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    Help Teens Learn Driving

    (NAPSI)—When it’s time for your teens to get their learner’s permits and driver’s licenses, here’s a hint on how you can help: Don’t teach them yourself. Leave that to the professionals.

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    Teen Driver Contest Highlights Tire Safety

    (NewsUSA) - Teaching teens to drive can be a hair-raising experience for any parent. And while driver's education classes can help focus kids' attention on the rules of the road and basic etiquette while behind the wheel, they need to put their education into action on the road.

  • Automotive

    Good News For Older Drivers

    (NAPSI)—Staying on the road to safety and savings can be easier for many mature Californians than they realize.

Tuesday 07/03/2018
Ask Six Simple Questions To Select The Right Auto Repair Shop
Updated: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 am

(NAPSI)—By asking six simple questions, you may be better able to identify the right auto repair shop to properly care for one of your most valuable assets, your car.

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Thursday 06/14/2018
Ready for the road? A 10-point checklist for RV'ers
Updated: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 am

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Tuesday 06/12/2018
5 things your tires can tell you
Updated: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 am

(BPT) - Cars can relay all kinds of information these days, like how many miles until you run out of gas or what’s causing that traffic jam up ahead. Your tires can offer a wealth of information, too, and knowing how to read them can help improve the performance and fuel efficiency of your vehicle.

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Thursday 06/07/2018
Car Shopping? Get Smart About Warranties and Service Contracts
Updated: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 am

(StatePoint) Car shopping? One important factor to consider is what each manufacturer’s warranty covers and how long the coverage lasts, as well as whether you’re going to purchase additional coverage through a vehicle service contract.

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Monday 06/04/2018
9 Things All Drivers Need to Know About Their Tires
Updated: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 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: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 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: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 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: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 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: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 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: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 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: August 14, 2018 - 2:58 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 - 3:41 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 - 3:36 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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Tuesday 03/20/2018
What's driving car care and purchases this spring
Updated: March 28, 2018 - 3:37 am

(BPT) - As the weather starts to warm up, Americans will hit the road more often for destinations ranging from family outings to spring vacation destinations. Because cars are such an important part of our daily lives, Hankook Tire examined what drives Americans to keep up with car maintenance, as well as what matters when maintenance can do no more and it’s time to visit the dealership.

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Thursday 03/08/2018
Buying Tires for Your Car? What to Consider
Updated: March 08, 2018 - 3:34 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 - 3:35 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 - 3:36 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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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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Friday 12/15/2017
1 in 5 drivers can't fix a flat tire. Can you?
Updated: March 29, 2018 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - For many Americans, fixing a flat tire remains a mystery. According to a survey from AAA, nearly 20 percent of U.S. drivers don’t know how to change a flat. This is compounded by research saying there are 220 million flat tires annually — and each driver will experience up to five flat tires in their lifetime.

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Saturday 09/02/2017
What You Should Know Before Buying or Leasing a Vehicle this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 7:42 am

(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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