Vehicle

Do You Turn On Your Car's Parking Lights When You Park?

So what are the parking lights on your car used for? Your car has them but do you remember the last time you used them? The flasher or hazard light setting covers your car if it becomes disabled on the roadway. Headlights light the way at night and taillights makes sure no one runs into you at...
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Inside Look How Auto Insurance Companies Create Rates

There is so much information about you that goes into your automobile insurance. Of course your driving record, type of car and miles you drive can affect the premiums, but you may not know that education, credit score and even weather can too? It's called nondriving factors and it can make a big...
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Cardboard Cutout Of Tom Brady Slows Drivers Down

Love him or hate him, Tom Brady has superpowers! The quarterback for the NFL’s New England Patriots and 5-time Super bowl winner is not only good at football, he can get fast drivers to slow down. Sam Balto is a physical education teacher at Ellis Elementary School outside of Boston. While the...
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Tips On Transporting Your Christmas Tree Home Safely

O' Christmas Tree, O' Christmas Tree, how do we get you from the lot to our home? It's an easy question for those with a truck or van but for those with cars, it's a daunting task. AAA estimates that 20 million Americans who bought a real Christmas tree in the last three years didn’t properly...
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Thanksgiving Travel Times To Avoid Traffic Congestion

Traffic is never fun and holiday traffic can get your eye twitching with anxiety but if you look at historical trends, as Google did, you head off to your Thanksgiving destination with minimal delays if you break your habits. First, the absolute worst time to travel on the road for Thanksgiving is...
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Latest Auto Technology Making Our Roads Very Unsafe

It appears that our love of technology is making our roads unsafe. Besides texting and driving and retweeting while behind the wheel, our car's technology is distracting for for dangerously long periods of time, on average 40 seconds per incident, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic...
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Car Rental Companies Cashing In On Toll Roads

Renting a car can be like navigating a gauntlet of free and charges that are not necessarily ones you have to pay. From insurance coverage to express fuel options,the convenience of time comes with extra rental fees has now been expanded to pre-paid tolls. As more road become pay-as-you-drive,...
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Riding With Your Feet On The Dashboard is Dangerous

If you enjoy riding in the passenger seat of the car with your feet on the dashboard, you may want to stop the practice. A Georgia woman says she regularly put her feet on top of the dashboard and now regrets it. Two years ago, the car she was in was involved in an accident that caused the airbags...
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Running Your Car On Empty All The Time May Cost You Big Bucks In Repairs

So you like living on the edge? Driving around town with your low gas warning light on, relying on the car's computer estimation of how many more miles you can travel until the tank is empty. While as thrilling as it may be, you may be causing some damage to your car that could potentially cost you...
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Car keys

Can your car keys unlock another car?

Did you know it's possible to use your car keys to unlock someone else's vehicle? Fox News reports most car manufacturers only have about 3,500 lock combinations, which means while it's highly unlikely, there is a possiblity of someone gaining access to your car. The Open Organization of Lockpicker...
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