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The Best New York Winter Getaways

19 Jan

At this point during a New York winter, it’s hard to deny the enticing dream of a weekend getaway. Fortunately for New Yorkers, there are lots of amazing and affordable destinations that are easily reached by car and that won’t break the budget. So make sure that your vehicle is equipped for winter weather and […]

Undocumented and Driving: A Debate of Citizenship and Privileges

11 Jan

It’s been all over the news lately – undocumented immigrants are signing up to take their driving tests and many states are starting to issue licenses without proof of citizenship. Illegal immigration is a hot-button issue in the United States, so it’s no surprise that it has become connected to the privilege of driving. It […]

Could Self-Driving Cars Make the Disabled More Independent?

5 Jan

With a few specific modifications, such as mechanical and electronic hand controls and spinner knobs, adults with many physical disabilities can hop into the driver’s seat. Other helpful modifications commonly used in disabled vehicles include pedal extensions, brake pedal guards, and high-tech electronic controls. However, modern self-driving car technology seems even more promising to make […]

Turn Down That Noise! The History of Car Radios

27 Dec

  Driving while listening to the radio is an iconic American pastime – a way to catch up with news, sports, weather, and music while getting from Point A to Point B. But did you know that car radios weren’t always so widely accepted and embraced? When early automobiles were first introduced to a wide […]

Top Destinations for New Year’s Eve in Texas

21 Dec

You don’t have to travel far to find fun and exciting ways to celebrate the New Year in Texas. Whether you’re looking for a crowd-packed party scene, a gourmet dinner with your sweetheart, or a family-friendly celebration, Texas’ towns and cities have a lot to offer this time of year. These are a few of […]

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York

19 Dec

Whether you’re a New York native or not, most people in America are familiar with the iconic New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square. There are lots of different ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the city, and they don’t all involve joining the crowds in Times Square. These are a few of […]

Making a Holiday Driving Playlist? Read our Picks.

16 Dec

  It’s that festive time of year again – the time when holiday music fills the airwaves and every retail store pumps out familiar favorites to get you in the shopping spirit. No matter where you’re driving for the holidays this year and whether you love holiday music or despise it, hearing Christmas tunes on […]

Million Dollar Wheels: The World’s Most Expensive Cars

14 Dec

Owning a car is a major investment, and many people struggle just to pay for their car payments and tanks of gas. However, it’s clearly obvious that some cars are far more expensive to buy and maintain than others. No matter what kind of car you drive, it can occasionally be fun to check out […]

Holiday Driving Tips to Keep You Stress-Free

11 Dec

Not every American travels for the holidays, but a vast majority of us do at least a little bit of holiday driving each year. According to a Pew Research study, nine in 10 Americans celebrate the holiday of Christmas, and that means lots of celebrations across the country. AAA estimates that around 95 million Americans […]

Ralph Teetor and the History of Cruise Control

10 Dec

Cruise control is a wonderful invention that helps us avoid speeding tickets and gives our feet a break on long drives. Although almost all drivers have used cruise control at some point, very few drivers know much about the feature’s origins or about the man who invented it. Ralph Teetor invented the cruise control device […]