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NJ Plans to Crack Down on Drinking (Coffee) and Driving

by Bridget Clerkin on

For decades, drivers around the country have been warned not to drink and drive, but for New Jersey motorists, that rule may soon apply to another accident-causing, dark brown, bitter liquid: coffee. The caffeinated substance is in the crosshairs of a new bill being shopped around the state legislature that would make drinking coffee while […]

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Pokémon NO: Why You Shouldn’t Catch and Drive by Bridget Clerkin on

What has higher HP, your Charizard—or your car? Several battles have been waged between the two lately, and so far, the cars have been taking much more damage. For those who are unaware, a phenomenon by the name of Pokémon GO was recently unleashed upon the world, and the fallout from the planet’s first widespread […]

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The Future of Car Safety by Bridget Clerkin on

Distracted driving is an epidemic responsible for claiming a growing number of lives each year. But some of those same technologies so frequently responsible for taking our eyes off the road are being reworked to help ensure we drive more safely. In fact, the future of our driving safety rests largely in the hands of […]

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5 Must-Read Tips for a Stress Free Commute by Jason Biggs on

A long commute in heavy traffic is a fact of life for many of us. We’d like to share some great tips that will keep you safe and in the right state of mind when you’re going to work or headed for home, sweet home. 1. “Go” Before You Go If you’re the type that […]

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Distracted Driving Triple Threats by Bridget Clerkin on

In an endlessly connected world—where our cars talk to us nearly as much as our passengers do, vehicle entertainment systems are racing to be the best and biggest, and a text, tweet, or status update is no further than a pocket or purse away—there are plenty of ways to drive distracted. There are three main […]

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New Considerations Being Taken in Government Car Safety Ratings by Bridget Clerkin on

For years, our cars have been getting smarter and taking on more and more responsibilities that were once exclusive to their human drivers. Now, in a move to keep pace with the quickly modernizing industry, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will begin incorporating that technology into its famous 5-Star Safety Rating. The change […]

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