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L.A.Drivers: Slow the Eff Down!

Jack Skelley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

Starting on September 16, of this year, California drivers must keep their cars at least three feet away from bikes they pass on the street. The law is bound to increase the friction between bikes and cars.

Four Common Situations Where Mindfulness Saves the Day

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Being mindful is like being a very calm sports announcer -- being aware of the play-by-plays of life yet not getting too wrapped up.

World's Longest Bridges

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

From the ice roads of Arctic Alaska to a cable-stayed controversy on the other side of the Bering Strait -- stretching over cities, seas, and even the jungle canopy -- the world's longest bridges exist on a scale that can only be described as stupefying. Be sure to gas up before you take them on.

To the Person in a Hurry

Rachael Clarke | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Clarke

I'm sure you were in a hurry. I'm sure you thought you could make it across the busy street. The street covered in morning traffic, in unplowed, powdery snow.

The Unsolicited Advice I'm Glad I Took To Heart

Mary Novaria | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

I was almost run over crossing the street the other day. Near misses happen in my busy neighborhood with alarming frequency, but this one came perilously close to flattening me -- closer even than the day a motorcycle drove right up onto the sidewalk.

Automobile Aids That Can Help Elderly Drivers

Jim T. Miller | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

To help keep older drivers safe and extend their driving years, there are a number of affordable products you can purchase today that can easily be added to your mom's vehicle to help with many different needs. Here are several to consider.

U.S. Transportation: Driving Down the Same Old (Bumpy) Road or Paving a New Way Forward?

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Tens of thousands of bridges, roadways, and railways in the United States are in need of a fix. Where's the money?

Fiero Is Italian for 'This Car Sucks'

Al DeLuise | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

When I first met my wife Arlene, her sister Joanne had worked tirelessly for over a year to get her out of debt. Once free of the debt that so heavily weighed her down, what did Arlene do next? She bought a brand new red Pontiac Fiero.

Costly Driving Time Warp at the U.S. Department of Transportation

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

A sensible approach, especially given the recent decline in driving and increasing demand for transit, would be to plow a greater share of those limited resources into expanding access to public transportation and active transportation modes while focusing highway spending on fixing our existing roads and bridges.

The Top 10 Absolute Worst Places to Drive in the World

FlipKey | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
FlipKey

Ever been stuck in one of those blindingly hot, summer traffic jams on the New Jersey turnpike? How many games of "20 Questions" did you get through w...

10 Crazy Driving Laws Around the World

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Driving on the left side of the road or converting the speed limit from kilometers to miles per hour is challenging enough. But in some places, you have a whole host of weird traffic laws to contend with, too.

Stating the Objective

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 02.18.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

As we plan our next lesson, let's keep in mind that our students do best when they are given control. This is achieved most comprehensively through process and product differentiation and layered curricula.

Safer Cars Start with Safer Drivers

Julie Lee | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Lee

If you're into cars, this is your season. Specifically, it is "auto show" season. Since its January kick off in Detroit, hundreds of new vehicle conce...

The Great American Road Trip

Thom Nickels | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Thom Nickels

What is the great American road trip? It's when one or more people pull up roots and decide to see a part of the country. It can be a vacation road t...

Forget Back-Seat Drivers, Now Your Car Will Yell At You To Stop

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Your car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don't, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip ne...

Life as an Uber Driver: It's Just Not Fare

David Fagin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
David Fagin

These solutions may not be Uber-perfect, but they would definitely make it more of a sustainable job for a driver than the current situation. Uber needs to treat the N.Y./N.J. area as a separate beast, otherwise they'll find themselves with a massive driver exodus.

Snow, the Great Harmonizer

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

The purity of fresh whiteness, the softness expressed by a blanket of white over trees, streets, roads and waterways shifts us down a notch. We are touched by the beauty that surrounds us and are in better spirits, even with the inconveniences that it invariably causes.

Jon Ward

Hillary Clinton's Comment She Hasn't Driven Since '96 Is Out Of Tune With Populist Mood

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rising inequality, a sense of the system being rigged in favor of the powerful: Those themes have been building for years, among conserv...

Bonding With a Box Store

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Bonni Brodnick

The person serving mini-tacos samples showed complete politesse when I circled back for the fifth time.

Raging About Road Rage?

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Road rage continues to be a huge problem, as streets and highways are often where people's emotions, dramas, stress, and anxieties play out. I've tre...

LOOK: Powerful Ad Will Make You Second-Guess Your Driving

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

It is time to slow down. If you're one of the many people who drives too fast on the road, this commercial sponsored by the New Zealand Transport A...

The 50 Most Insane Driving Laws Around The World

Posted 12.16.2013 | Travel

There are some wackadoo laws out there for drivers. Who better to make a list of the 50 most bizarre than an international freight shipping company li...

73-Year-Old UPS Driver Drives Better Than You Do

Dish Nation | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Dish Nation

While being at any job for 51 years is quite an accomplishment, the story doesn't end there.

Moving to Saudi Arabia

Bernard Radfar | Posted 02.05.2014 | Comedy
Bernard Radfar

My friend Nicholas is telling everyone that before winter he will be moving to Saudi Arabia. The reason: women aren't allowed to drive there. Given ...

Texting and Driving: What Happened to Our Family

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 01.27.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Many college kids are returning home for the holidays and haven't been behind the wheel of a car for a while. Remind them to put down their phones and focus on the road. #itcanwait.