Driver Safety: Tips for Driving in the Dark


According to the National Safety Council, traffic deaths are three times greater in low light conditions. As fall passes and winter approaches this issue comes to the fore. This month Consumer Auto Advocate, Owen Murray appeared on WBFF Fox 45 to discuss how to be safe on the road after dark. Improve your visibility [...]

Avoiding Future Pain through Preventative Maintenance


According to AAA, 48.7 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles this Thanksgiving holiday. With so many cars travelling so many miles we’re bound to see a spike in breakdowns. With that said, does your car have the stamina to make it through the holiday season without breaking down? If not, you may want to [...]

Are your tires ready for fall and winter?


Don’t be fooled by the beautiful foliage and cool air of fall, winter is coming! Along with football and the holidays come rain, snow and ice – all of which pose risks to drivers. Don’t wait until the first freeze to think about your car, act now. One of the best ways to combat these [...]

We Walk The Walk And We Talk The Talk!


Last month we sent a team of 16 walkers to Canton Waterfront Park for the annual Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) charity 5k walk - Walk Like MADD Baltimore. We walked side-by-side with hundreds of people from across Maryland to remember, inspire and commit to showing that ‘Drunk Driving Ends Here’. There were some fantastic [...]

Top 5 Tailgating Gadgets for the next big game!


The football season is finally here!Almost every weekend from now until spring, stadium parking lots across the U.S. will be playing host to tailgating parties. From big screens to bigger grills, tailgates are witness to some of the wildest people and gadgets. Whether you’re a Raven or a Steeler, a Tiger or a Trojan, here [...]

Want a Great Place to Work?


We’re very proud to announce that we have been named a finalist in the 2016 Baltimore Business Journal’s Best Places to Work! We’ll find out if we’ve won on September 23, so stay tuned. The annual contest that gives Greater Baltimore companies a chance to find out how happy their employees are putting us among [...]

Tips when Teaching a New Driver


From the stroller to steering wheel controller. That time has arrived, your child is finally street legal. Rather than deny it, let CARCHEX help you plan for the next chapter in your teen’s life. Keep the mood light Remember back to when you were a teen, driving was exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. [...]

Road Sharing Safety: Tips for Sharing the Lane with Bicyclists


In 2014, 21,287 cyclists were injured in reported road accidents, including 3,514 who were killed or seriously injured. Driving negligence was the main factor involving cyclist collisions and accidents. Driver/rider error was the most frequently reported reason for the incident involving 73% of all reported accidents in 2014. Drivers should be extra cautious to be [...]

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