Safety Glasses

How many of you have a pair of safety glasses in your car? Just as we thought.

However, putting on an approved set of safety glasses is the very first thing you should do before you attempt to jump-start your car or start poking around under the hood.

Tip: Safety glasses are never in fashion. Remove yours as soon as it's safe to do so.

Official Car Talk Jump-Starting Instructions

Ever make a mistake jump-starting your car? Probably not... because you'd be well on your way to Pluto if you had. Our official Car Talk jump-starting instructions include our own clear, easy-to-understand diagrams.

Tip: Print out the instructions and laminate them so that if you happen to be working in the rain or snow, the text won't wash off just when you need it most.

Official Car Talk Summer and Winter Driving Tips

Your car requires some special attention for driving in both hot summer days and tuchus-freezing mid-winter weather. Fortunately, we've got the perfect guide: our summer and winter driving tips. You'll want to review them before the extremes hit, however. Print out a copy of each, and toss them in your car. They'll be there when you need them when you're at your mechanic for your next repair or service.

Tip: Do as we do. Go to October 15 on your calendar or Palm Pilot. Write. "Read Car Talk Winter Driving Tips, Get Car Serviced, Knucklehead!" Do the same for May 15, for our summer tips.