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    Prepare For Safe Winter Driving—Top Questions Answered By The Tire Specialists

    (NAPSI)—While it’s always a good time to make sure your vehicle is in good shape, it’s particularly important when bad weather and the busy travel season occur.

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    Car Maintenance Tips For Holiday Road Trips

    (NAPSI)—Proper car maintenance promotes reliability, making it important to perform proper vehicle check-ups before heading out on holiday road trips. Tackle this basic care routine to maintain the value of your car and avoid road trip headaches by addressing minor issues before they become costly repairs.

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    Avoid Surprise, Winterize

    (NAPSI)—As the weather gets colder, winterizing your vehicle should be a top priority. The nonprofit Car Care Council recommends that motorists perform a six-point winter maintenance check of areas that are particularly affected by driving in rough weather.

Thursday 11/02/2017
URGENT—Your Vehicle May Have A Dangerous Air Bag!
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NAPSI)—A few simple steps protect your family and loved ones.

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Tuesday 10/31/2017
6 tips to help keep your drive distraction-free
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm

(BPT) - As you drive down the street, the threat of potential distractions is everywhere. Federal research shows that distracted driving is a factor in one out of every six crashes, and accounts for 5,000 automobile crash-related fatalities each year.

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Thursday 10/26/2017
Eco-Friendly Paving Revives Park Pathways
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NewsUSA) - Yellowstone National Park experiences more than 4 million visits annually. The park's volume of foot traffic, particularly around the famous geyser, Old Faithful, has put a strain on the existing walkways.

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Tuesday 10/24/2017
Men vs. women: Who's better behind the wheel?
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - It’s the age-old question: Who is a better driver, men or women? Are women more likely to adhere to the speed limit? Are men more inclined to drive in high-traffic areas? Perhaps there will never be resolution on the matter, but the latest Hankook Tire Gauge Index uncovered some definite differences between men and women when it comes to general driving habits and car maintenance.

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Thursday 10/19/2017
14 Cars You Can Practically Drive Forever
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 3:34 am

American-made SUVs dominate in a study of vehicles proven to last at least 200,000 miles, according to the automotive research company iSeeCars.com.

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Wednesday 10/18/2017
Parents Get Help Coaching Teen Drivers from Michelin, NFL Star
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NewsUSA) -; As a parent, there is no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your kids. If you have teenagers, that anxiety can rise even more, especially when they start to drive.

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Wednesday 10/11/2017
Teach Teens Safe Driving Habits
Updated: October 12, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Getting a driver’s license is an exciting time for a teenager but can be a worrisome time for parents. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year-old drivers, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. To help reduce the risk, Les Schwab Tires shares some tips on helping keep teen drivers safe and lowering their chances of getting into an accident. Les Schwab is committed to helping keep the road safe for all drivers.

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Thursday 10/05/2017
5 tips to ready your ride for winter
Posted: October 05, 2017

(BPT) - The winter driving season is … unique. No matter where you live, these aren’t the same road conditions you enjoyed in June or July, and that means you can’t handle your car in the same way. A winter-ready vehicle requires extra preparation. To get your vehicle ready for the season’s unique driving conditions, apply these five tips.

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Tuesday 10/03/2017
It's A Myth That Only New-Car Dealers Can Service Vehicles Under Warranty
Updated: October 04, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—True or false: Until your vehicle is out of warranty, it must be serviced by the new-car dealer or the factory warranty will be void. Although many people would have answered "true," the correct answer is "false," according to the Car Care Council.

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How Innovations Make Work Easier, Adventures More Fun
Updated: October 04, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Scientists and engineers have come up with some exciting technology for now and the near future.

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Thursday 09/28/2017
Letting go of the wheel: Why consumers should trust self-driving cars
Posted: September 28, 2017

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Saturday 09/02/2017
What You Should Know Before Buying or Leasing a Vehicle this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 12:26 pm

(StatePoint) Fall is a popular time to purchase a new vehicle, with new models hitting dealer lots, and significant savings on current model year cars and trucks. Whether this is your first purchase or you’ve done this before, there are more choices than ever when it comes to makes and models of vehicles, and financing options for securing one.

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Monday 08/28/2017
When, Where, How And Why To Change Your Vehicle's Oil
Updated: August 29, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Basic vehicle maintenance is an easy, inexpensive way to prolong the life of vehicles and avoid costly repairs down the road.

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Thursday 08/10/2017
Keep Your Kids On The Road To Safety
Updated: August 11, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—There's good news, bad news and great news about children and safety on the road.

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Monday 07/31/2017
Vehicle Checklist For Car Pool Season
Updated: August 01, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—If any of the nearly 56 million children in the country getting ready to go back to school via car pools are yours, you can help make sure all the vehicles involved are kid safe and road ready with a five-point checklist:

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