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 Find a Quality Auto Shop and Get the Most From Your Mechanic

Five easy steps to help you get the most from your mechanic.

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.

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.