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(NAPSI)—At least 1,500 people a year could avoid getting injured or killed on the road, government and university researchers say, if road rage could be eliminated.

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Wednesday 07/22/2015
Put The Brakes On Skin Damage And Beat The Summer Heat
Updated: July 23, 2015 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—The average American spends more than 101 minutes a day in a car according to Harvard Health Watch. That’s 37,935 hours or more than four years in a person’s lifetime. Yet millions of drivers do not realize that UVA rays infiltrate glass in cars and if unprotected contribute to long term skin damage which can lead to aging, sagging skin or even cancer. Taking preventative measures such as installing LLumar® window tint on vehicle windows and using sunscreen every day help protect against skin damage.

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Thursday 07/16/2015
Forget something? Drivers forget where they park and more
Updated: July 17, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Although our everyday routines can be simple and second nature, there’s only so much we can remember. And when it comes to cars and car maintenance, many Americans frequently forget routine tasks according to the latest Gauge Index from Hankook Tire.

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Friday 06/26/2015
Not All Repair Shops Are What They're Cracked Up To Be
Updated: June 27, 2015 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Auto accidents are more common than you may think. In fact, an estimated 15,000 drivers per day need to find a collision repair shop, according to NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Thursday 06/25/2015
Traffic Deaths on the Rise: Tips to Keep Your Family Safe
Updated: June 26, 2015 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Traffic deaths are on the rise, and experts fear the trend will continue this summer during a period known as the 100 Deadly Days. Summer weekends tend to be the most dangerous, with seven out of 10 crashes happening on a Saturday or Sunday in the summer of 2014.

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Thursday 06/18/2015
Top auto related products for a smooth summer camping trip
Updated: June 26, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Escaping city life, exploring the outdoors and toasting marshmallows around a campfire are the essence of the classic American vacation: camping. 

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Wednesday 06/17/2015
AC or windows down: secrets to better summer fuel economy
Updated: June 26, 2015 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Summer is peak travel season for most Americans. Those hoping to spend less on fuel and more on fun can find ways to stretch their travel budgets with better vehicle care and use.

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Tuesday 06/16/2015
Smart Steps In A Military Move
Updated: June 17, 2015 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—According to Department of Defense data, about one in three military personnel moves every year. If you’re among them this year, heeding 18 hints can help make the move smoother:

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Wednesday 06/10/2015
Luring Grads With Technology, Safety And Savings
Updated: June 11, 2015 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—The period just after graduation can be an exciting time for recent grads: first job, first apartment off campus and, for many, their first new car—often with an assist from Mom and Dad.

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