out if there’s a recall on your car
Easy way to find out if there’s a recall on your car Cars December 21, 2016
If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls…
State-by-state map shows how much a ticket increases your car insurance
State-by-state map shows how much a ticket increases your car insurance Insurance December 16, 2016
Nearly 94 million people will hit the roads for the year-end travel season from Friday, December 23 to Monday, January…
New report: These are the 38 safest vehicles for 2017
New report: These are the 38 safest vehicles for 2017 Insurance December 8, 2016
Only 38 vehicles earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest safety award for 2017 due to stricter criteria. IIHS reveals…
Why you should never ‘top off’ your gas tank
Why you should never ‘top off’ your gas tank Cars December 4, 2016
My husband has worked in the car industry for over a decade. And one of the most important pieces of advice that…
5 professions that practically guarantee you’ll pay less for car insurance
5 professions that practically guarantee you’ll pay less for car insurance Insurance November 16, 2016
For years, we've told you that many insurers use your level of education and job title to help set your…
Sunroofs can suddenly explode while you’re driving
Sunroofs can suddenly explode while you’re driving Cars November 13, 2016
Can you imagine what it would be like to have your sunroof spontaneously break into thousands of pieces while you're…
#1 secret to get a satisfactory resolution to your auto insurance claim
#1 secret to get a satisfactory resolution to your auto insurance claim Insurance November 1, 2016
Nobody like to be involved in an accident. But when you are, there's something you can do to improve the…
Self-driving truck makes 120-mile trek, delivers beer
Self-driving truck makes 120-mile trek, delivers beer Cars October 31, 2016
Otto and Anheuser-Busch announced that the two companies have completed the world’s first commercial shipment by self-driving truck. Read more: Uber makes big move toward…
3 ways to pay less when you have a teen driver under your roof
3 ways to pay less when you have a teen driver under your roof Insurance September 20, 2016
Did you know the average auto insurance premium goes up 79% when you have a new driver on your policy?…
How to counter lowball offers from auto insurers after your vehicle is totaled
How to counter lowball offers from auto insurers after your vehicle is totaled Insurance September 20, 2016
Auto insurance adjusters use an industry database that's stacked against the consumer and tends to value cars at 70 cents…
Tesla readies autopilot upgrade that relies heavily on radar
Tesla readies autopilot upgrade that relies heavily on radar Cars September 12, 2016
Tesla is ready to put radar...well, on the radar as it gives the nascent auto technology a starring role in…
Uber makes big move toward wide deployment of self-driving cars
Uber makes big move toward wide deployment of self-driving cars Cars August 22, 2016
Last week was quite a week in the autonomous vehicle world! First we had Ford announce that it will have…
5 rules for selecting a teen driver’s first car
5 rules for selecting a teen driver’s first car Cars July 28, 2016
Teens are three times more likely to crash a vehicle than a 20+ adult, according to the Insurance Institute of…
Bandit towing scams: The danger waiting on the side of the road!
Bandit towing scams: The danger waiting on the side of the road! Cars July 20, 2016
If you're having car trouble, or you've been in a fender bender, here's a special warning you'll want to pay…
Nearly 80% of drivers are guilty of this dangerous behavior
Nearly 80% of drivers are guilty of this dangerous behavior Cars July 14, 2016
Nearly 80% of drivers admit to making rude gestures, yelling, honking and other types of angry or aggressive behaviors behind…
Most and least dangerous states for senior drivers
Most and least dangerous states for senior drivers Cars July 12, 2016
If you have an elderly loved one who is driving into their 80s or 90s, it’s only normal to worry…
These are the most expensive states for auto insurance
These are the most expensive states for auto insurance Cars July 12, 2016
Feel like your car insurance rates are sky high? You could be living in one of the most expensive states…
How to develop an independent value for your vehicle after an accident
How to develop an independent value for your vehicle after an accident Insurance July 5, 2016
When you're in an accident or your car is stolen, the insurance company will have one of its adjusters develop…
These traffic tickets will hike your auto insurance rates the most
These traffic tickets will hike your auto insurance rates the most Insurance June 27, 2016
Nearly 43 million Americans will travel this year for the Fourth of July, according to AAA, and most of them…
These SUVs did NOT perform well in a passenger-side crash test
These SUVs did NOT perform well in a passenger-side crash test Cars June 25, 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says popular vehicles with good driver-side protection may be leaving passengers at risk. Read…
World’s first self-driving car insurance policy becomes a reality
World’s first self-driving car insurance policy becomes a reality Insurance June 21, 2016
Drivers everywhere were aghast last year when hackers managed to remotely take control of a Jeep on a highway and…
Parent alert: Rear-facing car seats save lives!
Parent alert: Rear-facing car seats save lives! Health June 2, 2016
For Angela Brown, keeping her babies in their rear-facing car seats for as long as possible is something she wishes…
Toddler’s light-up shoe may have sparked SUV fire, family says
Toddler’s light-up shoe may have sparked SUV fire, family says Life May 9, 2016
KATY, Texas — A Katy, Texas, couple says their toddler son's light-up shoe may have sparked a fire in their SUV.…
Could you be sued for texting a driver?
Could you be sued for texting a driver? Mobile & Electronics May 5, 2016
Text-message senders, beware: U.S. courts are moving ever closer to blaming the sender of a text for car accidents that occur while the…
New law would require drivers involved in a crash to submit phones to ‘textalyzer’
New law would require drivers involved in a crash to submit phones to ‘textalyzer’ Mobile & Electronics April 12, 2016
If you spend any time in a car these days, you've probably noticed someone around you on the road driving and texting…
Adjusting auto insurance deductible to save you money in the long term
Adjusting auto insurance deductible to save you money in the long term Insurance April 6, 2016
Read more: The worst thing you can do after an accident 3 new car technologies that help reduce accidents Why…
One simple thing drivers can do to save lives
One simple thing drivers can do to save lives Cars April 1, 2016
Read more: This technology could prevent people from texting and driving Apps that help prevent texting while driving CDC data…
The “Clark Smart” steps for buying a new car
The “Clark Smart” steps for buying a new car Cars March 8, 2016
If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how…
Why you may want to rethink making an auto insurance claim
Why you may want to rethink making an auto insurance claim Insurance March 2, 2016
Thinking about making an auto insurance claim for some piddling damage to your car, like that cracked windshield and broken…
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