Tag: driving tips

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Slow and Steady Wins the Prius Race
Feb 06, 2020

Slow and Steady Wins the Prius Race

Dear Car Talk

But is the driver's high mileage raising your blood pressure?

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Creeping Is Ok for Cars
Dec 17, 2019

Creeping Is Ok for Cars

Dear Car Talk

A brake wear question and a rarity: the husband is right!

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When in Doubt, Drivers Steer toward the Shoulder
Apr 20, 2019

When in Doubt, Drivers Steer toward the Shoulder

Dear Car Talk

Sometimes you need a shoulder to drive on.

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Short Trips Versus Long Life
Sep 18, 2018

Short Trips Versus Long Life

Dear Car Talk

Do today's cars need highway miles to survive?

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A Gentle Driver Wants to Bring the Heat
Jun 05, 2018

A Gentle Driver Wants to Bring the Heat

Dear Car Talk

Our scientific method for warming up a car faster involves pants and a stopwatch. 

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Car Trains Drivers to Be Less Aggressive
Jan 16, 2018

Car Trains Drivers to Be Less Aggressive

Dear Car Talk

The calming nature of Mike's Prius is driving him nuts.

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Subaru buried in snow
Jan 07, 2018

Seven Winter Driving Tips You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Before

Jim Motavalli

You know all about checking the antifreeze and properly inflating the tires. Here are some life lessons learned through bitter (cold) experience. Written with the thermometer at 9 degrees Fahrenheit.

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