As reported in the Wall Street Journal, the National Safety Council estimates 1 in 4 crashes involve cell-phone-distracted drivers. But that’s just an estimate; there isn’t enough data to back up the claim. That’s because distracted driving is substantially underreported, even though it presents one of the biggest threats to driver safety.
Thanks to mobile phones, a vehicle breakdown is usually more of an inconvenience than a real danger. A quick call to a tow truck or roadside assistance service will usually get you to safety within a couple of hours. But … Continued
Key points for parents teaching their teens to drive safely. If the prospect of your teen getting a learner’s permit makes you apprehensive, then the concept of allowing them to drive on a busy highway is likely to cause a … Continued
Your vehicle’s octane rating recommendation may not be as important as you thought. Back in the good old days (in this case, as recent as 2009), you could fuel up for roughly $2.35 per gallon. Those times have passed, as … Continued
Nothing lasts forever. Well, nothing except diamonds and Irv Gordon’s 1966 Volvo.
Irv’s candy-apple-red 1966 Volvo P1800 is approaching the 3-million-mile mark, about the same distance it would take to travel to the Moon more than 12 times. Guinness World Records awarded Irv’s Volvo the title of Highest Mileage Vehicle, a record he’s held since 2002.