Josh Sens

Contributing Writer, Via

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Your Top Oil Change Questions Answered

AAA experts answer all the most burning questions about oil changes.
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How to Safely Make the Most of a Long Drive

Spending hours on the road? Here's how to be smart—and safe—behind the wheel.
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5 Safety Tips for Off-Road Vehicles and Watercraft

Stay safe while riding dirt bikes, boats, jet skis, and ATVs this summer.
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How to Find a Quality Auto Shop and Get the Most From Your Mechanic

5 easy steps to create a beneficial and positive relationship with your auto mechanic.
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First Timers’ Guide to Buying a Car

The beginner’s guide to buying a car with three easy-to-follow steps.
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Plan an Awesome Theme Park Vacation

Try these tips to help keep your amusement park trip on track.
A dog lounges on a rug in a home that has been prepared for an earthquake.

10 Easy Steps for Earthquake Preparedness

Keep yourself and others safe by being ready for the next quake.
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What’s Van Life Really Like?

AAA Members reveal the perks and potential pitfalls of going mobile.
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Do Hazards Lurk in Your Garage?

Garages and driveways can harbor hazards. Our top tips for decreasing clutter and increasing safety.
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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Here are the steps you can take to keep yourself and your possessions from getting soaked.
A AAA tow truck drives through Joshua Tree with a pickup on the back.

How to Safely Pass a Stopped Tow Truck

Remember these four words: slow down, move over.
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Car Recalls: What You Should Know

Car recalls can be serious. If you’re faced with a safety recall, here’s what to do.
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10 Great San Francisco Neighborhood Restaurants

From casual to upscale, these are some of the best local spots to eat in San Francisco.
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7 Facts Every Homeowner Should Know About Insurance

From laptops to swimming pools, AAA shares seven important facts about what your policy covers.
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How to Rent an EV

Know these 6 things before you rent an electric car on a trip.