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Insurance Costs for Teen Drivers Drop but Vary Widely by State

Laura Adams | Posted 12.29.2016 | Home
Laura Adams

An unavoidable truth in the automotive world is that teenagers are risky drivers who are expensive to insure. The fatal crash rate per mile driven fo...

Winter is Coming - 4 Tips to Prepare your Car for Cold Weather

Leslie Pritchard | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home
Leslie Pritchard

This past weekend was a cruel reminder to many of us located in the northern half of the U.S. that after a pretty mild fall, winter is coming. Subzero...

Women Looking For Candles Wreck Car, Keep Looking For Candles Anyway

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.14.2016 | Home

These must be some seriously great candles. Footage posted on YouTube shows a driver and her passenger so intent on finding a candle shop that they dr...

What happens when humans regain control of driverless vehicles

Adi Gaskell | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home
Adi Gaskell

As the technological side of driverless technology has become more powerful, we have increasingly turned to more philosophical questions around the te...

Are people getting unrealistic expectations of driverless technology?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home
Adi Gaskell

As with so many new technologies, driverless vehicles have been accompanied by an awful lot of hype, both around what they will be capable of doing, h...

Paws on Wheels Presents: 2017 Mini Cooper S Convertible

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home
Brie Witherspoon

Cartoon created by Charles James Fox Buying a car is an important decision and one that tends to be based on the answers to a multitude of questions....

Autonomous, Schmonomous: I Want to Drive My Own Car

Allia Zobel Nolan | Posted 10.19.2016 | Home
Allia Zobel Nolan

I'm all for innovation. I love new gadgets. My mantra is "up with technology." Still, I do foresee problems, or shall we call them challenges, with a new invention that's careening out of the pages of science fiction novels and onto the raceways of our neighborhood highways: the Driverless Car.

The Many Ways Parents Act When Teaching Their Kids To Drive

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.11.2016 | Home

Teaching your kid how to drive is a time-honored parenting tradition ... and a source of much frustration. Jordan Watson of How to Dad tackles this su...

Crossing the River (Oh, Mandy!)

Tim Koechlin | Posted 10.05.2016 | Home
Tim Koechlin

Late one autumn afternoon, in 1983, I drove my tired 1968 Rambler Rogue across the Connecticut River, as I did nearly every day.

Traffic Court Taints My Perception of Cops

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home
Galina Nemirovsky

I got a ticket a few months ago because I didn't have my updated insurance card in my car; it had expired two days prior and I forgot to include the n...

Should You Bring Your Car to College?

Robert Harrow | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Robert Harrow

The summer is over, meaning you're probably heading back to campus. You're maybe considering bringing your car with you this year. Having your car at ...

Distracted Driving Remains a Concern, How to Avoid Problems on the Road

Marisa Sanfilippo | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Marisa Sanfilippo

Just the other day I was driving home from work in traffic when I see a women in an SUV on her cellphone clearly not paying attention to what was goin...

Do You Need Full Coverage Car Insurance?

Robert Harrow | Posted 09.06.2016 | Home
Robert Harrow

If you have ever bought or shopped for car insurance, you may have heard or saw the term "full coverage". Essentially, full coverage is having a polic...

5 Driving Habits You Should Watch-out for

William Morrow | Posted 08.24.2016 | Home
William Morrow

Image Source According to reports, human error accounts for 90% of road accidents. While it's the responsibility of every driver to ensure their safe...

Texting and Driving: Here's Why the Problem Won't Go Away Soon

William Morrow | Posted 08.22.2016 | Home
William Morrow

Image Source Texting and driving might not appear to be a serious crime when compared to gun violence, drugs or organized gang wars. However, given th...

Driving Miss Shari

Shari Lifland | Posted 08.22.2016 | Home
Shari Lifland

I'm not proud of this, but I had to ask my husband for a ride to my divorce. I really, really, really didn't want to ask him.

How Driving Less Can Save You More on Auto Insurance Premiums

Laura Adams | Posted 08.19.2016 | Home
Laura Adams

If you've ever applied for auto insurance you know your insurer will ask how many miles you drive each year. What may be surprising, however, is the impact those annual miles may (or may not) have on your car insurance premiums.

Moving To College: 7 Packing Tips From The Pros

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.14.2016 | Home
Hélène Tragos Stelian

Have your piles ready? Wondering how you'll fit everything into your car? Check out these essential tips from those who've been there before you.

Canyons of Hedges: Dartmoor's Single-Track Roads

Rick Steves | Posted 08.08.2016 | Home
Rick Steves

One of the memories anyone driving through southwest England brings home is the extremely narrow roads. Here's a quick POV on a lane where it doesn't really matter if you're driving on the left or the right side of the road.

End of Driving Season Could Send Oil Back to February Lows

Oilprice.com | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
Oilprice.com

Summer driving season: it's the season to be traveling, what with long weekends, annual leaves and short getaways from the banalities of everyday life...

5 Important Safety Tips For New Drivers

Laiza King | Posted 07.28.2016 | Home
Laiza King

The thought of a car accident is very disturbing, but taking precautions will help you avoid them. Let's go over some simple best practices for being on the road, how to avoid an accident--and what to do if you're in one.

Roads Are Modern Hunting Fields

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 07.26.2016 | Home
Sonia Faruqi

I drove to a national park with my husband for a nature-filled retreat this summer. The drive was long and the hour twilight. The roads were gray and shadowed, trees forming triangular apparitions on either side.

The Old-New View Of Yosemite: Saving The Park From The Epidemic Of Drive-Through Nation

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed The Yosemite Grant, granting Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove to the state of California, the first ti...

Study Confirms 'Mario Kart' Really Does Make You A Better Driver

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home

Banana peels and flying turtle shells may not be realistic hazards on the road, but it turns out playing the video game “Mario Kart” really does p...

The Seventh Anniversary of My Daughter Casey's Death - Grateful for the Opportunity to Use a Tragedy as a Catalyst for Positive Change

Joel Feldman | Posted 07.17.2016 | Home
Joel Feldman

On July 17th, 2009, my 21-year old daughter Casey was killed by a distracted driver. On every anniversary of her death I inevitably think back to tha...