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Key To Long Car Life: Multipoint Inspection

Most experts agree the keys to a long life are health and happiness. Likewise, the secret to vehicle health means doing the small things that keep it running in top condition.

Enter the humble multipoint inspection.

Avoid Tire Accidents With Regular Rotation

One of the best things you can do for your car is also one of the easiest. Regularly rotating your tires can maximize the investment in your wheels.

Here’s why--and how often--you should make a point to regularly rotate your tires.

How To Find The Right Tire Chains For Safety

From the Sierra to the Rockies to the Catskills, highway crews routinely check motorists at chain control stations. Drivers that don’t meet the requirements are sent back down the hill.

What are your choices for tire chains, and how did they become such a necessity?

Eliminating That Ugly Winter Road Grime

Nothing beats elbow grease if you want your car to look good all winter long, especially if you travel where snow and ice are a way of life.

Here’s what you need to know about winter car care, wherever you live.

Dead Battery? There's A Solution For That

For years a dead battery meant pulling out the jumper cables and hoping someone in the parking lot would help you. Now drivers can rely on portable devices to revive a car battery, no assistance required.

Candid Talk Improves Teen Driver Safety

Parents naturally are hardwired to worry about their teen drivers. Yet, studies show that parents who talk to kids about driving safety have less to be concerned about.

Find out how a candid chat with teen drivers can help them navigate increasingly difficult traffic on city roads and highways.

Take Time for Winter Brake Safety Check

Remember your last sudden stop while driving?  How quickly your vehicle stops depends on numerous factors including speed, weight of the car, condition of the brakes and road condition. Are your brakes up to the winter road challenge?