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Technician Shares Five Tips To Get Your Ride Holiday-Ready

(NAPSI)—This year, AAA predicts nearly 42 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles by car to visit family during the Thanksgiving holiday, and many will make similar journeys in December.

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Monday 10/24/2016
Fight Odometer Fraud
Updated: October 25, 2016 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—For a crime that has so much mileage on it, odometer fraud not only still occurs, it's growing. Recent research by Carfax shows there are still over 200,000 new cases of odometer fraud every year and that the problem has grown nearly 50 percent in just the last three years—but it doesn't have to happen to you.

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Monday 10/17/2016
Help Your Car Weather The Storm
Updated: October 18, 2016 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—Now is a good time to ready your vehicle in preparation for rough weather conditions ahead.

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Thursday 10/13/2016
Car-Sharing Option For The Busy Bostonian
Updated: October 14, 2016 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—Sometimes, the vehicle you need isn’t the one you have. Perhaps you need to transport a large item or move across campus. Maybe you just want to head to Cape Cod for the weekend or attend a special event on Martha’s Vineyard. Regardless of the reason, having the right vehicle for the trip can go a long way toward making the journey more convenient and less stressful.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
Save Time, Money And Energy
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Sometimes, the vehicle you need isn’t the one you have. Whether it’s transporting a large item, a cross-campus move, a trip to the airport or a special event, many people have been in the position of not having convenient access to the right vehicle for the job.

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Friday 09/23/2016
Don't Get Left Out In The Cold...Practice Tire Safety
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—Rough roads aren’t the only thing to worry about when the temperature drops. Tires also get cold and need extra grip to perform at their best. That’s something your all-season tires might not be ready for. In fact, in temperatures of 45° F or below, the rubber in all-season tires gradually hardens, leading to decreased road traction and less grip. That can cause difficulty with braking and turning. Winter tire safety experts urge drivers to consider the weather; if you often drive when it’s below 45° F—snow or no snow—it’s time for a set of winter tires to keep you and your family safe on the roads this year.

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Tuesday 09/20/2016
Quick Tips To Keep Your Car In Top Shape
Updated: September 21, 2016 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—Routine maintenance is essential for extending your car’s life, ensuring it stays out of the shop and improving gas mileage. Here are three simple tasks that are easy to do and will benefit any vehicle. Be sure to check your owner’s manual because timing and instructions vary by vehicle.

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Be Prepared For Whatever Nature Throws At You
Updated: September 21, 2016 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—You have a better chance of keeping yourself, your vehicle and your passengers on the road to safety even when the weather is bad if you prepare in advance so your vehicle can be your refuge. These seven tips can help.

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Thursday 09/15/2016
Lights, Wipers: Keys To Seeing And Being Seen
Updated: September 16, 2016 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—When the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen.

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