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Latest Auto Technology Making Our Roads Very Unsafe

It appears that our love of technology is making our roads unsafe. Besides texting and driving and retweeting while behind the wheel, our car's technology is distracting for for dangerously long periods of time, on average 40 seconds per incident, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic...
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Car Rental Companies Cashing In On Toll Roads

Renting a car can be like navigating a gauntlet of free and charges that are not necessarily ones you have to pay. From insurance coverage to express fuel options,the convenience of time comes with extra rental fees has now been expanded to pre-paid tolls. As more road become pay-as-you-drive,...
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Riding With Your Feet On The Dashboard is Dangerous

If you enjoy riding in the passenger seat of the car with your feet on the dashboard, you may want to stop the practice. A Georgia woman says she regularly put her feet on top of the dashboard and now regrets it. Two years ago, the car she was in was involved in an accident that caused the airbags...
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Why You Should Sing Along With The Radio

There are times when you are in the car and your favorite song comes on the radio. It’s the start of an impromptu concert with the singing styles of...YOU! Whether it's in the shower or with your best friends, singing out loud is very healthy! Singing releases endorphins, which helps elevate mood,...
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Florida Mother Complains Police Car Too Hot After Leaving Her Son Locked In Hot Car

The saying goes, "What's good for the goose is good for the gander" as a mother of a 5 year old is arrested after leaving the boy locked inside a hot car for over 30 minutes while she sent shopping. Last week, a 30 year old Colleen Walker went to a South Daytona Dollar General and left her son...
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How To Carry A Child's Car Seat Without Back And Neck Pain

The struggle is real! Carrying your infant in a car seat from the car into the store, daycare or house usually results in neck, wrist and back pain. That's because looping your arm through the handle and having it rest in the crook of your elbow is totally wrong. The addition of 20 pounds dangling...
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Following Another Car Is A Dangerous Practice

The days of the car caravan may be over as the practice of following another car actually is a risky business. Drivers who follow another car to the same destination are more likely to drive dangerously. The study found that drivers following the lead car drove faster, made turns at more erratic...
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The Costs Of Vacationing With Your Pet

While the family plans on a summer vacation, most family pets rarely get the chance to join their family and end up staying at home or being boarded in a kennel. But there is a growing trend of people taking their pets with them and while the costs of boarding can be expensive, travel experts warn...
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Running Your Car On Empty All The Time May Cost You Big Bucks In Repairs

So you like living on the edge? Driving around town with your low gas warning light on, relying on the car's computer estimation of how many more miles you can travel until the tank is empty. While as thrilling as it may be, you may be causing some damage to your car that could potentially cost you...
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A Truck's Manual Transmission Ends A Criminal's Escape From The Law

When it comes to protecting your car from being stolen, you may want to buy one with a manual transmission. Randy Dewayne Vert was arrested outside Birmingham, Alabama Wednesday morning after leading police on a car chase with tops speed breaking 25mph. Sheriff Deputies responded when a delivery...
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