broken guardrail

Study shows taller guardrails could save lives

Motorists likely take it for granted, but countless hours of engineering and research go into planning even some of the most mundane components of our transportation system. That includes guardrails lining thousands of miles of U.S. roads. A recent study shows said guardrails may be due for a... read more

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Kimi Raikkonen instructs Natalie Pinkham on ice driving technique

Kimi Raikkonen Teaches Ice Driving - Or Not: Video

It’s often said that those who can, do, while those who can’t, teach. There’s no denying the fact that Lotus F1 Team star Kimi Raikkonen can wheel a Formula... read more March 13, 2013 by

Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Study Shows That Ferrari Drivers Don’t Generally Enjoy Driving

Owning a Ferrari is the dream of many car enthusiasts the world over, since the iconic Italian brand is forever linked with performance and handling. According to a new... read more March 13, 2013 by


Drivers Rejoice: Maryland Woman Ticketed For Obstructing Left Lane

For those of us who spend a fair amount of time driving the interstate highways, few things are more frustrating than the self-righteous or completely unaware drivers that... read more March 12, 2013 by

A meteorite streaks across the sky near Chelyabinsk, in the Russian Urals

Meteorites, One More Danger For Russian Drivers: Video

By now, we thought we’d seen every possible type of Russian driving horror from the ever-present dashboard camera footage posted to YouTube. It turns out we were wrong... read more February 15, 2013 by

The Cadillac ATS, now featuring PAL

The Cadillac ATS Wants To Be Your PAL

Just when you think you have every automotive acronym figured out, General Motors goes and invents a new one. In this case it’s “PAL,” which stands for... read more December 20, 2012 by

Road rage, Australian style

Road Rage - It's Not Just For Americans Anymore: Video

We here in America tend to view road rage as a uniquely domestic phenomenon, with the chances of an encounter increasing proportionally to the amount of traffic on the road... read more December 19, 2012 by

Daan Roosegaard's designs for safer highways

Smarter Highway Design Could Soon Make Driving Safer

The problem with highway signs is that drivers rarely, if ever, pay attention to them. “Keep right, except to pass” may as well be written in hieroglyphics for... read more November 8, 2012 by

Welcome to Texas

Texas Green-Lights The 85 MPH Speed Limit

On August 30, the Texas Transportation Commission voted to approve a speed limit of 85 miles per hour on a 41-mile stretch of toll road linking Austin and San Antonio. While... read more September 7, 2012 by

Police car with headlights on

Traveling For Labor Day? Check The National Speed Trap Exchange First

For those who spend a disproportionate amount of time driving cars, speed traps are an ever-present danger to driver’s licenses and insurance rates. No matter how much... read more August 29, 2012 by

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

Porsche Copies Nissan's Playbook, Adds Rev-Matched Downshifting

There is a simple joy in a properly rev-matched manual gearbox downshift that’s near impossible to describe. For a brief moment in time, years of practice blend muscle... read more August 29, 2012 by

Golden Gate Bridge, connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California

San Francisco Ponders Taxing Drivers By Mileage

Building and maintaining roads, bridges and tunnels is an expensive proposition, and rising costs mean that municipal, county and state budgets often fall short. Raising... read more August 1, 2012 by

Jaguar XF police car

Driver Tweets Pic Of Dying Hit And Run Victim Instead Of Calling Police

Legal obligations aside, let us throw out a moral question: if you saw someone motionless in the street, critically injured following a hit and run accident, would you phone... read more July 31, 2012 by

Presenting the luckiest man alive

This Is Why You Always Wear A Seatbelt: Video

Don’t worry, we’re not going to show you Saudi-drifting-dismemberment videos, since they get plenty of coverage on other internet sites. Instead, we bring you... read more July 11, 2012 by

NJ-ACLU's 'Police Tape' app

NJ ACLU Releases 'Police Tape' App To Document Encounters: Video

If you own an Android phone, the New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has just released an app called “Police Tape” that allows users to... read more July 6, 2012 by

Damon Hill - image courtesy of Flickr user big-ashb

Former F1 Star Damon Hill Nervous Over Proposed 80 MPH Limit

Damon Hill’s F1 career spanned some eight seasons, enough for the British driver to rack up 42 podium finishes, 22 wins, 20 pole positions and the 1996 F1 Word... read more July 3, 2012 by


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