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20 Weird Driving Laws in the United States

For the most part, traffic and driving laws make sense. Slower speeding limits in school zones and neighborhoods with small children? Of course! Stop signs versus roundabouts are about minimizing collisions in intersections. New laws are generally being added to address the issues of phones and devices. Soon we may be seeing new laws regarding the use of self-driving cars and other technological advances. 
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Changing Your Air Filter - Why?

For those of us who don’t know much about cars, we can be pretty skeptical in an oil change check up. We ask them to change the oil and make sure nothing is going to ruin our car, but we don’t actually want to hear all the other “optional” things to fix. Changing the air filter seems to be one of these “optional” upgrades or maintenance items that they offer us when the oil change is complete. Tacking on extra money to the price tag is never fun, especially if you’re surprised by the extra cost already. An air filter isn’t going to ruin your car, or cause a crash or explosion, so surely it can wait right? Sure! It can wait. But there are actually a lot of reasons to just change that air filter right now. 
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5 Ways to Protect Your Car’s Interior

We spend so much of our time in our car. It’s basically a home away from home. Day in and day out you spend time driving, sitting, snacking, talking, and singing along to the radio. It transports us, but also all of our equipment and cargo. If you have kids, well… then your backseat might also look like a daycare. Our poor cars take a lot of beating from us as we drop trash, spill food and drink, and expose the interior to the elements. How can you better protect your car? We’re sharing 5 easy ways today.
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10 Ways to Prepare Your Vehicle for Warm Weather

The weather may be teasing us, but warmer weather really is on its way! You can never count out another freak snow storm, of course, but for the most part the temperatures are rising and the sun is shining. It’s time to start thinking about your warm weather plans - and the vehicle that will take you to them! Warm weather doesn’t seem to be as big of a deal for your vehicle as the cold seasons. For winter you have to deal with snow tires and four-wheel-drive and lots of precipitation. Warm weather isn’t as hard to prepare for, but it’s still important for the life and well-being of your car, so listen up for our favorite ways to prepare and protect your car as warmer weather approaches!
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Why Do Some States Require Emissions

We all have to get our cars registered - it’s how we ensure ownership, insurance, and other vital details about owning and operating our motor vehicles. But do you live somewhere that also requires emissions testing? Many states require that while you do your regular registration you also need to have your car tested for proper emissions.
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10 Ways to Deep Spring Clean Your Car

You spend so much time driving around in your vehicle - it’s practically a mobile home. Give it a little love with these 10 spring cleaning tips!
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How to Get the Best Deal on Your First Car

Spring is a popular time to venture onto a car lot. It’s warming up outside, you’re sick of your crappy old car that kept getting stuck all winter, maybe you got a great tax return, or you’re looking forward to graduation, a move, a wedding, or another big life event that could require a newer, better vehicle. There are many reasons to buy a car in the spring, but if it’s your first car you may be concerned about HOW to buy that car without being taken advantage of. It’s a huge purchase and a major life decision! How can you make sure you’re doing it right?
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Be A Friend To Your Car! Here Is What He Expects From You

Be A Friend To Your Car! Here Is What He Expects From You

If you want to keep your car well-maintained and in great shape, it is important to treat it just like you would a friend. Don’t think about it only when you want to drive around. Spending time on your car and keeping it 'happy' is a good rule of thumb for you as the car owner to be happy too. Here are some of the things your car expects from you
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Autonomous Cars: Future or Failure?

Self-driving cars have long been a vision of the futuristic world. Science Fiction books and movies have portrayed the future as a world where human error has been all but eliminated in transportation as everything has shifted to automation and artificial intelligence. Planes, trains, and automobiles will be able to drive themselves, flawlessly, without accidents or error, with or without human passengers or direction. A decade ago we would have guessed it was a distant future, of course. But now the reality of autonomous cars is upon us.
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5 Ways to Prepare Your Vehicle For Spring

Spring is a fickle thing. One day there are sunbeams breaking through clouds and the temperature will soar - or seem to. The snow and ice melts and for a moment you think that spring has finally arrived! But then in a flash it can turn right back to bitter cold, relentless snow, and dismal clouds. It’s hard to predict exactly when spring has arrived, but as it nears you can at least prepare for it in a hopeful and effective way! Today we’re sharing 5 easy ways to get your car or truck ready for spring weather. 
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