Archive | December, 2014

Carjacking Safety Tips: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

29 Dec

A carjacking is one of the scariest things that can ever happen to a driver. It’s a violent crime that involves stealing a car by force, often at gunpoint or knifepoint. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, an average of 49,000 completed and attempted carjackings occurred in America each year. Although your risk of […]

How to Transfer Your Driver’s License to Another State

27 Dec

For many people, a new year means a new beginning. As 2015 swings into full gear, many of us will be making positive New Year’s resolutions and trying to stick to them. If one of your resolutions involves moving to a new city, there are a few logistical things you may need to take care […]

The Most Traffic Congested Cities in the World

23 Dec

For many travelers, traffic is as much a part of the holidays as gift giving, decorated trees, and delicious meals. Obviously, traffic congestion is more of a problem in some cities and regions of the country than others. But even the sleepiest towns have the occasional backup when there’s an accident or construction on the […]

The Future (and Legality) of Self Driving Cars

20 Dec

  Self-driving cars are the automobiles of the future, but lots of legal questions arise as they get closer to being on our roads and highways. Since the invention of the first early automobiles, so many road and traffic laws have been implemented in all 50 states. Will self-driving cars also be tangled in red […]

The Top Games to Play on Long Road Trips

19 Dec

If you’re like many Americans, you’re going to be traveling somewhere for winter break, Christmas, Kwanza, or New Year’s Eve pretty soon. Some people love long road trips, while others absolutely detest sitting in the car for hours on end. No matter which side of the coin you’re on, there are plenty of ways to […]

Why Driving on New Year’s Eve is Dangerous and How to Stay Safe

17 Dec

As 2014 comes to a close and 2015 approaches, many people are making their New Year’s Eve plans with family and friends. Although the 4th of July still tops the “Most Dangerous Driving Holidays” lists in America, New Year’s Eve and the early hours of New Year’s Day require extra caution as well. Driving Dangers […]

Can Simulation Booths Help Prevent Teen Texting While Driving?

15 Dec

By now, most teenagers in American have been warned repeatedly about the dangers of texting and driving. Yet sometimes the risk doesn’t feel all that real when you’re out on the road on your own. Some high schools around the country have established distracted driving programs to reinforce how real the risk is for young […]

Travel Safety Tips for the Holidays

13 Dec

The holiday season is always full of joy and merriment, but unfortunately, it’s also a dangerous time for drivers and travelers across the country. With so many Americans traveling to festive destinations and enjoying a few extra days off from work and school, the holiday season is a prime time for car accidents. Even if […]

Strange Driving Laws from Around the World

10 Dec

Although most driving laws are designed with your safety in mind, some are just downright baffling. Driving on the opposite side of the road has nothing on these quirky regulations! But who knows, maybe you can appreciate a few of these and wish they were implemented in your own hometown. From coast to coast and […]

What Exactly Causes the New Car Smell?

8 Dec

There’s just something enticing and strangely desirable about that new car smell. You know, that fresh from the factory scent that precedes all of the smells of fast food, spilled coffee, and the family dog. Some people love the smell so much that they buy new car-scented air fresheners to relive their first moments with […]