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Can You Guess The Real Cost of a Fender Bender?

Crunch. Uh-oh… it’s the unmistakable sound of a fender-bender. When a car rear-ends you in a parking lot, there’s a lot that races through your mind… including, “How much is this going to cost?” Unfortunately, with today’s high-tech cars, a minor impact doesn’t always mean minor damage. That bumper may look like just another piece of plastic… but the real price of repairing or replacing... Read Article

4 Brilliant Ways to Keep Kids Occupied on Road Trips

“How much longer?” “Are we there yet?” “I’m bored!" Do these phrases sound familiar? If you’ve gone on a long road trip with your children, you may have heard them before. Those rides to your family’s favorite far-away spot can mean spending several hours – or even days – in the car. They’ll also leave you wondering how to keep your kids occupied and test... Read Article

Could Your Bike Helmet Pass This Test?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety estimates that bicycle helmets can reduce the odds of a head injury by 50 percent. But if you’ve shopped for one lately, it can make your head spin. With hundreds of helmets ranging in style, capability and price… how do you choose? A first-of-its-kind research study conducted by the IIHS and Virginia Tech hopes to change that and make... Read Article

10 Easy Dorm Room Hacks

It’s college move-in time. For many, this is the first time students will be living away from home and moving into a smaller space. It might even be the first time sharing a room—and a bathroom—with someone. With a roommate and limited space, if you’re a soon-to-be college student, you might be in for a wake-up call. A college dorm room isn’t just a bedroom... Read Article

To Swerve or Not to Swerve?

When encountering an obstacle in the road, drivers only have a split second to react. In these scenarios, our instincts take over. And whether it’s an animal or a piece of debris, you’ll likely find yourself swerving to avoid it. But is swerving to avoid obstacles really the safest option? The answer may surprise you. On the surface, swerving to avoid harm to your vehicle... Read Article