Prep Your Car For The Winter Ahead

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With winter weather just around the corner, here’s a quick checklist to get your car ready for the cold to come.


Give them a once-over for wear and tire pressure (they can lose pressure in the cold). If you’ll need snow tires, now’s a good …keep reading

Instant Expert: Fix A Scratch

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There are certain things in life that are best left to the professionals (dyeing your hair blonde, performing open heart surgery—you get the idea.) But basic car maintenance isn’t one of them. Each month, mental_floss and GEICO team up to walk you through an essential auto-related task,keep reading

Tips For Driving Again, After An Accident

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You may have walked away from a car accident without a scratch, but that doesn’t mean you’re 100% comfortable getting back behind the wheel. “An accident will affect you psychologically,” says Edward Hickling, Psy.D., co-author of After the Crash: Psychological Assessment and Treatment of Survivors of Motor Vehicle Accidents. keep reading