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New cars will be required to have technology to detect drunken drivers and a system to keep children from being accidentally left in vehicles on hot days under a series of long-sought safety measures included in the infrastructure bill awaiting a vote in the U.S. Senate.

I'd never, ever call my 2004 Pacifica a clunker. But it has played one in print more than once when I've written about how old cars are bringing home some serious cash. Back in 2010, used cars were in hot demand and short supply after a Great Recession strategy took many older cars off the road as a way to push new metal off the lot. Cash-for-clunkers, which ran in July and August 2009, took ...

TikTok user @rachel_meaders found one of the coolest car gadgets out the for frequent drivers. The powerful charger can give a boost to your phone or laptop, but it also allows you to jump start your car without waiting for someone to come by with cables.

Instead of packing a beach towel, @hgtv recommends using a fitted sheet weighed down by your coolers and chairs to claim a spot. You can also bring a snow sled to unload the car, and stash valuables in a diaper where beach thieves will never dare to look.

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Two people died after a police chase near Greenbrier Mall on Thursday in Chesapeake. A two-door coupe sped past police shortly after 6 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 64, before the Greenbrier Parkway exit, according to a news release. Officials did not say how fast the car was driving, but that it was at least 20 mph over the speed limit. The driver took the southbound exit of ...

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Spread some Beatles love while on the road with this adorable Yellow Submarine decal sticker. Place it on your rearview window and you might even make friends with the car behind you while stuck in traffic.

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Best high-performance tire: This tire is designed for high-speed cornering and traction and offers excellent performance on wet roads. It delivers one of the shortest braking distances, along with dependable handling in light snow. Its speed rating of up to 150 mph is suitable for most performance cars. It has a 45,000-mile warranty. Available at Amazon

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