DWI – NO REFUSAL WEEKEND

Most people believe that New Year’s Eve is likely the holiday where the most DWI arrests occur. Not true…that is just one evening. Most arrests actually occur at my family reunions. My Mother is the eldest of ten sisters. Every one of them, with the exception of my Mom are all mean, drinking bar-fighting women.…

Live, Learn and Save

Not only are gas prices skyrocketing, insurance rates seem to be going up too. As a result, more people are taking a defensive driving class to get an insurance discount. Not only adults, but teens as well. In most states, taking a defensive driving class will award you with a three year discount on your…

A SAFE CAR FOR TEEN DRIVERS

Teen and Driver…now there are two words that scare the heck out of most people. And, when the two words are combined, that’s when it’s the scariest. My daughter turned 16 last October. She has had her provisional driver’s license since then, but I have been too “busy” to take her to the DPS to…

Hot Days Mean Pricey Gas

Gas prices are incredibly high right now and only getting worse. I always shop around for the best gas prices. Driving around searching on empty, of course. Who can afford to actually fill the tank anymore? Consumer groups say there is a summertime secret that is cheating you at the pump out of billions of…

The High Price of Haulin’

Gas prices are on the rise, just in case you’ve been so distracted by the March Madness you didn’t realize. According to a recent story on Weekend Edition Sunday on National Public Radio, “The national average for unleaded gas has risen to $3.50 a gallon only three times in history. This year’s rise to that…

YOUR SICK RIDE

Why does my garage floor look like a Jackson Pollock painting? Swirls of lubricants and oils, yellow, red and blue. Something is leaking from somewhere and I need to get to the bottom of it before it’s too late. My car is slowly bleeding out and I don’t know what to do. It would be…

DRIVING NAKED

Got your attention?  This blog is not about driving naked.  But it does sound like fun, doesn’t it? Do you want to know what I had for breakfast? Froot Loops and a Dr. Pepper. That’s one great thing about being a grownup. You can do whatever the heck you want and no one can tell…