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New AAA Study Shows The Dangers Of Voice-Activated Devices

17 Feb

By now we know the dangers of texting while driving and how distracting talking while driving can be too. Yet, despite the risks, people continue to drive distracted. Automotive companies thought they found a solution to this problem with hands-free devices, including voice acted controls to help drivers keep their eyes on the road and […]

The Future of Texting While Driving In Florida

21 Jan

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    Florida’s state capitol is considering a new legislation that would make texting while driving in Florida a primary instead of a secondary offense. According to 10news, the original legislation that made texting while driving a secondary offence took four years to pass, and it is unclear how long it will take to see […]

New 2016 Driving Laws for California

31 Dec

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New 2016 California Driving Laws Californians will see several new driving laws on January 1st, 2016.  All drivers should make themselves familiar with these new laws to know what changes to expect in the new year. Extended Under the Influence law (SB 61) For Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Tulare counties, the Ignition Interlock Device (IID) […]

Drunk Driving Avoidance Tips For New Years

28 Dec

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Because of drunk driving, every half an hour someone dies in a car crash. In recent years, an average of 13,000 people have died in drunk driving related car crashes annually. The Fourth of July tends to have the highest number of traffic fatalities, but New Year’s Eve sees the highest increase in drunk driving […]

What First Time Texas Drivers Need To Know

1 Dec

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A milestone in any American’s life, getting a permit and driver’s license is an exciting if daunting endeavor. With 2,000-3,000 teenage drivers dying in a car accident per year, car crashes are the number one killer for teenagers. Therefore each state requires different steps to create safe and well-prepared drivers. These steps can seem daunting and intimidating […]

What Is Your Driving Personality?

11 Nov

Do You Know Your Driving Personality? Many of us are aware of the supposed four basic personality styles (Analytical, Driver, Amiable, Expressive), and some of us know about Briggs Myer’s 16 personality types. You may have even taken a personality test in school to figure out what category you “belong” too (if you didn’t and you […]

Texas’ New Driving Laws

28 Oct

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New Driving Laws in Texas Texas recently passed more strict driving laws for both teens and those with DWI’s in the hopes to keep its roads safer. Some are asking how to adjust to these new laws, but we have a simple answer for you: defensive driving. The best way to avoid a pricey ticket […]

China’s Traffic Jam

21 Oct

China’s Traffic Jam China’s ‘Golden Week’, a week-long practically nationwide vacation celebrating Chinese National Day, is a traffic disaster waiting to happen. With an estimated 750 million Chinese, roughly half of China’s population, going on vacation, massive traffic jams seem inevitable. But it’s doubtful anyone expected the rumored 10-hour delay on China’s 50 lane G4 Beijing-Hong […]

New York City Launches Drive Smart

14 Oct

What is the Drive Smart Demonstration Pilot Protect (DOT)  On August 2015, New York City launched a new protect commonly called “Drive Smart” or DOT and plans to continue it through August 2016. Designed to gather data and learn the daily driving habits of 400 volunteer New York City residents, the program places a small car […]

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Summary

30 Sep

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History of Volkswagen Scandal Last December, Volkswagen said that up to 482,000 of its vehicles in America may have been emitting more NOx (nitrogen oxide) than emissions tests reported. Last week, Volkswagen confessed that it might have gotten the number wrong. Now an estimated 11 million Volkswagen vehicles emit 40% more nitrous oxide than the Environmental Protection […]