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4 Smart Ways to De-Escalate Road Rage

4 Smart Ways to De-Escalate Road Rage

Even the smallest driving mistake can trigger a road rage reaction in the drivers directly impacted by your error. The lack of face to face interaction on the road virtually eliminates the allowance that would normally be given after someone makes a simple mistake. The resulting angry, irrational reaction becomes a dangerous problem when aggressive […]

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Wake-Up Call: 7 Shocking Road Rage Statistics You Didn’t Know

7 Shocking Road Rage Statistics

As a driver, you’ve likely run into – figuratively speaking, we hope – road rage. Perhaps you’ve even been a road rage victim, yourself. Unfortunately, road rage or aggressive driving are exceptionally common, and we might even have driven aggressively, ourselves. Here are seven shocking road rage statistics you may never have heard. 1. 53% […]

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‘Can I Get Reimbursed for Pothole Damage?’

Potholes can cause a lot of damage to your car, from causing a flat tire and damage to your rims or hubcaps—including losing them—to more expensive damage such as breaking your wheel’s axel and altering your car’s suspension.

Potholes can cause a lot of damage to your car, from causing a flat tire and damage to your rims or hubcaps—including losing them—to more expensive damage such as breaking your wheel’s axle and altering your car’s suspension. Usually, we encounter potholes on city streets or on highways, especially if we live in cities and […]

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6 Tips to Become a Festival Parking Lot Pro

The Right Way to Handle Festival Parking Lots

After the final score is announced, the band plays its last encore, or the closing credits fade to black, the parking lot will suddenly be abuzz with hundreds, perhaps thousands, of fans trying to escape the parking lot and get back home. Unfortunately, whatever camaraderie the fans had inside may quickly evaporate as hundreds of […]

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3 Parking Lot Rules All Teen Drivers Should Obey

No matter how long you’ve been driving, be it months or decades, here’s a little parking lot etiquette refresher course: It takes just three minutes to learn, but graduation might take a little longer!

What can be even more stressful than navigating a busy roadway? Parking in a crowded lot! No matter how long you’ve been driving, be it months or decades, here’s a quick parking lot etiquette course: It takes just three minutes to learn, but graduation might take a little longer! 1. Respect Parking Lot Markings Ignoring […]

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How Does Tire Pressure Affect Fuel Economy?

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When shopping for a car, particularly if you’re a commuter, you’re likely to hear the phrase “fuel economy” parlayed about the dinner table or wherever you discuss such matters. Whether you’re a commuter, business owner, or fleet manager, fuel economy deserves your attention. After all, fuel economy translates directly to your bottom line, whether it’s […]

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Driving Your Parents’ Old Car? Save on Gas Money with These Tips

New cars are getting more fuel efficient every year, but you don’t have to buy an expensive hybrid to get better gas mileage. Instead, you can teach your old car new tricks! There are several things you can do to make sure your aging car sips fuel instead of guzzling it. It all boils down […]

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Only 9% of Teens Keep a Road Map in Their Car. Let’s Make That Number Higher.

As drivers increasingly rely on satellite navigation systems and smartphone apps for driving directions, paper maps and road atlases have fallen by the wayside. A recent study by Cars on Demand found that 85% of people place more trust in electronic navigation devices and systems over maps, and almost half would just give up their […]

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Learn to Adjust and Use Your Rear-View and Side-View Mirrors

Your vehicle’s side- and rear-view mirrors are designed to give you a good view of the road behind you while minimizing blind spots. Adjusting them properly is very easy, but it’s also key to staying safe on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), each year, blind spots factor into about […]

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How to Handle Windshield Damage before It Spiderwebs out of Control

In the blink of an eye, rocks kicked up by a passing vehicle can hurl toward your windshield, causing a (hopefully) small ding or crack to appear. The crack may look minor at first, but know that it will gradually spread across your windshield in a spiderweb pattern. If you act fast—before the crack spreads—and […]

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