China Invents Mind-Controlled Cars

24 Feb

mind-controlled cars

Car companies across the globe, which includes Japan, Germany, and the United States, are hard at work developing self-driving cars. Toyota has even set a goal to finish the autonomous car in time for the Summer Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo. However, Nankai University students in Tianjin China have taken a step in […]

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 […]

Will Permanent Alimony End In Florida?

11 Feb

alimony

What is Alimony? Alimony occurs when a couple divorces and one spouse must give financial support to the other . This generally happens because the stay-at-home parent, who gave up a career to take care of the family, has difficulty re-joining the workforce. The law goes as far back as the Code of Hammurabi, which, according […]

The Zika Virus In Florida, Texas, and California

4 Feb

zika mosquito

What is the Zika Virus and what does it do? The Zika virus is a disease transmitted through mosquitos, especially the “yellow fever mosquito”, which has transmitted other diseases like dengue and chikungunya in the past. This week, a Texas Citizen recently contracted the disease without traveling outside of the USA–the first to do so. […]

The Future of Texting While Driving In Florida

21 Jan

florida driving

    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 […]

Will Florida Pass An Open Carry Gun Law?

7 Jan

open carry gun laws

During this day and age, most United States citizens have an opinion about whether a citizen has the right to bear arms. Recently, Texas became the 45th state to pass an open carry gun law, which allows citizens with a concealed weapon permit to wear their weapon openly. Now Florida faces an open carry bill (SB […]

New 2016 Driving Laws for California

31 Dec

new california driving laws

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

drunk driving

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

teen driver texas

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 Ergonomics And How Can You Improve Yours?

18 Nov

If you sit at a desk all day, you understand just how much stress it can put on your body. That’s why the word “ergonomics” gets tossed around when discussing an office workspace. But, what is ergonomics? According to OxfordDictionaries.com, it technically means “the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment”. However, the word […]