• August 25, 2019

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A Moment That Matters: Take Time for Tire Safety

(NewsUSA) - Working batteries in smoke alarms? Check. Fresh oil in your car? Check. New water filter for your fridge? Check. But how many people think about regularly checking their tires? As fall travel and winter weather loom on the horizon, taking a moment to check your car tires can make a difference in keeping you safe on the road.

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Thursday 08/15/2019
Hints To Help You Be Engine Smart, Earth Kind
Updated: August 20, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Knowing where to look can help you save money at the fuel pump.

Friday 07/12/2019
How To Identify Flood-Damaged Vehicles
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:35 am

(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.

Avoiding Common Driving Dangers
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 2:35 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 - 2:49 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 - 2:49 am

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

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