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11 Best Synthetic Oil For Your Motor Health

Nowadays, cars are doing up to fourteen thousand miles a year. Regular oils will last about three thousand miles and then it will be time to change. However, with synthetic oil , you may only have to change twice a year as they can last up to 7000 miles. This is what makes this topic […]

Thanksgiving Weekend Travels

Photo Credit: TSM Traffic Safety Marketing   Buckle Up – Every Trip. Every Time. Thanksgiving weekend, millions will hit the roads, eager to spend time with family and friends. It’s one of the busiest travel times of the year, and unfortunately more people on the roadways means the potential for more vehicle crashes. During the […]

Get Up To Speed with Engine Oil

By GasBuddy | October 10, 2017 Oil is an important component to keeping your car happy and running smooth. But what exactly does it do? And what are the key things you need to know? Let’s take a look at these commonly asked questions. Why does your car need oil? Oil is very important to […]

A Smartphone App to Relieve Your Car-Buying Agony

 Fletcher Jones Motorcars in Newport Beach, Calif., one of thousands of dealerships across the country that now accept AutoGravity’s smartphone app for auto financing. Credit Melissa Lyttle for The New York Times Wheels By NEAL E. BOUDETTE AUG. 10, 2017 Fletcher Jones Motorcars in Newport Beach, Calif., one of thousands of dealerships across the country that now accept AutoGravity’s […]

San Francisco school area is fourth-worst in the nation for distracted driving

San Francisco school area is fourth-worst in the nation for distracted driving By Annie Vainshtein/Sep 20, 2017 Out of 2,222 counties, only New York County was worse than San Francisco for driver safety. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A screen capture of Bessie Carmichael Elementary School. Photo: Google Maps UNSAFE COUNTIES Worst for Road Safety: #1: […]

Undercover ‘driverless’ car tests light signals for pedestrians

Photo Source: www.news.com.au   BY: Kim Hart The internet freaked out last month when a “driverless” van was spotted roaming the streets of Arlington, Va. It turned out to be driven by a human wearing a “seat suit” as part of a study about how people interact with self-driving cars. Now we know why: Ford […]

Electric Cars May Rule the World’s Roads by 2040

Photograph by Thomas Haugersveen, Agence VU, Redux By Stephen Leahy PUBLISHED September 13, 2017 Electric vehicles will one day push gas- or diesel-powered ones to the curb—but how soon? Sooner than you might think, according to researchers at the International Monetary Fund and Georgetown University: Based on how quickly horses and buggies disappeared in the […]

Safer Cars Help Keep Older Drivers on the Road

Photo Source: Paul Rogers (NY Times)   By JANE E. BRODY August 28, 2017 More than three decades ago, I fell in love with the first minivan I spotted parked in my Brooklyn neighborhood. Though I was never a “soccer mom,” I travel as if there were no stores at my destination, and here was […]

Find the Right Vehicle for You

Photo and Story Source: http://seniordriving.aaa.com/maintain-mobility-independence/car-buying-maintenance-assistive-accessories/smartfeatures/ SMART FEATURES FOR OLDER DRIVERS A vehicle is one of the largest purchases a person makes, and it is critical to find the right one for you. To help older drivers know what to look for in a vehicle, AAA worked with the University of Florida Institute for Mobility, Activity, and […]

An Alternative to Giving Up the Car Keys

Anne Hegberg, left, an occupational therapist who specializes in helping drivers compensate for any lost skills, with a client, JoAnn Mantzke, 80. Photo Credit: John Gress for The New York Times By ALINA TUGEND  Robert Cullon, 80, has a neurological condition that makes his feet numb and forces him to rely on a walker. He thought he was […]