In the past decades, we have seen the automobile industry appear more and more frequently in discussions about climate change and the problem of environmental pollution. Institutions around the globe have undertaken the initiative to achieve more sustainable transport and decrease the effects of driving not only on nature but also on the population’s health and lifestyle choices. US government officials have begun examining the situation in other wealthy European countries, and how they deal with this ever growing problem, ... Continue Reading →
The new BMW sports wagon makes me think that maybe people overseas do not have such a bad taste after all. Something peculiar is going on and we are about to find that out. So, read on!
Before we take a better look at the BMW mentioned above, it will do us well if we review the history of that vehicle. It all started with the development of the famous BMW Series 3. They are an entry level ... Continue Reading →
When you ask people if they are better than the average driver, 90% say yes. But this is statistically impossible. Because, you know, 50% have to fall below the midpoint. It’s how averages work. Yet there is another statistical phenomenon. People gravitate towards averages. That is on a scale of 10, most people are between 3 and 7 at driving. So, the majority of us are not perfect, and we make mistakes. Today we will look at ... Continue Reading →
The cold weather drives many people away from northern states and a lot of them look for a change to a warmer climate. So whether you are a snowbird, who just wants to move south for the winter, or you are permanently relocating from New York to Arizona, you will still need some information about moving there. And you are in luck, because this is the right place to get it!
Our guide will cover main car shipping questions you may ... Continue Reading →
Nevertheless, the more you know about transporting a car, the better your shipping experience will be. Let us answer some important questions about shipping a car across the country.
The process starts with you deciding how you want to move the vehicle. Most people choose to hire an auto transport company. In this guide we will talk about the option of driving as well. When hiring a shipping company make sure you research well and choose wisely.
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While Europeans have long been opting for public transport, bicycles, and walking, Americans seem to be determined to stick to their cars. Often, an average American family is dependent on more than one vehicle. And “the big garage” has become an essential part of the perfect American family dream house.
According to the 2008 Experian Automotive study, an average American family relies precisely on 2.28 cars. The study showed that 66% of Americans owned two or more cars.
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Winter could be a tricky season if you are not prepared. Whether you are driving, walking or skiing, being prepared is the key to make sure it goes well. Winter is the coldest season with temperatures often dropping below zero and snow and ice storms accompanying that. During the winter months schools are on winter break and children keep warm inside, less people are on the streets and opposite to that we drive more.
We drive more because we are cold ... Continue Reading →
For some, this is a dream of a lifetime. They plan the perfect route with landmarks and select the best time of the year to get the most out of each location. Some invest regular weekly time intro prepping a playlist. They continue collecting a road trip playlist for years, picking the best songs. Often it starts as a weekend off-the-beaten-path singles, but then it becomes so long that it deserves more than that.
If this has ... Continue Reading →
Truck speed limits across the country have been a hot topic for discussion over the past few months. Officials in a few states have initiated discussions on possible future changes to the rules on speed limits.
Ever since the Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act (STURAA) of 1987, some states have had the right to raise speed limits from 55 mph, which was then the national speed limit, to 65 mph on rural interstate highways. After this date, some States ... Continue Reading →
Looking for unique experiences, we readily give up the comfort of the paved road. Many of us want to leave all rules and regulations behind. We willingly challenge ourselves and our cars into going into the wild to discover our own new paths. Chasing the adventure, we take to nature’s steep slopes, deep lakes, rolling rivers, and fun in the mud. Still, safety is an important part of any adrenaline provoking experience, and off-roading is not an exception.
To help you ... Continue Reading →