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How Does The ABS Work
When you brake hard and sudden, your car doesn't often lose traction, and that is due to its ABS efforts in not allowing your tires to lose traction.
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What Is Traction Control And How Does It Work
Had a spin? Traction control is there to save the day, but just make sure the spin happened despite your incredibly safe driving habits.
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Final Destination: How Not to Crash While Driving Your Car
It is widely understood that stress impairs a driver’s ability to operate a vehicle. Understand the who, what, and where to avoid on the road.
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How To Drive When It's Hailing
Driving a car in a hailstorm can be very dangerous not only for the car's condition but for you, so it's important to stay safe and wait until it passes by.
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Snow Chains Vs. Snow Tires
Driving in the snow requires preparation in the form of improved traction, and that can be accomplished with either snow chains or snow tires.
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AWD vs. 4WD in the Snow
Both AWD and 4WD are good for driving in snow, and knowing how they work and what they're used for helps with deciding which one you really need.
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How To Drive When It's Windy
If it's windy out and you're driving on the highway, your car may become uncontrollable, and when this happens it's important to know how to handle it and what not to do.
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Tips For Long Distance Driving
Road trips can be fun, but sometimes things can go wrong on a long trip. It helps for you and your car to be prepared before a long distance drive, so you can enjoy your trip without complications.
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How Long Can You Drive On A Spare Tire
Spare tires aid you in a time of crisis but remember that it's not a replacement, and should only be used for as little time and distance as possible.
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What Is Skidding And How You Can Avoid It
Accidental skidding, or, losing control of your car is scary but there are preventative measures you can take to help make sure it's unlikely to happen.
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Truck Driving Safety Tips
Driving a big truck is tied to more responsibility than a normal, 4 door sedan and sometimes this fact can go overlooked. Here are some tips to follow to keep yourself and others safe on the road.
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What is Drag Racing
Drag racing is out and out speed, the purest form of sprint racing and can get as crazy as thousands of horsepower burning more than 20 gallons of fuel.
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Can You Drive on a Flat Tire
Is it a good idea to drive on a flat tire? How far can you drive on it and for how long? The damage may cost you a lot more than you think.
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4 Best Apps For Driving
Need to find the closest gas station or shortcuts to skip traffic? There's an app for all of that. Here are our picks for the best driving apps you should have on your phone.
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How to Drive Safely in the Rain
Follow our tips for most effective things you can do to improve your driving safety (and comfort) in the rain.
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What Should You Do After a Car Accident
There’s a lot happening after an accident, especially since they can be scary, but no matter what happens there are a few things you should always remember once they occur.
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The Deadliest Driving Doesn't Happen When, Where, Or How You Think
As dangerous as driving can be, it's often the places, times, and behaviors you least expect that pose the most danger.
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Driving Safety (by the numbers) in the US
When driving, safety is always the main concern. We analyzed the NHTSA gathered fatal accident data to help illuminate safety trends over time.
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How to Keep Your Children Safe Around Cars
Always watch your children when they are in and around a vehicle and teach them about vehicle safety so that you can prevent accidents.
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Motorcycle Lane Splitting is Officially Legal in California
In a step intended to make this common practice safer, California has become the first state to formally legalize the practice of lane splitting.
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How to Get the Best Deal on a Rental Car This Summer
In honor of the summer traveling season, we put together a how-to list of the best ways to ensure you get a great deal on your next rental car.
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Despite Technical Advances, Vehicle Breakdowns at Record High
A new study published by AAA found that despite advances in vehicle technology, there was a record-breaking 32 million roadside assistance stops in 2015.
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Best Cars to Rent This Summer
Planning your summer vacation? We've assembled a list of the best cars to rent for your trip—whether you’re heading to the beach or on a romantic trip to impress.
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How to Enjoy Your Car in a City
Driving and owning a car in the city doesn’t have to be a complete nightmare. Here are some ways to stay ahead of the traffic while maintaining a level of sanity.
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5 Emergency Items Everyone Should Have In Their Car
You never know when disaster will strike—but you can be prepared. Pack these five tools into your car, and you’ll be ready for whatever comes.
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What To Do When Your Car Is Recalled
What should you do when the car you depend on every day gets recalled? There are a few simple steps you should take that will help.
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Outsmarting Traffic on Thanksgiving
It’s like Black Friday on the roadway without the ability to eat turkey with the family while in bed.
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Drive Manual, Save Money: Old-School Tech For New College Drivers
As resale value for manual transmission cars are often less, you can find a good deal if you give it a try. Driving stick isn’t as hard as you might think—and it can save you a lot of cash.
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California's Black License Plates
Get the latest CA Select Plate, the classic black and yellow license plate that were brought back after being in use from 1963-1969
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