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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...

What to Do After a Car Crash

According to the National Safety Council, there are approximately 10 million car crashes in the U.S. each year, from fender benders to massive pileups...
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How to Jump a Car

The sputtering of an engine trying to turn over but not quite catching can be one of the most frustrating car sounds. Here you...
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You Might Need a Helmet to ‘Spring Forward’

In March, Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins, and we’ll all “spring forward,” like it or not (that is, all of us in the U.S....
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