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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...

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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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...

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What Is the Deadliest Day of the Year for Automobile Accidents?

According to data compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and reported on RideLust, July fourth has more fatal traffic accidents than any other day of the year.  An average day sees 114 traffic fatalities, but July 4th averages 148.  Other days with higher than average...

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Five Mods That Can Make Your Car Slower

If you're into cars, you're probably always searching for ways to make your ride faster or more stylish. Sometimes the two are mutually exclusive, as RideLust points out with "Five Bolt Ons That Will Make Your Car Slower". Here's what they say you should avoid: 1) Bigger wheels - if the upgraded...

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Do I Really Need to Use Premium Unleaded in My Car?

The short answer to a very long and complicated question is, "yes, but only if you owner's manual specifies unleaded premium fuel required". If your owner's manual states that "unleaded premium is recommended", it's your choice; using it is a good idea, but not using it isn't likely to cause engine...

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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Honda Recalls Several Models for Air Bag Defect

Honda has announced it is recalling 440,000 vehicles in the United States due to an airbag defect. One fatality and several injuries have been linked to the flaw, Honda said. The automaker had already recalled some models last November. The recall was instated because the air bag inflator on...