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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...

5 Most Dangerous Cars in History

5 Most Dangerous Cars in History

Thank goodness for safety rules and requirements. Over the years, we’ve had some doozies of vehicles on the road that should never have been. Owning one of these cars would probably send your car insurance deductible sky high. It’s hard to imagine driving something so unsafe! Photo Source: jns001...

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What States Have the Best Roads?

Every year, The Reason Foundation Publishes a list of the best and worst states for road conditions. The report factors in things like congestion, condition of the roads, condition of bridges and tunnels and even the amount of money each state spends to maintain their public roads. According to...

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...

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....

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10 Great Car Quotes

People in the auto industry have a certain attitude that we love. Rugged straight talk. Realistic. No BS. Matter of fact. Here are ten great quotes from car people: 1. To finish first, you must first finish. – Rick Mears 2. Nobody remembers the guy who finished second but the guy who...

7 Sexy Muscle Cars That Make "Green" Seem Lame

7 Sexy Muscle Cars That Make "Green" Seem Lame

Everyone is in love with green cars, but what about the muscle out there?

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What Is a Cow Catcher?

A cow catcher is not a person but a device. It is a contraption attached to the train’s front side. The cow catcher’s function is to clear any obstacles that may litter the train track. The cow catcher was invented in 1838 by Charles Babbage, a British engineer. The cow catcher is still in use...

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Nhtsa Investigates Ford for Pedal Entrapment

The NHTSA has launched an investigation into reports of pedal entrapment in Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan models.  The NHTSA has received several complaints and has verified three instances of pedal entrapment, which could lead to unintended acceleration.  No accidents have been reported...