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Safe driving

Today’s vehicles are safer than ever, but that doesn’t mean you should rely on your vehicle’s safety features to protect you and your family on the road.

Having some basic safety precautions in mind – and keeping the right tools in your trunk – can help you stay prepared for the unexpected when you’re on the road.

From what to do if your car catches on fire to advice for driving high-performance tires on winter roads, our road safety tips can help keep you in the know and out of trouble on the asphalt.

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    Do you know what to do when you smell smoke in your car? Get car fire smart – and be safer.

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    Cars and motorcycles sharing the road

    Being a safe driver doesn’t just include watching out for yourself and other cars. Learn how to be more aware of motorcycles with these tips.

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    How to drive safely in mud

    Venturing from the dry pavement to mud? Get tips for how to drive more safely in mud and stay in control of your vehicle.

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    Off road driving and safety tips

    Eight off-road driving and safety tips that every off-roading driver needs to know.

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    Using summer tires in winter

    Performance tires perform differently in snow. Find out what you need to know about tires in winter.

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    Vehicle towing guide

    Towing a trailer doesn’t have to be difficult. Find out what you need to know before hitching up your vehicle.

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    Winter driving safety tips

    With some basic winter driving safety tips, you’ll be less likely to find yourself on the side of the road waiting for a tow truck.

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    What to do when your car stalls

    Do you know what to do – and more importantly, what not to do – if your car stalls on the highway?

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