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Awareness Campaign Details Dangers On Flooded City Roads

As little as a foot of moving water will sweep away a small vehicle. Only half may knock a person off their feet.

The National Weather Service has some life-saving suggestions for all drivers encountering flooded roadways.

When Was Last Time You Took A Good Look At Your Tires?

Drivers will go months without really looking at or thinking about their tires.

Yet serious problems can crop up unless you inspect your tires regularly. Cracking, underinflation, uneven tread and other symptoms of wear and tear can cost you serious money in the long run.

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.

Tips On How To Face White Knuckle Driving

Severe winter weather can cause serious problems for drivers.

Here’s some handy advice for preparing your vehicle and staying alert while driving in harsh conditions this time of year.

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?

Watch for Battery Fatigue As Temps Drop During Winter

Your car has sat in the airport's frigid long-term parking lot for several days now. You approach, and the remote unlock doesn’t work and the interior lights won’t turn on.

How can you avoid inconvenient battery problems this holiday season?

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.

Three Ways to Make Tires Last Longer

An underinflated tire poses a safety risk and also wears out faster. Can you rely on tire warning lights in your dashboard? No really. Here's why.

Tips for Choosing the Right Vehicle Battery

Batteries are fickle things. Too much cold, too much heat and they can stop performing. Fear not--there are some simple ways of keeping the power flowing all year long. See how.

Proper rotation improves the life of your tires

Rotating tires regularly and correctly helps even out tread wear and extends tire life, saving money and keeping you safer on the road. But how often should you rotate?
 
“Tire rotation is a critical part of tire maintenance,” said Dan Zielinski, Senior Vice-President of Public Affairs at Rubber Manufacturers Association. “Tires will wear differently at each wheel position.”

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