The Best National Parks to Visit

Johnna Kaplan
In 2017, America's National Park Service (NPS) will be celebrating its 101st birthday. Since its creation over a century ago, the agency has grown to include 59 national parks as well as hundreds of national historic sites, national... Continue

Freeway Frustrations: How to Cope with Road Rage

Johnna Kaplan
Road rage. It's a familiar fear for anyone who's driven a car, and it's re-enforced by all-too-frequent headlines like these: Man dies after apparent road-rage shooting; Shocking Las Vegas road rage fight ends in man with crowbar body... Continue

15 Driving Tips for a Happy-Holiday Ride

Nancy Dunham
Your cell phone is ringing, your dog is barking and the piping-hot pie you just baked is close to sliding off the passenger side seat. Those are just some of the distractions that could cause driving stress—and even a car... Continue

A Guide to the DMV Point System

Jordan Perch
Receiving a traffic ticket is never a pleasing experience. Not only can they be costly, but they can add points to your driver’s license as well. Drivers who exceed a certain number of points face a license suspension or revocation, in... Continue

What Car Thieves Look For and What You Can Do

Kathy Simpson
For many of us, a car is an essential part of daily life. We invest thousands of dollars in our cars, and some of us see them as extensions of ourselves and can't make it through the day without them. We value our cars—but we're not... Continue

What Causes Traffic Jams and Car Crashes?

Naomi Mannino
We've all been there. You're driving along when suddenly, traffic comes to a standstill. Then, after inching along for what seems like an eternity, just as suddenly as it stopped, traffic starts to move again, the road opening up as if by... Continue

How to Drive More Defensively This Winter

Kelly Spors
Winter is coming. That means scary driving conditions for many Americans—and not just those in cold climates who have to deal with snow and ice. Those in warmer climates, such as Florida, Arizona and Southern California, will have to... Continue

Safest and Most Dangerous States for Drivers

Naomi Mannino
Due to steady population growth and low gas prices, more and more drivers are hitting the roads, and that can increase the likelihood of car crashes. In 2015, over 35,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the U.S., and an additional... Continue