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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.

5 Tips for Car Ownership

AAA helps you through every phase of your vehicle's life, from driving it off the lot to taking it in for repairs.

How to Maintain an Older Vehicle

Dramatic odometer flips are milestones worth celebrating, but they also mean your cherished vehicle requires some extra TLC.

How to Prepare Teen Drivers

Learn how to best prepare your teen for safe driving, including where to get guidance and when to practice.

Reduce Car Clutter for a Safe Ride

Follow our tips, like securing all items and stashing your trash, for a safer and cleaner driving experience.

Should I Repair or Replace My Car?

AAA consultant, Robert Stringari, offers a few guidelines to consider before you buy a new car—or repair an old one.

How to Remove a Bumper Sticker

Tired of sticking to the same old phrases and beliefs? An expert provides steps for removing adhesives from your car.

How Does an Airbag Work?

Learn how front airbags can fully inflate faster than a blink of an eye and what sets them off.

What is "New Car Smell"?

Like any familiar scent, the whiff of a new car can tug on our emotions. But can the chemical cocktail harm you? Experts weigh in.

Tips for Cleaning and Detailing Your Car

After you've finished washing your car, here's how to do a step-by-step cleaning of its exterior, trunk, and interior.