Month: April 2016

Look no further for your ‘Must Test Drive’ new vehicles

Look no further for your ‘Must Test Drive’ new vehicles

You’re supposed to test drive a new vehicle before buying it. That can be a problem until you’ve narrowed your choices to a couple models. Call it a Catch-22, though: It’s difficult to imagine finding the time to test drive…

Drivers with bad attitudes suffer more accidents than happy ones

Drivers with bad attitudes suffer more accidents than happy ones

Be happy. Stay off of your phone when driving. And don’t travel “well above” the speed limit. Modeling those good behaviors will reduce considerably your chances of having an accident, suggest recent studies by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)…

Almost half of Americans don’t want driving behavior monitored

Almost half of Americans don’t want driving behavior monitored

It’s not like they’re all doing something wrong. But nearly half of American drivers think it is “not acceptable” to have their driving speed and location monitored, according to a recent Pew Research Center study. “As mobile devices, GPS systems…

My car does what? Many drivers confused by the latest technology

My car does what? Many drivers confused by the latest technology

Cars have never been more loaded with computer technology than right now. And, it’s possible that drivers have never been more confused. That technology includes adaptive cruise control, tire-pressure monitoring, curve-speed warning and two dozen other systems, according to the…