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Friday 06/26/2015
Not All Repair Shops Are What They're Cracked Up To Be
Updated: June 27, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—Auto accidents are more common than you may think. In fact, an estimated 15,000 drivers per day need to find a collision repair shop, according to NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Traffic Deaths on the Rise: Tips to Keep Your Family Safe
Updated: June 26, 2015 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Traffic deaths are on the rise, and experts fear the trend will continue this summer during a period known as the 100 Deadly Days. Summer weekends tend to be the most dangerous, with seven out of 10 crashes happening on a Saturday or Sunday in the summer of 2014.

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Tuesday 06/16/2015
Smart Steps In A Military Move
Updated: June 17, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—According to Department of Defense data, about one in three military personnel moves every year. If you’re among them this year, heeding 18 hints can help make the move smoother:

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Wednesday 06/10/2015
Luring Grads With Technology, Safety And Savings
Updated: June 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—The period just after graduation can be an exciting time for recent grads: first job, first apartment off campus and, for many, their first new car—often with an assist from Mom and Dad.

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Tuesday 06/02/2015
Nine Tips To Help You Make A Smooth Move
Updated: June 03, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—Millions of Americans move to a new home every year. The next time you’re among them, you may be able to save time, trouble and money if you heed a few hints on driving a moving truck. These come from the experts at Penske Truck Rental:

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Tuesday 05/19/2015
High Tech Can Make Driving Safer
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—More than 420,000 people are injured each year in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers—but technology can help reduce your risk by improving your awareness behind the wheel, no matter how old your vehicle may be.

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Thursday 05/14/2015
New App Puts Better Car Buying At Your Fingertips
Updated: May 15, 2015 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Car shopping may be easier than ever thanks to some surprising technology.

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Monday 05/11/2015
Computadoras y piezas de repuesto: Ahora es más fácil encontrar lo que necesita
Updated: May 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - No hace mucho, la máquina de escribir era la mejor herramienta para compilar datos, y las bibliotecas llevaban el inventario de sus libros con tarjetas indizadas que se guardaban en gavetas de madera. Obviamente, las computadoras han mejorado la productividad, pues nos permiten una manipulación más rápida de los datos. Pero ¿ha pensado alguna vez en todos los objetos físicos y manuables que no existirían hoy si no fuese por las computadoras? Además de que la ingeniería y la manufactura serían sin duda más lentas y difíciles, habría menos cosas si aun estuviésemos usando tarjetas indizadas para mantener un registro de las mismas.

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Thursday 05/07/2015
Don't Forget To Replace Your Vehicle's Brake Hardware
Updated: May 08, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—Brakes are a critical component for maintaining vehicle safety. Whether it’s trying to stop your vehicle on an icy, snow-packed road or slowing down on a rain-soaked highway, properly functioning brakes are key to maintaining control of the vehicle.

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Tuesday 04/28/2015
5 Ways to Save Money When Buying a Car
Updated: April 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

(StatePoint) Play your cards right and you can save big when replacing your car. The key is knowing where there's real money on the table.

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Monday 04/27/2015
Imagine insuring only the miles you drive? It's possible
Updated: April 27, 2015 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Today’s consumers want to get the most out of what they pay for. Instead of buying bloated packages full of useless add-ons, they only want to pay for the services and products they will actually use, when they want to use them. Streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu are gaining popularity against cable packages and pay for use options exist in the automobile, fashion and cell phone industries.

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Take Five And Check Your Tires
Updated: April 23, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—Keep your family and vehicle safe as you prepare for your summer travels.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Uber to Passengers: Our Drivers May Be Unsafe
Updated: April 09, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NewsUSA) - They've reached what you could call the braking point.

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Saturday 04/04/2015
April is Financial Literacy Month: Get Wise about Buying or Leasing a Vehicle
Updated: April 04, 2015 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) For many people, buying or leasing a car is their first “big ticket” item. Having a plan for how this new vehicle will fit into your budget can help you be confident about your decision and keep your finances in check.

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Tuesday 03/31/2015
Safety Procedures And Commonsense Practices Help Farmers And Motorists
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Larger, faster equipment used by farmers combined with increased traffic flow by the public and other factors have created increased risks for both farmers and motorists. Consider these statistics:

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Thursday 03/19/2015
Tips For Getting Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready
Updated: March 20, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—A s the weather gets warm, vacationers will begin to set their sights on the open road. Whether it’s to get up close to that landmark that you’ve always wanted to see, visit old friends or visit extended family who live just a few states away, road trips offer great flexibility and excitement.

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Easy Ways To Modernize Your 10-Year-Old Vehicle
Updated: March 20, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—New cars offer the latest in infotainment, safety and convenience but what if you aren’t in the market for a new ride? Fortunately, there are many aftermarket products that can add value to a car you’ve already paid off, and are often more advanced than factory-installed features on the road today.

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Tuesday 03/17/2015
Getting Home After Graduation: Ten Tips
Updated: March 18, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the 20 million students the U.S. Department of Education predicts will graduate this year, congratulations!

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
Eliminate Auto Odors
Updated: March 12, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—When the smells of mud, slush, cigarettes, pets, food spills and so on linger in your car, you can drive them away if you know a few facts and hints.

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Defeating Salt Damage
Updated: March 12, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Corrosive road salt and brine on the roads can cause rust and corrosion to your car, truck, motorcycle or trailer—but there are steps you can take to protect your vehicle.

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
Enjoying The Boat Show
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—The U.S. Coast Guard says more than 12 million recreational boats will be registered in the U.S. in 2015. Many of those boats were purchased after hours of research, window-shopping, comparisons and dealer visits. The most reliable tool for selecting the right boat for you and your family, however, may well be a visit to a boat show. Only there can a shopper see all his or her options firsthand and under one roof.

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Thursday 02/19/2015
3 Things to Know Before Ride-Booking a Car
Updated: February 20, 2015 - 3:30 am

(NewsUSA) - If you were some innocent fleeing a terrorist attack, would you expect to be charged four times the normal cost of a car ride?

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Tuesday 02/10/2015
Top Ten Family Travel Battery Care Tips
Updated: February 11, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—To help you avoid getting stranded with a dead car battery on your next family road trip, Gale Kimbrough, also known as “Mr. Battery,” offers these suggestions:

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Tuesday 02/03/2015
Surviving Accidents On Major Roads
Updated: February 04, 2015 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—It’s a cold, hard fact: Icy roads are dangerous for even the most experienced driver, and even in dry weather, multicar pileups have closed interstates.

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Friday 01/30/2015
Repowering 101
Updated: February 03, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Boat owners—and people who hope to be—should know that when energy and upkeep costs get too high, it may be time to repower with a newer, more fuel-efficient engine. Here are hints on how:

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The Best New Car And Truck To Fit Your Needs
Updated: February 03, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—The next time you're shopping for a new car or truck, you might want to consider purchasing one that offers the greatest options for customization. Automakers are making vehicles more reliable and longer lasting than ever before. As a result, buyers are increasingly interested in a vehicle's ability to be transformed to fit their needs. So when it comes to making the final decision, the ability to personalize the vehicle can be the difference in ensuring that a vehicle meets your needs.

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Thursday 09/04/2014
Simple Tips to Be More Efficient in Your Garage
Updated: September 05, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Most everyone has a couple of tricks up their sleeve that make chores and tasks simpler. You likely have a few of your own -- and once you develop a superior method of ticking off a to-do list item, it can be difficult to remember what your life was like before.

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Thursday 09/13/2012
Used car shopping tips
Posted: September 13, 2012

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 involve researching vehicle histories.

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Tuesday 09/11/2012
A Battery Check Today Can Keep The Tow Truck Away
Posted: September 11, 2012

(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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Carmaker Is Driven To Help Students Achieve
Posted: September 11, 2012

(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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Monday 09/10/2012
Get Better Gas Mileage With New Technology
Posted: September 10, 2012

(NewsUSA) - Gas prices are getting as dangerously high as unemployment rates, and both mean a whole new level of penny pinching for the nation's 99 percent.

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Thursday 08/30/2012
Practice Preventive Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: August 30, 2012

(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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Wednesday 08/22/2012
Avoiding Curbstoners
Posted: August 22, 2012

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

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Sunday 08/12/2012
Avoid a Roadside Mayday This Summer
Posted: August 12, 2012

(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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Monday 08/06/2012
Discover a Better Ride on Wet Roads
Posted: August 06, 2012

(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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Eight Hot Tips For Battery Care
Posted: August 06, 2012

(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 every day.

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Tips On Making That Back-To-College Move
Posted: August 06, 2012

(NAPSI)—As the new academic year approaches, college students everywhere will start preparing for their trip back to school.

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The Smart Consumer Knows When Premium Pays
Posted: August 06, 2012

(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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Series Celebrates A Love Of Rodeo And Trucks
Posted: August 06, 2012

(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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Friday 07/27/2012
Wireless Technology Improves Road Safety
Posted: July 27, 2012

(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 congestion, shorten trips and reduce vehicle emissions.

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Wednesday 07/25/2012
School Bus Safety Tips
Posted: July 25, 2012

(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 of the bus.

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Tuesday 07/17/2012
You Can Make Your Next Road Trip More Comfortable--And Stress Free
Posted: July 17, 2012

(NAPSI)—Whether you’re driving across town or across the country, here are some tips to keep you on the road to safety and savings and help you get the most out of your trip.

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Smart Tips To Help Business Travelers Save Time
Posted: July 17, 2012

(NAPSI)—Business travelers can make the most of their travel experience-and maybe even get home sooner-without sacrificing service by keeping a few travel tips in mind:

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Warning Lights Send Messages You Can't Ignore
Posted: July 17, 2012

(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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Wednesday 06/20/2012
Here's a hint on how you can go further and spend less.
Posted: June 20, 2012

(NAPSI)—Here’s a hint on how you can go further and spend less: Switch to two wheels.

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You can make a do-it-yourself move less daunting, even if you're not accustomed to regularly driving a truck, if you follow a few ease-of-mind tips on trucks from the experts at Penske Truck Rental.
Posted: June 20, 2012

(NAPSI)—You can make a do-it-yourself move less daunting, even if you’re not accustomed to regularly driving a truck, if you follow a few ease-of-mind tips on trucks from the experts at Penske Truck Rental:

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Saturday 06/02/2012
The Dawning Of A Cool Revolution
Posted: June 02, 2012

(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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