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AAA Seeks Safer Roads With Ban on Texting While Driving

AAA Seeks Safer Roads With Ban on Texting While Driving

f you are planning to drive through Rhode Island or New Hampshire and if you are also going to be doing some texting while you are driving in those states, be prepared to be pulled over by a state trooper or local policeman if they see you doing it. The reason for the caution is that as of the... read more

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Mercedes-AMG M178 engine

Engines: Bigger Isn't Always Better

Automotive manufacturers always seem to highlight some aspect of engine performance when they market new vehicles. They'll toss around horsepower and torque ratings, cylinder... read more January 14, 2010 by 


 
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Accessories To Help Get You Through the Winter

Some of you know you can count on a cold, snowy, icy winter every year, while others expect it to vary from mild to arctic. Either way, here are a few items that will help... read more January 14, 2010 by 


 
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Create a Maintenance Budget

There is a small list of items you can (and should) easily keep track of to assure a long, healthy life for your car. You may rely on your mechanic, or a dealership to tell... read more January 14, 2010 by 


 
2012 Ford Focus

Detroit Auto Show: Is the 2012 Ford Focus the American Family Car of the Future?

Ever since it was introduced there near the start of the new millennium the Ford Focus has been one of the hottest selling family hatchbacks in Europe. They are renowned for... read more January 14, 2010 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI

2010 Jetta SportWagon Diesel: VW Has Put Sport Into Wagon

I dont like station wagons, but the new VW SportWagen is a fun one to drive. I really enjoyed the last Jetta I drove (an 08 Jetta SE), so I was looking forward to testing the... read more January 9, 2010 by  3


 
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Idle Discussion: Warm It up or Start It and Drive It?

Everyone seems to have their opinion about letting a car's engine idle to warm up in cold weather. I wondered about the facts, and tried to track some down on the web. Here... read more January 9, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota 4Runner 4WD 4-door V6 SR5 (Natl) Instrument Cluster

Insuring Your Toyota Tundra10 CrewMax

The Toyota Tundra10 CrewMax is the largest truck in the Toyota pickup line. The 4x2 CrewMax is popular among builders, maintenance personnel, agricultural works, and others... read more January 8, 2010 by 


 
2010 Jeep Wrangler 4WD 2-door Rubicon Open Doors

Jeep Wrangler Auto Insurance Program: Will Chrysler Financial's Jeep Insurance Save You Money?

If you own a Jeep Wrangler and youre having trouble closing the deal on an affordable auto insurance policy, you might want to check out what Chrysler has cooking for you... read more January 8, 2010 by 


 
2010 Lincoln MKS 4-door Sedan 3.7L AWD Rear Exterior View

No Matter How Good You Are or Your Car Is, Black Ice Should Be Avoided

Unless you've never been through it, you'll never know the truth of the fact that if there's snow and ice on the ground, the best thing to do is lay low until it's all over... read more January 4, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Dodge Charger 4-door Sedan R/T RWD *Ltd Avail* Front Exterior View

Police Look To Charger as Replacement for Traditional Vehicle

Maybe it was last year's somewhat popular Street Kings, cop movie with Keanue Reeves, or maybe it was the slate gray shark-like unmarked that was dropped off in front of the... read more January 3, 2010 by 


 
2009 Saab 9-3 Touring

Saab Follows a Long Trail of Dying Car Brands in 2009

This has been a tough year on the automotive world. We have seen the loss of Pontiac and Saturn this year and now General Motors has opted to let Saab drive to that junkyard... read more December 31, 2009 by 


 
2009 Dodge Avenger 4-door Sedan R/T *Ltd Avail* Angular Front Exterior View

2009 Dodge Avenger- Road Trip -498 Miles

                               Somewhere eastbound just outside Concord, California, I knew the fate of the Dodge Avenger. It made me feel... read more December 31, 2009 by 


 
Driving on ice in Paignton, England

Safety Video: Why Driving On Ice Is Generally A Bad Idea

Ice Road Truckers do it for a living. Even Jeremy Clarkson and James May did it -- all the way to the freakin' North Pole. So why shouldn't you or I drive on ice? Because as... read more December 31, 2009 by 


 
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Study: Men Park Better Than Women (And VW Agrees)

Jokes about men's and women's driving abilities have fueled more stand-up routines than we care to remember, but a new study indicates that there may be some truth behind... read more December 28, 2009 by  5


 
Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore

Great Drives: A Pilgrimage, Of Sorts

This holiday season, High Gear Media wants to wish you the best possible end to a difficult year. We're reaching back into the archives and into our own lives for some... read more December 24, 2009 by 


 
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