Cars / Traffic

  • Easy Way To Stay on Top of Auto Recalls

      

    If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls for your specific make, model, and year of car. Here's a simple way to...

  • Best Cars of 2015

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new...

  • Top 10 Cars That Get the Most Tickets

      

    Got a lead foot? You probably won't to be seen in any of these cars, according to a new study from Insurance.com! There's been this longstanding idea that people in red cars are more likely to...

  • Driverless cars are ready for the road

      

    Within 2 years, one major U.S. automaker will be offering completely driverless cars among its other traditional nameplates!

  • Hands Free in a Car Has Its Own Dangers

      

    Many states ban the use of a cellphone when you're driving. They want you to do your calls and texts hands free. But it turns out those hands free laws could be more trouble than they're worth.New...

  • Would You Trade Your Privacy for Cheaper Car Insurance?

      

    There's a way to save on auto insurance that's gaining popularity, but you'll have to trade your privacy for lower premiums. Trading privacy for savings on auto insurance Under what's generally...

  • Save On Parking In Metro Areas

      

    There are a couple of sites that can save you big bucks the next time you need to park in a busy metro area or at an airport. It's no secret that parking can be very expensive in metro areas. In...

  • Apps That Help Prevent Texting While Driving

      

    Parents of teen drivers have yet more weapons in their arsenal when it comes to keeping their kids safe behind the wheel. I told you recently about a pay service called Textecution.com that...

  • 10 Worst Cities For Traffic

      

    Traffic is getting worse, but does your city rank in the Top 10?There are new stats from 24/7 Wall St./Inrix, the latter a leading-provider of traffic information, that lists the worst cities for...

  • Local government, red light camera installers in cahoots

      

      I am ultra-opposed to the red light cameras that are a presence in so many jurisdictions around the country.They're supposedly touted as a way to improve passenger safety and reduce the...

  • How to find the best auto repair shops

      

    When the chips are down and you need a car repair, where's the best place to get it done?Back in 1987, I bought an Acura Integra. When it needed service, a friend who also had an Integra...

  • The Clark Smart Steps for Buying a New Car

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank and prequalify...

  • Mugshot websites prey on traffic violators

      

    Imagine getting a speeding ticket and having to pay a ransom when a third party website posts your name without a picture, implying you're a serious criminal. The Baltimore Sun  reports...

  • Best public transit is still the bus

      

    As American cities face crushing traffic, BRT (bus rapid transit) systems could offer one solution. You have arguments all over the country about public transit. At the same time, most of us get...

  • The worst thing you can do after an accident

      

    When you're in a fender bender, what's the one thing you shouldn't do post-accident? Not surprisingly, it involves social media! According to the blog Daily Finance, insurance adjusters...