Post Tagged with: "car driving"

New Car Technologies Being Developed to Prevent Drunk Driving

New Car Technologies Being Developed to Prevent Drunk Driving

While we like to think that by now, the foolishness of drinking and driving has become common knowledge. Sadly, whether through lack of will on the parts of drivers themselves or through gaps in the efforts to educate the public on the risks involved, alcohol related traffic accidents are still […]

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Say NO to Text + Driving. Don’t Let a Text Message Destroy Your Life!

Say NO to Text + Driving. Don’t Let a Text Message Destroy Your Life!

You've seen the ads, you know the law, but still, every day, people insist on texting while driving, texting while they're stopped at lights or grabbing a quick look at their phones as they're pulling into parking lots. Why do we think it's ok and what is it going to […]

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Teens Driving Much More Safely Than They Used To

Teens Driving Much More Safely Than They Used To

Motor vehicle crashes have been the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States for a long time, with more than 16,000 drivers ages between 16 and 19 dying in car crashes from 2007 to 2011. There are various reasons for this high fatal crash rate for teenage […]

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Driving Nightmares: Accident Risks Go Up after Dark

Driving Nightmares: Accident Risks Go Up after Dark

With fewer daylight hours and lots of evening holiday gatherings, plenty of us take to the roads after darkduring the winter. Sometimes it's inevitable: the sun may set before you even finish your work day, leaving you to grumble about winter driving conditions and turn your headlights on. Unfortunately, as […]

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The Psychology of Bad Driving

The Psychology of Bad Driving

We see examples of bad driving on our roads all the time—tailgating, speeding, cutting other vehicles off. When somebody does something stupid that endangers us, we understandably get upset. We're just trying to get where we're going, and some careless driver is unnecessarily placing us in a risky situation and […]

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Top Reasons for Car Accidents

Top Reasons for Car Accidents

Ours is a society constantly on the move and convinced that bad things won't happen to us. Job losses, car accidents, serious illnesses - those are things that happen to other people. Unfortunately, it's this kind of thinking that often makes us our own worst enemies. This is especially true […]

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Overcome Your Driving Phobia - How to Avoid Getting Into a Car Accident

Overcome Your Driving Phobia - How to Avoid Getting Into a Car Accident

Negative experiences usually leave a lasting, if not permanent mark in one's mind and memory, and driving makes no exception. Negative experiences behind the wheel can have a profound effect on people, and cause them to develop what is known as driving phobia. Fear of driving is an emotional and […]

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Driven Crazy: Bad Habits on the Road

Driven Crazy: Bad Habits on the Road

We all know that road rage is a bad thing… but sometimes the actions of other road users can be enough to test the patience of a saint. We’ve picked out five of our (least) favourite driving habits. Read on for more… From the daft to the downright dangerous, some […]

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Tips for an Economical Car

Tips for an Economical Car

Regardless of who you are, what you do, and where you are living (and assuming you are not one of the fabled 1%), you know for a fact that times are hard. I'm not going to go and compare it to the past decades or reminisce about better times, that'd […]

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What to Do after a Car Accident

What to Do after a Car Accident

For anyone who has ever been in a car accident, the moments that follow are nothing short of confusing and emotional. That’s why it’s important to have a plan of action for when the dust settles. Whether it’s a fender bender or severe wreck, the following five steps will help […]

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How to Reduce Your Car’s High Gas Mileage

How to Reduce Your Car’s High Gas Mileage

Since we cannot control the gas price hike, what we can do is to use it wisely. It is a good thing that there are several easy tricks and tips to help you reduce your car's gas mileage. The number one tip is to watch your acceleration. Did you know […]

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Some Ideas for a Greener Driving

Some Ideas for a Greener Driving

In the UK, vehicles account for 21% of all Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions. There are more than 25 million cars on the road, and each car requires oil and fuel. If every driver made some small improvements to the efficiency of their cars, then the overall effect would be a huge […]

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