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How To Identify Flood-Damaged Vehicles

(NAPSI)—Following record-setting rainfall in many areas of the country, flooding has taken its toll on vehicles. It's important for those considering buying a used vehicle to be car care aware and check for signs of water intrusion or contamination, advises the nonprofit Car Care Council.

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Friday 07/12/2019
Avoiding Common Driving Dangers
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(NAPSI)—According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were nearly 6.5 million reported crashes in 2017 (the most recent available data), many of which were avoidable.

Monday 07/08/2019
5 Basic Things Everyone Should Know About Their Car
Posted: July 08, 2019

(StatePoint) Driving can be expensive if you lack basic car-care knowledge or proper insurance. Regular maintenance can prevent costly breakdowns and extend your car’s life, and the right coverage can protect your wallet in the event of an accident.

Friday 06/28/2019
4 Tire Tips for a Perfect Summer
Posted: June 28, 2019

Thursday 06/27/2019
More Than 17 Million Unsafe Airbags Remain In Vehicles On U.S. Roads
Updated: June 29, 2019 - 2:54 am

(NAPSI)—Today, in the U.S., more than 17 million recalled Takata airbags remain in vehicles on the road. A defective part inside the airbag can explode when the airbag deploys, potentially shooting sharp metal fragments at the driver and passengers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has confirmed that 16 people in the U.S. have been killed, and hundreds of others alleged to have been injured, by this defect.

Friday 06/21/2019
Learn About Auto Window Tint
Updated: June 25, 2019 - 2:36 am

(NAPSI)—Automotive window films, or tint, offer a variety of benefits, such as reduced exposure to the sun’s harmful UV rays, a cooler interior by rejecting up to 55 percent of the sun’s heat, reduced glare and more safety for the occupants.

Wednesday 06/12/2019
The Hazards Most Likely to Damage Your Tires
Updated: July 18, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Beware of a spoon stuck in your tires?

Thursday 06/06/2019
Don’t Let Tires Flatten Your Travel Plans
Updated: June 11, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Getting a flat tire is no fun for anyone at any time, especially on vacation. To keep your next road trip rolling along, the nonprofit Car Care Council recommends a quick tire check before you leave the driveway.

Thursday 05/23/2019
How to prepare for your next road trip
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:39 am

Monday 05/20/2019
Tips to Keep Kids Safe From Hot Car Deaths
Posted: May 20, 2019

(StatePoint) Fifty-two children died in hot cars nationwide in 2018 of pediatric vehicular heatstroke -- more than any other year on record in the past 20 years. Experts say that these tragic deaths are entirely preventable.

Friday 05/03/2019
What you should know about buying versus leasing a car
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:37 am

Thursday 05/02/2019
Getting Into The Swing Made Easier
Updated: May 04, 2019 - 2:49 am

(NAPSI)—As golf remains a significant piece of business and social culture, it’s important for women to feel confident on the course. Knowing the basics of the game could encourage participation in key business decisions taking place on the course every day. Nearly 5 million women play golf these days and if you’re among them—or would like to be—here are a few facts and tips you should know.

Wednesday 05/01/2019
What to Do if Your Car is Damaged by a Pothole
Posted: May 01, 2019

(StatePoint) Spring is in the air. Birds are chirping, trees are budding and flowers are blooming. But unfortunately, the warmer temperatures also mean potholes.

Tuesday 04/23/2019
Is an Electric Car Right for You?
Posted: April 23, 2019

(StatePoint) As the popularity and availability of electric vehicles (EV) continues to grow in the U.S., a new survey suggests that many consumers still have a lot to learn about the technology.

Monday 04/22/2019
Revitalize Your Vehicle
Updated: April 24, 2019 - 2:36 am

(NAPSI)—April is Car Care Month—bringing attention to the importance of preventative car maintenance. It's the perfect time for you and your mechanic to perform a checkup on your vehicle after snow, rain and cooler temperatures have taken their toll.

Tuesday 04/16/2019
Ready, set, mow: An easy 10-minute lawn mower tuneup
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:36 am

(BPT) - The incredible look of lush, green grass. The feel of soft lawn beneath your toes. The smell of the freshly cut yard on a warm sunny day. A healthy lawn starts with good maintenance and the most important step is mowing. Is your lawn mower ready to go?

Thursday 04/04/2019
RV Maintenance For Summer Travel
Updated: April 06, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Proper RV maintenance is key to preventing frustrating equipment issues that can lead to expensive repairs. Before you hit the road this season, learn how to avoid the havoc the great outdoors can wreak on your RV.

Friday 03/29/2019
4 easy ways to go boating this summer
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:36 am

(BPT) - Starting to plan a summer getaway? Skip the plane ride or long road trip — go boating to enjoy the fun and relaxation of vacation at your convenience. Whether you prefer an action-packed weekend of watersports with the family, a relaxing after-work cruise with your friends or a serene morning of fishing by yourself, getting out on the water is more accessible than you may think.

Monday 03/25/2019
Don't be left behind - 3 tips to prep for spring
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - Warmer weather means not only saying goodbye to the tough winter conditions your car or truck has endured, but also getting your vehicles — and outdoor power equipment — ready for the changing seasons. This is a great opportunity to get outside and tend to the vital cleaning and maintenance that the machines you rely on need to function well year-round.

Thursday 03/21/2019
Report: Young car enthusiasts spend $7.2 billion a year customizing vehicles
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:39 am

(BPT) - For many car owners, their vehicle is an extension of their personality — and as such they customize it to reflect their individuality and uniqueness.

Wednesday 03/20/2019
A Little Auto Care Goes A Long Way
Updated: March 22, 2019 - 2:39 am

(NAPSI)—Performing simple preventative maintenance on your vehicle will go a long way toward protecting your vehicle investment, say the experts.

Wednesday 11/14/2018
Why to Buy a Car Now and How to Protect Your Investment
Updated: November 20, 2018 - 2:49 am

(StatePoint) ‘Tis the season for shopping, and not just for presents to put under the tree. Many people shop for new cars this time of year, and for good reason.

Wednesday 10/24/2018
Car-Shopping Tips for Students and Grads
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 3:50 am

(StatePoint) College is a time when many young people buy their first cars. But with the rising cost of a degree, students and their families will want to ensure they are getting a good value on vehicle purchases.

Wednesday 09/05/2018
How Smart Technology is Going to Change Your Driving Experience
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 3:51 am

(StatePoint) You’ve probably heard that smart technology is going to change the driving experience to make it safer and more convenient. But if you’re not in the market for a new car, you may have assumed these developments won’t apply to you any time soon.

Monday 08/27/2018
Tips for Choosing All-Terrain or Off-Road Tires
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 3:50 am

(StatePoint) Love driving off-road? Before heading out for the great wide open, be sure your vehicle is equipped with the right set of tires.

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