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Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance...

A 5-step guide to car insurance for foreign drivers

Putting down roots in a new country can be thrilling—but it can also be a whirlwind, considering all the logistics you manage on a daily basis. But whether you’re a short-term visitor or a permanent resident, being able to drive can be crucial to a smooth transition. To do so, you need car insurance. We developed this five-step guide to help set you on the...

14 easy steps to changing a flat tire

Changing a tire is likely easier than you think. By preparing and educating yourself, and following the steps below, you can fix your flat tire and get back on the road in no time. 1. Make sure you have everything you need Before you hit the road, make sure you have these items stowed in your vehicle so you’re ready to change your tire: Your...

The best places to find a used car

If you’re planning to buy a used car, you first need to know where to look. There are pros and cons with each type of seller—and with used vehicle inventory significantly below normal these days, finding the right car at the right value can take time and effort. Here are a few of the top places to look for a new-to-you vehicle. Auto dealerships Pros...

What to do if your car is towed

First off, don’t worry. It can happen to anyone. Take a breath, and then follow these steps. Look around Stay calm and assess your surroundings. Maybe you accidentally parked in a no-parking zone or handicapped spot without authorization, or maybe you allowed a parking meter to expire. If you can determine why your car was towed, you’re on your way to finding it and resolving...