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The 7 Signs Of Summer Stress

Those autumn leaves are a colorful reminder--it’s time for your vehicle’s post-summer checkup.

Here’s our list of the seven most common issues that can turn minor upkeep into expensive repairs. Plus some autumn driving tips.

Treat Your Eyes To Cleaner, Brighter Headlights

A bright, shiny new set of bulbs placed inside a pair of clean headlights reduces eye strain and improves your view of the road. And that’s vitally important this time of year as night driving becomes the norm.

Don't Let All The Small Electronics Turn A Good Day Bad

It’s not enough anymore for your car’s battery to just help start the engine. It also needs to power a navigation system, charge your cell phone, operate a back-up camera and a plethora of 21st century conveniences.

So how do you ensure your battery has enough strength to do all that and prevent you from being stranded thousands of miles from home on your summer road trip?

Don't Let Bug Goo Make A Sticky Mess Of Your Exterior

A midsummer's drive can turn your vehicle into a piece of abstract art, especially above roadways where insects tend to congregate. Their remains mess up a vehicle’s appearance, and, given enough time, the sun bakes them and harms the finishes and protective coatings.

Helpful Ways To Talk To Your Teen About Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a major factor on our roadways, and no one does it more than teen drivers.

A recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows nearly two-thirds of all teen crashes involve a distraction behind the wheel.