With 2000 comments and 6000 shares on Facebook, a Michigan man’s traffic ticket caused no small stir.
Since 2010, Illinois state troopers have written fewer tickets every year. In fact, by the end of this year, the number will have dropped by 49%. while this will certainly equate to lost revenue for ticket attorneys, the defensive driving industry and the state, it may be leading to an even greater loss, the loss of life.
Once there was a man named Christopher Riley who found himself caught in a Coral Gables speed trap, and it gave him an idea.
If you’ve ever taken advantage of Google maps to get you anywhere, you are probably aware that this nifty navigation tool was made possible in large part by Google’s self-driving cars. While the search engine giant has worked for the past six years to refine its self-driving vehicles, it has recently spun off its car division, formerly known as Chauffeur, to a subsidiary known as Waymo.
In 2015, Tom Wheeler, chairman of the FCC, made an incredibly insightful statement. "Uber can find you, but 911 can't." Now, using the same global positioning technology as companies such as Uber and Lyft, first responders can locate those who need their help in a time of emergency.
You hovered over their first steps, walked cringingly behind their tricycles and let a part of your heart go as you lifted your hands off of their first two-wheeler and watched them pedal away. And, if you haven’t figured it out by now, it doesn’t get any easier.
Killeen is the 21st largest city in Texas and the closest city to Fort Hood. Killeen is located just southwest of Waco, TX and straight west of Temple. Because of city size and nearness to Fort Hood, drivers in Killeen often receive a traffic ticket and in need of a Defensive Driving Killeen Texas option.
When it comes to getting a new ride, often buying used makes sense as it keeps the cost of entry low. The first owner foots the bill while the new car's value depreciates leaving a price that the second owner appreciates.
Even with gas prices as reasonable as they are these days, remember that you will probably be doing a little extra driving this time of year. Stack on the fact that you will have, Ho, ho, ho, some things you'll be spending money on now that aren't expenses the rest of the year, it makes sense to save on your gas budget wherever you can, no matter the price.
Whether headed to Grandma’s for Christmas or just on your regular commute, extreme cold can make things dangerous for you and your car. If the worst were to happen, you need to be sure that you are prepared.
As the country swings into the holiday season, it means that most of the country is swinging into cold weather. When the temperature drops dangerously low, many people wonder if it’s safe to get the car out for a drive.
Our cars do not drive themselves yet, but the day is coming. how far away will it be and what will it look like when the day finally arrives?
NASCAR is a big sport with an ever-growing fan base. Vicariously enjoying the speed and danger of supercharged cars, flying around a track in the face of death danger is, for many, a great way to while away a Sunday afternoon. Everyone seems to have a favorite driver that they are willing to cheer, scream and make signs for. As much as they love shouting for their favorite driver, very few of them think about driving the cars as a profession.
Alaska is a magnificent state with its majestic mountains, endless hills, many lakes and rivers, trees, valleys, and the abundance of wildlife. If you choose to see the sites of this great state, then driving will allow you to have the freedom of exploring at your own pace.
Children are blessings. They are wonderful little human beings and, of course, mine are smarter/faster/prettier and more gifted than yours. While all of these things are certainly true outside of the car, inside it these bundles of joy can also be huge distractions as you’re driving down the road.
When it comes to being safe while on the road, you want to ensure that you're taking every possible precaution. Beyond your car's airbags, seatbelts, crumple zones, etc., you need to the security of being able to see the road.
There is plenty of debate surrounding daytime use of “headlights vs. no headlights”. Some love it, some hate it, some just don't care. However, there is evidence that shows that the use of headlights during the day improves safety on the road, especially in the northern states and northern countries.
Waco is in the heart of Texas and the home of Baylor University, just south of DFW and north of Austin, located on the I-35 corridor. Because of its centrality, it Waco receives high volume of traffic on its wide-open interstate freeway and in town. Many people get traffic tickets and need a Defensive Driving Waco Texas option.
Even though most vehicles are sold with all-season tires it doesn’t mean you should stick with that factory installed rubber. You are doing yourself a real disservice by not switching to more specialized tires after buying a vehicle. Depending on where you live, a good set of seasonal tires can vastly improve the performance of your vehicle.
First, it was the promise of the VCR. To have the convenience of movies without going to the theater, we bought technology that allowed us to not only watch Hollywood offerings from the couch but also to record our favorite shows. This way we could still go to PTA meetings and then watch them at our convenience. Problem was...
Have you ever read Stephen King’s book, Christine? It’s about a teen’s first car; a used 1958 Plymouth Fury given the name Christine by the previous owner. As the book progresses, the car takes on a life of its own and, apparently, a taste for blood… Back in the “real world,” there are other