Dashboard Warning Lights Explained

Did you know that there are over 130 different dashboard warning lights that display to drivers when accounting for every make and model on the road?

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Leading Causes of Car Accidents

Car accidents happen quite often in the United States and around the world.  They are the leading cause of death in the world today for people between the ages of 15-29, and over 37,000 people die on American roadways each year.

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Side Views Cameras in New Cars

Technology innovations in the automotive industry usually outpace the rules and regulations we follow. Camera usage in vehicles is currently being reviewed further. The United States plans to test and examine how side view cameras could eventually replace the traditional mirror to help drivers stay safe on roadways.

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Increase of the Average American Car Loan Length

Car payments have been rising in the United States, resulting in an increase in car loan length. Part of the reason for this trend is an increase in the average price of vehicles, reaching a record high of $36,000 in 2018.

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self-driving cars

Re-Mapping Our Roads for Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars appear to be in our future. Successful test runs of this technology from Uber and Waymo show that it is feasible to let our vehicles drive us automatically to where we need to go.

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Electric Car Battery Life

Electric car battery life is an interesting consideration to be made when purchasing this type of vehicle. As with most devices that require recharging, the quality of the results you receive will slowly decline with age. It’s like a smartphone that lasts all day at first but slowly over time won’t last as long.

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Can Police Draw Blood from an Unconscious Driver Without a Warrant?

Alex Wubbels, a nurse at University Hospital in Salt Lake City, settled on a $500,000 payment after being arrested for refusing to allow a police officer to draw blood from an unconscious patient.

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A Word of Caution About Keyless Ignitions

Keyless ignition systems first began appearing in vehicles in the 1990s, with a surge of interest in the early 2000s. As with most new features, it was the luxury models and high-end cars that received them first. If you owned a Mercedes-Benz S-Class during that time, then you were an early adopter of this technology.

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Limit the Speed of Semi-Trucks

Bipartisan Senate Bill to Limit the Speed of Semi-Trucks

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. want to make the highways safer in the United States through a bill that would limit the speed of semi-trucks. Bipartisan legislation is under consideration that would create an electronic limitation for all vehicles that would limit them to 65 mph.

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Manual Transmission: Where It Sells and Where It Doesn’t

It used to be a rite of passage for parents to teach their teen drivers how to use a manual transmission. You could hear the grinding of the gears during the weeks of driver’s education as young drivers worked to coordinate their feet with their hands.

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