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Looking for a safe car? You know who to call!

Looking for a safe car? You know who to call!

When shopping for a new vehicle, safety is usually a top priority. After all, you want to know your purchase will keep you and your family protected on the road. If you’re wondering what safety features to look for, these …

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Teen Driver Safety Week

Teen Driver Safety Week

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With this week being Teen Driver Safety Week, we have decided to once again bring up a subject that is near and dear to our hearts: texting while driving. As you may recall, AutoNation partnered with the Broward County Sheriff’s …

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Use caution in summer heat

Use caution in summer heat

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Not long ago, summer ushered in sunny, warm skies. Most of us welcome summer, letting our worries melt away. Unfortunately, warm skies have become h-o-t, breaking and tying thousands of records across the country. Despite rising temperatures, drivers still leave …

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Is your car smarter than you?

Is your car smarter than you?

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Ford Active Park Assist.

If you’re like those of us in Florida who aren’t required to learn how to parallel park when getting our drivers licenses, street parking won’t be a problem for much longer. Many of today’s new cars can park themselves. While …

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Join AutoNation – Stop texting while driving

Join AutoNation – Stop texting while driving

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Broward County city buses will display messages reminding drivers to put their phones down while they're behind the wheel.

While the dangers of texting-and-driving are real, only 30 states have laws banning it. In Florida, where there are no laws regarding cell phones or texting, at least three state representatives have filed legislation for the 2011 legislative session, with …

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What do you do if you’re in a car accident?

What do you do if you’re in a car accident?

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Accidents happen to all types of drivers – good, bad, young, old, experienced and inexperienced. Even a minor fender-bender can be nerve racking. As the surprise and shock sets in, it can be difficult to remember what steps to take …

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Separating fact from fiction

Separating fact from fiction

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Technology has made us smarter. We can navigate the information highway in record speed and on multiple devices. We can program our DVRs so we can tweet about our ideas while simultaneously connecting with friends on Facebook. But when it …

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