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Shower Some Love On Older Vehicles

That older vehicle in the driveway may not look like much, but it’s been a reliable member of the family for years. The best part? That heap is paid off, and you’re no longer making monthly payments for it.

This is dedicated to those older vehicles. Give them the love they deserve this Valentine’s Day.  

 

Jazz Museums: Taking In All That Cool Jazz

Jazz music’s influence can’t be overstated. The music that originated in the United States helped pave the way for America’s other original sounds: rock and roll and hip-hop.

Museums across the country celebrate the music’s impact. Take time to visit these musical destinations on your next cross-country road trip.

Blood Donation Drives Highlight February

Giving blood is a selfless act that literally saves lives. What’s a better show of love around Valentine’s Day?

A wave of disasters and seasonal illnesses in 2018 have drained local blood banks. Here’s how you can help.

Awareness Campaign Details Dangers On Flooded City Roads

As little as a foot of moving water will sweep away a small vehicle. Only half may knock a person off their feet.

The National Weather Service has some life-saving suggestions for all drivers encountering flooded roadways.

More Disturbing News On Distracted Driving

Distracted driving takes many forms. It can be fiddling with the radio, checking on the kids in the backseat or one of the deadliest distractions--texting.

The National Safety Council took to the streets to ask folks how they avoid distractions behind the wheel. See what they had to say.

Automotive Fragrance Turns 'Ewww!' To 'Ah!'

That cardboard cutout of a pine tree dangling from your rearview mirror only masks odors.

If you really want to rid your cabin of stubborn odors in the seats and carpet, you’re going to need a deodorizer. Thankfully, they are easy to find and even easier to use.

When Was Last Time You Took A Good Look At Your Tires?

Drivers will go months without really looking at or thinking about their tires.

Yet serious problems can crop up unless you inspect your tires regularly. Cracking, underinflation, uneven tread and other symptoms of wear and tear can cost you serious money in the long run.

A Place for Everything Keeps Things In Place

There’s a fine line between storing items in the car and driving a storage drawer on wheels.

Vehicle organizers provide the alternative to stashing loose change in a cup holder, a cell phone on your lap and work files on the passenger seat.

Key To Long Car Life: Multipoint Inspection

Most experts agree the keys to a long life are health and happiness. Likewise, the secret to vehicle health means doing the small things that keep it running in top condition.

Enter the humble multipoint inspection.

Explorer Kicked Off Six Decades of 'Wow!'

Photo courtesy of Space Center Houston

America rose to the challenge of a deadly adversary 60 years ago by launching a tiny satellite into orbit.

Explorer 1 lifted off from Cape Canaveral on Jan. 30, 1958, and you can drive to some of the most iconic Space Race locations.

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