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The Most Ticketed Cars & Least Ticketed Cars

Last year on the blog, I shared a list of the 20 cars that get the most traffic tickets. Insurance.com recently updated the rankings. Let’s check ‘em out! 20 Most Ticketed Cars Lexus ES 300 Nissan 350Z Dodge Charger SE/SXT Volkswagen Jetta GL Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS/LT Mazda 3s Volkswagen GTI Dodge Stratus SXT Acura 3.0s Toyota Tacoma Mazda Tribute Subaru Impreza WRX Lexus LS 400 Series Subaru Impreza 2.5I … Continue reading

20 Cars that Get the Most Traffic Tickets

Have you gotten a speeding ticket in the last three years? I have—thanks to one of those darned automatic traffic enforcement cameras (which were recently voted down here in Cleveland and may soon be eliminated throughout most of Ohio). That puts me in the 19.9% of drivers with a traffic violation in the last three years, according to this insurance.com article. That’s for all vehicle models, and I read up … Continue reading

Winter Driving Tips

Snow and ice can make driving dicey, and freezing temperatures can be hazardous. This may not be your first winter behind the wheel, but these tips can help make you better equipped to handle whatever Mother Nature has in store. PREPARE Winterize your car. Check your battery, tires, windshield wipers, and use no-freeze washer fluid. Be sure you have an ice scraper too. Install winter tires if you have them … Continue reading

What’s in Your Head? Your Car Choice May Reveal a Lot

Evolutionary psychologist Geoffrey Miller says purchase choices of things like cars show a person’s creativity, intelligence, and other personality traits. Miller says we make this type of purchase strategically, mostly to attract a mate. Dr. Leon James of the University of Hawaii has been studying the psychology of driving for over 20 years and has found that drivers idealize their cars and even anthropomorphize them — that is, give them human traits (like names … Continue reading