Car & Driving Tips

Experts share advice on all things related to your car: from how and when to buy or lease a new or used car to how to manage car repairs and scheduled maintenance. Stay updated on car seat laws, learn the basics like how to change a tire, and get practical tips for driving safely and smartly.

5 Ways to Save Money on Car Expenses

Five money-saving car tips: practice prevention, don't waste gas, use a smart tool, pay less for gas and charging, and save on insurance.

When to Use Hand and Turn Signals

Road safety gestures are required in certain conditions to keep drivers, motorcyclists, and cyclists safe—and ticket-free.

Teaching Kids About Self-Driving Vehicles

AAA and its partners are expanding their Let's Talk Self-Driving campaign to teach children in grades four through six about AVs.

Car Tech We Need: Adaptive Driving Beam Headlights

The U.S. government is considering amending regulations to allow adaptive driving beam (ADB) headlights which adjust as you drive.

6 Essential Tips for Taking a Car to College

From routine maintenance to distracted driving, here’s everything students and parents need to know about having a car at school.

Complete Car Seat Safety Guide

From infant car seats to boosters, here’s everything you need to know to keep kids safe on the road.

Is Your Car Ready for a Road Trip?

Get your car road trip ready to avoid unintended stops, emergency tows, and visits to a mechanic so you can enjoy your trip.

Jumpstarting Your Car and How to Keep The Battery Healthy

Here are some ways to keep your car's battery healthy—and to jump-start the car when it isn't.

How to Pack a Car Emergency Kit

When building your car's emergency preparedness kit, consider these essentials.

Road Trip Activities for the Whole Family

The games, snacks, and extra entertainment you need to make your family road trip a success.

Safe Handling of Automotive Chemicals

Proper handling and disposal are easy, cheap, and convenient.

The Amazing Adventures of Augustus Post

The founder of AAA was an intrepid pioneer of both automobiling and aviation.