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What Causes A Car to Overheat

What Causes A Car to Overheat - and What to Do Next?

By Justin Stoltzfus

What causes an engine to overheat? Read the common reasons for overheating - and what you can do about them.

April 9, 2014, 11:50 AM
Disconnect on Defining Distracted Driving

Teen Drivers and the Disconnect on Defining Distracted Driving

By Beth Weinhouse

A new survey of teenage driving habits found that teens may also have different definitions than their parents and experts on what it means to drive safely.

9 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Cars

9 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Cars

By Justin Stoltzfus

For many of us, we spend hours a week in our cars driving to and from work, to the store, to school, and to other activities. But do you ever stop to think how much you really know about the vehicle you spend all of this time in?

February 26, 2014, 10:07 AM
Vehicle Maintenance

10 Things Every Car Owner Should Know About Vehicle Maintenance

By Justin Stoltzfus

It's hard to understand how much maintenance and upkeep a vehicle takes until you own one. First-time car owners are not always prepared for the many routine problems that they may need to fix, or know what to look for when a problem arises. Brush up on these tasks to learn how to keep your vehicles in good operating condition.

January 30, 2014, 11:11 AM
Driving Safety Tips For Winter Weather

Driving Safety Tips For Winter Weather

By Justin Stoltzfus

Winter is coming...and with the cold weather comes the need to be extra careful on the road. Seasonal dangers, including snow and ice on roads, and reduced visibility from winter precipitation, make it important for drivers to prepare and focus to prevent accidents. Brush up on these tips for a safer winter season.

January 8, 2014, 9:38 AM
Car Maintenance

Car Maintenance New Year's Resolutions

By Justin Stoltzfus

It's going to be here before you know it. Time to start making some resolutions for your car, truck or SUV in the New Year. Not sure where to start? Here are some of the best commitments you can make to keep your vehicle in better condition, enjoy a better ride, and even save a few dollars.

Headlight Safety

The Ins and Outs of Headlight Safety & Maintenance

By Justin Stoltzfus

Of all of the features that we examine during the car shopping stage, headlights are not usually a prominent selling point, however they're among one of the more important parts of a vehicle in terms of driving safety. Front lights ensure that a driver can see and be seen by others. Without them, the roadway would be far more dangerous. Read on for tips on keeping headlights in good condition and using them correctly.

October 23, 2013, 9:13 AM
Discussing Driving With Senior Parents

Having the Talk: Discussing Driving With Senior Parents

By Beth Weinhouse

Maybe it was the last time your parents picked you up at the train station when you came for a holiday visit, and you were alarmed by a change in their driving skills. Or perhaps you're worried because your parents' eyesight isn't what it used to be. Whatever the reason, you know that it might be time to bring up the topic of their driving - but it's not an easy conversation to have.

September 18, 2013, 1:04 PM
Car Emergency Kit

How to Build a Car Emergency Kit for Roadside Safety

By Aaron Crowe

Before taking your next trip, be sure your car is stocked with an emergency supply kit that can provide basic needs for you and your passengers in case of an unforeseen event.

September 12, 2013, 10:36 AM
Driver's Ed

What We Should Remember From Driver's Ed

By Aaron Crowe

While there are certain parts of high school driver's education class you may want to forget, there are plenty of things we should all remember every time we get in the car.

August 28, 2013, 12:49 PM
Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving: Keeping Our Teens Safe On The Road

By Adrian Brune

In 2011, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. But many teens don't always realize what is distracting and what is not until it is too late.

5 Tips for Saving on Gas

5 Tips for Saving on Gas

By Justin Stoltzfus

Learn about some of the biggest gas savers that some drivers may not know about. These fuel efficiency strategies can help combat the costs for a driver or family, to save on one of the average household's biggest routine expenses.

August 19, 2013, 3:32 PM
Hit The Road

Hit The Road: Summer Road Trip Safety

By Leslie Pepper

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the open road. Before you head to the hills (or plains, or beach...), take some time to go through these road trip safety tips.

Summer Heat

Car Tips for the Summer Heat

By Justin Stoltzfus

The summer heat can be hard on vehicles, drivers and passengers. Use some of these simple driving safety tips to keep your car in better condition during the summer months.

Stay Focused

Stay Focused: Distracted Driving Prevention Tools

By Justin Stoltzfus

Distracted driving causes more than 9 fatalities a day. With that in mind, companies have started to offer a range of "distracted driving prevention tools" that utilize the power of the smart phone to make the roads safer for everyone.

Car Seat Safety

Boost Your Knowledge of Car Seat Safety

By Beth Weinhouse

At what age do kids no longer need to ride in a car seat or booster seat: after age 2, after age 3, or after age 5? Answer: None of the above, it's a trick question. Use these tips to help put your kids in the right seat at the right time and use the seat in the right way.

July 17, 2013, 9:57 AM
Distracted Walking

Distracted Walking: Danger On The Crosswalk

By Liberty Mutual

A recent Liberty Mutual Insurance study revealed that 60 percent of pedestrians do other things while they're walking; like texting, emailing, talking on the phone, or listening to music - despite the fact that most acknowledge that those behaviors while walking in crosswalks are dangerous.

Commuting Safety

A Safer Commute

By Justin Stoltzfus

According to Texas A&M's annual mobility study, more than 86% of the US workforce drives to work every day. So how do commuters protect themselves during all these hours spent on the road? These simple steps can make a daunting commute less risky for drivers and contribute to a more pleasant ride to and from home.

June 20, 2013, 1:10 PM
Street Smarts

Street Smarts: A Safer Road for Bicyclists and Drivers

By Susan Johnston

As the weather warms up, biking to school, work, or just for fun becomes a lot more appealing and common. To get ready for biking season, follow these three tips for riding (and driving) safer.

June 11, 2013, 7:19 AM
Innovations in Driving

6 Innovations That Changed the Course of Driving Safety

By Justin Stolzfus

Travelling along the American road is safer today, thanks in large part to great engineering innovations. Learn more about the safety advances that impact the way we drive today.

May 22, 2013, 8:42 AM
Car Talk

Car Talk: Teaching Teens About Safe Driving

By Beth Weinhouse

Talking to your teenager about safe driving habits can be difficult. But by starting early, setting a good example, and opening the lines of communication, you could help your teen avoid devastating consequences on the road.

May 22, 2013, 8:42 AM
5 Tips to Save Money


By Nancy Mann Jackson

Driving a hybrid isn't the only way to green your commute. Read on for five habits you can easily implement today to save money and reduce your environmental impact.

May 2, 2013, 10:25 AM
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