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Company gives BMWs a real transformer make-over

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Tired of driving the same old car every day? Well now a Turkish startup company Letvision has created a real make-over that transforms a car into, um, a transformer, very similar to those in Michael Bay’s movies. It took eight…
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How to safely drive in the rain

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We can certainly all agree that we’ve had our share of rain recently, which makes me want to write about how to safely drive in the rain. Driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving on a snowy…
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Do you know what the most dangerous driving maneuver is?

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If you had to guess, would you know what the most dangerous driving maneuver would be? The answer is “backing up”. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 25 percent of all car accidents occur when a driver is backing…
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Knowing braking times can help you stop in time

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One of the main reasons accidents occur is that drivers underestimate how long it takes to stop their vehicle. People who follow too closely are the ones who know the least about braking time. Hopefully, this article will help all…
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Car thieves have their favorite new and used cars and trucks

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Ever wonder if car thieves pick and choose which cars and trucks they steal? They do, indeed; however, their choice choices may not be the ones you would think. If you think that car thieves go for the flashy sports…
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Thanksgiving travel for 2016 estimated at 48.7 million

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The American Automobile Association (AAA) projects that an estimated 48.7 million people will be traveling in 2016 for Thanksgiving during the period of November 23-24. The estimates are based on those who will travel 50 or more miles from their…
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What is a traumatic brain injury and how is it diagnosed?

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With a recent rash of serious car crashes and with school football season now in session, I thought it important for my readers to know what a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is, and how it is diagnosed. Definition of a…
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New research finds most drivers indifferent to safety

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A recent survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that an estimated 87% of drivers in one month’s time engaged in at least one risky driving behavior. Such behaviors include distracted and impaired driving, driving while sleepy, speeding,…
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How to stay safe on roads when traveling internationally

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A friend of mine told me about a recent trip to Italy. She and her husband rented a little house in the countryside, and because they were going to be living there for 10 days, having a car was necessity….
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Police having to try new ways to catch those texting and driving

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An article recently appeared in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette talking about the new ways police and other law enforcement officials are trying, in order to catch those breaking the law by texting and driving. It cited how state troopers in…
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