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5 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Car for Spring

April 27, 2015

Preparing your car for spring can save you a lot of headaches later in the year. It can even save you money! Spring auto maintenance will get you ready for a summer filled with long drives and vacations. Whether you're heading to the beach or your child's ball game, you'll…

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Small Old Cars Present Dangers To Teen Drivers

April 23, 2015

When it comes to teen driver safety the most important thing is to provide a teen driver with a safe and reliable automobile. Small old cars present dangers to teen drivers, especially when the car is considered compact. According to USA Today among those teen drivers ages 15 to 17 who were…

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Steps to Survive Defensive Driving School

April 20, 2015

Defensive driving school is one of the most common supplemental driving courses on the market. The main reason that you might go to defensive driving school is to reduce penalties or points on your driver’s license as noted for the state of Maryland DMV. For example, you might have gotten pulled…

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Maryland Provisional Drivers License Rules

April 16, 2015

Maryland has a three-phase system for obtaining a permanent driver's license for new drivers. The first phase is the learner's permit, then comes the provisional license, and finally, the permanent license. To obtain a provisional license, you must be at least 16 1/2 years old. Here are the other Maryland provisional drivers…

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What is Defensive Driving?

April 13, 2015

Just when you think you’ve seen it all on the highway — texting, eating, reading the newspaper, applying makeup — another motorist seems to go above and beyond in the bad driving department. Staying safe on the road entails more than just practicing good driving habits. It also involves watching…

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Tips To Avoid Tractor Trailer Accidents

April 9, 2015

In 2012 alone there were 333,000 tractor trailer accidents, resulting in nearly 4,000 deaths and over 100,000 injuries, 73% of which were occupants of other vehicles. There’s little doubt that we need to treat tractor trailers with special care, since in a collision with a 10,000 to 80,000 pound behemoth…

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Benefits of AAA Membership

April 6, 2015

Few activities in life are as much fun as a road trip. Unfortunately, few activities can result in as much hassle and aggravation when something goes haywire. A road trip can be ruined by so many issues — like an empty gas tank, a broken-down car and overpriced hotels, to…

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Dangers of Increasing Highway Speed Limits

April 2, 2015

Highway speed limits vary by state. For example, in most of California the highway speed limit is 55 mph, while in South Dakota you can find several of the main highways posted for a 75 mph speed zone. Texas has stretches of highway that are zoned at 85 mph, which…

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Auto Loan Process

March 30, 2015

Nobody forgets their very first car. The most exciting part of getting your brand new driver’s license or permit is finally picking it out! Unfortunately, the auto loan process can be a bit intimidating. In reality, it’s quite simple and can be navigated rather easily. Here’s everything you need to…

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