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How To Survive 10 Driving Emergencies
Edmunds
07/15/2015
How To Survive 10 Driving Emergencies
To avoid and react to emergencies on the road, drivers need knowledge and practice. These tips will get you started.
How To Drive a Stick Shift
Edmunds
06/28/2012
How To Drive a Stick Shift
Wish you could drive a car with a manual transmission? Are you intimidated? Don't worry. Here are some easy instructions on how to drive a stick shift.
How To Make Sense of Your Car's VIN
Ronald Montoya
09/11/2013
How To Make Sense of Your Car's VIN
Unlocking Info in the Vehicle Identification Number
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  • How To Survive 10 Driving Emergencies
    How To Survive 10 Driving Emergencies
    To avoid and react to emergencies on the road, drivers need knowledge and practice. These tips will get you started.
    Edmunds07/15/2015
  • Making Safer Nighttime Holiday Road Trips
    Making Safer Nighttime Holiday Road Trips
    Beat the traffic during a holiday road trip by driving at night or in the early morning, but be prepared for sleepiness, grumpy kids and critters on the road.
    Edmunds12/12/2014
  • The Pros and Cons of Run-Flat Tires
    The Pros and Cons of Run-Flat Tires
    Run-Flat or Zero-Pressure Tires give a driver about 100 miles to find service after a Flat. Who wouldnt want that?
    Ronald Montoya07/31/2014
  • Commuter Carpools Save Time and Money
    Commuter Carpools Save Time and Money
    Commuters who use carpools can take advantage of special freeway lanes, spend less on gas and reduce travel time. Get tips on how to find a carpool.
    Edmunds08/23/2013
  • How To Drive a Stick Shift
    How To Drive a Stick Shift
    Wish you could drive a car with a manual transmission? Are you intimidated? Don't worry. Here are some easy instructions on how to drive a stick shift.
    Edmunds06/28/2012
  • Are You a Candidate for Car Sharing?
    Are You a Candidate for Car Sharing?
    Hundreds of people are renting their cars to strangers using car-sharing services. Are they crazy, or is this right for you?
    Edmunds05/22/2012
  • Car Merging Psychology: Don't Hate the "Sidezoomer"
    Car Merging Psychology: Don't Hate the "Sidezoomer"
    How you merge in your car says a lot about you as a person. But it turns out that late mergers — hated by some — might actually be improving traffic flow.
    Edmunds03/22/2012
  • What To Look for in a Performance Driving School
    What To Look for in a Performance Driving School
    Performance driving schools can help you explore the limits of a vehicle, become a better driver or just let you have fun driving a fast car.
    Ronald Montoya02/21/2012
  • Top 5 Ways To Get Pulled Over by the Cops
    Top 5 Ways To Get Pulled Over by the Cops
    Want to get a ticket? Here are the quickest ways to get stopped. If you don't want to get stopped by a traffic cop, these are the things to avoid.
    Edmunds10/06/2011
  • Roadside Assistance: Who Ya Gonna Call?
    Roadside Assistance: Who Ya Gonna Call?
    Knowing the details of your roadside assistance program pays off when you're stranded and need help fast.
    Edmunds08/25/2009
  • How to Share the Road with Truckers
    How to Share the Road with Truckers
    Many of the problems motorists have with truckers could be avoided if they stopped to consider the challenges of driving such a large vehicle.
    Edmunds06/03/2009
  • Cargo Weight and Rollovers: Know the Limits of Your SUV
    Cargo Weight and Rollovers: Know the Limits of Your SUV
    New vehicle segments, technology and safety legislation — along with commonsense driving advice — can go a long way toward insuring that the worst does not occur when you're behind the wheel of a sport-utility vehicle.
    Edmunds06/03/2009
  • Caught! Big Brother May Be Watching You With Traffic Cameras
    Caught! Big Brother May Be Watching You With Traffic Cameras
    You've probably seen them in the vicinity of traffic signals.
    Edmunds06/03/2009
  • Multitasking Mania and Distracted Driving
    Multitasking Mania and Distracted Driving
    Driving while Multitasking has become endemic as we cram in more activities behind the wheel. While automakers balance design priorities, insurers fret over Driving Safety.
    Edmunds05/05/2009
  • Future Tires
    Future Tires
    Toyo's got a tire so quiet you can listen to the sound of silence in your car. Other tiremakers introduce colored tires and scented tires.
    Edmunds08/14/2007
  • Escape That Traffic Jam — for a Fee
    Escape That Traffic Jam — for a Fee
    High-Occupancy Toll — HOT — lanes are sprouting in metro areas nationwide. But who wants to pay the price for smooth sailing?
    Edmunds08/07/2007
  • The Zen of Off-Road Driving
    The Zen of Off-Road Driving
    The Land Rover Experience Driving School is a Zen-like activity, mixing life lessons with rules for Off-Road Driving and Protecting the Environment.
    Edmunds03/13/2007
  • Your Day in Traffic Court
    Your Day in Traffic Court
    Busted! Contesting a ticket.
    Edmunds11/29/2005
  • Attention, Discourteous Drivers
    Attention, Discourteous Drivers
    Someone cut you off? Steal your parking space? Will you get mad, or get even? Instead, take a deep breath and let it go.
    Edmunds01/25/2005
  • Avoiding Traffic Tickets
    Avoiding Traffic Tickets
    What to do and say if you are pulled over. Your behavior — and your attitude — could mean the difference between a ticket and a warning.
    Edmunds10/28/2004