In the age of smartphones and digital dashboards, distracted driving is on the rise. According to State Farm, 82 percent of drivers reported owning a smartphone, a number that has increased by 32 percent since 2011. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,170 people were killed in 2014, along with 431,000 hurt in… Read More Arrive Alive! Simple Ways to Prevent Distracted Driving
Since the invention of the Oldsmobile “Hydra-Matic” in 1940, automatic transmission vehicles have slowly but surely taken over the car market. However, there are numerous benefits to having your teen driver learn to drive a ‘stick’. Better Fuel Efficiency According to Consumer Reports, cars with manual transmissions save gas mileage by 2 to 5 mpg,… Read More 6 compelling reasons why you should teach your teen to drive a manual transmission
Perhaps the most important consideration when buying a new car is its safety features. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), it is key for drivers to consider crashworthiness and crash avoidance and mitigation when purchasing a car. So when you start your search, come prepared with these safety features and test ratings… Read More Safety first! The latest features that you’ll want to check out.