Nationwide Videos Offer Safe Driving Tips

Catch up on this advice for getting through inclement weather. You may not be able to avoid driving in bad weather, but you can learn how to better negotiate your way through inclement conditions. Rain, fog, sleet and snow contribute … Continued

The Emergency Kit You Need in Your Car

If your car breaks down, these items help get you on your way. A prepared driver always carries the standard roadside emergency kit: flares, first-aid kit, jumper cables, cell phone charger, water, blanket, flashlight and batteries. A well-prepared driver will … Continued

Special Care for Special Cars

Keep the high-tech materials ship-shape in today’s vehicles. Carmakers are taking a cue from the auto-racing industry by including carbon fiber and other high-tech composite materials in their models. But these modern marvels require added attention to cleaning and care. … Continued

3 Ways to Protect Special Vehicles

Nationwide covers more than cars—and that can help you save. As you review your insurance policies for day-to-day things, like your trusty car and your home, it’s wise to look at recreational equipment that also needs coverage. Often, these are … Continued

Drive Safely After Dark

Make smart safety moves and increase visibility to travel more comfortably at night. Do you hate driving at night? You’re hardly alone. In fact, 7 out of 10 drivers in the U.S. fear evening driving because of the lack of … Continued

How Much Car Can You Afford?

These rules of thumb may help you finance your next car. Other than buying a house, acquiring a vehicle is likely the most significant purchase you’ll make. Mitchell Weiss, author of Life Happens: A Practical Guide to Personal Finance from … Continued

Best Cars for First-Time Drivers

New drivers, whether teens or adults, may benefit from these special features. “A first-time driver doesn’t need sporty cars or tall, tippy SUVs or giant sedans with vague steering and a big appetite for gas,” says “The Saturday Mechanic,” automotive … Continued

3 Apps to Stop Texting While Driving

Most states in the U.S. have passed laws that ban texting or complete cell phone use while driving. And for good reason. Texting results in the driver’s eyes being off the road for 4.6 of every 6 seconds. That’s as much … Continued

6 Ways to Save at the Auto Shop

Make the most of your time and repair money with these tips. Don’t let a visit to the repair shop put a dent in your wallet. Consider these six tips from “The Car Coach,” author and automotive analyst Lauren Fix: … Continued