driving

7 Ways to Prepare Your Car for Winter

Jack Frost has left his calling card on the nation's roads. Is your rig ready for winter?

6 Times You Should Drive Instead of Fly

Face it — flying these days is a hassle, especially if you're flying with family. Here's how to decide if you should just drive, instead.

This Is What That Ticket You Got Will Do to Your Car Insurance Rate

If you can't drive 55, expect to pay hefty fines and as much as 30% to 82% more in insurance fees. Safe drivers are frugal drivers!

8 Cheap Ways to Save Money on Gas

Here's a list of strategies, products, and more to help push the price at the pump back a bit and keep your wallet and tank full.

Snow Patrol: Winter Driving Safety Kit Must-Haves

Fall might just be setting in, but now is the perfect time to get prepared for winter. Stay safe on the road at any time with these emergency essentials.

What to Know When Renting a Moving Truck

Moving is already stressful. When you add in renting a big ol' truck, it can become downright nail-biting. Here's what you should know for your DIY move.

Safety Tips for Holiday Driving

As holiday stress levels rise, drivers can get careless. Add in bad weather, and things can get downright dangerous. Follow these suggestions to arrive at your destination safely.

Build a Cable to Control Your Android Phone While You Drive

The music app on my Nexus One starts and stops randomly when a standard stereo plug is plugged into the 3.5mm headphone jack. I did a bit of research and decided that I could solve

You're Going to Get a Traffic Ticket Soon

How soon? Probably within a year, but it depends on what shape your state's economy is in. Learn more, plus suggestions for how to avoid the dreaded lights and sirens.

‘Tis The Season To Get A Speeding Ticket! Are You Next?

Yes, speeding tickets suck. And yes, they’re also a necessary deterrent; they come not just with fines and points on your license, but insurance rate hikes. This is also the time o

Do you know how to use a parking meter? Serious question.

I thought I knew the answer to that. Admittedly, I’ve only been driving for seven years and rarely park in downtown Denver, where most of our parking meters are located. But I had

How Much Does it Cost Every Time you Get Into Your Car?

I was horrified when I discovered exactly how much it costs me to drive into town for groceries. Do you know exactly how much it costs you?

It Bears Repeating - Driving Slower Saves Money

We've talked about it until we're blue in the face, but it's worth repeating - driving slower saves gas and money!

What if energy costs keep rising?

Recession or not, I think the medium-term trend in energy costs is up.  Just in case I'm right, you ought to have plan for that.

Save gas; don't make left-hand turns.

You have to hand it to UPS. They crunched the numbers, they looked at the hard facts and they figured out that by limiting the number of left-hand turns made, you can save a whole

What to pack for a road trip with Rover

Our friends at Itchmo.com recently posted some helpful hints about what to pack when you go road tripping with your four-legged friends. It might seem like a bit much, but planning

Cooking great meals with your car engine. The heat is on.

Ladies, gentlemen, start your engines. But only after you've loaded them up with sausages, chicken, crabs, Cajun shrimp and plenty of vegetables. [more]

Don't Overpay While Driving - Put Down Your Cell and Save $101

My home state of Washington is set to require, by law, that drivers who want to yack on the cell phone use a hands-free set or earpiece. [more]

Fight Your Speeding Ticket, Save Yourself Some Dough

I've never fought a speeding ticket before. I usually just pay it and forget it. By "usually", I mean, for the two tickets I got before when I was 16 and 19 years old. My recent ticket was an anomaly for a couple of reasons. [more]

Alternatives to drunk driving

Party hardy tonight, but don't drive drunk! Not only could you die (bummer) or kill someone else (unforgivable), but it could cost you financially big time (not savvy living).