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Indianapolis, Ind – The unofficial start of car-buying season is here! Many people will use their upcoming tax returns as down payments on a new set of wheels. As it turns out, four in 10 cars have an accident history.

The question is, how do you know you’re not losing money, or putting your family at risk? FOX59’s Ray Cortopassi spoke with an expert from Carfax about doing your homework on any car you buy.