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Do red cars really get pulled over more?

Learning some traffic tricks can you avoid costly tickets.

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Auto repairs that you can do yourself

Car repairs are often expensive and usually happen at the most inconvenient of times.  Here are a few inexpensive repairs that you can do yourself.

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How to protect your car from summer heat

The hot summer temperatures can be hard on your vehicle. Get tips on how to keep your car running in the summer heat.

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Ways to save money on gas

Even if you don’t have a fuel-efficient vehicle, there are still ways to save money on gas.

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5 tips for surviving family road trip

5 tips for surviving family road trips

The whole point of a road trip is to have fun getting to where you're going. But when kids are involved, it takes a little planning and some sanity-saving gadgets.

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Smelly car? Do something about it

Whether you just want to freshen the scent in your car or need to eliminate a horrible odor, an expert says there are simple steps to take.

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When is it time for new tires?

Just like the soles of our shoes, eventually the tires on our automobiles wear out and it’s time to replace them. But how do you know when it’s time for new tires? Use these tips to help.

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Use the VIN to your advantage when car shopping

When buying a used car, it’s important to know the vehicle’s history. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) can provide a blueprint to everything you want to know.

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