Touching a button to unlock and start the car seems like magic. But there can be serious safety problems when a computer is running your car, not you! After Mercedes-Benz introduced keyless ignition in its 1999 S Class models in Germany, other carmakers soon followed suit and, in 2002, Cadillac […]
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Studies conducted by the Insurance Research Council indicate that about 16.1% of U.S. motorists are uninsured. Drivers of older cars are especially negligent: A whopping 40% of vehicles older than 15 years are driven by uninsured drivers. If you live in Florida, your odds of encountering an uninsured driver are […]
As small children, we learn that fire is dangerous and we’re taught to stay away from a long list of obvious fire sources such as fireplaces, fireworks, campfires, candles, lit cigarettes, matches, and more. As adults, we watch horrific videos of huge fires – forest fires, factory explosions, gas leaks […]
The gas that we use every day to heat a room, cook a meal, barbecue steaks, supply hot water or propel our lawn mower can cause smoke, fire, and poisonous fumes if equipment and appliances are not maintained. Among the most lethal dangers are natural gas and propane explosions, whether […]
Like many parents, you may be frustrated with what seems like the endless and thankless task of strapping your child in and out of a car seat several times a day. You have to be a rocket scientist to understand how to install the seat in the first place, and […]
The What and Why of Intersection Crashes An intersection is a road junction where two or more roadways meet, cross, or converge. In other words, functionally, an intersection is where traffic moving in different directions all comes together. If you live in an urban area, you navigate intersections dozens of […]