Yesterday’s Bike to Work Day had many car hounds scratching their heads as they noticed an inordinate number of people walking around the office with matted bike-helmet hair, shouting “on your left” while walking past in the hallway. But for those who have been well aware that National Bike Month is upon us—those who’ve been [...]
One drink might earn you a DUI, if states listen to new recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Although the number of alcohol-related highway fatalities has dropped significantly since America lowered its blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit to 0.08 percent, the current cutoff point isn’t exactly a gold standard, says the NTSB. The [...]
Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws to legalize medicinal marijuana. Two states, Colorado and Washington, have taken it one step further by legalizing recreational weed in general. Meanwhile, in neighboring states where marijuana remains illegal, beer runs are being replaced with pot runs. A fact not lost on law enforcement. <h2>Hitting [...]
I wrote a post last week on the DMV.org blog about Iron Man and rental car insurance. I used Iron Man as my means to walk readers though the somewhat- complicated topic of car rental insurance: Specifically, how Tony Stark might answer the rental car representative when it was time to decide if he should [...]
Drivers beware. A small, smart, and highly watchful plug-in device might be heading to a steering column near you. But who says Big Brother can’t use its all-seeing powers for good? If you allow your insurer to track certain everyday driving habits, you could be in line for serious car insurance savings. As car insurance [...]
I’ve been waiting for Iron Man 3 to open in theaters since seeing the trailer for the first time months ago. In anticipation of the May 3 release date, I found myself reading up on the plot on Wikipedia’s Iron Man 3 page. But instead of envisioning Iron Man’s standoff with the Mandarin or wondering [...]
We hear it all the time: Driving and cell phones don’t mix. Yet auto accidents involving drivers on their cell phones increasingly plague our roads. DMV.org’s solution: Raise awareness! Take our Distracted Driving Awareness Quiz and let the truth be your guide.