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Chrysler Cold Shoulders Government’s Recall Request

by Jeff Wozer on

BREAKING NEWS: Chrysler agrees to recall on 1.56 Million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys. Check out the latest recall news. Chrysler this week told Jeep owners to drive at their own risk, after refusing to recall approximately 2.7 million of the vehicles that the government claims are susceptible to fuel tank fires in rear-end collisions. […]

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Driver Signs: A Zodiac Guide to Your Road Habits by Jen Lamboy on

After reading a recent article on the horrendous driving habits of the apparently accident-prone Libra, I needed a hug. Or chocolate. Or perhaps someone to say, “Sure, you drive like shizzle, but you’re really likeable so who cares, right?” Instead, I got up, dusted my Libra-self off, and consulted the stars to seek the truth. […]

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Say Hello to Tougher Texting-While-Driving Penalties, New York! by Alicia Sparks on

New York is beefing up its cell phone laws; rather, the penalties for violating those laws. Before today, all drivers–regardless of license type–faced a three-point penalty on their driving records if they were caught texting while driving. Sounds pretty standard, right? However, during a recent news conference, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that as of […]

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The REAL ID Act: Are You Ready for a National ID? by Lauren McClure on

People throughout the country might see some big changes happening to their driver’s licenses and state IDs. As of February 2013, 19 states have demonstrated compliance with the REAL ID Act, a piece of legislature that imposes much stricter measures on how people can obtain a driver’s license, and sets more thorough standards as to […]

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New Study: Voice Texting and Traditional Texting Equally Distracting by Alicia Sparks on

With last month being Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the topic of driving while on a cell phone has people talking. In fact, the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) at Texas A&M University has released a new study comparing driver distraction levels during voice-to-text and traditional texting. The study was pretty straightforward. Forty-three participants between the ages […]

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Federal Agency Stirring Around the Idea of Lowering BAC Limit to .05 Percent by Alicia Sparks on

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 […]

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Pot Runs to Legalized Marijuana States Putting Cops on High Alert by Jeff Wozer on

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. Hitting […]

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