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Detroit Auto Show Moving to June

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit will move to June from January in 2020 as part of a rebooting of the event that will also incorporate more activities around autonomous and off-road driving, organizers have announced.

Video Safety Tip: Dealing With Potholes

Wintertime brings with it a safety nuisance for drivers: Potholes. That’s because freezing and thawing of water under pavement weakens the road and causes large cracks.

Reducing Pothole Damage

Potholes can cause pricey repair bills to the suspension and tires of a vehicle. Lauren Fix, the Car Coach, gives several tips about how to reduce damage caused by this hazard. Read more here. Video via Car Coach Reports/YouTube.

Storm Blasts East Coast with Blizzard Conditions

A massive winter storm known as a Bomb Cyclone has slammed the East Coast from Florida to Maine, bringing with it snow, high winds, and frigid temperatures that are creating difficult traveling conditions across a wide swath of the Northeast.

Digging Out a Vehicle Buried in Snow

When removing snow and ice from a vehicle after a storm, some drivers summon their inner MacGyver and experiment with different methods to hasten their progress. Unfortunately, that can be a big mistake that risks injury and vehicle damage. Learn what to do, and what not to do, when a fleet vehicle is buried in snow. Video courtesy of AAA.

Winter Storm Pounding Northeast

Winter storm Niko is pummeling the Northeast along the corridor running from Boston to Washington. Governors of several Northeastern states, including New York and Connecticut, are urging motorists to stay off the roads for safety’s sake and to enable snow removal.

Historic Snow Storm Pummels East Coast

More than 2 feet of snow fell along the East Coast and middle Atlantic regions over the weekend, leading transportation agencies to work around the clock to clear snow and ice, while closing highways and streets in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia.

Iowa DOT Tests Icy Road Warning Sensors

The Iowa Department of Transportation is currently testing road sensors designed to detect and warn drivers of icy road conditions to prevent accidents caused by slippery winter roads.