The Lost Art of Driving a Manual Transmission

There once was a time when a manual transmission–a three on the tree or a four on the floor–was known as a “standard” transmission. That’s because the “stick shift” was the basic transmission offered on every vehicle, while an automatic transmission was an expensive option. But the number of vehicles offered for sale with a manual transmission has been declining in the U.S., particularly in the last decade. In 2006, … Continue reading

Sun’s Out, Rims Out

If you want to make a small style statement with your car or truck, you might hang some fuzzy dice on your rearview mirror. Still others may decide to completely obscure their view out the back window with decals of happy little stick-figure families, political slogans, and/or vulgar cartoon characters. On the other hand, serious style comes into play with customized rims—literally, the part of the wheel onto which your … Continue reading

“Do I Need a Car?” Yes — 5 Things You Can’t Do without One

Asking yourself “Do I need a new car?” You’re not alone. People don’t have cars for all sorts of reasons. But there comes a time when many non-drivers — yes, even those enigmatic millennials — do start to think they might want to buy a car. So do you need a car? As an avid driver myself, I say yes. Sure, you can get by without one if you live in … Continue reading

New Year, New You, New Car?

If there ever is a thing to wait for the perfect time to purchase, it’s a new car. No one wants to get suckered into purchasing something they A) can’t afford; and B) don’t need. So one must be vigilant to search out the best possible deal, since you’ll be investing tens of thousands of dollars (or more). Many people have negative misconceptions about car dealerships that it’s become a … Continue reading

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10 Unique Celebrity Cars

When you think of celebrity car collections, you probably think of something astronomically priced due to the superfluous gadgets and opulent paint jobs. Well not every celebrity wants the most expensive car; they just want the most unique car. And yes, that still means they can get expensive. This list isn’t just comprised of cheap cars, custom cars, or practical cars. In fact, this list is a combination of anything … Continue reading

Top 10 Bumper Stickers (And How to Remove Them)

Bumper stickers are a chance to express who you are and what you believe in — that is, IF you’re brave enough. For just a few seconds, you can either make someone laugh, think, cry, or get angry. You can’t really even take one short drive to the market without seeing some kind of comment trying to change the world with one quip. Here are ten of my favorite bumper … Continue reading

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Drive-In Theaters Near Me & You

If you’re like me, you may have wondered at one point or another, “Are there any drive-in theaters near me?”. Drive-ins are an endangered species, even completely extinct in four states already: Alaska, Delaware, Louisiana, and North Dakota. My parents claim that I’ve been to a drive-in theater, but either they’re confused or I was an infant because I have no recollection of it (and going to the movies with a … Continue reading

Summer’s Best Cars!

Wait a minute! Summer isn’t over yet, folks. We still have plenty of sunshine left to hit the beach, have a picnic, or go for a drive. When it comes to summer driving, you can’t help but notice the best summer cars! So if your summer wasn’t hot enough, these trendy cars will help heat things up. Kia Soul This boxy vehicle has what you need for anything summery. It … Continue reading

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Top 5 Gifts for Your College Grad

In the middle of graduation party season, you might still be wondering what college graduation gifts to get for a recent college grad. Don’t agonize over it. RightTurn is here to help! Now that they’ve gotten over this treacherous hill, it’s time for them to embark on the long journey into the rest of their lives. Some start fast, others hit their stride after a few miles, and many just … Continue reading

Let’s Create Summer Cars!

One thing I love about summer is driving. Because everything I end up doing with my friends and family usually involves driving to get there. And who complains about perfect driving weather? I would hope no one. So when you get ready to go out and do something fun, make sure you have this summer’s hottest must-haves for your car to make summer activities as best as possible — and … Continue reading