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.

How to Pack the Car for a Road Trip

Know the smart ways to pack your stuff in the car before you take off on a road trip this summer.

Car Maintenance Schedule: Everything You Need to Know

The low-down on the regular tune-ups and check-ins you need to maintain your car.

First Timers' Guide to Buying a Car

If it’s your first time buying a car, you probably want to know where to start. Follow these 3 steps to reach the finish line.

Do You Know How to Use Your Smart Car Safety System?

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) can prevent accidents, but only if you know how to use them correctly.

How to Avoid Pedestrian and Bike Collisions When Driving

Drivers need to keep an eye out for pedestrians on the road. Follow our helpful guidelines to avoid accidents.

AAA Roadside Assistance: More Than a Tow Truck

Here are just four benefits of belonging to AAA—which extends well beyond roadside assistance.

Is Your Child's Car Seat Properly Installed?

When you're driving, no cargo is more precious than your kids. Make sure they are safe in a properly sized and installed car seat.

How Much Car Can I Afford?

Figuring out which vehicle to purchase—and how much you can afford to spend on it—isn't easy. Here’s everything you need to know.

How AAA is Shaping the Future of Self-Driving Cars

The future of mobility is fast approaching, and AAA is committed to helping all of us get there safely.

Tips for Staying Safe During the Holidays

As festive activities and winter weather ramp up, a few easy steps can safeguard everyone.

Beat Car Breakdown Blues

Follow these steps to stay safe if and when your vehicle conks out.

How Repairing Your Windshield Can Save You Money

You don’t usually think of broken glass as fixable, but small chips and dings in auto windshields often can be repaired.