Driving

Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip or just want to make your daily commute less of a chore, check out our tips for improving your overall driving experience.

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When Should You Downshift Automatic Transmissions?

Drivers rarely manually shift an automatic transmission, but knowing when to downshift in certain situations can be helpful.

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8 Best Car Maintenance Apps Available

Do you hate keeping track of your vehicle's maintenance schedule? These apps can track service, repairs and fuel economy with...


10 Hands-Free Driving Devices You Need in Your Car Now

Many states have implemented the hands-free law that prohibits drivers from handling their cell phone while driving. And even if...


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Fact or Fiction: Does Driving Without AC Actually Save Gas?

Sure, you can sweat it out without turning on a vehicle's air conditioning. But is it worth the sacrifice?


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21 Car Hacks That’ll Make Driving So Much Better

Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip or just want to make your daily commute less of a chore,...

13 Winter Driving Mistakes That Could Put You in Danger

Safe winter driving is as much about being cautious as it is avoiding dangerous mistakes. We asked winter driving experts...


Driving With Hazards On In Bad Weather: Is It Legal?

Maybe not. The laws vary from state to state.

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7 Things to Remember When Driving in Winter

Driving in snow and ice presents many challenges. Here are seven winter driving tips to keep you safe when the...


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What to Know About Driving Your Electric Vehicle in Winter

Follow these tips for winterizing your electric vehicle, minimizing the effects of cold temperatures on your battery and maximizing battery...


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What to Know About Municipal Ice Melt Methods

Winter is coming, which means nasty weather and treacherous driving. Snow and ice can wreak havoc, so melting the ice...


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16 Car Safety Features No Vehicle Should Be Without

We each want a car that fits our legs and lifestyle perfectly. But more than anything else, we want a...

10 Best Practices for Winter Driving

If you live in a part of the country that gets cold and sees accumulating snow, you know driving in...


4×4 Smarts: Safe Driving Tips for How to Use 4-Wheel-Drive

We'll walk you through the basics of using 4WD for city and highway driving.


11 Driving Etiquette Rules You Forgot Since Driver’s Ed

It may have been 10, 20, or 30 years or more since you got your license. Take our refresher course...


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12 Things to NEVER do While Driving

Most of these things are no-brainer mistakes that you should avoid while driving. Unfortunately, there's no shortage of apparently brainless...


Safer Driving with a Windshield Coating

Improve safety with a windshield glass treatment

23 Car Gadgets That Make Driving Safer

Here are 23 affordable car gadgets, from backup cameras to LED road flares, that will immediately make driving safer.


10 Most Annoying Drivers on the Road

May your roads be free of bad drivers, and may you be granted patience to deal with them when they...


Could You Pass the Driver’s Test Again? Find Out.

We created questions based on real motor vehicle department practice tests.


11 Scary Driving Scenarios and Exactly How to Handle Them

Often when driving, we encounter situations that are out of our control. Make the right decisions when in a tight...


11 Driving Mistakes that Drive Other Drivers Nuts

The driver in front of you slows down for seemingly no reason. The driver behind you is a bit too...


12 Things You’re Doing in Your Car—But Shouldn’t

You're probably guilty of at least one of these.


What to do If

Expert advice on what to do if a dashboard warning light appears, plus how to prepare for and prevent other...

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