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Does Your Car Represent Your Lifestyle?

Does Your Car Represent Your Lifestyle?

When it comes to the vehicle you drive, does it have something to say about your lifestyle? The experts seem to think so. In fact, they type of car you drive can give others clues about the type of life you live. Smart Car For example, smart car owners tend to care about the environment. They’re more apt to recycle and exercise energy saving practices at home and in the office. They like a compact car that can be charged and used without depleting the Earth of its natural resources. Smart car owners are often associated with hipsters because the idea of rechargeable car is novel. Sports Car A sports car is sleek and sophisticated. It grabs people’s attention and gets them wondering who the occupant of the car is. If you roll up to a social event in a sports car, you’re sure to turn some heads. In fact, celebrities and very wealthy business men are typically the first in line to buy sports cars. Pick-up Truck A pick ... read more

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Research on Distracted Driving Shows Need for Safety Features

Research on Distracted Driving Shows Need for Safety Features

Distracted driving is an issue of national concern. New guidelines released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week recommend changes for auto manufacturers. This national safety administration is tightening up their suggestions, reminding automakers and drivers of the importance of focused driving. The NHTSA completed a study to analyze the visual and manual distractions involved when driving. The study found that when drivers engage in visual-manual tasks connected to handheld cell phones and portable devices, the risk of being involved in a crash is tripled. Some of the most distracting tasks that drivers try to complete while on the road include: making a phone call, browsing the Internet and text messaging. Just one text message can keep a driver distracted for 23.3 seconds. These statistics are alarming. Since distracted driving is so dangerous, the NHTSA made sev ... read more

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What Documents to Always Keep in Your Car

What Documents to Always Keep in Your Car

The following are the documents you will need in the case of being pulled over or if involved in any accident. These should be in your car at all times: Proof of Insurance
This is the first thing you need when you’re in an accident or if stopped by the police. Make your life easier by always having this handy in your car and make sure it’s not expired! Having non up-to-date information will likely result in a ticket or higher fees on an existing ticket. Car Registration
The physical paper document affiliated with your car’s license plate is your proof that your car is registered to you (or your parents). Always keep this in the same safe place, like the glove compartment, near your proof of insurance. Car Title- Not Necessary
We actually recommend leaving this one at home. This is not something you want to carry around or even something you want to leave in your car. Not only is this a hard document to replace, but it’s al


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