Holiday Safety Tips

Happy holidays! Or perhaps I should say happy safe holidays. I typically write blogs focusing on driving. And next week I do plan to focus on driving in inclement weather. But it’s important to stop and think about those that are less fortunate. Those that, in order to give, they feel that they must need…

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…

RESPECT YOUR ELDERS…THEN PASS THEM

People love to poke fun at elderly drivers.From their sluggish driving speed to not being able to see over their own dashboard.And, well, both are a bit dangerous if you really think about it. My parents are now about a decade past their prime retirement age. I was telling my sister how I had noticed…

I’M CAUGHT IN A TRAP…I CAN’T GET OUT…

Speed traps in North America.Cha ching!Where do we start?There are several websites whose sole purpose is to locate and create a listing of speed traps across the country.Speedtrap.org is one such website.(Another option that I feel has saved me from being ticketed over the years? Just drive like a nervous Chihuahua and look out for…

Get the evil out of you!

Spiritual driving, yeah we’re gonna get deep with this one.When it comes to driving your vehicle, there are two forces at work, the good and the evil. The evil is my “addictions” and I’m not talking about drugs, (I’ve been clean since Oct 8, 2002)  I am talking about my other addictions that plague me…

Getting on the freeway

[youtube GbJ-1UdqR9w] Just the other day I was on the freeway on ramp, when this guy in front of me is doing 30mph on the entrance ramp!  How in the (Insert the name of a warm place here) does this jerk think he is going to merge on the freeway at that speed?  The speed…