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These vehicles made the ‘Car Seat Honor Roll’ for 2018
These vehicles made the ‘Car Seat Honor Roll’ for 2018 Cars September 24, 2018
Figures from a 2016 pediatrics study showed that up to 95% of people install car seats correctly. This is National…
Salvage cars: Things to know
Salvage titles: What you need to know before you buy a vehicle that has one Cars September 19, 2018
If you've ever been in a serious auto accident or even purchased a car at auction, perhaps you've heard of…
In an accident? What to do when your car is totaled
In an accident? What to do when your car is totaled Cars August 28, 2018
If you're involved in a car accident, the insurance company may deem your car "totaled." That usually means you'll get…
Vehicle destroyed by fallen tree
Best and worst auto insurance companies Insurance June 20, 2018
Thinking about shopping your auto insurance? A huge percent of people never shop their insurance needs — and that's a bad idea considering…
AAA warning: Why you need to be paying more attention to your tires
AAA warning: Why you need to be paying more attention to your tires Cars June 7, 2018
How often do you take the time to visually inspect your tires? When we take into account the effect that weather…
States where auto insurance claims will cost you the most — and least
States where auto insurance claims will cost you the most — and least Insurance June 4, 2018
An accident can happen to anybody in the blink of an eye. And while it's practically a given that your…
The ‘Clark Smart’ way to buy a new car
The ‘Clark Smart’ way to buy a new car Cars April 25, 2018
If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Listen to…
These small SUVs got good grades in passenger-side crash tests
These small SUVs got good grades in passenger-side crash tests Cars April 4, 2018
When we look to buy a vehicle, we usually check for the typical things that rev our hearts' engines, such…
Around 40% of drivers admit to this frightening bad habit
Around 40% of drivers admit to this frightening bad habit Cars December 4, 2017
Perhaps you've been there: One hand on the steering wheel and the other on your smartphone, you steal glances at…
Buckle up in the back seat
Study: 4 out of 5 back-seat passengers say they don’t buckle up Cars October 10, 2017
Let's take a poll: How many times have you gotten into the back seat of a Lyft or Uber and…
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 September 26, 2017
For years, we've told you that many insurers use your level of education and job title to help set your…
#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 August 22, 2017
Nobody like to be involved in an accident. But when you are, there's something you can do to improve the…
Unbelted back seat passengers can become ‘human missiles’ in crash
Unbelted back seat passengers can become ‘human missiles’ in crash Accidents August 4, 2017
The dangers of not wearing seat belts in the back seats of cars have been well-documented. The Insurance Institute for…
Best new and used cars for teens in 2018
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…
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'shighest 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 advicethat…
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…
Self-driving truck makes 120-mile trek, delivers beer
Self-driving truck makes 120-mile trek, delivers beer Cars October 31, 2016
Otto andAnheuser-Buschannouncedthat the two companieshave 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…
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