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Safe Driving

4 easily forgotten road trip safety tips

Getaways come in many forms. A getaway can be restful and relaxing whether it involves a journey to a small island thousands of miles from...

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Drive-thru etiquette and other helpful hints

Drive-thrus have been in operation since 1947, and people haven't stopped using them ever since. In fact, during the pandemic, the...

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The very real benefits of wearing seat belts

The importance of wearing seat belts in vehicles has resonated with drivers and passengers across the globe. According to the National...

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The top distractions behind the wheel

Did you know that a vehicle driven at 55 miles per hour or faster can traverse the length of an entire football field in a matter of...

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Avoid drowsy driving incidents

Driving offers a sense of freedom that is hard to replicate. Is it any wonder young drivers are so eager to get their licenses while older...

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What to look for when test driving preowned vehicles

Preowned vehicles have become hot commodities in recent years, reflecting a change in what drivers are looking for when it's time to get a...

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Gas in a car won’t stay fresh forever

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in 2019-20 had a significant impact on drivers. In an effort to stop the spread of the...

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How to hit the open road during a pandemic

Fall has traditionally been a great time of year to hit the open road. Fall foliage annually provides an idyllic backdrop for fall road...

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How to effectively and safely sanitize a car

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way people live. One readily felt effect was spending more time at home. Vehicles sat idle in driveways...

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5 benefits of a defensive driving course

Millions of cars travel the roadways each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that nearly 1.5 million people are...

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How to create an on-the-go handwashing kit

Fall road trip season has arrived, and it promises to be unlike any other in recent memory. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19...

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