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Water rescues, flooded roads as rains hammer U.S. mid-Atlantic

A reminder never to drive into floodwaters

A reminder never to drive into floodwaters.

How Do I Prepare My Car for the Rainy Season?

Rain doesn’t typically require making major modifications to your car, but following a few precautions at the start of any rainy season can make driving easier and safer.

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Driver barely escapes creeping flash flood on San Diego freeway

This terrifying dashcam footage comes to us from San Diego, CA, where the state's short-term water woes have been solved this week with intense rain storms.

3 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Windshield Wipers

The windshield wiper is attached to the hood of your vehicle, and keeps the windshield clean from rain, snow, and other debris that collect on the windshield.

5 Essential Things to Know About Driving in Bad Weather

While the safest option is to avoid driving in bad weather, sometimes you just have no choice.

4 Essential Things to Know About Deflectors (Sun, Vent, and Window)

Adding deflectors to your vehicles is a great way to keep rain, sleet and snow channeled away from open windows and from your sunroof – great for when you want fresh air even in poor weather.

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Man in a convertible drives in the rain with a Christmas tree

One couple tried to bring a Christmas tree home in a convertible, but then got caught in a torrential rain storm. And a passerby captured it all on video.

Top 5 Ways to Make Your Car Wipers Last Longer

It may seem you need to replace your wiper blades more often than you would expect.

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PSA: Leaving your Rolls-Royce Drophead open in the rain could be a $100k mistake

Convertibles have long been the chariot of choice for the devil-may-care crowd, and for good reason. Peeling the roof off of a vehicle has all sorts of negative ramifications, from safety concerns to handling woes and increased chances of skin cancer for those inside. Then there's the ever-present threat of foul weather. But who cares? You only live once and they're making more cars every day, right?

Rain-X versus PPG Aquapel: Grudge Match

Autoblog reader Josh Wardell, who loves his MINI Cooper very much thank you, has posted an interesting comparison test between the well known windshield treatment called Rain-X and a lesser known competitor named PPG Aquapel that's usually used by service professionals rather than vehicle owners. We hadn't heard much about PPG Aquapel so we were interested to learn which product Wardell found to more effectively whisked away r