AUTOMOTIVE ARTICLES AND RESOURCES




DRIVING SAFETY

Safe Driving Tips in the Snow and Ice


When winter arrives, snow and ice can wreak havoc on travel. Anyone who needs to drive during inclement weather must take precautions to ensure safety and whenever possible, it's best to avoid traveling; waiting until the roads are safer before venturing out. But, when travel is unavoidable, drivers should remain attentive and plan ahead of the winter weather. Read more

Symptoms and Prevention of Drowsy Driving


Drowsy driving is a serious threat to public safety on roads. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that as many as 1 in 25 drivers doze off behind the wheel, and in 2013, the National Highway Traffic Administration attributed drowsy driving as the primary cause for at least 72,000 crashes. Read more

Travel Anxiety From Cars to Planes


Traveling from one part of the country or world to another can be as simple as riding in a car or train, hopping on a plane, or boarding a cruise ship. Unfortunately, for some people, traveling isn't that easy. For them, the idea of traveling is neither exciting or relaxing. Read more

Newborn Safety While Driving


Infants, particularly newborns, are the most fragile passengers that drivers can have in their car. While it is always important to drive with safety in mind, newborns have special needs that parents or guardian must take care of before and during any road trip. Read more

Safe Driving Guide for Beginners


An automobile if not operated properly is a 2,000 pound weapon which could cause considerable damage on the roadway. Drivers need to be concerned with the way that they drive an auto as well as how others are driving. Read more

Parents Guide to Children's Car Seats


It wasn't very long ago that car seats were not required to transport babies and children in automobiles. In generations past babies were held by passengers (seatbelts not required) and children could sit in any seat without having a safety belt on. Read more

Getting Your Teen in the Driver's Seat


As a parent, you need to be concerned with all aspects of the life of your children. From the time that they took their first steps, through the school years, you have been monitoring what they do and how they do it. Read more

Distracted Driving Resource Guide


Sitting behind the wheel of a car and operating it at any speed requires the full attention of the driver. Any activity that pulls the eyes, hands, or mind away from this task would be considered distracted driving. Read more

Driving Safety Tips for Teens


Stay Safe on the Road with Our Driving Safety Tips for Teens. When you learn how to drive and earn a license to get behind the wheel of a car, your world gets bigger and more accessible than ever before. Driving means a new level of independence and self-sufficiency, not to mention more respect from your peers. Read more

What to do after a car accident


Accidents are unfortunately a risk that every driver, whether new or experienced, takes on when they get behind the wheel of a car. Despite taking all of the right precautions, from driving defensively to avoiding unnecessary distractions, accidents can and often do occur. Read more

Preventing a Friend from Driving Drunk


Accidents are unfortunately a risk that every driver, whether new or experienced, takes on when they get behind the wheel of a car. Despite taking all of the right precautions, from driving defensively to avoiding unnecessary distractions, accidents can and often do occur. Read more

The Importance of Seatbelt Laws


Each year, thousands of people die in the United States as a result of automobile-related accidents. Many of these deaths could have been prevented by the use of seat belts. These important, life-saving safety features in cars can help save lives when worn correctly and consistently. Read more

Safety Tips for Senior Drivers


From the moment a person gets their first car, they experience a sense of freedom and mobility that can't be matched by any other conventional means. But the ability to go where one wants when they want is, unfortunately, a luxury that for some has an expiration date. Read more

Teen Safety in the Driver's Seat


As a teenager, one of the most important milestones in your life is when you earn your driver's license and start using a car to get around. Having reliable transportation of your own represents an important step forward in terms of achieving a sense of independence and self-reliance. Read more

INFORMATIVE ARTICLES

Fastest Roads Around the World


Soon after the introduction of the first gasoline-fueled automobiles, the sport of auto racing began in France, and not long after that, motor racing tracks sprung up in the United States and throughout the world. However, driving fast isn't just for those involved in on-track racing. Read more

All About Emergency and Rescue Vehicles


There are many different types of emergency vehicles that help our communities stay safe. In order to arrive quickly to where they are needed most emergency vehicles have the authority to drive faster than the speed limit or to run traffic signals. Read more

Take a Seat: Road Trip Geography


Whether you are exploring your neighborhood, your city, the United States, or the world, you need to understand how cities, countries, and continents make up the world. read more

Road Trip: Historical U.S. Landmarks


The United States is full of fascinating landmarks that you can visit by car. Your family could take a fun road trip to visit places such as the White House in Washington, D.C., the Statue of Liberty in New York City, or Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Read more

History of Henry Ford and the Model T


Life without cars in nearly every driveway may seem unimaginable for most Americans today, as cars have become crucial to everyday life. This fact that cars have become such a common and expected presence in the U.S. and in countries around the world can be traced back to automaker and innovator Henry Ford. Read more

A Guide to Back Pain


Back pain can interfere with your daily life and make it painful to do things like walk or climb the stairs. Some patients may need ongoing therapy, medication, or even surgery to help keep the pain at bay. Read more