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Road Trip Flicks: ‘A League of Their Own’

Baseball and July go hand in glove, and movies about America's favorite pastime make for a great watch while on a road trip.

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the cinematic classic “A League of Their Own”, a family-friendly, star-studded film about a women's professional baseball league during World War II.


Using A Smartphone After A Crash

Apps entertain and inform, in some cases they even protect. Such thinking enticed designers to craft an app for those chaotic minutes following a car crash.

“Usually when in an accident you can’t think clearly enough. A good app will either guide you through the steps to take, or get you in touch with someone else who could act for you,” said Anibal Madrid, founder of the SOSmart app.

Below, Madrid suggests what people should look for when downloading a post-collision app:

Fight Back Against Battery Heat Fatigue

Nothing saps a battery like heat. Your older battery may be living on borrowed time until one hot summer day delivers a knock-out punch.

Learn some simple tips to avoid a battery failure this summer.

The Wonder of Clay: Create A Showroom Shine On Dull Paint

You know how Silly Putty can pull off newsprint? The same concept applies to clay bars and all that gritty gunk on your car.

Car care professionals turn to clay before applying that shiny coat of wax. This only takes a few minutes, and the results are worth the effort.

Red, White & Blue Salute To Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, and here's our salute to the frozen treat. Chances are, no matter where you live, there's an ice cream festival within driving distance.

Find out about events that might be happening near you, and learn about America's rich history with ice cream.

A Cool Way To Beat The Heat, Give Your Vehicle A Makeover

Whether you're looking to block some sun coming into the cabin or want to provide a presidential level of privacy, there's a tint to suit.

Driver Safety: 8 items to Store In Glovebox

Almost every driver will be involved in at least a fender bender during their life. Having these items in your glovebox can help make sense of those chaotic minutes after a crash.

Attack Of The Gunk: Deposits That Slow Engine Performance

Fuel systems perform better than ever these days. That said, even they might need some attention after 60,000, 80,000 or 100,000 miles.

Faster acceleration and better fuel economy could be a quick cleaning service away. Here’s why you might consider a fuel injection service, especially if your engine has racked up a lot of miles.

Presidential Vehicles of the Past

Presidents have ridden in style for generations. And what they hit the roads in weren't always the military intelligence-level rides we see today. They focused on glamour--or practicality.

Keep Your Family Safe At Swimming Holes

Fishing holes and rivers are enticing to travelers looking for a refreshing break from the road.

Yet, unexpected dangers lurk in any unfamiliar body of water. Here are some life-saving tips from experts.