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(NAPSI)—Proper car maintenance promotes reliability, making it important to perform proper vehicle check-ups before heading out on holiday road trips. Tackle this basic care routine to maintain the value of your car and avoid road trip headaches by addressing minor issues before they become …

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(NAPSI)—As the weather gets colder, winterizing your vehicle should be a top priority. The nonprofit Car Care Council recommends that motorists perform a six-point winter maintenance check of areas that are particularly affected by driving in rough weather.

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(BPT) - As you drive down the street, the threat of potential distractions is everywhere. Federal research shows that distracted driving is a factor in one out of every six crashes, and accounts for 5,000 automobile crash-related fatalities each year.

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(NewsUSA) - Yellowstone National Park experiences more than 4 million visits annually. The park's volume of foot traffic, particularly around the famous geyser, Old Faithful, has put a strain on the existing walkways.

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(BPT) - It’s the age-old question: Who is a better driver, men or women? Are women more likely to adhere to the speed limit? Are men more inclined to drive in high-traffic areas? Perhaps there will never be resolution on the matter, but the latest Hankook Tire Gauge Index uncovered some defi…

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(NAPSI)—Getting a driver’s license is an exciting time for a teenager but can be a worrisome time for parents. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year-old drivers, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. To help reduce the risk, Les Schwab Ti…

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(BPT) - The winter driving season is … unique. No matter where you live, these aren’t the same road conditions you enjoyed in June or July, and that means you can’t handle your car in the same way. A winter-ready vehicle requires extra preparation. To get your vehicle ready for the season’s …

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(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 model…

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(NAPSI)—If any of the nearly 56 million children in the country getting ready to go back to school via car pools are yours, you can help make sure all the vehicles involved are kid safe and road ready with a five-point checklist:

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(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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(BPT) - Summer travel is off to a hot start, and with historically low gas prices and declining car rental rates across the country, Americans are opting for road travel to reach their summer destinations. Whether driving to a beach vacation, visiting family or exploring the back roads, driv…

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(NewsUSA) - Summertime brings longer days and ideal driving conditions to much of the United States. However, summer weather can also lull drivers into a false sense of security, according to data from a survey conducted by Michelin.

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(NewsUSA) - The weather is heating up, school is out and that means it's time to hit the open road on a memorable summer road trip! Road trips can be a fun, inexpensive, and even educational way to enjoy and explore new places, or return to favorite spots.

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(StatePoint) Warm weather means more young drivers on the road as they head to summer jobs, parties and embark on road trips. Often, young drivers feel invincible, but they shouldn’t take their safety for granted.

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(NAPSI)—America’s military men and women are known to be up for anything. For some things, however, such as moving their families, many could use some advice, such as these helpful suggestions:

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(StatePoint) While make and model are still dominant factors on car lots, today’s consumers have a new set of priorities, thanks to increasingly sophisticated in-vehicle technologies being offered in new cars.

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(StatePoint) While winter can be a beautiful time of year, it can also be a treacherous season on the roads. Winter driving conditions require increased attention and an ability to adapt quickly.

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(StatePoint) As more consumers turn to online sites and social media to find deals on used cars from private party sellers, experts warn that buyers should beware.

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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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(NAPSI)—Take a technology that’s been around since the 1880s, make a few improvements, and suddenly you have the beginning of a cooling revolution that may rapidly transform motors, generators and a variety of other products.

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(NAPSI)—Some new-car buyers are getting a glimpse into the future—and not just at the high-tech capabilities of the vehicle.