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Potholes appear and they are a major pitfall of springtime driving. While hitting one can give you a jolt, it can also s...
03/13/2020
The Pitfalls of Potholes: Look for the Warning Signs of Vehicle Damage - Be Car Care Aware

Potholes appear and they are a major pitfall of springtime driving. While hitting one can give you a jolt, it can also seriously damage your vehicle.

Drivers who live in cold and wet climates are all too familiar with what happens to roadways when the ice begins to thaw or flooding occurs. Potholes appear and they are a major pitfall of springtime driving. While hitting one can give you a jolt, it can also seriously damage your vehicle. The non-p...

Your vehicle was designed to send out signals when it’s time for basic maintenance. Listening for warnings about brake s...
02/28/2020
Telltale Signs Your Vehicle Needs Brakes | Car Care Articles | Sensible Driver

Your vehicle was designed to send out signals when it’s time for basic maintenance. Listening for warnings about brake safety makes the difference between brake pad replacement and expensive brake system repair.

Your vehicle was designed to send out signals when it’s time for basic maintenance. Listening for warnings about brake safety makes the difference between brake pad replacement and expensive brake system repair. Do you hear a high-pitched chirp or ...

If you love your car as much as most people do, you’ll want to take care of it. Here are a few basic maintenance and cle...
02/22/2020
Taking care of your car | Life Lanes

If you love your car as much as most people do, you’ll want to take care of it. Here are a few basic maintenance and cleaning tips to keep your car in good shape.

If you love your car as much as most people do, you'll want to take care of it. Here are a few basic maintenance and cleaning tips to keep your car in

You may not see them, or know much about them, but engine belts are always working to keep your vehicle moving. Losing a...
02/14/2020
Avoid Car Trouble with a Belt Check - Be Car Care Aware

You may not see them, or know much about them, but engine belts are always working to keep your vehicle moving. Losing a belt can mean immediate trouble for the engine and a breakdown for you.

You may not see them, or know much about them, but engine belts are always working to keep your vehicle moving. Losing a belt can mean immediate trouble for the engine and a breakdown for you. To avoid being stranded, the non-profit Car Care Council recommends that motorists review the owner’s man...

As you prep for the big Heart Day, why not consider sharing the love with your trusty vehicle? It works hard for you dai...
02/07/2020
7 Sweet Ways to Show Your Car Some Love

As you prep for the big Heart Day, why not consider sharing the love with your trusty vehicle? It works hard for you daily and rarely complains, even after you slam the brakes, blare the horn, and pound the steering wheel. Plus, it puts up with your singing — reason alone to shower it with affection.

Your car deserves a special treat this Valentine’s day. Try showing it some love with 7 sweet auto-inspired gift ideas.

Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for most of us, and often an indispensable part of our lives. But ...
01/31/2020
Vehicle Theft Prevention

Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for most of us, and often an indispensable part of our lives. But what would happen if your vehicle suddenly disappeared?

Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for most of us, and often an indispensable part of our lives. But what would happen if your vehicle suddenly disappeared? Over 770,000 drivers fall victim to this costly crime each year.

A regular service schedule can help keep your car running at it’s best. For your convenience, the Car Care Council devel...
01/24/2020
General Service Schedule - Be Car Care Aware

A regular service schedule can help keep your car running at it’s best. For your convenience, the Car Care Council developed a Service Interval Schedule to help you keep track of regular maintenance.

Regular service and maintenance is key to keeping your car running well. Use our service schedule to help take the guesswork out of maintaining your car.

Turns out that the SEMA Show isn’t the only automotive showcase that annually overflows the Las Vegas Convention Center....
01/17/2020
Driving into the future: The car show at CES | ClassicCars.com Journal

Turns out that the SEMA Show isn’t the only automotive showcase that annually overflows the Las Vegas Convention Center. This past week, the convention center’s North Hall has been the epicenter of the automotive world as automakers, their suppliers and even some newcomers displayed their visions for our drive into the future.

Turns out that the SEMA Show isn’t the only automotive showcase that annually overflows the Las Vegas Convention Center. This past week, the convention center’s North Hall has been the epicenter of the automotive world as automakers, their suppliers and even some newcomers displayed their vision...

The Car Care Council has a number of tips for commuters to help ensure their trips to and from work are as enjoyable and...
01/10/2020
Car Care Council Urges Commuters to Maintain a Healthy Work-Drive Balance - Be Car Care Aware

The Car Care Council has a number of tips for commuters to help ensure their trips to and from work are as enjoyable and worry-free as possible.

Commutes to work are longer than ever, according to the most recent U.S. Census, with the average commute time up 20 percent since the Census began tracking this data in 1980. The more time we spend in our cars, the more important it becomes to make sure our vehicles are comfortable and safe places....

2020 has arrived and many are carefully selecting New Year’s Resolutions. Establishing challenging yet achievable goals ...
01/03/2020
2020 New Year’s Resolutions

2020 has arrived and many are carefully selecting New Year’s Resolutions. Establishing challenging yet achievable goals is the essence of New Year’s Resolutions, a tradition that dates back 4,000 years to the ancient Babylonians.

2020 has arrived and many are carefully selecting New Year’s Resolutions. Establishing challenging yet achievable goals is the essence of New Year’s Resolutions, a tradition that dates back 4,000 years to the ancient Babylonians.While participating in this timeless tradition, I would like to pro...

It's something a majority of us do daily; in fact, most people text 5 times, 10 times, if not more on a daily basis. So,...
12/27/2019
Texting and Driving Laws and Fines by State

It's something a majority of us do daily; in fact, most people text 5 times, 10 times, if not more on a daily basis. So, what's the harm in doing it while driving?

Texting and driving laws vary by state, and infractions can be costly. Learn more about your state's laws and fines in our roundup.

The holidays are a popular time for travelers. However, the wintery weather and extensive travel time can present certai...
12/20/2019
9 Holiday Travel Safety Tips for Your Next Getaway | SafeWise

The holidays are a popular time for travelers. However, the wintery weather and extensive travel time can present certain safety hazards that you should be aware of before taking your trip.

Home Safety News 9 Holiday Travel Safety Tips for Your Next Getaway 9 Holiday Travel Safety Tips for Your Next Getaway Written by Katherine Torres | Updated October 3, 2018 The holidays are a popular time for travelers. However, the wintery weather and extensive travel time can present certain safet...

While modern cars are more reliable than ever, they still need regular maintenance and many motorists don’t notice a nee...
12/13/2019
5 Sounds that Signal your Car Needs Auto Repairs

While modern cars are more reliable than ever, they still need regular maintenance and many motorists don’t notice a needed repair until something changes, particularly how the car sounds.

Strange or unfamiliar sound coming from your car? Chances are you need one of the repairs found in the explanations behind these 5 car sounds.

It’s not just paranoia: Driving at night is actually more dangerous. Fatal accidents are three times more likely at nigh...
12/06/2019
12 Safety Tips For Driving At Night

It’s not just paranoia: Driving at night is actually more dangerous. Fatal accidents are three times more likely at night compared with the daytime, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Nighttime driving comes with some inherent risks; here’s how to help reduce them.

While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost ...
11/22/2019
Don’t Let Your Car Gobble up Your Hard-Earned Money - Be Car Care Aware

While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost always means much higher costs down the road in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value.

While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost always means much higher costs down the road in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that you be car care aware t...

When something goes wrong with your car or if a feature you should know about gets activated, a signal funnels through t...
11/08/2019
The Meanings Behind 15 Symbols On Your Car's Dashboard

When something goes wrong with your car or if a feature you should know about gets activated, a signal funnels through the electrical system and into the dashboard.

When something goes wrong with your car or if a feature you should know about gets activated, a signal funnels through the electrical system and into the dashboard. This illuminates a hieroglyphic, and these cover a wide range of issues—some of which may be serious. Here are the meanings behind 15...

Visual and mental attention is key to safe driving, yet many in-vehicle technologies can cause drivers to lose sight and...
11/01/2019
Distracted Driving | AAA Exchange

Visual and mental attention is key to safe driving, yet many in-vehicle technologies can cause drivers to lose sight and focus of the road ahead. Hands-free, voice-command features and other interactive technologies increasingly common in new vehicles may create visual and mental distractions that unintentionally provide motorists with a false sense of security about their safety behind the wheel.

Distracted driving is the act of operating a vehicle without your full attention focused on the physical, mental and psychological demands of driving.

Help protect trick-or-treaters by following these driving safety tips on Halloween, or on the night your community hosts...
10/25/2019
Halloween driving safety tips | Life Lanes

Help protect trick-or-treaters by following these driving safety tips on Halloween, or on the night your community hosts Halloween activities.

Driving during trick-or-treat time At a glance: Help protect trick-or-treaters by following these driving safety tips on Halloween, or on the night your

Often, we don’t think about what we need in an emergency situation until we’re in one. Whether you have a flat tire or a...
10/18/2019
Car emergency tools | Life Lanes

Often, we don’t think about what we need in an emergency situation until we’re in one. Whether you have a flat tire or another roadside emergency, you should have the following items in your car.

Often, we don't think about what we need in an emergency situation until we're in one. Whether you have a flat tire or another roadside emergency, you

Here are a few tips on how to deal with aggressive drivers, plus helpful hints to reduce your own stress while driving.
10/11/2019
Dealing with aggressive drivers | Life Lanes

Here are a few tips on how to deal with aggressive drivers, plus helpful hints to reduce your own stress while driving.

Here are a few tips on how to deal with aggressive drivers, plus helpful hints to reduce your own stress while driving. Protect yourself If you are

October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so muc...
10/04/2019
Motorists Can Celebrate Fall Car Care Month in Three Easy Steps - Be Car Care Aware

October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so much to get you where you are going, says the Car Care Council.

October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so much to get you where you are going, says the Car Care Council. “Celebrating Fall Car Care Month with some basic service is as easy as one, two, three and it doesn’t READ MORE »

“Car smells are a clear indicator that’s something wrong,” says Trotta. “So you never want to ignore a strange smell whe...
09/27/2019
What’s That Smell Coming From My Car’s Engine?

“Car smells are a clear indicator that’s something wrong,” says Trotta. “So you never want to ignore a strange smell when you’re driving.” Here are some of the most common car odors, she says, and what to do if you pick up their scent.

If you get a whiff of any of these scents under the hood, it’s wise to take action.

Fall is a time for hay rides, leaf peeping and pumpkin picking. It's also a time when road and weather conditions make g...
09/21/2019
7 Fall Driving Safety Tips

Fall is a time for hay rides, leaf peeping and pumpkin picking. It's also a time when road and weather conditions make getting there a little tougher. Stay safe on the road this season with these smart driving tips.

Fall driving can be tricky due to changing weather, wet leaves, wet roads and shorter days. Here are some tips on how to drive safely.

Are you a severe driver? Normal driving is defined as steady driving in non-extreme weather or environments, so for most...
09/16/2019
Take Action to Reduce Effects of Severe Driving - Be Car Care Aware

Are you a severe driver? Normal driving is defined as steady driving in non-extreme weather or environments, so for most motorists today, being a severe driver is more the rule than the exception.

Are you a severe driver? Normal driving is defined as steady driving in non-extreme weather or environments, so for most motorists today, being a severe driver is more the rule than the exception. According to the non-profit Car Care Council, severe driving includes: Stop-and-go traffic Short commut...

One of the things that car owners dread is finding out that they cannot start their vehicles when they are rushing for a...
09/06/2019
8 Things That Will Drain Your Car Battery | Car Bibles

One of the things that car owners dread is finding out that they cannot start their vehicles when they are rushing for an appointment. While there can be a host of issues as to why the engine doesn’t want to turn over, one of the most common culprits is a dead battery.

Are you unable to start your vehicle? Here are 8 answers to the question, what can drain a car battery when it’s off? Read more.

The average age of vehicles on the road is rising, and as cars get older, they need more service and repair. The non-pro...
08/30/2019
Preventative Maintenance More Important As Vehicles Age

The average age of vehicles on the road is rising, and as cars get older, they need more service and repair. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that motorists who own an older car, truck or SUV become more diligent about preventative maintenance.

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The average age of vehicles on the road is rising, and as cars get older, they need more service and repair. The...

We’ve all heard a handful of funny laws that make you wonder the backstory of its creation. For instance, did you know i...
08/23/2019
50 Weird and Funny Traffic Laws | Weird Driving Laws in the USA

We’ve all heard a handful of funny laws that make you wonder the backstory of its creation. For instance, did you know it’s illegal to stick an ice cream cone in your back post in Alabama and Georgia? This was to prevent thieves from luring away other people’s horses.

Do you know the crazy, funny and downright weird driving laws in your state? Read through this handy guide before your next big American road trip.

It’s back-to-school time and the Car Care Council wants to help families get their vehicles ready for car pools, playdat...
08/16/2019
Getting Your Car Ready for School - Be Car Care Aware

It’s back-to-school time and the Car Care Council wants to help families get their vehicles ready for car pools, playdates, soccer games and more. An informative new video from the non-profit organization provides motorists a with a five-point checklist to be performed before the start of the school year.

It’s back-to-school time and the Car Care Council wants to help families get their vehicles ready for car pools, playdates, soccer games and more. An informative new video from the non-profit organization provides motorists a with a five-point checklist to be performed before the start of the scho...

You’re driving along in your car or truck and suddenly a yellow light illuminates on your dash telling you to check or s...
08/09/2019
What Does the Check Engine Light Really Mean?

You’re driving along in your car or truck and suddenly a yellow light illuminates on your dash telling you to check or service your engine. If you’re like most car owners, you have little idea about what that light is trying to tell you or how you should react.

Consumer Reports tells you what the check engine light means and what you should do when you see it. Learn how to determine whether your car has a loose gas cap—or a serious engine problem.

Seeing your child off to college is an emotional transition, especially if they are going far away from home. Sending th...
08/02/2019
Four Steps for Sending Your Car Away to College - Be Car Care Aware

Seeing your child off to college is an emotional transition, especially if they are going far away from home. Sending them away in the family vehicle can create even more worry and stress. A little advance planning and a well-maintained vehicle can offer peace-of-mind to parents, says the non-profit Car Care Council.

Seeing your child off to college is an emotional transition, especially if they are going far away from home. Sending them away in the family vehicle can create even more worry and stress. A little advance planning and a well-maintained vehicle can offer peace-of-mind to parents, says the non-profit...

While getting a drivers license is an exciting rite-of-passage for teens, it can make a parent frantic—with good reason.
07/26/2019
Safety tips for teen drivers | III

While getting a drivers license is an exciting rite-of-passage for teens, it can make a parent frantic—with good reason.

While getting a drivers license is an exciting rite-of-passage for teens, it can make a parent frantic—with good reason. The first years that teenagers spend driving are very risky. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year-olds and research shows that more than hal...

That little engine part called the spark plug performs a huge job in delivering a vehicle’s power, performance, dependab...
07/22/2019
Spark Plugs Need to Be Replaced Periodically - Be Car Care Aware

That little engine part called the spark plug performs a huge job in delivering a vehicle’s power, performance, dependability, and fuel efficiency and, according to the non-profit Car Care Council, should be replaced periodically.

That little engine part called the spark plug performs a huge job in delivering a vehicle’s power, performance, dependability and fuel efficiency and, according to the non-profit Car Care Council, should be replaced periodically. “Spark plugs are one of the hardest working parts of a vehicle. A ...

Of the many great things about summertime, few match the fun of a family road trip.
07/12/2019
Summer Driving Tips

Of the many great things about summertime, few match the fun of a family road trip.

Check out this vehicle safety and travel checklist before you go on vacation.

It’s called The Great American Road Trip for a reason. And, there’s no better way to celebrate America’s Birthday than t...
07/01/2019
Top 10 Road Trips for 4th of July

It’s called The Great American Road Trip for a reason. And, there’s no better way to celebrate America’s Birthday than to hit the road and experience history.

The best road trips for families of the 4th of July, Independence Day and Fireworks

Your car’s air-conditioning system has one job—to keep you cool. But during a summer scorcher, it may seem like it’s bar...
06/21/2019
Car Air-Conditioning: How To Maximize The Cool

Your car’s air-conditioning system has one job—to keep you cool. But during a summer scorcher, it may seem like it’s barely up to the task.

Beat the heat, save fuel, and drive happy with these simple strategies for using A/C wisely.

These basics will prevent most car troubles and save you the heartache of emergencies.
06/14/2019
7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Car Safe for Summer Driving

These basics will prevent most car troubles and save you the heartache of emergencies.

Don’t be the sad sack on the side of the highway. These basics will prevent most car troubles and save you the heartache of emergencies.

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