self driving cars pros and cons

Self-Driving Cars: Should You Buy One? Find Out

When it comes to self-driving cars, Tesla has w togged the limelight since launching its Autopilot technology in 2014. But lately there’s been a slew of contenders clamoring to get their self-driving cars on the road. How do self-driving cars work? In a nutshell, they use cameras, GPS, a slew of laser or radar sensors, and an onboard computer to create a computerized view of its surroundings. There aren’t any production … Continue reading

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Snow Tires — 3 Things You Don’t Know about Winter Tires

So it isn’t winter quite yet, but right about now is when you want to start thinking about buying winter tires (AKA snow tires) in preparation for what Mother Nature has in store the next couple months. Winter tires aren’t nearly as popular here in the States as over in Europe, which goes to show how much people don’t know about them. Like the fact that they’re not just for snow, even though many … Continue reading

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Car Seats & Beyond — National Child Passenger Safety Week

This Sunday — September 18, 2016 — marks the beginning of National Child Passenger Safety Week. In fact, the entire month of September is Baby Safety Month. So now seems like an opportune time to take a moment to ponder two essential car devices that help keep kids safe.   Car Seat Safety Step 1. Find the correct car seat.  In general, it boils down to choosing the appropriate one for the … Continue reading

distracted driving

Texting and Driving Isn’t the Only Distracted Driving

With cell phones came calling while driving—not good, but at least your eyes are still on the road. With text messaging came texting while driving—and texting accidents. And finally, with smartphones and their apps came Googling, Facebooking, Snapchatting, Skyping,and heaven know what else while driving. No matter what you’re doing, it’s distracted driving if the road ahead of you is only getting a fraction of your attention. Distracted drivers are … Continue reading

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Top 5 Road Trip Car Games

I believe it was the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, or maybe it was Clark W. Griswold who once said, “Getting there is half the fun, you know thaaaaat.”   The stops between definitely help break up the monotony of road trip driving, but there are better ways to stay entertained than looking at weird roadside attractions. I’m sure you’ve spent time making great playlists to either keep your energy up … Continue reading

summer joyrides

Make Your Summer Joyride a Safe Ride

Summer is so close you can literally feel it. The weather is just beginning to gain enough strength to kick old man winter out the door. And that means riding around with the radio up and the windows down. If you’re looking forward to taking your sports car out this summer and hitting the open road, you clearly value precision and handling rather than an easier, laid back ride. But … Continue reading

best time to buy tires

When is the Best Time to Buy Tires?

With tire manufacturers frequently offering rebates, some people might think there is a best time of year to buy tires and be enticed to make purchases during spring or fall when promotions are running. That might not be the best idea if you’re considering riding on low tread depth just to make it to a seasonal discount. That’s like waiting until tomorrow to eat dinner when you’re hungry today because … Continue reading

defensive driving tips

Defensive Driving Tips

Even the most experienced and skilled drivers need some defensive driving tips. Being cautious benefits all drivers on the road, and can help prevent accidents. But did you know that it also helps prevent premature tire wear? There are many tactics that are fairly self-explanatory that cover being a defensive driver while also contributing to extending the life of your tires. Let’s take a look at a quick guide to … Continue reading

car stunts

Best Car Stunts

It’s amazing how much attention a good car stunt gets. People love watching the dangerous and the unbelievable, so it’s no wonder why the Fast and the Furious franchise has seven movies down, and even more in the hopper. There have been innumerable car stunts and jumps that push the limits with each one so daring, trying not to be outdone. It’s not exactly the best thing for a car, … Continue reading

There Are Many Types of Tires to Choose From. Find Your Mate.

Have you been unlucky in tire love? Do you always end up going out with the wrong types of tires? You know those kinds of outings, when you feel less secure and that there’s a good chance it might become flat. We know it’s extremely difficult to get set up with the perfect match. So that’s why we created RightTurn.com. Millions of people are searching for that perfect tire online. … Continue reading