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Teenage Daughter Won't Drive

06.17.2014

Lari's daughter is 19 but still has not gotten her driver's license. Tom and Ray say there are two schools of thought on motivating reluctant teens, the "Not My Problem" or the "Actual Parenting" schools. Who do you agree with? 

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NHTSA Goes After the Phones in Drivers' Pockets

06.16.2014

Should the Feds govern mobile apps in your car? Right now, it's one big, huge gray area. Some states fine you for navigating with your phone. Do you agree?

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Car Talk Pays Homage to Long-Suffering Dads Everywhere

06.15.2014

Just in time for Father’s Day, Car Talk Plaza staff paws through the vaults for one of our favorite father calls of all time. 

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American Car Fleet Hits a Record 252 Million

06.13.2014

We're keeping cars longer, and buying a lot of new ones. It's a formula for crowded roads.

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