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Mississippi, Oklahoma Make Life Miserable For Motorists

Mississippi, Oklahoma Make Life Miserable For Motorists

Back in May, we gave you our picks for the best (and worst) states for drivers. Now, another organization has compiled a similar list, and we're intrigued to see some overlap in the results. Here at TCC, we based our rankings of U.S. states on five criteria: Gas prices Miles driven per capita Speed... read more

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Traffic

The Worst Traffic In America? It's Not Los Angeles

Los Angeles might seem to be the nation's capital for gridlock, but according to Inrix, a provider of traffic data and information, the City Of Angels doesn't have the worst... read more May 24, 2012 by  5


 
The Best States For Driving--And The Worst

The Best States For Driving--And The Worst: Infographic

What makes a state a great place for driving? Is it lower gas prices, or fewer fellow travelers on the road? Or is it higher speed limits--whether it's on your way to a... read more May 23, 2012 by  3


 
Pedestrians: Small children walking across an intersection

Kids Who Grow Up Around Traffic: Less Functional Members Of Society?

Progress in technological advancements, easy and instant access to information and entertainment, and a host of other new and better items to make everyone’s life more... read more May 18, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Volkswagen Golf R

Total Car Score’s Top Cars For College Grads

Celebrating graduation from college may also be an occasion to venture into the new car market. With about-to-be college grads, and perhaps some of their parents, looking for... read more May 11, 2012 by  2


 
Praying hands. Image: Jan Smith

Salvation, Meet Convenience: Florida Church Offers Drive-Thru Prayer

There isn’t much you can’t do at a drive-thru window these days. Most of your basic needs, including food, liquor, pharmaceuticals and clean clothes can be met... read more April 23, 2012 by  1


 
Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford’s Driving Skills For Life Trains Teens To Become Safer Drivers

With high school proms and graduation coming up, parents are likely to relax the rules and give their teens more latitude and driving privileges. Yet the fact is that a... read more April 10, 2012 by  0


 
Older driver

Older Drivers Worry About Not Being Able To Drive: AAA

If it’s one thing we Americans cherish, it’s our ability to get in our cars and drive. But for nearly half of seniors, according to a new AAA survey, losing their... read more April 3, 2012 by  4


 
Gas prices in California [photo: Charlene Birkeland]

How Americans Are Coping With Rising Gas Prices: Survey

With gas prices on a meteoric rise, it’s not surprising that Americans are forced to come up with ways to deal with this incremental pain in the wallet. Bringing the... read more March 15, 2012 by  1


 
Older driver

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: December 5-9

The facts are clear and they’re quite startling. Dubbed the “silver tsunami” by the American Automobile Association (AAA), the first wave of Baby Boomers is... read more December 6, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Toyota Avalon

Car Buying Tips For Savvy Older Drivers

No disrespect here, but older drivers can sometimes use a little help in figuring out the whole car-buying process, and being happy with the results. With that in mind, we... read more October 7, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Driver Reaction Time Doubles With Texting: Study

Most of us probably already recognize that texting while driving is a dangerous behavior. Still, many drivers continue to do so, despite safety warnings about distracted... read more October 6, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Mitsubishi i

Ford's UAW Deal, Mitsu i First Drive, Tesla Model X: Car News Headlines

There's a new labor deal in town, but does it mean more new products are on the way from Dearborn? We have the story today at High Gear Media, along with our first drive of... read more October 4, 2011 by  0


 
Deer and car

Family Car Advice: Steer Clear Of Deer This Fall

While autumn brings the glorious color display of leaves along the highway, it’s also the start of fall breeding season for deer. That means motorists need to exercise... read more October 3, 2011 by  0


 
VPG MV-1

2011 VPG MV-1 Has Wheelchair Users In Mind

With all due respect to Janis Joplin, freedom is not just another word for nothing else to lose. For America’s 14 million adults using wheelchairs and scooters, freedom... read more September 29, 2011 by  4


 
Woman driving

By The Numbers: Women Are Worse At Parking Than Men

We’re not big on perpetuating stereotypes, and we’d dare anyone to tell Michele Mouton, Sabine Schmitz or Simona de Silvestro that women are less capable than men... read more September 27, 2011 by  1


 

 
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