Car & Driving Tips

Experts share advice on all things related to your car: from how and when to buy or lease a new or used car to how to manage car repairs and scheduled maintenance. Stay updated on car seat laws, learn the basics like how to change a tire, and get practical tips for driving safely and smartly.

Move Over Laws in the West

When and how to give the right of way to emergency vehicles.

Active Driver Assistance Systems Interfere More Than They Help

Vehicles equipped with active driving assistance systems experienced some type of issue every 8 miles, on average.

How to Care for Your Tires in 5 Minutes

Give your tires a monthly checkup to ensure they stay up to standard.

7 Common Car Tech Features and What They Do

Today's advanced driver assistance systems can do amazing things. But they can't do all the driving for you—at least not yet.

How to Clean Car Seats and Boosters

Remove stains and smells from your child's car seat without compromising safety.

How to Choose a Safe Car for a Teen Driver

Everything a parent needs to know when choosing a car for their teen.

How to Buy a Car During a Pandemic

Four suggestions for a worry-free car shopping experience whether at the dealership or from home.

How to Wash and Detail Your Car

Follow these steps for an ultra-thourough DIY detail of your car.

How to Do Basic Bike Maintenance

These basic maintenance tasks will prolong the life of your wheels and help keep you safe on the road.

Back-To-School Safety Tips for Drivers and Parents

Carpools, buses, and students on bicycle and foot can complicate your commute—and compromise safety.

Bad Driving Habits Are Hard to Break

New research shows crash-involved drivers admit to risky behaviors.

How to Look for Signs of Flood Damage in Used Cars

Looking to buy a used car? Do your due diligence by checking for signs of flood damage.