Safest Family Cars for 2013

Safest Family Cars for 2013

  Several midsize models with the highest scores in recent crash tests, including one that some luxury cars failed. When it comes to new cars, safety sells. Buying a vehicle with a higher fuel economy rating may keep a few dollars in a family’s coffers, but buying one that protects its occupants better in a […]

Car Merging Psychology

Car Merging Psychology

  How and When To Merge — Without Losing Your Cool Every morning I face a decision that twists my stomach in a knot. On my route to work a sign announces that I need to merge into the right lane to take another freeway. The merging point is nearly a mile away but I […]

Top 10 Driver Distractions

Top 10 Driver Distractions

  It’s no secret that for many people, multi-tasking doesn’t stop when they get behind the wheel. While taking a drive can still be an escape from the daily routine, people today seem more inclined to make auto travel an extension of home, work or play. That may be fine for a passenger, but as […]

Older drivers: 7 Tips for Driver Safety

Older drivers: 7 Tips for Driver Safety

  Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws. As you get older, you’ll likely notice physical changes that can make certain actions — such as turning your head to look for oncoming traffic or driving at night — more challenging. Still, older drivers can remain safe on the road. Consider seven […]

Top 5 Ways To Get Pulled Over by the Cops

Top 5 Ways To Get Pulled Over by the Cops

  It’s easier to get pulled over than you think. All you need to do is commit one of the five violations we’ve listed below. For even faster results, try combining two infractions at once. Many drivers find this very effective. Actually, the real reason for this list is to stop you from being pulled […]

4 Tips for Teaching Teen Drivers

4 Tips for Teaching Teen Drivers

  If you are a parent with a teen going through the driver’s education process, you are probably pretty anxious about what you can do to make sure they stay safe on the road. Ensuring that teens have a good start to their driving education is always essential. It’s particularly important since parents and legal […]

Top 10 Most Ticketed Cars

Top 10 Most Ticketed Cars

  Getting pulled over is never fun. And if you are one to get pulled over often, consider the car your driving. It’s no news that what you’re driving can make the coppers see you as a huge red flag that says: “HEY PICK ME!” But some of the cars that were found to be […]

5 Most Common Traffic Tickets in Texas

5 Most Common Traffic Tickets in Texas

  Have you seen those red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror lately? If you want to keep your record clean, it’s good to know what cops are looking out for on the roads in Texas. A recent article on PopularMechanics.com by Phil Berg gave some interesting insight into why you might get […]

Red Light Running

Red Light Running

  Study provides more evidence that cameras reduce red light running; decrease is biggest for most dangerous violations well into red cycle   ARLINGTON, Va. — In the latest study confirming the benefits of red light cameras, researchers at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that red light running rates declined at Arlington, […]