Keep Your Car Cool in The Summer Sun

Different sources have different estimates for how hot your car can get on a hot, sunny summer day. A study by Stanford Medicine stated that a car can heat up 40 degrees in the first hour - making even a 70 degree day prime for overheating your car's interior. We're going to give you some [...]

Quick Tips for Buying a New Car

Does the warmer weather have you dreaming of hitting the road in a new ride? If you're thinking about buying a new car this spring, you don't want to miss these key steps! Research Research is the most crucial part of the process and it is multifaceted. There's a lot of research that needs to [...]

Road Trip Preparation

Memorial Day is right around the corner, summer is about to be in full swing, and that means the open road is calling. Road trips are a great way to see your state, region or country, and to visit family and friends that live far away. But these trips take different planning and precaution than [...]

May 8th, 2014|Categories: Road Trips And Activities|

Distracted Driving? There’s an App for That.

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and CARCHEX wants to make sure everyone is safe out there on the road, this month and every month. Distracted driving is any time your attention is away from the task at hand. Most Americans drive so often that we start to think that we can multi-task. However, [...]

April 25th, 2014|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

April Showers Bring…Bad Driving Conditions (and May Flowers!)

We may finally be out of the danger of nasty winter weather, but that doesn't necessarily mean safer roads. Even as you start to roll the windows down, make sure you're aware of the challenges of driving in unpredictable spring weather so you can prepare and react accordingly. Prepare: Show Your Car Some Love If [...]

April 8th, 2014|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

‘Full Coverage’ Auto Insurance: Does It Exist?

Ever heard of "full coverage" auto insurance? Many of us have, but it's important to know: "Full coverage" really doesn't exist as an insurance product. When people use that phrase, they are often thinking about a combination of all the various coverages you can buy as part of a car insurance policy, including those required [...]

April 4th, 2014|Categories: Auto News, Tips And Interest|

Spring Cleaning to Sell: How to Maximize Your Car’s Curb Appeal

Even though it might not quite feel like it, Spring is finally, officially here! With the winter we've had, you--and your car--are probably ready for more than a change in season. If you're thinking about switching up your ride this Spring, you'll need to do a little Spring cleaning to get rid of all the [...]

How To Save Gas

We all want to save money. What if you could not only save money, but also help the environment at the same time? With gas prices always fluctuating—and usually increasing—your driving expenses are a great place to save some green! We’ve provided some easy tips to help with gas efficiency, saving you both time and [...]

March 13th, 2014|Categories: Safety And Driving Tips|

How To Avoid The 7 Worst Winter Driving Mistakes

Winter driving means more hazardous roadways and requires more attentive drivers. Here are our top tips and reminders to get you and your loved ones safely to your destination, whether it's just to work or a few states away. Mistake 1: Relying on 4 wheel drive on an icy road Sometimes, when a car is [...]

New Year’s Driving Resolutions: More Safety, Less Spending

We’re 22 days into 2014. How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? Hitting the gym every day? Spending less? Staying organized? If you are struggling to stay on track with some of these tougher resolutions, we have a few here that we are sure you can keep. Each one is a small change [...]

January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs|