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Beyond the Check Engine Light: What all those Dashboard Warning Lights Really Mean

Even if you know a little something about cars, seeing dashboard warning lights illuminate can still be nerve wracking. Most indicator lights will alert...
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Kids and Pets Left in Hot Cars: What Can You Do?

The interior temperature of a parked car sitting in the sun on a 78-degree day can reach 120 degrees in minutes, and on a...

Are Vehicle Inspections Really About Safety?

The world of automotive regulations is quite complicated. For instance, each state makes and maintains its own regulations for auto insurance, license requirements, and...
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How to Survive This Summer Without Your Car’s A/C

If you’ve ever driven down an endless stretch of interstate and heard the last bubbling cries of a dying air conditioner and needed a...
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Are Teslas As Great (or Safe) As They Seem?

The Tesla brand is a powerful force. Without even a glimpse at the vehicle, almost half a million people have already put down a...
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Should You Use the Mechanic Your Insurance Company Recommends?

After your car is damaged in a wreck (or vandalism, or a weather event), you’ll document the damage and exchange info with others involved,...
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Summer Cars: Are Convertibles Safe to Drive?

Imagine driving down the coast with the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, and vacation in your future. (Go ahead, hold...
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The Hidden Danger of Riding in the Back Seat

Everyone with even half an ear open to conventional wisdom knows: the back seat is the safest place for small children. Airbags can kill...
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