New Braking Regulations Suggested for All Cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has one job: to make the roads safer for all drivers. Right now, the NHTSA is working on it’s New Car Assessment Program, and adding essential elements to the mix including two new breaking recommendations. The NHTSA is recommending that all cars come with both dynamic brake support and crash …

Here’s How to Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

Has your teen been counting down the days until she gets her license? If this is the case, you’re about to have a teen driver on your hands! Yikes! Most teens learn to drive without a hitch, but it does take some learning (and hopefully no fender benders!) before your teen will drive like a pro. Since your top priority as a parent is to make sure …

Post Blizzard Driving Help

The media was calling it the biggest blizzard to ever hit the East Coast, but what really transpired was a bad storm, but not the worst blizzard ever. Regardless, some East Coast residents are still shoveling driveways and parking spots this morning attempting to clean up the snow and ice mess. Hopefully you can get your car out of that parking spot …

What to Do If Your Car Breaks Down on the Highway

Being stuck in the middle of the highway is never an ideal situation. It can be hard to figure out what to do, how to react, and whether or not you should get out of the car — especially if it’s cold outside and you have small children or older adults with you. There are some specific highway rules that have been developed for this exact situation, …

Driver Tips that Most People Don’t Know

Driving is something that most people do every single day. Surprisingly, many of us completely forget the lessons we learned when we started driving. The thing is that many of those basic lessons could save our lives, or the lives of other people when we are on the road. If you were to ask a student that just graduated from a driver’s education course …

The Real Dangers of Drowsy Driving

If you’ve been reading this blog, you know that wireless backup cameras can prevent a lot of accidents. But the best backup camera won’t help if you are falling asleep behind the wheel. Even though the dangers of driving while tired have been known for some time now (many years, in fact), a number of drowsy and distracted drivers still take to the …

Most Parents Don’t Abide by Child Safety Rules

Researchers from the University of Michigan’s CS Mott Children’s Hospital have just published a paper that might shock some people. According to the research, twenty-four percent of parents polled turned a child’s car seat around before the child reached twelve months of age. Why is this a big deal? According to the American Academy of …

How to Teach Your Teen to Drive

There comes a time in every parent’s life when a child turns 16. At the age of 16, most teens want to learn how to drive right away, since this is the age that lets them get that long awaited driver’s license. For them, learning to drive is a great thing. For you, it might seem like a dangerous and scary thing. After all, you’ll be the one teaching …

A Peek at the 2015 VW Passat

Did you catch the news? It seems 2015’s Volkswagen Passat is opening the door for more to own the reputable German engineered brand with a price tag of $21,940 (5-speed) and $23,040 (automatic) to start. According to ABC News, that’s cheaper than a 2015 Toyota Camry ($24,460). To further entice you, Consumer Reports magazine has listed it …

The Best Family Cars of 2014

A family car has to have a few specific things. It has to be spacious, safe, and reliable. It also has to adjust to family needs, and it has to be affordable too. Those aren’t easy shoes to fill, but a lot of car manufacturers these days are focusing on making more family cars. Now, families have more options than ever before, and the family car no …