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(NAPSI)—If you’re like most Americans, you may have made a dirty mistake: An online survey conducted by Harris Poll, on behalf of Briggs & Stratton in October of 2015 among 3,027 U.S. adults aged 18+, discovered that 70 percent of consumers have spilled gasoline on their hands, clothes, …

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(NAPSI)—While many people know to check their oil and tire pressure before a road trip, there is one commonly overlooked car care component it would be a bright idea to remember: headlight maintenance.

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(NAPSI)—Before you answer the call of the open road, help ensure that your trip is hassle-free by preparing your vehicle so it’s ready to log those long miles. Consider the following:

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(NAPSI)—Summer is an especially tough season on cars, as high temperatures can lead to stress on vehicles’ parts and systems, causing breakdowns. Consider the following tips to ensure that your vehicle is prepared for the longer, warmer days that may include a few road trips.

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(NAPSI)—The thrill of summer beckons—days are longer, skies are clearer and spirits are higher. Nothing beats driving down a long stretch of highway enjoying breathtaking views, good tunes and memory-making adventures with your loved ones. Before putting the pedal to the metal, there are a f…

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(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 whe…

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(BPT) - Need help finding the perfect vehicle? If you’re in the market for a new car or truck, consider purchasing one you can make your own. While just about any vehicle can be transformed with a few simple products, there are certain makes and models that are more accessory-friendly than others.

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(NAPSI)—Your next drive to work, family road trip or shopping run can be more comfortable for you, more fun for your passengers and safer for everyone. That’s because of all the exciting features you can find in one new vehicle, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica:

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(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 12 percent of Americans move to new homes every year. The next time you’re among them, you may be able to save time, trouble and money when you choose a professional mover—you won’t have to worry about renting equipment, paying hidden costs, handl…

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(NAPSI)—You don’t have to let the joys of warm weather driving be diminished by the irritating pollen and pollutants that can be drawn inside through your car’s air-conditioning and ventilation systems.

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(NAPSI)—Moving a military family from one home to another doesn’t have to feel like a major maneuver. Here are some hints that can help:

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(BPT) - Months of rough winter conditions take a toll on your vehicle. With the spring driving season upon us and summer road trips just around the corner, now is the perfect time to “refresh” your car for the months ahead. Luckily, transforming your drive doesn’t have to be a big, expensive…

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(NAPSI)—More than a quarter of a million Americans buy all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) a year. If you plan—or just dream—to be among them this year, you should know that, as with any major purchase, a little knowledge can go a long way toward helping you get the best possible deal. These seven s…

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(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, car safety and performance are important to you. But you might be surprised to hear that over 47 million vehicles have unfixed safety recalls—vehicles you might be sharing the road with or driving yourself.

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(NAPSI)—Whether your car is a classic or brand new, keeping it clean and maintained will give you great pride and impress those around you.

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(NAPSI)—If you are involved in one of the 7 million traffic crashes reported annually, you know that getting in a car accident can be extremely stressful and make you feel helpless. You numbly check that everyone on board is okay, your mind racing as you try to sort out what will get you saf…

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(NAPSI)—There is no question that today’s automobiles—and the computers that run them—do more than ever before. Benefits range from alerting you to needed repairs before your car breaks down or spotting a car in your blind spot, to in-dash apps that can zoom in on the closest available parki…

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(NAPSI)—Although the check engine light may look scary lit up on the dashboard, you don’t need to panic. A glowing check engine light doesn’t mean you have to immediately pull the car to the side of the road; it does mean you should get the car checked out as soon as possible.

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(BPT) - For some, winter is a time to get cozy next to a fire, sip a mug of hot chocolate and watch the snow fall. But for those who spend their winter sitting in the driver’s seat of a rig, hauling goods all over the colder parts of the country, the snow that makes winter so beautiful can a…

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(StatePoint) Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes.

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(StatePoint) Hitting the road for the holidays? You’re not alone. Nearly nine in 10 Autotrader shoppers plan to travel by car this holiday season, and nearly a quarter will travel more than 300 miles, according to a recent poll. But experts say there’s no reason to view road trips as a chore.

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(StatePoint) Today’s vehicles come with an abundance of new features and technologies that can aid drivers, make passengers more comfortable and provide real-time information about a vehicle’s health. Most importantly, many vehicle technologies today are designed with safety in mind and have…

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(StatePoint)  With 2016 new car models rolling into dealers, it’s a great time to find deals on cars. However, according to a Capital One survey, 98 percent of Americans find some aspect of the car buying process difficult. Almost half (41 percent) of Americans say the most difficult aspect …

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Some people shop for cars frequently, others do it rarely.  Because a car purchase can be a significant expense, it’s always a good idea to take your time and research options before jumping into the middle of the process. This is especially true when shopping for used cars, because they inv…

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(NAPSI)—Sooner or later, all car batteries have to be replaced. The good news is that by taking a few simple maintenance steps, you can avoid the cost and hassle of getting stranded with a dead battery.

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(NAPSI)—Keeping America’s schools and students on the road to success is no easy task. Teachers, students and school officials often find themselves scrambling to raise funds with little monetary support at the local level.

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(NAPSI)—“Preventive maintenance is critical for keeping vehicles operating at optimum levels,” says car-care expert Tricia Hecker, Head of Marketing for Mopar. To help, here are 10 items to check on your vehicle:

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(NAPSI)—To help protect yourself when buying a used car, watch out for curbstoners.

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(NewsUSA) - The temperatures are rising, and so are the numbers of vehicles on the road. Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it a number of road trips to the beach for many families.

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(NewsUSA) - Bald or poorly maintained tires won't get you very far when it comes to driving on slippery roadways. With improper equipment and maintenance, slick surfaces from rain storms are a major threat to safety on the road.

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(NAPSI)—More automobile batteries fail in the heat than in the extreme cold, and hot-weather conditions can cause more stress on a battery than frigid temperatures. With temperatures at their annual highs, motorists can protect and care for that part of the vehicle a driver depends on most e…

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(NAPSI)—Consumers are extending the ownership of their vehicles well beyond 100,000 miles by finding ways to improve the quality of their vehicle. Following a good maintenance routine will keep your vehicle on the road longer and out of the shop, avoiding costly repairs.

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(NAPSI)—There’s good news for those who are fans of two great American pastimes—watching rodeos and driving trucks. There is a series of events designed so fans can indulge in both their passions at the same time. And maybe best of all, it travels to them.

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(NewsUSA) - Imagine a futuristic transportation system with "talking" roads and cars that instantly provide real-time updates on local weather, traffic and road conditions. Equipped with up-to-the-minute information, motorists could choose safer, more direct routes helping to reduce traffic …

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(NAPSI)—More than 26 million children ride the school bus every day. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, school buses are the safest form of transportation for getting children to and from school, with most serious school bus incidents taking place when children are outside o…

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(NAPSI)—Safety on the road is no accident. For example, when a warning light illuminates on a car’s dashboard, it is alerting you to a situation that requires your attention.

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