Regarding the safety of driverless cars, experts agree that they are not infallible. Those experts and captains of the auto industry also agree that people are not infallible either, and that driving errors are likely to be fewer in vehicles operating with autonomous, as opposed…
MONDAY, FEB. 29, 2016
SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 2016
Mitsubishi sweetens the pot this year for snow-country buyers on a budget.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016
The roads we share are filled with drivers having varying exposure levels and abilities. And each one of them has their own set of driving experiences and potential questions regarding proper driving behavior. Lately, many readers have shared those experiences and questions, allowing me to…
SATURDAY, FEB. 20, 2016
A few years ago, I helped a friend move across the country, from the Jersey Shore to Spokane. We packed her Honda CR-V to its rafters, fired up the tunes and headed west.
MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2016
Lately, many thoughtful drivers have emailed their insights and inquiries about driving situations and behaviors. For example, N.M. asked, “What are the rules for using turn signals when approaching a roundabout? No one uses them so you never know the ultimate direction a car will…
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2016
Tuesday, U.S. News & World Report released its annual “Best Cars for the Money” awards. With five winners in six categories, Honda dominated.
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016
With the 2016 Daytona 500 coming up in a few weeks and celebrating 58 years, I still talk with friends about that very first race in 1959 and the photo finish between Johnny Beauchamp and Lee Petty.
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016
The concept of letting drivers with intermittent transportation needs share vehicles instead of owning them has gained steady momentum since Zipcar began popularizing the practice in 1999. Since then, the Avis-owned company has influenced a growing movement. Besides Zipcar, there are now several firms offering…
SUNDAY, FEB. 7, 2016
Some people would have you believe BMW has gone to the Dark Side.
SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2016
For whatever reason, and following a wonderful year of car design in 1957, most every manufacturer in my opinion added bulk, chrome, and even more weight and then ushered in the beginning of a fin era that would quickly get out offhand by 1960.
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016
MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016
Readers continue to relay thoughtful recommendations in response to my columns touting driver resolutions and tips for winter driving. It’s always good to hear from those who devote extra attention to the driving task. As a New Year’s resolution, I reminded drivers to look as…
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