Teaching teens to drive seems like such a simple concept until it comes to doing it. Teens have watched their parents drive for years. It would seem like teaching them to drive would be as simple as teaching them to walk. Over the years, adults tend to forget some of the things they learned in …
When teenagers start driving cars, and dates start arriving, parents have every right to be concerned about their kid’s new-found freedom on the road. This is especially true if your daughter has a new friend that wants to take her out for a spin, or her current boyfriend pulls up in a new ride. Moms, …
When viewing statistics about reckless driving, it’s easy to assume that teenagers texting are the cause of every wreck on the road, but things are more complicated than that. For example, in 2019 more pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents than any other previous year. Rather than teenagers being implicated for this, it appears that …
Teens can make poor driving decisions like speeding or not using their seat belts. According to the IIHS, driving too fast factors into more than a fourth of fatal crashes for teens. Being distracted is also a primary cause of crashes for teen drivers. According to AAA, distracted driving played a role in about 60 …
The Ford Fusion has to compete in a tough segment with other popular automakers like Toyota and Honda. So does the Fusion offer the same safety?
The Dodge Journey has a lot of things going for it as an affordable SUV. But how does it perform in the safety department?
The Nissan Altima has to go up against tough competitors like the Honda Accord. So how does the Altima fare when it comes to safety?
Sitting in traffic or zooming down the highway, sometimes the unfortunate happens: a dreaded car crash. Many new cars, such as BMW and Audi, reflect on mechanical issues of the past to create systems that ensure the driver and passengers’ safety, as well as ensure the vehicle is as uncompromised as possible. Fuel Shutoff Gasoline …
Traffic sign recognition is one of the latest safety features making its way into cars. How does this incredible technology actually work?
Everybody thinks they know who the worst car drivers are. But what does the data show? Do common driving stereotypes prove to be true?
Owning a car can be a costly investment. There are hidden costs that add up over time, so when you break it down how much does it cost to drive per mile?
The Toyota Corolla is always trying to step up its game to remain on top. Is the newest Corolla one of the leaders in safety or are there better options?
The Honda Accord brings a lot to the table for consumers looking for a reliable car. But how does the Accord measure up when it comes to safety?
The Honda Civic has been one of the best-selling cars for years now. But is the Civic really all it’s cracked up to be when it comes to safety?
Small and reasonably priced, the Sentra has been Nissan’s flagship compact car for years. It boasts great fuel economy, an easy ride, and best of all, a super-low starting price. But does bargain prices equal bargain safety? The Nissan brand has a reputation for making safe and dependable cars, but how safe is the Nissan …
The Chevy Malibu is one a few American sedans still on the market. How does the Malibu stack up to the competition in terms of safety?
The smell of gas could strike fear in the hearts of many drivers. Gas is a highly-flammable substance and is often the cause of vehicle fires. If your car smells like gas, you should take it to a mechanic as quickly as possible. If you smell raw gasoline around your car, it could indicate a very …
The Toyota Camry is one of the popular cars in the world. But how does the Camry stack up in terms of safety?
Red is one car color that has consistently remained popular over the years and is found on every type of vehicle from minivans to sports cars. It would probably be even more desirable if it weren’t for the notion that red cars get pulled over more often and are also more likely to be stolen. …
Each year, the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety puts the newest models to the test. Those that score well will earn a spot on their list of Top Safety Picks and Top Safety Picks+. These lists show consumers which companies designed their cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles to keep drivers and passengers safe on …
When car shopping many people want to know which cars will be the cheapest to insure. So what types of car should you be looking for?
The Buick Enclave has been experiencing some surprising sales success lately. But is this SUV safe enough for your family?
The SUV is a very popular vehicle type these days, but not everyone wants to buy a giant Suburban or even a Blazer. For people looking for a subcompact SUV, Chevrolet offers the 2020 Trax. But is this a safe option? 2020 Chevrolet Trax Car and Driver liked the Chevrolet Trax’s handling and infotainment system …
BMW is known for producing some sporty and reliable cars. But when it comes to safety,how does the BMW X2 stack up to the competition?
The Honda HR-V is a fun little crossover with a lot going for it. But how does the HR-V stack up to its competitors in terms of safety?
New cars come with loads of important features already included. But there’s a key safety feature that most manufacturers skimp on.
Full-size trucks aren’t known for fancy safety systems. But times are changing and more companies are adding standing safety features to trucks.
The Mazda CX-9 has been impressing critics and consumers for years now. But has this SUV remained a safe choice over the years?
The Terrain is GMC’s midsize SUV offering. After its 2016 redesign, it’s proven to be a great SUV but how safe is the Terrain?
Volkswagen is known for producing cars that are safe and fun to drive. Dos the Volkswagen Tiguan live up to this reputation or should you look elsewhere?
Trucks these days are safer than ever, that means consumers expect a lot of standard features. So which midsize truck offers the most safety features included?
Tesla is known for building safe cars but a new investigation could prove to be a black mark for the company. What is the company accused of?
Nothing’s more frustrating than getting stuck in a traffic jam when you have places to be, you’re ready to get a move on, and congestion simply doesn’t allow it. Multiply this by millions of individuals – all in a hurry – and you can find yourself in some pretty unsafe driving conditions, even without the …
People don’t think of trucks as being the pinnacle of safety; however, recent NHTSA tests showed this truck is as safe as it gets.
When it comes to traffic, some states clearly have it worse than others. If you never want to sit in traffic, avoid moving to these states.
Nobody likes sitting in traffic, but the reality is that it costs more than time. Traffic wastes a surprising amount of money, so how do we fix it?
The Jeep Wrangler certainly isn’t known for its stellar safety ratings. But even after upgrades it lags way behind other SUVs.
When you think of Hawaii, you might picture beautiful beaches, warm weather, and great food. But if you’re planning to drive there, you might want to think again. According to a new study by WalletHub, Hawaii ranks as the worst state for car owners. The study The WalletHub study took data from 31 key indicators …
The Jeep Wrangler is one of the most beloved SUVs in the world. But is a Wrangler the right choice of SUV if you have a family?
When it comes to cars, some unfairly get a bad reputation. However, there’s hard evidence that proves this car has the worst drivers.
One of the top things consumers consider when shopping for a new or used vehicle is safety. Safety features and regulations have changed significantly over the years and continue to do so with each new model year. And while you’d think that more safety features and higher technology surrounding them would be an obvious improvement, …
With so many options available, the best SUV needs to have a blend of both style, safety, and performance. With this in mind, there is a clear winner.
One of Jeep’s newest SUVs already scored great safety marks, but Jeep made a few tweaks that made this SUV a top safety pick.
Lots of actors have played first responders, action heroes, and tough guys in movies and on TV. Most of us realize that the actors aren’t really the same as the characters they’re playing. For a few celebrities, though, they’ve had an opportunity to rescue someone in real life. Mark Harmon and his wife, Pam Dawber, …
Some heavy-duty trucks have two extra wheels in the back. This type of truck known as a dually, is great for towing, but will pose a few safety risks.
Kia has been improving its reputation over years by building quality vehicles. However, back in 2011 the Sorento had an inexcusable problem.
The Lexus RX is a popular and reliable luxury SUV; however, there is one part of this SUV that isn’t so great. In fact, it’s downright dangerous.
New features are added to cars all the time and they’re supposed to make life easier and safer. However, this new feature ultimately fails at both.
The Mercedes G-Class is a luxury SUV that prioritizes both amenities and performance. But aside from all that how does the G-Wagen rank in terms of safety?
Everybody wants a safe truck. When Ford switched to producing more aluminum trucks, people were worried about compromising safety.