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Tesla Poised For Triumph In New Jersey, Could Relaunch Sales Next Month

Tesla Poised For Triumph In New Jersey, Could Relaunch Sales Next Month

In the not-too-distant future, someone is going to make a documentary about electric automaker Tesla. It'll be weightier than the one National Geographic put together, and hopefully, it'll be long enough to cover the many twists and turns along the company's road to success -- including one that... read more

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Car shopping

Would You Rather Buy A Car On Sunday Or Simply Shop In Peace?

Like many other states, New Jersey is a study in contrasts. It's the birthplace of the working man's hero, Bruce Springsteen, and the appallingly self-entitled cast of Jersey... read more September 23, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Fan Petitions White House To 'Allow Tesla Motors To Sell Directly To Consumers'

Since President Obama launched Petitions.WhiteHouse.gov in 2011, scores of Americans have filed petitions with the federal government. Some have been fairly straightforward... read more June 27, 2013 by  1


 
Austin, Texas (by Flickr user milpool79 via Wikimedia)

Everything's Bigger In Texas -- Even Privacy Protections

If you're worried about personal privacy in the digital age, keep reading: there may be some good news ahead. Cell phones, laptops, and other modern conveniences have been a... read more March 8, 2013 by 


 
Teen Driver - photo courtesy of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

New CA Law Allows Hands-Free Texting: It's Getting Murky

With existing driver texting bans in 39 states, a new law passed last week by California Gov. Jerry Brown to allow hands-free texting by drivers promises to shake things up a... read more July 17, 2012 by  2


 
Angry Driver with Road Rage

Don't Get Mad, Don't Get Even: New Jersey Outlaws Road Rage

On Friday, New Jersey governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill that stiffens penalties for drivers convicted of road rage. The law is known as "Jessica Rogers' Law"... read more April 23, 2012 by  1


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

States With All Driver Texting Ban: 35 Down, 15 To Go

Come this Thursday, March 8, Pennsylvania will be the latest state with an all-driver texting ban that goes into effect. The tally so far: 35 states, plus Washington, D.C... read more March 5, 2012 by 


 
Honda Logo on Civic Si Coupe

Alabama Nabs Honda Exec A Week After Jailing Mercedes Manager Under Immigration Law

Many of the people arrested under Alabama's new immigration law--immigrants from Central and South America, documented or not--get no media attention. A state that arrests or... read more December 4, 2011 by  34


 
Drunk driver

Alcohol Anklets To Help Stop Hard Core Drunk Drivers

While alcohol-related fatalities are a frighteningly real statistic, the fact is that ignition interlock devices used as a preventive measure to keep hard core drunk drivers... read more October 19, 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 


 
cigarettes, taken by Flickr user Schnella Schnyder

Butt Out: New York Bans Smoking In Cars When Kids Are Present

Secondhand smoke kills – so it should come as no surprise that lawmakers would introduce a bill to ban smoking in cars where children are present. In fact, a New York... read more June 14, 2011 by  11


 
Gay Flag

Nissan Comes Out Of The Closet Against Anti-Gay Tennessee Law

If you didn't already know what Nissan's words meant, you'd likely have no idea what the company was saying in a statement it released yesterday. So we'll translate. "Nissan... read more May 24, 2011 by  16


 
teen driver

Graduated Teen Licensing To Become Federally Mandated?

The days of unrestricted driver's licenses at age 16 are, for the most part, long gone. Yet not all states have acted to reel in teen drivers and help keep them safe. Now... read more March 9, 2011 by  10


 
1997 Mazda MPV LX

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Lets Mazda Seatbelt Lawsuit Proceed, But What Does It Mean?

The United States Supreme Court today ruled that the family of a woman killed in an accident in 2002 would be allowed to proceed with its suit against Mazda despite Mazda's... read more February 24, 2011 by  4


 
seatbelt wearer

New Backseat Seatbelt Rules Close A Loophole In Some States

Most states now require adults, as well as kids in back, to be buckled up. But it's a little-known fact, to some motorists, that some of these laws don't apply to adults in... read more August 20, 2010 by 


 
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