Fossil Fuels

As plastic is made from oil and oil is made from dead dinosaurs, how much actual real dinosaur is there in a plastic dinosaur? Or, a better question would be, how much of your own car is made from dead dinosaurs, since cars are now made out of plastic, derived from fossil fuels? Technically, you…

BUYING A USED CAR

In a perfect World, we’d all own a brand new car. If you can afford a new car along with the taxes and the full coverage insurance that a new car requires, then you’re a snot and can stop reading this right now. If not, please read on and we’ll explore the options to look…

Speed Limits Have Increased

Unless you’ve recently had your license revoked, you’ve probably noticed that speed limits have increased. Since 2013, speeds have become more extreme, and they continue to increase. Although driving under the speed limit, or not with the flow of traffic has been found to cause more crashes than speeding, the high impact from speeding crashes…

The Car of the Future

It is said that the car of the future will be the most powerful computer you will ever own. The chips inside driverless cars will be as powerful as those used in some supercomputers. A supercomputer packed inside of a box the size of a car stereo. But don’t tell my mother. She’ll throw a…

Smoking With Kids In The Car

It’s hard to believe that, not too long ago, people could smoke on airplanes. We all know from experience that there are babies on airplanes. That could be one reason why they cried back then. Most of them probably had ear tubes and were taking medication for ear infections because of our ignorance about the…

More Car Myths Busted

Is it just a myth that having a heavy key chain, loaded with keys is bad for your ignition? Apparently it does. The weight, combined with bouncing while you drive can wear out the tumblers inside the ignition and eventually lead to ignition switch failure. So, here is just one of the car myths busted.…

TexasSure

In Texas, 1 out of every 5 vehicles is uninsured. Now Texas knows which ones they are via the TexasSure Vehicle Insurance Verification program. So, police who are patrolling know when they run your plates or scan your registration sticker if you have liability limitations or not. And, now that they have implemented the Texas…

Stolen Motor Vehicle

Did you know that, according to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) a stolen motor vehicle is reported every 44 seconds in the United States? My car isn’t on the list of the top ten reported stolen vehicles. I don’t know whether I should be relieved or insulted. But the Dodge Charger is number…