Driving Smart

Get These Tips on Storing Your Car for Winter Down Cold

By Kelsey Mays on November 2, 2018

If you have a hot car but live in a cold-weather state, repeat exposure to Old Man Winter can do a number on your beloved ride. So, what to do? Well, if you plan to store it indoors for the seas... Read More
Trunk-or-Treat Car-stumes and Other Tips for a Scary-but-Safe Halloween

By Matt Schmitz on October 25, 2018

We think of Halloween as a time to celebrate monsters and mischief, and for kids to go door to door in search of candy — and maybe a few scares along the way. But despite All Hallows' ... Read More
Stats Show Teens Are Bad Drivers; Here's How to Help Them Be Safe

By Matt Schmitz on October 19, 2018

Like millennials before them, Gen Z endures a lot of trash talk from older generations that they don't deserve. But, hey teenagers, when it comes to stereotypes about your driving, I'm s... Read More
Do You Have Bad Gas? Your Car Might

By Matt Schmitz on September 28, 2018

Are you experiencing sputtering and other uncontrollable noises, perhaps a bit of sluggishness? You may have bad gas ... in your car, I mean. Related: That's Not How Any of This Works! W... Read More
Here's What You're Doing Wrong With Your Child's Car Seat

By Jennifer Geiger on September 21, 2018

Car seats are critical to keeping your child safe, but they're not always easy to use, and many are installed incorrectly. Sept. 23-29 is Child Passenger Safety Week — a great tim... Read More
You're Trapped in Your Car in Rising Floodwaters: Here's What to Do

By Matt Schmitz on September 13, 2018

It's hurricane season, and with hurricanes come flash floods. One of the most dangerous places you can be in a flood is in your car. Here are the do's and don'ts if you find yourself ... Read More
Top 5 Reviews and Videos of the Week: Y'all Really Like the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, Huh?

By Brian Normile on September 9, 2018

Once again, our review of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler sits atop our weekly rankings. Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman — himself a proud owner of the previous JK generation of the Wrangler &mdash... Read More
The Worst Drivers in America Come From These Cities

By Matt Schmitz on September 6, 2018

Are you a good driver? Sure 'bout that? The reason I ask: Psychological studies have shown that when it comes to assessing positive attributes, most people overestimate themselves, while und... Read More
Be Cool! Avoid These 4 Mistakes You're Making With Your A/C

By Matt Schmitz on August 23, 2018

Remember that scene in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" when that dude's face melts off? Getting into a car that's been parked for a while in the summertime can feel a lot like that. Y... Read More
Check Out Our Top 5 Car Reviews and Videos of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on August 12, 2018

Whether you're jumping dunes in the Mojave Desert or just wanna look cute on your drive to the beach, you could hardly want for a vehicle more suited to such disparate duties than the Jeep Wr... Read More