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Beware This Growing Tow Truck Scam

If help arrives unbidden, wave it away.

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Carrying a Load on Your Vehicle? How to Secure It

Whether tying it to the roof of your car or hauling it in your truck, here’s how to keep that pile of stuff from flying away.

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Buying a Used Car? Watch Out: It May Be on a Safety Recall List

Avoid leaving the lot with a vehicle that needs fixes.

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Road Safety: How to Prepare for a Holiday Road Trip

5 tips for making sure your car is ready to roll.

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Drowsy Driving: How to Help Your Teen Driver Avoid It

Young drivers are especially vulnerable to falling asleep at the wheel. Here's how parents can help.

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Travel Tips: How to Lug Your Luggage without Losing It — or Hurting Yourself

Protect your suitcases and your back with these smart strategies.

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How to Drive Safely Near Tractor-Trailers

Know their limitations and keep your distance to avoid a dangerous tango with one of these trucks.

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What to Do if Your New Car Doesn't Come with a Spare Tire

Here's how to avoid being stranded if you get a flat.

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Cancelled Flights and Forced Overnights: How Not to Get Stranded at the Airport

10 smart travel tips for getting to your destination on time.

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How to Safely Transport Your Christmas Tree

Plus, how to get tree sap off your car.

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Parking Lot Safety: How to Avoid an Accident

Busy shoppers plus distracted drivers make for a dangerous situation.

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Handy Travel Hacks for Flying with Children

If you’re taking your tots on vacation, stay sane — and safe — with these tips from a veteran traveler.

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Test Your Road Sign IQ

It’s a sign — of what?

American lawyer Ralph Nader at a Senate hearing triggered by his book in 1966.American lawyer Ralph Nader at a Senate hearing triggered by his book in 1966.

"Unsafe at Any Speed," The Book that Rocked the Auto Industry, Turns 50

Ralph Nader's critique of car design led to innovations and oversight that make driving safer today.

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State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

Amid concerns over widespread terror threats, agency advises American travelers to stay vigilant abroad.