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Pedestrian Safety Tips: On Foot & Behind the Wheel

Michael Kelly
Every morning, millions of Americans start their day by driving or walking to work, to school or to run errands. As drivers and passengers in a car, you and your family are well-protected whenever you take to the road. This is, in large... Continue

My First Car: A Compilation of Stories

Extra Mile Staff
Do you remember your first car? Of course you do. Perhaps you have fond memories of showing off your “hand-painted” ride or struggling with an unfamiliar transmission. We asked drivers to tell us about their first cars–for better or... Continue

How to Boost Your Car’s Sale Value

Brian Dooley
Selling your car can be such a hassle. And, let’s be honest, you’re probably worried that you’ll lose money on the sale. But the process doesn’t have to be stressful. There are a lot of options for selling a vehicle these days,... Continue

How to Avoid Drowsy Driving

Loretta Waldman and Michael Kelly
Sooner or later it happens to all of us. Our mind wanders, our eyelids feel heavy and suddenly – if only for a split second – we find ourselves asleep at the wheel. It could be on a long, dark stretch of interstate, lulled by the... Continue

Exploring Community Mobility Options

Nina M. Silverstein, Ph.D.
For the most part, older drivers self-regulate, that is, they may not drive at night as much, venture out in inclement weather, drive in unfamiliar areas, or drive in rush hour traffic. Rather than self-regulate so much that not driving... Continue

10 Winter Driving Tips

Extra Mile Staff
Winter driving can be dangerous, especially in the snowier parts of the country. Follow these tips for a safer driving experience: [metaslider id=846] Following these winter driving tips can help keep you safer on the road. However,... Continue

Vehicle Technology Video Quiz

The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence
In 2015 The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab conducted a multi-method research project with 302 drivers ages 50-69 to assess their likelihood to adopt current vehicle technologies. In the study, participants viewed a video about seven vehicle... Continue

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Ride?

Allison Kade
There are lots of reasons why you might consider selling your current car and getting a new one: maybe your financial situation has changed, or it's costing you too much to maintain an older car, or your lease has expired and you have to... Continue