5 Car Technologies That Will Amaze You

This time of year is an exciting time for auto enthusiasts to experience the next generation of vehicles. Auto shows across the country display the most innovative designs showcasing today’s cars and what tomorrow’s cars might look like. Who knows if or when we’ll be flying our cars, but here are five car technologies that we won’t have to speculate about for much longer and are likely to make it … Continue reading

The Best Car Alarm Security Systems for 2015

Most times people hear a car alarm and shrug it off. Even a passing car’s loud music can cause an alarm to go off. So what makes a car alarm good? Alarms of today are much more sophisticated as complete systems that not only sound an alarm when disturbed, but also send details to your remote whether a window is broken or if someone is attempting to take your tires. … Continue reading

Why I Don’t Lock My Car

I own a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport. When I was car shopping, I just knew that was the vehicle I wanted to own. See, back in my high school hay-days, I was lucky enough to have parents who knew I would need a car. But instead of buying some cheap sedan, they figured they’d kill two birds with one stone. They decided they would buy a third car. But this … Continue reading

Spotlight on CES

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped up Sunday in Las Vegas, and we’re still basking in the glow of this year’s show and all the great automotive infotainment innovations that came out of it. If you want complete smartphone integration with your vehicle, these new systems are right up your alley. Here are just a couple of the automakers that are ramping up infotainment systems meant for their future … Continue reading

Drive Safely Work Week Promotes Traffic Safety

Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW) is today through October 5. It’s a program designed for companies to use to spread the word about safe driving to their employees. The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) has sponsored Drive Safely Work Week since 1996. To celebrate its 16th birthday, DSWW focuses on the basics of driving safety that all drivers, new and old, need to know. Do you commute to … Continue reading

National Seat Check Saturday

I almost always start off my blog articles with some kind of joke. But not this time. That’s because there’s nothing to joke about when it comes to the safety of child passengers in vehicles. There are many stark facts that indicate just how serious child passenger safety is, but one stands out. In the U.S., auto crashes are the #1 killer of children ages 1–12. The best way to … Continue reading

Are Your Tires Safe?

There are 2 main factors that help keep your tires safe: how tires are manufactured and selected for your vehicle and how long you can safely drive on your tires. Safety Laws The U.S. federal government sets minimum standards for tire performance and quality. The government also sets standards for tire labeling. These labeling regulations mandate that tires have certain information on them in very specific formats. The government sets … Continue reading