Turn Signal Neglect Causes 2 Million Crashes Annually: Study

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Turn Signal Neglect Causes 2 Million Crashes Annually: Study
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With all the attention surrounding distracted driving these days, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) wanted to remind the world that one of the most basic driving rules is being neglected, causing twice as many crashes as distracted driving. Continue Reading...

Americans Record Lowest Annual Driven Miles Since 2003

Americans Record Lowest Annual Driven Miles Since 2003
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According to a study conducted by the Department of Transportation, results revealed that Americans have been driving less now than they have over a year ago. Travel on U.S. roads have declined by 1.3 percent through the first eight months of the year when measured against the same period a year ago. This 1.3 percent… Continue Reading...

Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers Now Banned From Texting While Driving

Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers Now Banned From Texting While Driving
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The 2010 national Distracted Driving Summit was designed to shine a light on the dangers of distracted driving, and it’s not just us regular drivers that are getting a stern warning in the form of a law. It’s also commercial truck and bus drivers who are banned from texting while driving. This new ban covers… Continue Reading...

Heavy-Duty Truck Prices Could Jump $15,000 in Order to Meet CAFE Regulations

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Heavy-Duty Truck Prices Could Jump $15,000 in Order to Meet CAFE Regulations
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Either way, sticker prices could increase by as much as $15,000 per truck once the regulations are enforced. Continue Reading...

Click It or Ticket Seatbelt Campaign Reminds Drivers to Buckle Up

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Click It or Ticket Seatbelt Campaign Reminds Drivers to Buckle Up
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A sure sign of summer, the “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt campaign is in full force. And it seems to be working – 84 percent of Americans buckle up. This is the highest rate of seatbelt use recorded. The annual event, which runs from May 24 to June 5, is coordinated by the U.S. Department… Continue Reading...

Report: Toyota Corolla Tops Cash-for-Clunkers Purchase List

Report: Toyota Corolla Tops Cash-for-Clunkers Purchase List
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With the Cash-for-Clunkers program officially ending last night, the U.S. Department of Transportation has now released its top 10 list of the most purchased vehicles under the program, with the most popular car purchased being the Toyota Corolla. Toyotas actually took three of the top 10 spots, with the Camry placing third and the new… Continue Reading...

Report: Cash for Clunkers Program Results in 690,114 Deals Worth $2.88 Billion

Report: Cash for Clunkers Program Results in 690,114 Deals Worth $2.88 Billion
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The Cash for Clunkers program has come to an end and its impact can now be evaluated. According to U.S. Department of Transportation, dealers submitted 690,114 transactions under the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), more commonly known as Cash-for-Clunkers. Those rebate applications account for $2.877 billion out of the $3 billion approved by Congress. That… Continue Reading...