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Best Traffic Apps for iPhone

When it comes to driving apps for your iPhone, you got your usual suspects — Apple Maps and Google Maps. But some of the best traffic apps for iPhone are lesser known apps with unique functionality. Here’s my personal list of the best iOS apps for driving. (If you have an android phone, you’ll have to wait for someone else to write that post — I’m an apple guy to … Continue reading

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

Be Late For Something Day

3 Great Reasons for Being Late for Work (On Purpose)

We’ve all had those mornings where we woke up late or just lost track of time, and the stress of scrambling to get to work on time is the opposite of fun. But sometimes, it’s a good idea to be late for work on purpose. Here’s why. Be Late for Work So You Can Exercise Many of us want to get in shape or stay in shape but can’t ever … Continue reading

school bus safety

School Bus Safety

Somehow, it’s already August and kids are getting ready to go back to school! Which means school buses will be ruining commutes everywhere. But despite all the traffic and stopping and starting, school buses do eliminate over 17 million cars from neighborhoods every single day, so it’s crucial to keep as safe as possible when on the road with such precious cargo. School buses are the safest and most efficient … Continue reading

How Your Living Environment Affects Tire Life

Tire Life: City vs. Suburbs It would be completely false and unfair to say that driving in one place is better or more beneficial than the other regarding tire life. That’s simply not the case. However, it’s important to note the types of roads/situations you typically encounter on your daily commute and just how it is you like to drive on those roads. Here are four things to consider regarding … Continue reading

Virtual Traffic Lights

Cut Your Commute in Half with Virtual Traffic Lights

I’m a Michigan driver. Some call us “bad drivers” but I think “efficient” is more accurate. We have somewhere to go, and we want to get there. And if you’re driving slow in the fast lane or waving us on at a four-way stop when it was your turn in the first place (you’re not being polite, you’re just wasting everyone’s time), you’re going to drive us fricking insane. But … Continue reading

How to Save Yourself from a Drive-Time Frenzy

It’s 7:45 in the morning. You’ve gotten ready, had your coffee and breakfast, and even gone over the presentation for your 9 a.m. meeting. Your office is just 30 minutes away, so you should get there in plenty of time to prepare, right? If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, don’t be so sure. Texas A&M has shared its annual report on what it calls urban congestion and how … Continue reading