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Thursday 06/14/2018
Ready for the road? A 10-point checklist for RV'ers
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

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Tuesday 06/12/2018
5 things your tires can tell you
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(BPT) - Cars can relay all kinds of information these days, like how many miles until you run out of gas or what’s causing that traffic jam up ahead. Your tires can offer a wealth of information, too, and knowing how to read them can help improve the performance and fuel efficiency of your vehicle.

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Thursday 06/07/2018
Car Shopping? Get Smart About Warranties and Service Contracts
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(StatePoint) Car shopping? One important factor to consider is what each manufacturer’s warranty covers and how long the coverage lasts, as well as whether you’re going to purchase additional coverage through a vehicle service contract.

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Monday 06/04/2018
9 Things All Drivers Need to Know About Their Tires
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(StatePoint) Today’s cars are packed with impressive features. Stability control. Ride assist. Ever-more-powerful engines. But no matter what technology makes its way into your car -- it’s your tires that connect it to the road, making their construction and maintenance critical for safe, effective driving.

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Wednesday 05/09/2018
Reducing On-The-Job Stress Improves The Classroom Experience
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(NAPSI)—As with any helping profession, teaching can be a stressful job—but teachers say the rewards are worth it.

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Wednesday 05/02/2018
Reasons To Clean Your Car
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(NAPSI)—If any of the more than 260 million cars in America is yours, here’s important advice: Keep it clean.

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Tuesday 05/01/2018
Get Fueled Up for Warmer Weather
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(NewsUSA) - It's spring and that means it's time to take your boats, lawnmowers, classic cars and other summer gear out of the shed to get them ready for sun and fun! But before you hit the road, lawn or waves, it's important to set aside some time for preventative maintenance to make sure your summer plans don't stop short.

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Ten Tips For Drivers
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(NAPSI)—According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are 5.25 million driving accidents a year in the U.S.—but they needn’t happen to you.

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Saturday 04/28/2018
Get Ready to Roll This Spring By Cleaning Up the Garage
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As spring blooms and temperatures warm up, it's time to open up the windows and go outside. This means getting into your garage and dusting off the cobwebs from your lawnmower, wiping down your outdoor table and chairs, and getting your car primed to take you where you want to go this summer season.

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Thursday 04/19/2018
Seeing Is Believing When It Comes To Road Safety
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:04 am

(NAPSI)—Although properly functioning vehicle lights, wipers and mirrors allow for better visibility while driving, these items are all too often forgotten or ignored when people perform basic auto care, says the nonprofit Car Care Council.

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Monday 04/16/2018
Teen Driving Tips: Five Ways To Stay Sane
Updated: April 17, 2018 - 4:36 am

(NAPSI)—When your teen is officially licensed to operate a vehicle, you may feel simultaneously proud—and terrified. Following these five tips, however, can help.

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Wednesday 04/04/2018
Spring Car Care Tips
Updated: April 07, 2018 - 4:37 am

(NAPSI)—Warmer spring temperatures make it the perfect time to get outside and do a routine checkup on your car, as winter weather can take a toll. These four car care tips will get your car in tip-top shape before hitting the road for a spring getaway.

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Thursday 03/08/2018
Buying Tires for Your Car? What to Consider
Updated: March 08, 2018 - 4:36 am

(StatePoint) Purchasing new tires for your car can be frustrating: an average of two hours is spent researching tires and 89 percent of all consumers experience some sort of buyer’s remorse, according to a consumer study by Cooper Tires.

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Monday 03/05/2018
Your Brakes May Be Trying To Tell You Something
Updated: March 06, 2018 - 4:36 am

(NAPSI)—If your brakes are trying to tell you something, you should pay attention. A properly operating brake system helps ensure safe vehicle control and operation and it should be checked immediately if you suspect any problems.

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Friday 03/02/2018
Personalize your ride with a new set of wheels
Updated: April 07, 2018 - 4:38 am

(BPT) - The idea of a new car or truck is exciting. What’s even more exciting is making that new vehicle your own.

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Thursday 02/22/2018
Keeping roads clear: The sand vs. salt debate
Updated: March 02, 2018 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - Winter maintenance practices often lead to debates over different methods and materials used to keep roads clear. One often-heard argument is that road authorities should go back to using sand or abrasives for winter maintenance, instead of using salt.

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Tuesday 02/20/2018
Create The Car Of Tomorrow To Win Prizes Today
Updated: February 21, 2018 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—The car you'll drive 12 years from now may be on the drawing board today. Will it be sleek and speedy? High tech and highly connected? Will it run on gasoline? Batteries? Fusion? Will it work underwater? Will it fly?

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Monday 02/05/2018
TBD Article 17780000101
Posted: February 05, 2018

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Thursday 02/01/2018
Heed The Recall: Get Your FREE Airbag Repair
Posted: February 01, 2018

(NAPSI)—If it hasn't happened already, your car dealer may call asking you to bring your vehicle to the dealership for a FREE urgent recall repair. For your own good and that of your passengers, you should do so.

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Tuesday 01/23/2018
5 ways millennials are changing the car buying market
Updated: January 24, 2018 - 4:35 am

(BPT) - Whether you're looking for a home, a car, a television or a new jacket, the way we shop has changed drastically over the last five years. While these changes can be tied to competition, technology, a global marketplace and other factors, there’s one big influence often forgotten in the conversation — millennials.

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Saturday 09/02/2017
What You Should Know Before Buying or Leasing a Vehicle this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 1:27 pm

(StatePoint) Fall is a popular time to purchase a new vehicle, with new models hitting dealer lots, and significant savings on current model year cars and trucks. Whether this is your first purchase or you’ve done this before, there are more choices than ever when it comes to makes and models of vehicles, and financing options for securing one.

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Thursday 07/27/2017
Back-to-School: Top Car Buying Tips for Young Drivers
Updated: July 27, 2017 - 4:35 am

(StatePoint) During back-to-school season, students are often on the hunt for what may be their first car. There are many factors to consider beyond budget, and experts say this can be a difficult process to navigate.

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