driving

Speed Limit And Speed Trap Info Added To Google Maps

Good news for those who are fans of Google Maps when driving. The company announced it is rolling out speed limit warnings, speed trap and mobile radar locations. The features are borrowed from Google-owned Waze and will appear in the iOS and Android Maps. Now you will see the road speed limit in a...
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Live Oak International

Here is your chance to win tickets to the 28th Annual Live Oak International, March 7th through March 10th at Oak Plantation. The largest international-level combined driving and show jumping tournament in the country, the Live Oak International attracts some of the best drivers, trainers, coaches...
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Pedestrians Killed By Vehicles Highest In Nearly 30 Years

Some good reasons to put away your phone when walking along the sidewalk as a new report estimates the number of people hit and killed by a vehicle climbed to its highest level in nearly 30 years with Florida leading the nation in fatalities . Data reviewed by the Governors Highway Safety...
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The Dangers of Driving Drowsy

Drivers know the dangers of drinking and driving. It is a constant message that is repeated over and over. But something just as dangerous but often overlooked is driving drowsy. One in 5 Americans who have taken prescription sleeping aids admit they had gotten behind the wheel within 7 hours after...
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Study Claims Men Are Better At Travel Directions

Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend and fresh fodder on an age old topic, who is better with traveling directions. According to a researcher, men are better than women when it comes to navigating directions. Lead researcher Alexander Boone says that based on two individual experiments that...
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Do You Turn On Your Car's Parking Lights When You Park?

So what are the parking lights on your car used for? Your car has them but do you remember the last time you used them? The flasher or hazard light setting covers your car if it becomes disabled on the roadway. Headlights light the way at night and taillights makes sure no one runs into you at...
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Self-Driving Taxis To Begin Serving The Villages

Usually new technology doesn't mix well with older people but it appears self-driving taxis will be serving The Villages starting this year. Voyage is a startup that has been operating a handful of self-driving cars in the San Jose, Calif.-based retirement community also called The Villages, says...
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Driving While Tired Just As Dangerous As Driving Drunk

We have numerous rules and laws to keep dangerous drunk drivers off the road, but there is no law against driving drowsy, which according to a new study is just as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol. Not getting enough sleep or poor sleep can affect your mind and body as exhausted...
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Researchers: A Long Commute Leads to a Lower IQ

If you have a long commute, it could be hurting your intelligence. Seriously. A new study has found that people who spend more than two hours a day in a car will see a steady reduction in their intelligence. The British researchers found that motorists who spend more than two hours a day in a car...
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Proposed law Would Let Police Use "Texalyzer"

New York lawmakers are considering legislation that would let police use a "textalyzer" device at accident scenes to immediately determine if drivers were texting. A man named Ben Lieberman, who's 19 year-old son died in a New York highway accident in 2011, has partnered with tech company...
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