6 Mistakes Even Experienced Drivers Make

You can lapse into bad habits no matter how experienced you are. Even seasoned motorists can slip up on certain, potentially unsafe practices. To find out what those mistakes are, we recently spoke to Bill Windsor, associate vice president of … Continued

What to Do When a Weather Hazard Hits

How to drive safely in blizzards, floods and other major storms. When extreme weather strikes, you’re more vulnerable inside a vehicle than anywhere else. According to the Federal Highway Administration, car accidents/incidents account for the most weather-related deaths, with more … Continued

The Car Insurance Conundrum

How to figure out what auto coverage you need Without auto insurance, you’d leave yourself exposed to a great deal of potential financial damage. You’d run the risk of incurring heavy hospital bills, shop repairs and other crippling expenses. And … Continued

How to Cure Your Inner “Back Seat Driver”

It could be the nearly irresistible urge to “take command” with unsolicited driving directives every time you’re a passenger in a vehicle. Or that sudden “shriek” you let out whenever you feel your comfort zone violated. Either way, you’re exhibiting … Continued

Make it Safely Past Black Ice

Know what to look for and how to navigate around it. It’s the “hidden” road hazard — one that many motorists discover too late. That would be black ice, a practically invisible stretch of smooth, clear ice. Because it’s so … Continued

How to ‘Drive to Survive’ the Winter

Want to take the “driver dread” out of winter? Try the following measures to best prepare before heading out into winter weather – while increasing awareness once you’re on the road: Preseason checkup Pop open the hood and make sure … Continued

Protect Your Vehicle from Winter Salt and Sand

When it comes to winter, we tend to obsess about snow, ice and cold. But what about all the salt and sand that come with these often nasty elements? Yes, we appreciate that they serve in the interest of public … Continued

A Winterization ‘Checkup’ for Your Motorcycle

A motorcycle represents your ticket to freedom, unleashing the thrill of open-air riding on two powerful wheels. Alas, this experience doesn’t translate well to snow, ice and other winter wonders. So to make sure your motorcycle is is properly stored … Continued