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.
Strange times. In the same year marijuana was legalized in two states – Colorado and Washington – Twinkies were taken off the store shelves. Despite this bittersweet victory, 4/20 revelers will be out in mass celebrating marijuana’s red letter day. If you plan on celebrating pot’s growing legal legitimacy be aware of the dangers associated [...]
You probably stopped on Monday. We all did. Whatever any of us were doing, when we heard the news of the Boston Marathon bombings, our afternoon came to a halt. Perhaps because, as a nation, we are still licking our wounds, post 9/11. Or perhaps because we shared the pain, fear and panic that connects [...]
The latest recall by Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Mazda includes more than 3.4 million cars. The cause: defective airbags. The source: Takata Corp., the second largest supplier of airbags and seatbelts in the world. Toyota Recall April 2013 Toyota announced today that it’s conducting a voluntary recall of approximately 170,000 front passenger airbag inflators the [...]
Distracted driving has been catching the attention of lawmakers countrywide. Today, 20% of US states ban hand-held cell phone use while driving, while another 80% ban texting behind the wheel, altogether. But what about using your smart phone GPS while driving? Some argue this falls outside of the realm of distracted driving laws. One California [...]
Just as you are what you eat, you also are what you drive. The type of vehicle you own conveys insight on your personality, your likes and dislikes, your hobbies, preferred pets and more. Minivan cheers and hoots: You spend every weekend pretending you like all the other parents at your child’s soccer games. Street [...]