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Five Things not to Do if Youre in a Car Accident
by Jennifer Kimberley. Each person involved in the car accident can turn to his or her own insurance company for compensation, regardless of who or what caused the accident. Compensation amounts, known as accident benefits, are set by a statute called the Statutory Accide...
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What To Do If You Breakdown
by Amy Nutt. Lately there has been a huge increase in the number of fatal accidents stemming from a simple breakdown on the side of the road. It is important to remember that there are other cars around you when you are pulled over and not all of them will be pa...
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How To Beat the Possible Blue Tooth Ban
by Catherine Harvey. Attempts are being made through UK governments to have any use of a mobile phone, including hands free, to be banned. However, it is thought that this will be virtually impossible to enforce.Consumers who are careful considerate drivers have taken a...
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V2v - Lets Get our Cars Talking to Each Other
by Leaftech. Since 2005 General Motors has been testing a technology it calls vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication. (Others refer to the idea as dedicated short range communications, DSRC for short, or car-to-car safety networking.) The idea is to replace all ...

For the Love of Cars
by Anthony Fontanelle. Do you love your vehicle? Just how can you describe or define your love for your car? Would it be like that you feel for your mobile phone? Or love for a pet? Or love for a special human being?The Auto Channel brings a report which indicated that a ...
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Make Sure your Car is Secure
by Richard Jenkins. Although vehicle crime is steadily falling, having peaked in 1995, Home Office figures show that vehicle crime still accounts for 19% of all reported crime in England and Wales. Between 2006-2007 close to 1.7 million vehicle-related thefts were reco...
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Pickup Trucks: How to Transport Cargo Safely
by Robert. Most people who buy pickup trucks are interested in the ability to haul cargo easily. Many are farmers, construction workers, movers, or otherwise. But how many times have you been speeding down the highway or interstate only to come up on a picku...
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Pickup Truck Safety: Statistics you Need to Know
by Robert. According to the Ohio Department of Safety, there are more than 200 deaths each year in the U.S. associated with riding in the cargo area of pickup trucks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that pickup truck occupants are t...
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Truck Accidents: Could your Vehicle Keep you Safe?
by Robert. Recent media attention on the number of highway fatalities caused by semi-trucks has many people asking whether our roads are indeed 'safe.' A fully loaded truck, like the one that slammed into the back of another truck on California's I-5 last mon...
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More Seniors are Driving Than Ever Before
by Leaftech. We may joke that 35 is the new 21, and declare that life begins at forty, but in all seriousness, our longer-lived population means that people are staying behind the wheel at far more advanced ages then ever before. Drivers over the age of 75 have,...
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2008 Isuzu Ascender: Ranked High on Safety
by Robert. The newly-released, fuel-efficient 2008 Isuzu Ascender was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 25 "Midsize Affordable SUVs" in the U.S. In terms of safety features, the 2008 Ascender received the same rating as the 2008 Ch...
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How to Ensure your UK Driving Instructor is Legal
by Richard Jenkins. When choosing a UK driving instructor it is of great important that you make sure your instructor is legal. Teaching someone to pass the UK driving test may seem easy but it is not. It is a skilled job that is best left to qualified profess...
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Safety for Pickup Trucks
by Anthony Fontanelle. One cannot discount the popularity of pickup trucks compared to other vehicle types. Over the years, pickup trucks have dominated virtually every highway in the United States. These tough and powerful vehicles have it all-big cargo space, good fuel ...
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Keep Yourself Safe in Your Car
by Mark Robinson. When shopping for a car, don't only focus on its features. You also have to take note on its safety add-ons. Keep in mind that your life is always at risk every time you drive, whether the fault is yours or not. Though a seatbelt is always no.1 safe...
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Get Safe on the Road
by Mark Robinson. Anyone can give you 101 reasons why you need to stay safe, especially when you're in the road. Not only will it do you good financially (you don't have to pay hospital bills and you can lower your premium in your car insurance), but you are increasi...
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Reducing the Risks of Road Accidents
by Anthony Fontanelle. One of the main causes of road accidents is the lack of coordination among drivers. Most of the time, drivers fail to recognize the direction being taken by their fellow drivers. This leads to a chaotic movement of vehicles on the road. Worse, this ...
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Defensive Driving: Six Important Professional Driving Techniques
by Serg Caro. At the heart of defensive driving is a driver's ability to anticipate situations, including the mistakes of other drivers, especially during less-than-ideal driving conditions. You may be an excellent driver and a master of road rules, but there's n...
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Lets Belt Up! What For?
by Robert. But let's find out whom they try to scare? The employees of hospitals or morgues?It looks like motorists have split into several groups: 1. The ones who always belt up no matter where they seat (I mean either a driver or a passenger) 2. The ones...
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What are Breakdown Services and Who Needs These?
by Mark Flanighan. Anyone who owns a car will probably need access to Breakdown Services at some point because your car will inevitably break down and require Breakdown Services. Even the most well-kept, well-maintained car will get either a flat tire, suffer an engin...
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Distraction or Driver Fault
by Ronnie Maurillo.Distraction or Driver Fault by: Ronnie Maurillo Mobile phones are everywhere. You cannot avoid them. They are ringing in restaurants, movie thea
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Tractors: Will Higher HP Make You More Happy?
by Richard Runion. Are you aware that the word tractor was derived from the Latin root word, 'trahere' meaning to pull? Tractors are usually used to pull, or some cases, push objects. Initially, tractors used steam engines, until these gave way to internal combustion ...
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Crashworthiness: A Legal Doctrine
by Alan Haburchak. Some might say that all car accidents are the same. Certainly, there are several legal factors that enter into an automobile accident investigation and litigation. Circumstances surrounding the accident, such as weather conditions, possible intoxica...

Smart Cars: the Future of Automobiles
by Robert Baird. Automobiles or cars are one of the most prevalent means of transportation in the present world and with the progress of time and enhancement of scientific technologies, various newer and innovative models of cars have emerged. Smart cars one of the ...
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Tractor Trailer Accident Statistics are High
by Nick Johnson. Across the interstates and highways of America, tractor trailer accidents are happening at an alarming rate. How many times have we heard the horror stories about an accident that involved an 18-wheeler, which completely wrecked another vehicle? Man...
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Different Types Of Truck Accidents
by Nick Johnson. Unfortunately for travelers of the road like you and me, truck accidents are an everyday occurrence. If you or someone you know has been involved in an accident involving a tractor trailer, it is important to be able to differentiate what type of tr...
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