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Cars have long symbolized freedom for teens and young adults, but that freedom comes with a healthy dose of responsibility. Even though younger Americans appear to be owning and driving vehicles at increasingly lower rates...

The Great American Solar Eclipse will hit the United States on August 21, 2017. Stretching from the Northwest (Oregon) to the Southeast (South Carolina), the eclipse will cast a shadow that’s estimated to be 70 miles wide.

Teens have to face a lot of challenges when they get behind the wheel. The world of driving is new, fresh, and more than a little scary. Fortunately, it can be conquered through patience and practice. 

It's around that time of the year again: Back To School! Along with the rush to stock up fresh school supplies and some new duds, there are many newly-licensed teenagers who are responsible for driving themselves to school for the first time.

“Wow! That’s expensive.” This is one of the most common phrases people use when talking about auto repair. It is an undisputed fact that repairing automobiles is an expensive endeavor; however, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the cost isn’t fair or that you’re being overcharged. 

Technological advances on modern vehicles are making it easier for us to identify issues that need to be fixed and can sometimes provide a false sense of security for drivers. Believing your car has you covered at all times can be a mistake for many.

Despite the recent news about major automotive recalls throughout the country, Americans don't always think to check if their vehicle has been affected. Left unaddressed, a recalled issue on your car or truck could result in a major hassle, or in extreme cases, personal harm.

Having your wheels aligned properly can not only increase your gas mileage but also lengthen the life of your tires. Your car service provider should be able to tell you how often you need your wheels aligned and whether you need just the front end or if all four wheels need adjusting. 

Getting your car windows tinted this summer can do a lot to keep the sun's glare and heat at bay. The tint can also provide a sleek, mysterious look from the outside while blocking out harmful UV rays that fade your interior.

Driving around with your convertible top down is one of the perks of summer weather. The wind and the sunshine will put a smile on almost any drivers face. Convertibles are a great deal of fun, but there are some additional steps that you’ll need to complete in order to reduce damage and depreciation on your car.