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The Talk Just Got a Little Easier


When you hand car keys to your teenager for the first time, your heart races as you think of what could happen. The fact is that car accidents are the number-one cause of death among teens in the U.S., so it's important to communicate the gravity of this newfound responsibility.

How to Find Mechanics Who Will Come to You


When it comes to managing vehicle repairs, the associated hassles and inconveniences that come about -- whether from having no vehicle or the process of finding a reputable repair shop -- can become a major annoyance.

The Best Way to See Clearly in Any Driving Condition


Is there really a difference between wiper blades? When is it necessary to change my wipers? As the wet seasons approach, it's important to ask yourself these questions as heavy rains and increasingly severe weather can obscure driving visibility.

Get Better Gas Mileage


Gas prices are getting as dangerously high as unemployment rates, and both mean a whole new level of penny pinching for the nation's 99 percent.

Avoid a Roadside Mayday This Summer


The temperatures are rising, and so are the numbers of vehicles on the road. Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it a number of road trips to the beach for many families.

Discover a Better Ride on Wet Roads


Bald or poorly maintained tires won't get you very far when it comes to driving on slippery roadways. With improper equipment and maintenance, slick surfaces from rain storms are a major threat to safety on the road.

Wireless Technology Improves Road Safety


Imagine a futuristic transportation system with "talking" roads and cars that instantly provide real-time updates on local weather, traffic and road conditions. Equipped with up-to-the-minute information, motorists could choose safer, more direct routes helping to reduce traffic congestion, shorten trips and reduce vehicle emissions.

Tips for a Stress-Free Commute


Spring is in the air. The days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising. Before you know it, summer will be here along with all the joys that come with it, like summer vacations.

Don't Tread Lightly On Winter Tire Safety


With winter upon us, tire safety in cold weather is something every car owner should be familiar with. Most drivers concentrate on tire safety in hot weather to avoid blowouts, but the same precautions should be exercised in the winter.

Smooth Sailing With Proper Tire Safety


Don't wait until there's nothing left between you and the rain-slick pavement to check your tires. The likelihood of accidents skyrockets when combining wet, seasonal weather and poor tire maintenance.

Prepare Yourself and Your Vehicle for Driving at Night


Along with the beauty that cooler days give us also comes fewer daylight hours. While you should practice caution when driving no matter the season, it's important to take extra precautions this time of year to prepare yourself and your vehicle for nighttime driving.

Planning for Comfort During Long Road Trips


Road trips can provide a great source of tunes, good conversation and relaxation throughout any travel season.

Prepare Your Vehicle for Fall


In many parts of the country, the leaves have started to fall, and parents have sent their children back to school. Before the weather takes a turn, Firestone Complete Auto Care would like to offer the following car maintenance tips to get vehicles ready for the damp, cold road ahead.

Before Summer Fun, Make Sure Your Vehicle Can Handle the Heat


If you ask anyone, whether it be your friends, your neighbors or your colleagues, all will tell you the best things about summer are the surf and the sun! For many of us, a day at the beach is like a mini-vacation, but if you're not prepared, your lovely day trip can turn into your worst nightmare!

Stay on Track to Your Destination With Regular Tire Maintenance


When the rubber meets the road this summer, will you be prepared? Summer heat can be tough on tires, which makes regular tire checks a critical part of your general vehicle maintenance schedule.

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