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Monday 06/04/2018
9 Things All Drivers Need to Know About Their Tires
Updated: June 21, 2018 - 3:53 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: June 21, 2018 - 3:53 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: June 21, 2018 - 3:53 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: June 21, 2018 - 3:53 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: June 21, 2018 - 3:53 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: June 21, 2018 - 3:53 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: June 21, 2018 - 3:53 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 - 3:37 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 - 3:38 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 - 3:37 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 - 3:37 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 - 3:39 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 - 3:38 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 - 3:34 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 - 3:35 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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Wednesday 01/17/2018
America Is Seeing A Flood Of 'Flood Cars'
Updated: January 18, 2018 - 3:35 am

(NAPSI)—Recent research suggests drivers may be behind the wheel of more than 325,000 previously flooded vehicles. That’s a 20 percent increase from 2016 and a stark reminder to consumers to do due diligence when used-car shopping.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Six Ways You Could Be Killing Your Car
Updated: January 17, 2018 - 3:35 am

(NAPSI)—Owning a car can be a dream or a nightmare depending on how well you take care of your vehicle. Here are six things that many motorists do that can harm their cars and their wallets.

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Thursday 01/11/2018
U.S.-Made Parts Can Be Key To Positive Car Repair Experience
Updated: January 12, 2018 - 3:36 am

(NAPSI)—The next time you have someone work on your car, it may pay to ask the technician why he or she chose a specific brand of replacement parts.

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Saturday 09/02/2017
What You Should Know Before Buying or Leasing a Vehicle this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 12:27 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 - 3:35 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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Thursday 07/18/2013
Drive On: Tips To Make Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready
Posted: July 18, 2013

(NAPSI)—It’s summertime and the driving is easy. At least it should be, and fun too, especially with millions of vacation-hungry drivers preparing for the great American getaway, the annual summer road trip.

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Is Someone "Liening" On Your Car?
Posted: July 18, 2013

(NAPSI)—When buying a used car, it’s important to look for problems that aren’t apparent to the naked eye. You might think of damage or fraud, but this includes any financial issues as well.

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Ethanol-Blended Fuel And Your Engine
Posted: July 18, 2013

(NAPSI)—The conversation around fuels, technology and conservation can sometimes get confusing. It doesn’t matter if you are running a motorcycle, watercraft, snowmobile, outdoor power equipment or a car—trying to balance the need to keep your engines running well with a concern for the environment can sometimes get complicated.

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Wednesday 06/26/2013
Monster Trucks--A Big Chance For Family Fun
Posted: June 26, 2013

(NAPSI)—Those looking for exciting entertainment the whole family can enjoy are finding that some monsters can be very family friendly—monster trucks, that is.

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Seasonal Driving Checklist
Posted: June 26, 2013

(NAPSI)—Whether drivers are trading out their ice scrapers for an open sunroof or putting the cover on the convertible after another summer driving season, experts advise that seasonal car prep should go beyond the basic wash and wax.

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Thursday 06/13/2013
Tips On Trucking For DIY Movers
Posted: June 13, 2013

(NAPSI)—When it’s time to move to your college dorm, your first apartment, your family house, your scaled-down empty nest or whenever you have a new home, you may be able to save time, trouble and money by doing it yourself.

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Care For Your Battery Today So It Can Care For You Later
Posted: June 13, 2013

(NAPSI)—For many motorists, the battery is a case of under hood, out of mind until they’re stranded by a dead battery, which can be inconvenient and even dangerous—but this doesn’t have to happen to you. Look for such signs that the battery is failing as the headlamps look dim at idle and brighten when you rev the engine or the starter groans and turns slowly, barely starting the car.

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Thursday 05/30/2013
Stop Sun Damage
Posted: May 30, 2013

(NAPSI)—Many drivers have found a clear way to protect themselves, their passengers and their wallets with the help of a film they can hardly see.

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Tread Carefully When Buying Tractor Tires
Posted: May 30, 2013

(NAPSI)—Just as car owners have to pay attention to keep their tires in good shape, farmers also need to keep farm equipment tires in mind. Brand, price and convenience may play a part when you look to buy tires, but a farmer’s tire choice is much more involved. Selecting the right tire for a tractor, harvester or grain cart can have a lasting effect on a farm’s productivity and the environment in general.

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Thursday 05/23/2013
See If You Are "Tire Smart"
Posted: May 23, 2013

(NAPSI)—A recent national survey found that only one in six U.S. drivers is “tire smart” when it comes to checking tire pressure-a quick and simple step that can optimize vehicle safety and fuel economy and helps tires last longer.

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Easy Maintenance Tips
Posted: May 23, 2013

(NAPSI)—Proper vehicle maintenance doesn’t only mean you and your car can spend many happy years together. It can also mean that when the time comes to sell, you may get a better price.

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Don't Like Pressure? Your Tires Do
Posted: May 23, 2013

(NAPSI)—Investing a little time and effort to make sure your tires are road worthy can pay dividends when it comes to safety. Experts say the first step is to make sure your tires are properly inflated.

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On The Road To Stress-Free Driving
Posted: May 23, 2013

(NAPSI)—With more than 5 million car crashes every year in the U.S., it’s important that drivers understand what they can do to avoid a collision and also what automakers are doing to help them should they be involved in an accident.

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Thursday 05/16/2013
How to Reduce the Cost of Owning a Car
Posted: May 16, 2013

(StatePoint) The cost of car ownership is on the rise again this year, according to a new report from AAA. And if you’re a family on a budget or a senior on a fixed income, you may feel the impact already.

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Wednesday 05/15/2013
NASCAR Star Beats The Heat At Home
Posted: May 15, 2013

(NAPSI)—You may have more in common with a race car driver than you realize. Consider this: When he’s not busy at the racetrack, NASCAR star Greg Biffle likes to slow down and unwind at home. Like other homeowners, Biffle and his wife Nicole are eager to create a warm, welcoming environment for guests while protecting their investment.

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Thursday 05/09/2013
Simple Steps To Save Gas Without Driving Less
Posted: May 09, 2013

(NAPSI)—Just because gas prices go up, that doesn’t mean your driving has to go down.

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Traveling With Kids--Be Car Seat Smart
Posted: May 09, 2013

(NAPSI)—Road trips with children can be daunting, but with AAA’s expert advice, your next family car trip can be both safe and fun:

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Helping Your Car Keep Cool In Warmer Weather
Posted: May 09, 2013

(NAPSI)—Whether it’s a vacation road trip or your daily commute to work, when the temperatures climb higher on the outside, things are also heating up under the hood of your car.

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Tuesday 05/07/2013
Six rules to help keep your teen driver safe
Posted: May 07, 2013

(BPT) - If you worry about the kind of car your teen will drive, you’re not alone.

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Thursday 05/02/2013
Make Your Driving Dollars Go Farther
Posted: May 02, 2013

(NAPSI)From daily commuting to summer road trips, the amount of time we spend driving adds up quicklyand so can travel costs. However, a few good driving habits can help put the brakes on unnecessary spending and get you on the road to savings:

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Wednesday 05/01/2013
Get Your Car Ready for Summer Travel
Posted: May 01, 2013

(StatePoint) Road tripping is a summertime rite of passage. From camping and beach trips to family reunions, most likely you’ll be adding some extra miles to your vehicle over the next few months.

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Thursday 04/25/2013
The Great American Worker Search
Posted: April 25, 2013

(NAPSI)In the shop, on the factory floor, at the office, in the community, Americas workers are getting things done-and getting the chance at a new truck, and more, to prove it.

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Your Key To A Long-Lasting Car
Posted: April 25, 2013

(NAPSI)—Basic car care is the key to a long-lasting vehicle, and to improving its safety and dependability.

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Monday 04/22/2013
Improving automobile fuel efficiency - with plastics
Posted: April 22, 2013

While most Americans know that drastically improving automobile fuel efficiency will reduce gasoline consumption and tailpipe emissions, it may be less clear how today’s cars and trucks are evolving to make that happen.

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Friday 04/12/2013
Distracted Driving Awareness Month aims to limit the distractions of technology in the 21st century
Posted: April 12, 2013

Talking or texting on a cellphone while driving is taboo almost everywhere across the country. Thirty-nine states now ban texting while driving and 10 states prohibit any use of a cellphone without a hands-free device.

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