| Jun 4, 2013
While it may seem like a mundane task, inflating tires is much more crucial to your car than you may think, and it results in a safer and more economical experience on the road. Your vehicle's handling also will be......
| Jun 4, 2013
With summer road-trip season at full throttle now, AAA is offering some travel tips to help ensure you have a SAFETRIP. The acronym reminds motorists of the essential tasks they should perform before they take a long trip, as 31......
| Feb 13, 2013
In the Jan. 25 column, I concluded that tire experts must be correct in recommending that, if you install two new tires on a front-wheel-drive car while allowing two older tires to remain on the vehicle, the new rubber should go on the rear wheels, the...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 6:27 AM
Every time gas prices start creeping towards a new high, it seems the stories about tips to save money on gas get more popular. But, which tips are actually worth it? And how much do they really save?
PIX 11 did the research. We talked to Robert Sinclair...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The onset of summer is a good time to make sure your car is in good working order for safety and fuel-conservation purposes, and South Florida weather poses a special challenge for drivers.
The regional heat and rain this time of year mean you have to...
| May 31, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Lawn Care Equipment Maintenance
Maintenance is important for a variety of reasons. Of course, it improves the performance of lawn equipment and will also prolong the life of your investment. Maintenance also keeps the equipment safe and benefits your...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:32 PM
If someone told you your car wasn’t safe to drive, you wouldn’t keep driving it, would
you? Yet one in four cars has a significantly underinflated tire—a serious safety risk.
Underinflated tires contribute to thousands of crash-related...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:41 AM
You've done your research. You've test-driven the vehicles you're considering. You think you're a well-informed consumer, right?
Well, there are things automakers necessarily aren't telling you, including doing away with a spare tire. But it's not...
| Sep 7, 2011
This story contains corrected material.
Active head restraints, adaptive cruise control, antilock brakes, backover warning devices, breathalyzer ignition locks, daytime running lights, fatigue warning methods, lane departure warning systems, roof...
| Oct 22, 2011
Whether it's the bathroom scale or the car's gas gauge, we tend to believe what we see. Like it or not.
And more than 99 percent of the time, the gauges in our cars and trucks are accurate. They should be. Automotive gauges must meet strict standards set...
| Dec 4, 2011
Teen drivers face a four times greater risk for accidents than older adults, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Chalk it up to a number of factors, among them inexperience dealing with emergency situations, distracted driving and the...