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The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

Driving a car should be confidence inspiring: surrounded by walls of steel, you’re in your own personal fortress, right? Except when those walls of steel are more like sheets of tinfoil, and the slightest impact gets you nice and intimate with the back end of your engine. I'm looking at some of...

10 Most Incredible Monster Trucks on Earth

10 Most Incredible Monster Trucks on Earth

The crazy world of monster trucks – those strange vehicles featuring large wheels and suspensions placed underneath traditional pick-up bodies - is sometimes referred to as a mechanized version of professional wrestling. Certainly the two forms of all-American entertainment inspire larger-than-life...

3 Benefits for Safe Drivers

3 Benefits for Safe Drivers

It can be dangerous on the roads. There are many people out there that are less than attentive when driving. In fact, you can barely go a day without hearing about a huge car accident caused by inattentive drivers. You may wonder why more people aren’t paying attention. It may simply be that they...

The 4 Most Reliable Cars of All Time

The 4 Most Reliable Cars of All Time

Over the years, there are certain cars that have stood the test of time for reliability with owners. They are driven well beyond the usual 100,000 mile marker and have a strong resale value with buyers. These vehicles are some of the best on the market, keeping their strong reputation as the years...

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What Is a Defensive Driving Discount?

Defensive driving refers to a set of practices that a driver employs, which result in minimizing the risk of accidents while on the road. Motorists can take defensive driving classes in order to learn these techniques. When one has a defensive driving certificate, he may be eligible for a discount...

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Secretary of Transportation: Let's Disable Cell Phones in Cars

Sometimes it seems that truth is stranger than fiction. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, was recently quoted on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" as favoring technology that would block cell phone calls from within automobiles. Specifically, LaHood was quoted as saying, “There’s a lot of technology...

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Nissan Leaf Rated at 99 MPG Equivalent

Here's a challenge for the Environmental Protection Agency: how do you rate the fuel economy of cars that don't burn gasoline, like the battery powered Nissan Leaf? You start by making the assumption that a gallon of gas has the same equivalent energy to 33.7 kW-hrs worth of batteries, then you...

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Can I Get a Car Loan After Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy is often the last option that people look at. It is but a logical thing – no one wants a bankruptcy on his credit record. After filing for bankruptcy, one’s financial status may get better, but the going will definitely not be easy. Now, what if you need to purchase a car...

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What Should I Know About a No Credit Car Loan?

A no credit car loan, which may also be known as a bad credit car loan, is offered to people with a bad credit history or people with absolutely no credit history at all. As everyone knows, it is practically impossible to get any kind of loan these days without a stellar credit rating. There are,...

The Top 3 Distractions That Actually Cause Accidents

The Top 3 Distractions That Actually Cause Accidents

Distractions come in all shapes and sizes. They can be your best friend, your cellphone or even an mp3 player. No matter what it is, distracted driving comes when you least expect it -- maybe even right before a wreck. Here are a few things you should avoid if you don’t want to end up in an accident....