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Dec
5
How to File a Vehicle Safety Complaint Did you know that automotive repair technicians play a large role in supporting vehicle safety investigations that result in hundreds of recalls per year? If ...
Jul
31
Brake Safety Awareness Month Everybody is talking about gas and fuel efficiency these days, but this August we're talking about Brake Safety Awareness. Keeping your car in good shape can prevent...
Jul
1
The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today cautioned motorists that hot weather and under-inflated tires are a dangerous combination. In the s...
Jun
16
Whatever your Summer getaway plans are, take time to review some Summer road travel safety tips before you leave. Prevention and planning are much easier than dealing with the consequences of a breakd...
Dec
31
From time to time, we get Motorist fans that write us letters and share their gratitude for this non-profit service. We are always very happy to get these letters, because our service is for you!This ...
Nov
30
Recycled car parts have come a long way since scrap iron and aluminum were collected during WWII to build battleships.Some examples of recycled car parts include: Batteries are recovered for their lea...
Nov
30
Texting while driving by adults is just as likely as teens and are substantially more likely to have talked on a cell phone while driving.Eighty-two percent of adults (those aged 18 and older) now own...
Nov
30
Rural highways are more likely to kill motorists than urban roads, yet Americans feel much more relaxed and prone to risk taking on rural roads.???  About 21 percent of Americans live in rural areas,...
Nov
30
Teenage drivers engage in distracted driving behaviors despite knowing that sending a quick text message, tuning the radio, or eating while driving is dangerous. A recent survey by AAA and Seventeen M...
Nov
30
HD radio makes AM radio sound like FM, gives FM the same quality as a CD. Developed by iBiquity of Columbia MD, HD radio was launched in 2005 and has steadily grown in acceptance by over-the-air liste...