Whether your car came to your driveway straight from the showroom or straight from your kid’s soccer practice (complete with juice boxes, snacks, and sweaty clothes), it needs to be washed just the same! New or old, your car will appreciate a regular wash, but just how often should you wash your car? Let’s find out.

Remember back when having your stereo controls on your steering wheel was considered high-tech and heads up display technology was only available in luxury cars and we were all impressed by its futuristic style and safety features? Oh, how far the automotive industry has come.

Most states enforce “move over” laws, which require drivers to move to the right when an emergency vehicle is approaching with lights and sirens. So why does it seem like everyone scatters every which direction when an emergency vehicle with flashing lights is nearby? Let’s clarify the rules regarding traffic safety and emergency vehicles.

We usually use whichever GPS is closest and most familiar—whether it’s your car’s built-in dashboard GPS system, your family Garmin or TomTom, or your favorite smartphone app. But how do each of these options compare against the others? We’ll look at the most important factors to consider when determining the best navigation system for your car.

You’re late to work and you can’t find your car keys anywhere. Don’t you wish you’d hidden a spare somewhere safe and easy to find? Here are the best places to hide a car key. (Hint: not under your front door mat!)

Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) and All-Wheel Drive (AWD) are sometimes used interchangeably, especially in advertising, but there are some key differences to keep in mind when determining which is best for you.

Keep in mind, the safest practice regarding cell phone use while driving is to not use it at all. Placing your cell phone in the center console and practicing an “out of sight, out of mind” approach could help keep you, your passengers, and others around you out of a dangerous situation due to distracted driving. If using your cell phone while driving is unavoidable, here are a few safety tips you can use to prioritize safe driving practices when using your phone.

Your trunk is designed to be useful for storage and transporting everyday items like groceries, but are you using it to its full potential? From emergency preparation to useful organization hacks you might not have considered, these are essential things to keep in your car trunk!

Should you invest in tinted windows? If you’re on the fence about aftermarket window tinting, benefits include UV protection, glare elimination, greater privacy, and more!

If double parking drives you insane, check out these tips for parking safely and effectively.