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Do Backup Cameras Work

Federal authorities, for years, have been saying there need to be rearview cameras on vehicles.


The reason?


Drivers back into stuff - poles, walls, fences, people. Usually, these “backover accidents” occur when a vehicle is pulling out of a parking spot or exiting a driveway.


The visibility around the vehicle, especially on the driver's side, is extremely limited. 


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Car Loan Options

The time has come for you to purchase a vehicle and you are both excited and nervous.


The excitement comes from the opportunity to get behind the wheel of something new and different; and the nervousness comes from the process of actually negotiating the price and acquiring an auto loan.  


Because of this, it is important to compare financing options and choose the one best suited for your personal situation.


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Driving Distractions

You can’t serve two masters at the same time.


When driving, it is very important to keep an eye on everything and to stay focused.


Driving itself involves paying attention to multiple things at the same time, the cars in front of you and around you, your speed, the road conditions, where you are going, what time it is, and much more.

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Drugged Driving Avoiding Jail

In Part 1, we talked about impaired driving from drugs other than alcohol, with marijuana and prescription drugs being of high concern.


Here in Part 2, we focus on roadblocks to establishing standards.




There are roadblocks To establishing standards for impaired driving:


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Drugged driving

An interesting article on driving while under the influence of drugs came out in the October 2015 issue of Westways.


The points it raised are so timely given the fact that a number of states have already legalized marijuana and several more are set to join them. 


The four states that have already decriminalized marijuana are Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington — as well as the District of Columbia.


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Cool Hacks to Clean your Car

Try these cool car cleaning hacks to keep your car clean and in great condition!


We all want to retain that "new car look".


But it seems that no matter what you do, your car will get dirty and over time, lose the "new-car" sheen that it once had when you first drove it out of the dealership.


Try these cool car cleaning hacks to keep your car looking and smelling new longer.  


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Staged Accidents

To be involved in a vehicular accident is one of the least desirable situations in anyone’s life .....


It can be dangerous, upsetting, traumatic, and expensive.


Try as we might to be careful drivers, some people do cause car accidents with the intent to make money by submitting bogus claims.


These fraudulent accidents are becoming more and more common.


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Interior Car Cleaning Tips

This is a continuation of our 2-Part series on tips on keeping your car clean.


Last week, we focused on what we can do to keep the exterior of your car ​spic and span, and wow worthy.


This week we focus on tips on how to detail the interior of your car so it looks and smells new, longer.


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Exterior Car Cleaning Tips

Passionate car enthusiasts think of the surface of their car as they would their face, and take care to make it shine and have a healthy glow.


Car washes are aggressive and scratch the car’s finish.


Even when the car wash says it uses soft bristles and soft cloth, dirt gets trapped in the cloth and ends up getting scratched against the paint.


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Gas Saving Part2

Gas Saving Tip 5. Keep Your Car Tuned

A properly tuned engine maximizes power and can greatly enhance fuel efficiency.


Keep your car tuned-up at manufacturer recommended intervals to optimize your miles per gallon.


For maximum fuel economy, it's a good idea to change spark plugs and wires on schedule, and also ...


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