Cars stuck in traffic on a highway
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Here Are the 10 Worst States in the U.S. You Can Drive In

Aside from baseball, it seems as though driving is America’s favorite past time, especially during a global pandemic. However, according to the Office of Highway Policy Information, the cumulative amount of travel as of October 2020 was down 380 billion vehicle miles nationwide, which is a 13.9-percent decrease over 2019. But despite the fact that …

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Does Cold Weather Affect Your Car’s Fuel Economy?

Winter is here and as the temperature outside drops, it’s easy to want to stay inside your house and bundle up. But unfortunately, you can’t do that all the time since, like most people, you need to work and run your errands, which means driving around for extended periods of time. But can the winter …

A car driving in the snow during winter season.
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5 Winter Car Myths That Could Cost You More Money

It’s a no-brainer that we all need to be extra cautious during the wintertime, especially if you live in a snow state. And while it’s easy to take all of the necessary precautions when driving your car, it’s even easier to get wrapped up in the unnecessary information that’s been spread around about our caring …

Cars driving at night on the 300 block of Penn Street looking West toward the Penn Street Bridge on December 10, 2020, in Reading, Pennsylvania
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Night Driving 101: How to Avoid Tragedy

Because the winter solstice recently passed on December 21, these are the shortest, darkest days of the year. That, combined with the holidays, means you’re more likely to be out driving in the dark. Because you might be doing more driving than flying this season due to the pandemic, here are a few safety tips …

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Does Go-Karting Make You a Better Driver?

If you have ever been go-karting, then you’re well aware of the fun and thrills you can have while lapping that small track. Finding those apexes and hammering the throttle on the straightaways without having to worry about damaging an actual race car is one of the best parts. But we had to wonder if …

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5 Ways to Get Over Holiday Road Rage

The holidays are here and with them comes a lot of joy and a lot of stress. There’s a stress if you have to cook for your family, stress with having to prepare everything, and even more stress if you have to commute and get to your holiday parties on time. Unfortunately, all of that …

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Can You Get a Ticket For Driving Too Slow?

Everyone that is currently able to drive knows all too well that you can get pulled over for exceeding the limit, in fact, most of us have probably gotten tickets for doing so. But driving slower than the speed limit is a common occurrence as well. But can you get a ticket for driving too …

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What Is a ‘J-Turn’ and Is it Illegal?

Have you ever wanted to be a stunt car driver or wanted to learn how to drive like one? If so, then the “J-Turn” is one of the most basic and important driving techniques that you will need to learn. But what is a “J-turn” and is it illegal to do one on the street? …

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Illegal Driving Habits You Need To Break

Most drivers don’t really take into account how different driving styles are all over the country. No matter where you grow up, chances are you’ve experienced some of these illegal driving habits, or maybe you’re even trying to break one. While some of these practices are illegal for random reasons, most of them are focused …

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Is Hill Descent Control Useful at All?

Automobiles have been around for over a hundred years. They’re continually upgraded with the latest safety technology to offer a reliable but safe car, truck, or SUV to drive.  One of the newest features most SUVs now have has been around for a while. The hill descent control originated with a Land Rover Vehicle, but it’s seen in many …

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What Is the Best Car For Rally Driving?

Rally driving can be a lot of fun and also very dangerous at the same time. If you’re looking to get started in rally driving, then there are several rally driving schools across the nation that can get you going. Luckily, they provide their own cars in which to teach students the art of rally …

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Why Are BMW Drivers So Aggressive?

Contrary to any clichés, we believe that there are many different types of people in this world. But if we had to quantify and separate people into car groups, we would say there are three types of people: Prius drivers, BMW drivers, and everyone else. The Toyota Prius drivers go slow in the fast lane, …

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The Best Modification You Can Do Isn’t To Your Car

Just about anyone that’s into cars has heard of making modifications to them at one time or another. Whether it’s modifying an engine component — like an aftermarket intake system or a performance exhaust manifold – or perhaps a computer reflash, the list is endless in terms of what can be modified on a car. …