Driving

Driving

How to Drive Safely As Speed Limits Soar (Texas just hit 85 mph)

A 41-mile stretch of Texas State Highway 130, a toll road connecting Austin and San Antonio, now has a speed…

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How to Drive Safely in Summer Storms

Thick fog... downpours... high winds The best advice for driving in bad weather: Don’t. Postpone your trip if roads look…

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Minor Traffic Tickets Have Big Hidden Costs

Most people know that serious violations such as drunk driving can cause insurance premiums to rise. But relatively minor moving…

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Driving Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Driving mistakes can be very costly. A serious collision can end your life, but even a minor one can wipe…

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How to Beat a Traffic Ticket

A friend of mine recently got a speeding ticket. She’s not alone. Many police forces have been issuing unusually high…

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Watch Out For That Truck!

I am always a little unnerved when I'm driving beside a big truck. I worry that the driver won't see…

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This Year’s Car Destroyer: Potholes!

Read This Before You Hit the Road Again Running over a big pothole can be a bone-rattling, car-crushing and money-draining…

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Even Just a Little Alcohol Makes Driving Dangerous

Pop quiz: At what blood alcohol level does it become unsafe to drive? If you answered 0.08%, you are wrong—possibly…

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How to Choose a Roadside-Assistance Plan

AAA May Not Be Right for You A Missouri woman had a minor auto accident on her way to church…

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Car Seat Heaters Cause “Toasted Skin Syndrome” Rash

You may love your car’s “butt warmer,” that built-in seat heater. But did you know that it may be toasting…

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For Safer Driving, Put a Baby Photo On Board

Remember those yellow and black “Baby On Board” placards that hung from inside so many car windows a few years…

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Don’t Let a New Car Drive You Crazy!

Today’s dashboards can be fun to use…or ridiculously complex It used to be that operating a car’s entertainment and information…

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The Ancient Secret That Can Make Driving Stress-Free

Whether you love to drive or despise it, there’s no denying that driving can be stressful at times. That’s why…

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Car Gadgets That Can Save Your Life

Automakers have developed some spiffy new technologies for their newest cars that promote safe driving and help to prevent accidents.…

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How Not to Turn Into an “Old Driver”

You can stay as safe as ever on the road As you buckle yourself into a two-ton metal machine and…