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Angela Bickford

Angela has over 10 years of experience in both writing and editing. After a varied career in teaching, publishing, and magazine editing, Angela now freelances entirely from her home in Houston. In her downtime, Angela enjoys reading, baking, and rescuing animals. She is a mom of two and strives to teach them that anything is possible with effort and focus.

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"OUTATIME" license plate from the "Back To The Future" DeLorean at the Hollywood Museum's "Back To The Future" Trilogy: The Exhibit
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why You Shouldn’t Put Emojis in Your License Plate

Vanity plates have been around since 1965. Allowing for the customization of license plates, vanity plates are popular for drivers who want to show off their unique style while they drive around town. In the United States, Virginia takes the prize as the state with the most vanity plates. There are even some vanity plates …
A Buick Enclave being assembled by a worker
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is the Buick Enclave?

The Buick Enclave has been experiencing some surprising sales success lately. But is this SUV safe enough for your family?
2016 GMC Sierra at Miami Beach International Auto Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center
Trucks & SUVs

Will GM’s New System Really Make Towing Safer?

Safety features are one of the most important features consumers consider when looking for a new car. Consumers want a vehicle that will hold up in a crash, get them from point A to Z safely, brake well in an emergency, and provide the convenience and comfort of knowing that the car is equipped with …
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid compact SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Trucks & SUVs

Apparently, Canada Also Has an Obsession With Trucks and SUVs

Consumers love getting the latest and greatest vehicles on the market, so following the trends of which vehicles sell best is common. Trucks and SUVs are a hot item right now and have been growing in popularity for years. They are even breaking records for used car shoppers. There are no signs of trucks and …
2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Did This Car Deserve to Win ‘Best Car of the Decade’?

Typically, consumers get various top 10 lists or other such lists each year that compare the best of the best in cars, trucks, and SUVs. There are so many of them that they sometimes blur together, and when they don’t, it’s because what makes them stand out is a noticeable difference of opinion. There are …
2020 Subaru Ascent driving down road

Does the Subaru Ascent Have Android Auto?

When shopping for a car, there are certain features that consumers look for over others. Sure, safety matters, but what about the sound system? Smooth ride? Yes, please, but only if it has leather seats. Depending on what’s important to you will, a car with high-end technology may be at the top of your list. …
The Hyundai Elantra at the New York International Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Worst Hyundai Elantra Model Year You Should Never Buy

With every car brand, there’s always that one model or year that sticks out like a sore thumb. For some reason, it doesn’t quite live up to the brand’s standards or the model’s history. If there’s a best, there must also be a worse, though, right? But when this happens, it can throw everyone off. …
Ford v Ferrari
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford v Ferrari Earns a Best Picture Nomination

There are many movies each year deserving of winning an award or two during awards season, from an Oscar to a Golden Globe. Of course, not every film can win, and only nine movies are nominated this year. Being nominated is an honor in itself, and for Ford v Ferrari, the nomination doesn’t go unnoticed. …
2020 Kia Telluride driving through sand

The Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade Just Got More Expensive

If you love a good crossover vehicle and believe that bigger is better, you were probably excited to see the introduction of the Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade for 2020. Both join the 3rd row mid-size SUV market with the likes of the Ford Explorer, Chevy Traverse, Honda Pilot, and Toyota Highlander. It makes sense …
2019 Ford Ranger
Trucks & SUVs

Does the Ford Ranger Have Apple CarPlay?

If you’re looking for a new truck, you’re probably in the market for something that hauls big loads or drives on rugged terrain. But the trucks nowadays offer a wide range of other features that make them both comfortable and full of the latest technology. The Ford Ranger is one truck that should be at …
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Custom
Trucks & SUVs

3 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Reviews You Need to Read Before Buying

Considering a new truck this year? You wouldn’t be the only one. In fact, 2019 saw trucks among the 20 bestsellers, with the Chevy Silverado coming in at number #3 on the list. This is new; it’s been #2 on the list for years until the Ram recently surpassed it. But if you’re in the market …