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Fall Car Care Tips: Is Your Car Ready For The First Day of Fall?

Depending on your feelings about cold weather, the first day of fall could mean different things to you. Perhaps autumn means pumpkin spice everything, or it’s your cue to put up your Halloween decorations. Or maybe you’re ready to hibernate. If you live where the air hurts your face half the year, then the autumn equinox is also a good time to prepare your car or truck for the oncoming … Continue reading

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Oil Change Intervals

The age-old tale handed down from parent to child: Change your oil every 3,000 miles. Well, okay—you won’t find it in any cave drawings, but just about every automobile owner has heard it. However, technology has come a long way, so it’s time to take another look at oil change intervals. How Have Oil Changes Changed? Today’s synthetic oils have a lifespan of up to 15,000 miles in some vehicles, … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Maine

Autumn is right around the corner and that means changing leaves, crisp weather, and apple pies. Maine is perfectly situated to really enhance the feel of fall and your Maine road trip. When you drive along its countryside roads and see the beautiful colors and scenery, you might feel like you’re living in a calendar. And it’s not just the country drives, but the 5500 miles of coastline also give … Continue reading

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5 Amazing Car Apps

If you love your car and your smartphone, what could be better than apps that enhance your driving/ownership experience? We recently told you about some great apps that help you navigate traffic. With that in mind, here are five amazing car-related apps that will add add to your car and smartphone enjoyment. Gas Buddy Gas prices seem to fluctuate even more than my weight during the holidays. It’s not unusual … Continue reading

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Procrastination is Bad for Your Ride

It’s easy to put off today what can be done tomorrow…or the day after that, particularly when it comes to maintaining a vehicle. After all, who among us wouldn’t rather go out for dinner or buy some new clothes or audio gear rather than spend hard-earned money on an oil change or new tires or brakes? But there’s a price to be paid for delaying your vehicle’s maintenance. As the … Continue reading

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Flat-Free Tires

The idea of airless tires is all the rage right now. From tractors and construction equipment to bicycles and cars, tire manufacturers are thinking there’s no more room for air in their tires. At the 2017 Michelin Movin’On Sustainable Mobility Summit in Montreal, Michelin introduced its futuristic airless 3-D printed tire design for the forum’s 375th Anniversary. Like a decorative piece of coral out of an exotic fish tank, Michelin’s … Continue reading

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The Perfect Match: Choosing the Right Mechanic

Whether you’re buying a new car or your old car mechanic just moved away, finding the right professional to do your regular car service can make a big difference. To keep your wallet from getting jacked up while your car’s on jacks, consider the following. Cheaper Isn’t Always Better Having routine maintenance done correctly is necessary if you want to be able to use your car’s warranties should anything happen … Continue reading

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Women, Wheels and Equality

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the 97th anniversary of the enactment of the 19th Amendment that granted women the right to vote. Our country’s history is filled with women who’ve made big contributions to the automotive industry and served as inspirations to those who followed. Here’s a quick look at five women who currently have big roles in the automotive world and, like their predecessors, serve as mentors … Continue reading

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How Old is Too Old to Drive?

Senior citizens are so important to our communities and identity as a culture. They have contributed and shaped our nation as it stands today. From world wars to inventions, modern society has emerged from the blood and sweat of the hardworking generations before us. But as you get older, things become more difficult physically and mentally. Some people feel age is just a number, and that’s exactly what it is, … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Georgia

August is National Peach Month! So let’s see…where, oh where, could I possibly get the best peach this time of year? If you said Georgia, then that guess is peachy keen! If you are looking for things to do in Georgia, this state will take a peach of your heart. Okay, okay, I get it, enough puns. Let’s get to drivin’! Coca-Cola Museum – Atlanta It’s hard to deny the appeal … Continue reading