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Nicole Wakelin

Articles by Nicole Wakelin

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The Safest Cars for Teens and New Drivers

It’s all about safety when it comes to choosing a car for a new drivers. Here are some of the top choices.

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The Rules of Dealing With a Tailgater

Keep your cool with a tailgater, and we’ll all be safer on the road.

How Do Windshield De-Icers Work

How Do Windshield De-Icers Work?

Clearing your windshield of ice is burdensome morning task in the winter. De-icers can make the job a lot easier. Here’s how they work.

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How to Get Rid of Smells in Your Car

A foul odor in the car can turn a leisurely drive into an agonizing one. Here’s how to get rid of smells in your car.

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How to Pre-Qualify for an Auto Loan

Pre-qualifying for an auto loan is the first step to securing a loan and driving away in a new car.

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How to Get the Best Deal on a Rental Car

Car rental costs can add up quickly. Use these strategies to find deals and lower your bill.

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Road Trip to the Highest Points in the Northeast

Enjoy the climb – and the view – from atop these towering peaks. 

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Road Trip Food Stops

Honk if you’re hungry! Pull over for a bite to eat at one of these tasty destinations.

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Caring for and Insuring Classic Cars

Advice for keeping the vintage car of your dreams in mint condition.

road trips for convertibles

The Best Road Trips for Convertibles

Take the top down and enjoy the wind in your hair! These road trips for convertibles are sure to keep you smiling all summer long.

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