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Buying A Used Car: The Ultimate Shot In The Dark

The most expensive new car in the world, a Saleen S7 Twin Turbo, looks wicked and futuristic, costs $555,000 and has doors on each side that open skyward, giving the vehicle the look of a winged creature about to take flight. However, for $545,000 less, you can get that new car smell in America's least expensive new car, the Chevrolet Aveo. Read More »

Lane Departure Warning System

The automobile industry is constantly introducing innovative technology, usually first on luxury vehicles. Some technologies like anti-lock braking, all-wheel drive, on-board navigation, and electronic stability control are examples of those that catch on and soon are available throughout the industry. Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Week

Force = Mass x Acceleration. While that maybe an oversimplification, the fact is the laws of physics are unyielding. Imagine this: A 60 pound unbelted child in the back seat of a car traveling at a mere 30 miles per hour is involved in a sudden collision can weigh as much as a young elephant "“ about 2,700 pounds. That means the child can, during a frontal accident, impact the windshield or the front seat occupant "“ with deadly force. Not a pretty physics lesson. Read More »

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Despite recent reductions in fatalities, impaired driving remains one of America's deadliest social problems. In 2004, nearly 13,000 drivers or motorcycle operators died in crashes with a BAC level of .08 or above- the illegal limit in all states. Read More »