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Tips for Installing a Car Seat

When you have a new bundle of joy, you’ll want to keep him or her safe and sound while traveling in your car. In all 50 states, child seats are mandatory for your child. Here are our tips and steps to installing your very own car seat. First things first, you’ll want to read your car seat’s instruction manual in full, and you may want to take a look at the following information about the LATCH system.   LATCH systems Any vehicle made after 2002 will offer LATCH (Lower Anchors…

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Child Safety in Cars

When driving down the road, it’s always important to keep your young ones safe. To that end, here are a few tips for keeping your child safe while in the car. Child Seats Ensure your child is in the car seat at all times during the ride. Don’t let them stand on or be in the child seat while not buckled in. The seats are intended for specific uses only, and using them in a manner they weren’t intended for may lead to injury. Upgrade from baby seats to convertible…

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Top 5 IIHS-Rated Sedans

When you’re in the market for a four-door, full-size sedan, you’re also looking for something that is safe, too. AutoNation Drive understands this and, as such, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 IIHS-rated sedans. Join us as we cruise through these four-door safe sedans! The IIHS only gives Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) to models that achieve their highest standards of crash testing. To be awarded the TSP+ designation, a vehicle must earn good, or better, ratings in five crashworthiness tests, along with an advanced or superior rating…

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From ABS to TCS: Do You Know Your Automotive Acronyms?

If you’re looking at purchasing or leasing any modern car or truck, you’ve likely come across a number of acronyms that describe various safety and technology features. Some are manufacturer-specific, but a number are used throughout the industry. Acronyms like ABS, ESC, and TCS are commonly thrown out by new vehicle manufacturers in advertisements and on Monroney stickers. And with automotive safety and vehicle technology continuing to advance, the number of acronyms being added to the automotive vernacular is relentlessly expanding. Take our quiz to find out if you know…

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This Simple Modification Can Prevent Thieves From Stealing Your Car’s Wheels

Your car’s alloy wheels are nice, and we’re not the only ones who think that. In fact, many people look at those four big circles of metal with the thought that your vehicle’s wheels might make a great addition to their own car or truck. While most people will buy their own set of alloy wheels through the proper channels, like AutoNation’s parts department, some may decide to literally take the wheels right off of your car. Fortunately, you can battle wheel thieves by purchasing a set of wheel locks for…

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