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Two Out Of Three Drivers Think They're More Skilled Than You

Two Out Of Three Drivers Think They're More Skilled Than You

For years, we’ve said that most drivers overestimate their own abilities, and now we have scientific proof to back up our theory. According to a recent study by Allstate Insurance, the majority of American drivers surveyed considered their driving knowledge, skills and safe driving habits to... read more

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Texting while driving

Should The Driver's License Be Tougher To Get? #YouTellUs

The road is filled with bad drivers. But is it the fault of the people behind the wheel, or is it really a lack of proper training? Getting a driver's license has become a... read more July 19, 2011 by  8


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Family Car Advice: Tips For Safe Summer Driving

With family members clamoring for summer road trips, besides putting the itinerary together and packing for the getaway, keep in mind that how you drive on the road can make... read more July 18, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Audi S5 Coupe

Hatchbacks, Porsche 928, 2012 Audi A5, Fisker Karma: Car News Headlines

Turns out Americans will buy hatchbacks. [TheCarConnection] Audi has released details regarding the 2012 A5 and S5. [MotorAuthority] Here are ten tips to manage distracted... read more July 13, 2011 by 


 
BMW's 'Don't Text and Drive' ad

Ten Tips to Manage Distracted Driving

With all the headlines and various safety campaigns about distracted driving, it’s easy to glaze over and think that this behavior is something someone else does, not... read more July 12, 2011 by 


 
Texting while driving

Ford Is First To Support Cell Phone Ban. Will Sync Sales Soar?

Yesterday, Ford announced its support of a federal law banning the use of handheld cell phones by drivers. It's the first automaker to do so, and as a result, it's received... read more July 12, 2011 by 


 
2011 Audi A8 L

Distracted Driving, Audi U.S. Production Plans, Aston Martin IPO: Car News Headlines

A new study finds most drivers are distracted up to 50 percent of the time. [TheCarConnection] Audi plans to build cars in the U.S. for the first time ever. [MotorAuthority]... read more July 11, 2011 by 


 
Texting while driving

Police Enforcement Reduces Distracted Driving

Some sobering news: most drivers are distracted up to 50 percent of their time behind the wheel. More than 33 percent regularly use a mobile phone behind the wheel and over... read more July 11, 2011 by  3


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Study: Most Drivers Are Distracted 25% - 50% Of The Time

By now, everyone agrees that distracted driving is a serious problem. What everyone might not agree on, however, is what constitutes "distracted driving" in the first place... read more July 11, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Volvo S60 Performance Project

Saab Saga, Infiniti Gets Small, GM Recall: Car News Headlines

Volvo's S60 Performance Project hints at a possible PCP model, which is almost but not quite as unfortunately named as the Smart ED. [MotorAuthority] Saab says it's found a... read more July 5, 2011 by  1


 
Teen driving

Takata, FocusDriven Educate Teens On Distracted Driving

Never heard of Takata? Although it is one of the world’s leading seat belt manufacturers, Takata is a quiet company that prefers to remain behind the scenes, that is... read more July 2, 2011 by 


 
Screencap from 2011 Toyota Sienna ad campaign

Five Tips For Parenting In The Car

It’s the age-old dilemma – how to maintain peace and ensure safety with kids in the car. Parenting is not always easy, but these five tips for parenting in the... read more June 29, 2011 by 


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

U.S. House Bill Would Ban In-Car Cell Phone Use

Talking and texting while driving has been proven to be dangerous, but it's still common on America's highways. Those acts will become illegal if one U.S. Representative can... read more June 24, 2011 by 


 
Teen driving

Is A Nationwide Ban On Hand-Held Phone Use By Drivers Coming?

Talking on a hand-held cell phone while driving is currently illegal in nine states, and texting while driving is illegal in thirty-four. Both laws could be the most widely... read more June 24, 2011 by  2


 
Teen driving

NHTSA Puts Industry On Notice: A Car Is Not A Mobile Device

Continuing a campaign initiated by Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) addressed the... read more June 9, 2011 by  1


 
Texting while driving

Will Facebook In Cars Become Illegal?

The government is flexing its regulatory muscle again, and this time it's against social media on the road. While car manufacturers are looking for more ways to integrate... read more June 7, 2011 by 


 
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