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Car Safety: 5 Must-Know Findings

Popular Mechanics has looked into autos and driving and discovered that there are at least five things we all need to know to stay safe on the road. First of all, the publication found that most drivers suck. They simply freeze when it comes to avoiding accidents despite the fact that a good number of […]

DANGER ALERT: 89,000 Ford Escapes, Fusions Ready to Catch Fire

Ford has announced that that there are 89,193 2013 Ford Fusions and Ford Escape SUVs with 1.6-liter turbocharged engines on North American roads RIGHT NOW that could catch fire at any moment.  In fact, the danger is so clear and present that the American automaker has told all American owners to park their cars and […]

Chief FHWA Crash Causation Study Engineer Resigns

Dr. Samir Ahmed, PhD, PE, the Chief Engineer of the Federal Highway Administration’s motorcycle crash causation study has resigned, saying that he had “serious reservations about the value of the study.” According to Motorcycle Consumer News, the doctor, in a parting email, wrote, “I am writing to let you know that I am no longer […]

Put a Halt to Texting behind the Wheel with TextBuster

Parents and employers shall rejoice for the TextBuster is here to protect teens and employees when they are behind the wheel. Just unveiled at this year’s SEMA aftermarket car show, the TextBuster features a small device that you can hide under your car’s dash to send out a signal via Bluetooth to block all text, […]

The 5 Safest Car Brands In America Are Not American

Sixty-five percent of all new car purchasers in the United States cite “safety” as their top priority in choosing a new automobile. When a woman makes the choice, that number jumps to 74%. With safety being that high a priority with American buyers, you might think that American cars would be the safest in the […]