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Insurance Map of Detroit Freeways Extra Costs Coming Your Way, Michigan Motorists by Bridget Clerkin on

Michigan may be the birthplace of the car, but instead of paying homage to the state’s rich automotive history, residents are simply being asked to pay. Another vehicle-related rate hike went into effect in the Great Lakes State earlier this month, this one asking residents for an extra $10 per car, truck, or bus covered […]

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Safety & Driving The first self-driving fatality—caused by a 2016 wreck in Florida—could have stemmed from a driver who did not heed directions from his car to take over steering. Driver Ignored Warnings in Fatal Self-Driving Tesla Accident by Allison Perrine on

A report on the first self-driving car fatality released last week found the driver ignored seven visual warning signs to put his hands on the wheel before wrecking. On May 7, 2016, Ohio resident Joshua Brown, 40, was driving a Tesla Model S on a highway in Williston, Florida. He was driving at 74 MPH, […]

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Tickets & Violations Undocumented drivers are making California's roads safer--but they're under attack elsewhere. Illegal & Behind the Wheel: How Undocumented Drivers Treat Our Roads—And How They’re Treated for It by Bridget Clerkin on

California is not exactly known for its breezy highway driving. The state’s roads snake their way through its highly populated areas, gaining lanes and traffic as they go, until eventually—inevitably—they get absorbed by a freeway, like tributaries depositing into a river. And in 2015, California added more than 605,000 drivers to that flow—all of whom […]

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License & Endorsements Drivers in Connecticut will now receive their driver's licenses via mail rather than in-person. CT to Begin Mailing Permanent State ID/DL Cards by Ryan Gallagher on

Earlier this month the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) began exclusively mailing driver’s licenses and identification cards to customers in an effort to combat identity fraud. Those obtaining or renewing a license will still have to drop by a DMV office to get their picture taken; however, no licenses or IDs will be handed […]

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Registration & Titling Car Emissions Measurement. Photo taken with SAMSUNG GALAXY K zoom Illinois Emissions Tests—And Reminders—Are Back Again by Bridget Clerkin on

Need to renew your registration in Illinois? You’ll have to get in line—and it may take a while. Illinois drivers are now required to have an emissions test performed on their vehicle before they can renew their registration. It sounds like a routine regulation, but it’s the second time this year the Prairie State has […]

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Moving & Traveling Family Unpacking Boxes in New Home Moving Your Family: Tips for Moving with Kids by Kat Saks on

Moving can be tough, especially when you have a family and you’re moving out of state. All the packing, the goodbyes to old friends, and the readjustment to a new city – moving can take its toll on kids. Learn how to make your next relocation easier on your family with these simple tips. Start […]

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Buying & Selling 2017 Soul Turbo Review: 2017 Kia Soul! by Angelo Ilumba on

Despite its polarizing “boxiness,” the Kia Soul has gained a loyal fan base over the years, and has easily become one of the Korean carmaker’s best selling vehicles. Of course you don’t obtain loyal fans without listening to them, and that’s just what Kia has done with the new Soul! (Exclaim). Kia Soul enthusiasts have […]

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