How to Handle Driving in Winter Weather

Winter brings with it a number of treacherous driving conditions. Snow, ice, black ice, hail, and extreme winds are all part of living in any cold climate. When it comes to driving in those conditions, there are a few things that any new driver (or older driver!) should know about how to handle the roads. Take a look at these important tips. Keep extra …

VW’s E-Golf Details

If you’re looking into getting a back up camera, there’s a good chance that you might be considering a new car too, and looking for a car that comes with a back up camera. Or, you could be looking for a car that doesn’t come with a back up camera, but a make or model that will let you easily install a wireless backup camera. One of the newer EV …

Best Cars of 2014

If you’re in the market for a new car, I’ll bet you’re feeling overwhelmed. With so many makes and models to choose from, and every ad claiming they’re offering the very best, how do you know what to choose? Maybe you’re one of those people who is loyal to a certain brand, like GM or Ford, and you only stick to it. You …

Cars With The Best Visibility

A back up camera can save lives, but a back up camera can’t always help when it comes to blind spots. Blind spots are those spots around and outside of a vehicle that can’t be seen with side or rear view mirrors. Most of us are taught during a driver’s education course to turn our heads and look for blind spots before switching lanes or backing …

It’s Official: Rearview Backup Cameras Save Lives

It’s something we’ve been saying for some time now, and AAA has confirmed this with a recent press release: rearview backup cameras save lives. In testing conducted by AAA, cameras improved visibility an average of 46 percent. The studies were created to highlight the importance of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s …

Are There Parking Lot Driving Rules?

If you’ve driven in a parking lot lately, you may have noticed that people tend to completely disregard all road rules while driving in lots. Some people back out without looking, others cut across lanes, and many simply aren’t paying attention. Are there any rules that apply to drivers in parking lots, or is it really a free-for-all? Parking Lots …

Running on the Roads: Safety Tips

A nighttime run can be really refreshing, especially after a long day of stressful work. But, running on the roads at night – no matter where you live – can also be dangerous if you’re not careful. Drivers that have rear view cameras might be able to see you better when it comes to backing up and noticing runners in blind spots and at …

What Bicycle Hand Signals Mean

Having a rear view camera means making the roads a lot safer, but you still have to know what certain signals mean when it comes to sharing the road with cyclists. If a cyclist uses a hand or arm signal to indicate that they are turning or going in a different direction, drivers must understand what these signals mean in order to avoid collisions. …

Tips to Stay Alert Behind The Wheel

You are all about safety. You made sure to purchase the vehicle with side-impact airbags, installed an after-market back-up camera for the small parking lots, don’t drink and drive, and wouldn’t dream of pulling out your smartphone to respond to a text while you’re driving. But there’s one thing you probably didn’t think …

Halloween Safety Tips

It’s October, which means that soon little ghouls and goblins will be taking to the streets of neighborhoods to take part in the time-honored tradition of Trick-or-Treating. Most of this will take place at night, which means that the risk of hitting a pedestrian with your vehicle will be much higher. It’s up to you, the driver, to be vigilant …