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Thursday 02/01/2018
Heed The Recall: Get Your FREE Airbag Repair
Posted: February 01, 2018

(NAPSI)—If it hasn't happened already, your car dealer may call asking you to bring your vehicle to the dealership for a FREE urgent recall repair. For your own good and that of your passengers, you should do so.

Wednesday 01/24/2018
Clear winter roads: What works and what doesn't
Updated: February 01, 2018 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - It is no surprise that in the winter we see many articles about how our roads get plowed and treated. Nor is it particularly surprising that winter maintenance practices often lead to debates over different methods and materials used to keep roads clear. One often-heard rebuke is that road authorities should go back to using sand or abrasives for winter maintenance, instead of using salt. Unfortunately, that would be very counterproductive for many reasons.

Tuesday 01/23/2018
5 ways millennials are changing the car buying market
Updated: January 24, 2018 - 4:34 am

(BPT) - Whether you're looking for a home, a car, a television or a new jacket, the way we shop has changed drastically over the last five years. While these changes can be tied to competition, technology, a global marketplace and other factors, there’s one big influence often forgotten in the conversation — millennials.

Wednesday 01/17/2018
America Is Seeing A Flood Of 'Flood Cars'
Updated: January 18, 2018 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—Recent research suggests drivers may be behind the wheel of more than 325,000 previously flooded vehicles. That’s a 20 percent increase from 2016 and a stark reminder to consumers to do due diligence when used-car shopping.

Tuesday 01/16/2018
Six Ways You Could Be Killing Your Car
Updated: January 17, 2018 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Owning a car can be a dream or a nightmare depending on how well you take care of your vehicle. Here are six things that many motorists do that can harm their cars and their wallets.

Thursday 01/11/2018
U.S.-Made Parts Can Be Key To Positive Car Repair Experience
Updated: January 12, 2018 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—The next time you have someone work on your car, it may pay to ask the technician why he or she chose a specific brand of replacement parts.

Thursday 12/14/2017
5 pet-friendly preparations for your holiday travels
Posted: December 14, 2017

(BPT) - During the holidays, the family road trip takes on a whole new meaning because in many cases it includes everyone — even your pet. And while your pet is certainly on your mind as you pack for the journey, they may not be part of your consideration as you prepare your vehicle for the trip.

Wednesday 12/13/2017
Public Transit's Impact in Rural and Small Towns [Infographic]
Posted: December 13, 2017

(BPT) - While America’s rural population declined, small town and rural public transit ridership increased nearly 8 percent (7.8) from 2007 to 2015.

Tuesday 12/12/2017
Public Transportation: The Hidden Traffic Safety Solution [Infographic]
Posted: December 12, 2017

(BPT) - More than 35,000 people died in car crashes in 2015. What can we do to keep roads, and the people traveling on them, safer? Invest in America's public transportation system.

Thursday 12/07/2017
Home for the holidays [Infographic]
Posted: December 07, 2017

As Americans get ready for the most wonderful time of the year, they are also preparing for another element of the holiday season: lots of time in the car. Hankook Tire released findings from its latest Gauge Index Survey, which found that 84 percent of Americans are more likely to drive than fly to their holiday destinations this year.

Monday 12/04/2017
It Pays to Prep Your Tires for Winter Roads
Updated: December 04, 2017 - 4:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Driving safely in the winter can be a challenge, even for the most experienced driver. In fact, an alarming three in five winter drivers (61 percent) have lost control of their car during winter weather, according to a new winter driving survey by Michelin.

Michelin Drives the Holidays Home
Updated: December 04, 2017 - 4:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - For the third consecutive holiday season, Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin), is recognizing the people in the transportation industry who work "like busy elves" behind the scenes to make the holidays memorable. Michelin marks the season with its #KeepThanksMoving conversation in social and digital media and encourages people to share this appreciation via Facebook and Twitter.

Thursday 11/16/2017
Prepare For Safe Winter Driving—Top Questions Answered By The Tire Specialists
Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—While it’s always a good time to make sure your vehicle is in good shape, it’s particularly important when bad weather and the busy travel season occur.

Wednesday 11/15/2017
Car Maintenance Tips For Holiday Road Trips
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Proper car maintenance promotes reliability, making it important to perform proper vehicle check-ups before heading out on holiday road trips. Tackle this basic care routine to maintain the value of your car and avoid road trip headaches by addressing minor issues before they become costly repairs.

Friday 11/10/2017
Avoid Surprise, Winterize
Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—As the weather gets colder, winterizing your vehicle should be a top priority. The nonprofit Car Care Council recommends that motorists perform a six-point winter maintenance check of areas that are particularly affected by driving in rough weather.

Thursday 11/02/2017
URGENT—Your Vehicle May Have A Dangerous Air Bag!
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:28 pm

(NAPSI)—A few simple steps protect your family and loved ones.

Tuesday 10/31/2017
6 tips to help keep your drive distraction-free
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(BPT) - As you drive down the street, the threat of potential distractions is everywhere. Federal research shows that distracted driving is a factor in one out of every six crashes, and accounts for 5,000 automobile crash-related fatalities each year.

Thursday 10/26/2017
Eco-Friendly Paving Revives Park Pathways
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:28 pm

(NewsUSA) - Yellowstone National Park experiences more than 4 million visits annually. The park's volume of foot traffic, particularly around the famous geyser, Old Faithful, has put a strain on the existing walkways.

Tuesday 10/24/2017
Men vs. women: Who's better behind the wheel?
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 4:35 am

(BPT) - It’s the age-old question: Who is a better driver, men or women? Are women more likely to adhere to the speed limit? Are men more inclined to drive in high-traffic areas? Perhaps there will never be resolution on the matter, but the latest Hankook Tire Gauge Index uncovered some definite differences between men and women when it comes to general driving habits and car maintenance.

Thursday 10/19/2017
14 Cars You Can Practically Drive Forever
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 4:35 am

American-made SUVs dominate in a study of vehicles proven to last at least 200,000 miles, according to the automotive research company iSeeCars.com.

Wednesday 10/18/2017
Parents Get Help Coaching Teen Drivers from Michelin, NFL Star
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:28 pm

(NewsUSA) -; As a parent, there is no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your kids. If you have teenagers, that anxiety can rise even more, especially when they start to drive.

Wednesday 10/11/2017
Teach Teens Safe Driving Habits
Updated: October 12, 2017 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Getting a driver’s license is an exciting time for a teenager but can be a worrisome time for parents. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year-old drivers, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. To help reduce the risk, Les Schwab Tires shares some tips on helping keep teen drivers safe and lowering their chances of getting into an accident. Les Schwab is committed to helping keep the road safe for all drivers.

Thursday 10/05/2017
5 tips to ready your ride for winter
Posted: October 05, 2017

(BPT) - The winter driving season is … unique. No matter where you live, these aren’t the same road conditions you enjoyed in June or July, and that means you can’t handle your car in the same way. A winter-ready vehicle requires extra preparation. To get your vehicle ready for the season’s unique driving conditions, apply these five tips.

Tuesday 10/03/2017
It's A Myth That Only New-Car Dealers Can Service Vehicles Under Warranty
Updated: October 04, 2017 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—True or false: Until your vehicle is out of warranty, it must be serviced by the new-car dealer or the factory warranty will be void. Although many people would have answered "true," the correct answer is "false," according to the Car Care Council.

How Innovations Make Work Easier, Adventures More Fun
Updated: October 04, 2017 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Scientists and engineers have come up with some exciting technology for now and the near future.

Thursday 09/28/2017
Letting go of the wheel: Why consumers should trust self-driving cars
Posted: September 28, 2017

Saturday 09/02/2017
What You Should Know Before Buying or Leasing a Vehicle this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 1:26 pm

(StatePoint) Fall is a popular time to purchase a new vehicle, with new models hitting dealer lots, and significant savings on current model year cars and trucks. Whether this is your first purchase or you’ve done this before, there are more choices than ever when it comes to makes and models of vehicles, and financing options for securing one.

Monday 08/28/2017
When, Where, How And Why To Change Your Vehicle's Oil
Updated: August 29, 2017 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—Basic vehicle maintenance is an easy, inexpensive way to prolong the life of vehicles and avoid costly repairs down the road.

Thursday 07/27/2017
Back-to-School: Top Car Buying Tips for Young Drivers
Updated: July 27, 2017 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) During back-to-school season, students are often on the hunt for what may be their first car. There are many factors to consider beyond budget, and experts say this can be a difficult process to navigate.

Thursday 06/08/2017
Get Tire Savvy to Help Your Family Stay Safe on the Road
Updated: June 08, 2017 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Today’s cars come with some impressive features. But no matter what up-to-date tech your car boasts, it’s your tires that connect it to the road, playing a crucial role in safety and performance.

Thursday 05/25/2017
Safe Summer Driving Tips for Teens and Young Adults
Updated: May 25, 2017 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) Warm weather means more young drivers on the road as they head to summer jobs, parties and embark on road trips. Often, young drivers feel invincible, but they shouldn’t take their safety for granted.