A new study out of the United Kingdom says that most women drivers, at least part of the time, drive in high-heel shoes. The practice, according to the report, is unsafe under any conditions. Unsafe footwear behind the wheel Nearly 80 percent of women responding to a survey by the United Kingdom price comparison website Read on! →


Now that your tires are all ready for winter, let’s stand up and continue our survey of things to do to winterize your vehicle. Winterize your battery The increased use of wipers, heaters, defrosters and lights in winter will tax a battery to a greater degree than at other times of the year. Batteries can Read on! →


Whether it’s Peterbilt, Freightliner, Kenworth, Volvo, Mack or Western Star, a semi truck is an 18-wheel, 80-foot, 40-ton, double-clutch machine of U.S. interstate highway commerce. For a quarter-million dollars, you can get your hands on a new bobtail truck and trailer. Here are 10 things that you didn’t know about semis, for those who don’t Read on! →


Getting a traffic ticket can provoke strong emotions. You may feel anger and confusion, seasoned with a dash of desperation. Or you may just feel dumb. Speaking of dumb, here are some of the dumbest ways to get a ticket. Ramming a police vehicle When the police are at the scene of a traffic stop, Read on! →


The low and uninitiated may see the terms “pushrod” and “overhead cam” advertised and wonder what it is and if it makes any difference at all. Perhaps not to the lay person and in their day-to-day drudgery, but it does make a difference mechanically, and also to a great many gearheads. And in this corner, Read on! →


The best way, of course, to get to somebody on April Fool’s Day is to get them where they live. So what is it that Americans cherish the most? What is so precious to us that even a satirical skewering will cut us to the bone? Why, our rides, of course. Here is a rundown Read on! →


In this ongoing era of green automotive technology, the desire to get there faster while expending as little fuel with as small an environmental footprint as possible has prompted automakers to tap into a very basic formula. In order to achieve fuel economy, there four basic concepts are weight of the vehicle, aerodynamics of the Read on! →


Old or new, vehicles are bound to leak at some point during their lifetime. Being able to identify vehicle leaks can help you save money and time. Identifying liquid drops The drops and drips that show up under your vehicle can indicate what might be wrong with your car. Try to park your vehicle on Read on! →


In case anyone still thought it didn’t really, AC impacts fuel economy and performance. There are other things which can make fuel economy suffer in summertime, but turning on the air conditioning will sap a few miles per gallon. AC impacts fuel economy due to extra work Anyone ever hear someone say “I don’t run Read on! →


Changing your car’s cabin air filter isn’t a difficult job. It’s an important job because it helps your air conditioner and heater to work more efficiently, and more importantly, it helps you breathe easier while you’re operating your vehicle. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Is it hard to replace a Read on! →