Tips to Properly Storing Your Car

It was love at first sight. Now, you want to keep it that way. We’re talking about the first time you laid eyes on your prized convertible or roadster: Your devotion to this automotive masterpiece sometimes rivals that which you … Continued

What’s That Smell?

Learn how to rid your car of unpleasant odors. The unfortunate truth is, after that wonderful “new car smell” fades away, you may not like what you whiff. It could stem from a pet accident or undiscovered remains from a … Continued

Cool Those Hot Wheels

Protect your car from the heat with these five tips, then quiz yourself using the interactive graphic above. A summer road trip should not include a ride in a tow truck. Unfortunately, this is the case for too many drivers … Continued

Tow Time

Looking forward to a big haul? If so, plan ahead. In this case, “big haul” refers to the towing of a trailer, boat or other large object. Improperly assembling your load can result in a host of potential disasters—some of … Continued

Look Out for Animals

Summertime sees more night driving, and more animals on the roads. You’re used to watching out for other motorists and pedestrians. But you also need to keep a sharp eye out for four-legged pedestrians. In 2009, there were an estimated … Continued

Moving? 5 Things to Know About Your Moving Truck

Pack and drive safely to your new home with these tips. Renting a truck to haul your stuff can involve all kinds of complications—from choosing the right size of van or truck to packing it properly and making adjustments to … Continued

Keep Kids Safe In and Around Vehicles

Prevent accidents with these tips for drivers, parents and kids. When the weather warms up, more children will be out and about playing. It’s important to keep them safe. Unfortunately, a host of vehicle-related mishaps unfold every spring. KidsAndCars.org is … Continued

3 Ways Nationwide Rewards Safe Driving

You could save money just by driving safely. Have you ever wondered whether a safe driver and a dangerous driver pay the same auto insurance premium? At Nationwide, they don’t. We reward safe drivers. We encourage responsible behavior behind the … Continued

4 Ways to Stay Safe Around a Flooded Road

When rains swell rivers and streams, these tips may help you stay safe and dry. April showers might bring May flowers, but they also trigger hazards on the road. The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that 620,000 crashes across the … Continued

Is It Time to Get Rid of Your Car?

These cues may mean your car is on the way out. There’s nothing wrong with being frugal. But there comes a time when you really should strongly consider replacing your ride. How do you know when that time comes? Here … Continued