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Tuesday 11/26/2019
New Technologies Boost Winter Road Safety While Reducing Salt Use
Posted: November 26, 2019

(StatePoint) Last year's long and brutal winter depleted road salt supplies throughout much of the U.S.  As a result, a number of cities have experienced significant price spikes when placing their salt orders this year. At a time when experts are highlighting the environmental and infrastructural damage caused by excessive salt use on roads, new technologies are helping American communities reduce their growing dependence on salt, while still keeping roads safe.

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Friday 11/22/2019
5 Ways to Stay Safe During the Dangerous Holiday Driving Season
Posted: November 22, 2019

(StatePoint) The holidays can be the happiest time of the year, but unfortunately, they can also be the most dangerous, with more fatal car crashes occurring due to increased travel time, more alcohol use and excessive speed, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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Monday 11/04/2019
Is Your Perception of Used Cars Out-of-Date?
Posted: November 04, 2019

(StatePoint) Even as more Americans turn to the used car market for affordable vehicle options, a recent survey suggests that outdated notions about used cars persist.

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Wednesday 10/30/2019
As Temperatures Drop, Check Tire Pressure More Often
Updated: November 02, 2019 - 3:13 am

(NAPSI)—You may notice, when the weather turns colder, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light on your dashboard lights up more frequently. The Car Care Council recommends checking your tire pressure regularly during the winter to help keep the TPMS light off and your vehicle safe.

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Thursday 09/12/2019
How to Navigate Expensive Car Repair Bills
Posted: September 12, 2019

(StatePoint) If you’re like many Americans, your car is your lifeline. When it’s in need of repair, being able to cough up the cash to keep it running is critical.

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Monday 09/09/2019
Tips for Seniors to Ensure a Healthy Road Trip
Posted: September 09, 2019

(StatePoint) When thinking about road trips, you might envision college kids heading on adventures, but older adults take road trips, too, according to a recent survey by Cigna.

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Wednesday 08/28/2019
Ignore These Vehicle Repairs And You May Get Pulled Over
Updated: August 31, 2019 - 2:35 am

(NAPSI)—Many drivers may feel that they don’t have the time or money to address vehicle repairs immediately, but beware: Ignoring some repairs can get you pulled over and even ticketed.

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Wednesday 08/21/2019
A Moment That Matters: Take Time for Tire Safety
Updated: September 26, 2019 - 2:57 am

(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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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