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L.A. Plans 405 Shutdown, Drivers Predict Carmageddon

L.A. Plans 405 Shutdown, Drivers Predict Carmageddon

The ever-congested 405 Freeway in Los Angeles will be closed for 53 hours over a weekend in July, and drivers and hyperactive media are predicting a traffic "Carmageddon" in a city already known for paralyzing traffic at the oddest hours of the day. The section of Interstate 405 in West L.A... read more

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Studies Prove The Obvious: Commuting Is Bad For You

This just in: the longer your daily commute, the less likely you are to be happy, healthy and even married for any length of time. A new study by researchers at Umea... read more June 1, 2011 by  0

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Disabled Parking Stickers: Abuse Skyrockets

If you’re like me, you seethe beneath the surface every time you see an able-bodied person use a blue or red disabled parking placard to take up the best, closest... read more May 31, 2011 by  3

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Study: 75 Percent Of Seasoned Drivers Would Fail Written Exam

If you’ve been driving for twenty years and have a clean driving record, chances are you consider yourself a good driver. A recent study by would beg to... read more May 29, 2011 by  9

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Memorial Day Driving, Indy 500 Cars For Sale: Today's Car News

Memorial Day weekend has officially arrived--and you'll be elbow-to-elbow out there on the long trip to fun. [FamilyCarGuide] If you can believe a new study, one in five... read more May 27, 2011 by  0


Don't You Hate It When You're Driving And...? #YouTellUs

Memorial Day is upon us and traffic is bound to be a nightmare leaving whatever city you live in. More than any other, expect maybe for Thanksgiving, this weekend is the... read more May 27, 2011 by  1


Proof Positive: Nearly 1 In 5 Drivers Unfit For the Road

If you’re like me, you take great delight in complaining about other drivers. There’s a guilty pleasure waiting for those of us who snipe, snarl, and generally... read more May 26, 2011 by  4


Unfit To Drive? Study Says It's 1 In 5

According to a new study by GMAC Insurance, nearly 37 million Americans – about 18 percent – are unfit to drive on the road. That’s nearly one in five... read more May 26, 2011 by  0

Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Facebook Group Calls For Men To Attack Saudi Women Drivers

Activism isn't for the faint of heart. If it were, everyone would be doing it. Take, for instance, the handful of women in Saudi Arabia who are encouraging other women to... read more May 26, 2011 by  5

Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Saudi Arabian Activist Arrested For Urging Women To Drive

Break the law, go to jail. So it is here, often, and so it is too in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Even if the "law" is one not found in any other country, not officially... read more May 23, 2011 by  1

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Top 10 Road Trip Cars Of 2011

Summer is right around the corner and, if you’re like a majority of Americans, you’re thinking about taking some sort of road trip. Maybe it’s to the... read more May 19, 2011 by  1

Angry Driver with Road Rage

Family Car Advice: Watch Out For Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving--call it road rage, if you want--isn't just a danger for the driver losing their temper. It's a problem for everyone they approach and pass, which is why... read more May 15, 2011 by  0

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Are Americans Too Fat Because We Eat And Drive?

In the realm of the only-partially ridiculous, FamilyCarGuide came across a story in Fast Company to the effect that we can blame driving for why we’re fat in America... read more May 12, 2011 by  3

Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Saudi Women Use Facebook To Urge Defiance Of Driving Ban

In some countries, the phrase 'women drivers' may be a grumble or a catch phrase. In Saudi Arabia, it denotes something quite different: a fight by a few progressive women... read more May 11, 2011 by  2

2011 Land Rover Range Rover

Increased Driving And Texting Penalties: Deterrent Or Nanny State?

It could soon be more expensive to drive and text in California, as the state Senate just voted to raise financial penalties for talking or texting on hand-held phones while... read more May 2, 2011 by  0

Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy Los Angeles

Mercedes Targets L.A. For First U.S. Teen Driving School

In October of this year, teens residing in Los Angeles will have the opportunity to take driver’s training at the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy – the... read more April 29, 2011 by  0


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