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Category: Car Sense

How to Get Better Gas Mileage (And Other Questions About Fuel Economy)

If you’re looking for ways to tighten your monthly budget, there’s an unexpected place you can look: Your garage. No, we’re not telling you to sell your car (although that’s certainly an option). Rather, it’s time to take a closer look at the way you drive and take care of your vehicle. As gas prices climb, both of these habits can make a bigger impact...

Top 5 RV Campsites in Ohio

The idea of an RV camping trip can have you daydreaming for days. I bet you can already smell the musky smoke and pine needles from the late-night campfire; taste the charred burgers; feel the rush of pride when you catch more fish than Uncle Bob. No matter what your ideal camping trip looks like, Ohio is a great state to make it happen. To...

8 Unforgettable Pennsylvania Road Trip Destinations

One of the best ways to experience Pennsylvania in all its diversity and uniqueness is via road trip. Grab the kids, pack your car, and get ready to enjoy the state’s rich heritage and natural beauty. But before you take off, make sure you have the right auto insurance to protect your ride. Then, with peace of mind, explore these eight must-see destinations – and...

Introducing the YourTurn Program

Our roads are full of distractions that lead to unsafe driving behaviors, especially for young drivers. Every year, distracted driving causes thousands of deaths in the U.S. That’s where our driving safety app, YourTurn®, comes in.1 By measuring certain criteria such as speeding, hard braking, and phone usage, the YourTurn program helps to make drivers of all ages more aware of their driving behaviors and...

Should You Leave Your Wipers Up or Down When It Snows?

If you live in an area that’s accustomed to winter weather, it’s a familiar sight: Cars parked with their windshield wipers pointed up, saluting the sky. Some people say lifting your wipers can help prevent damage to the rubber wiper blades while others are skeptical, and it’s long been a topic of debate. Like choosing which direction to hang the toilet paper roll (over or...