Low Vision Driver

People with glaucoma suffer vision loss at such a low rate, it’s possible to continue driving a vehicle long after a doctor has declared that person legally blind. Such was my case. Since 2000, my low peripheral fields put me in that category. I was unaware how bad my eyesight …

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How to Drive Safely in Winter

Autumn 2007 has splendidly arrived in Western New York State. Feels like July! Yet, that powerful question has undoubtedly permeated many minds. When will the snow fall? Great Lakes winters can be devastating and turn roadways into treacherous hazards. Like a Golden Retriever sliding across a freshly waxed hard wood …

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Automotive History why the Amc Pacer was a Failed Design

The Pacer was the futuristic descendant of the Nash Rambler which was an automobile that had all the style of a meat freezer. But whereas the Rambler was inherited by the American Motors Company, the Pacer was their brainchild. As a trend setter, the Pacer honked with plebeian pride. But …

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Safe Motorcycle Road Trips

Almost all of us are leading highly stressful schedules and some kind of recreational activity is a must, to de-stress ourselves a bit. A stroll at night or a skateboard ride or even a motorcycle road trip can act as a stress buster but we should take “safety” into consideration …

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How often should you Wash your Car

Hand washing a car is a chore but taking a vehicle through a car wash can cost $10 or more. Unsurprisingly then, many owners put off this essential maintenance task. That can be an expensive mistake. Let’s remind ourselves why regular washing is important, and then answer the question, how …

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How to Stay Awake Alert while Driving

We all know how important it is to stay focused on the road when you’re driving. Unfortunately, whether you’re on a long trip, following the same route every day, or a little drowsy after a sleepless night, letting your mind wander is dangerously easy. It’s always a scary moment when …

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Car Reviews 2007 Lexus Rx 350

Car Reviews: 2008 Cadillac CTS After three exhilarating laps around a closed track in a brand new Cadillac CTS-V recently, I couldn’t quit smiling. My face was frozen into a joyous expression for hours. Tightly-wound, well-balanced and extremely capable, Cadillac’s “V” car was one of the best driving experiences I’ve …

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