​We Would've Gotten Up At 6 AM For AP Drivers' Ed

AP Econ sucked, and we would've totally skipped it if Advanced Placement drivers' education was a thing. And it absolutely needs to be a thing. » 7/31/14 8:30pm 7/31/14 8:30pm

My Driver's Ed Teacher's Story Changed My Life

Driver's education should be about more than than just lane changes and parallel parking: it also has to be about the responsibility we all share as motorists. In this essay, MechanicAdvisor's Ken Kupchik recalls the impact that a paralyzed driving instructor had on his young life. » 6/11/14 3:31pm 6/11/14 3:31pm

How Much Should Driver's Education Cost?

I found out that if you really want to learn how to drive in the US, you have to pay your way into rally school. I think it's worth it, but is there a better way? » 5/28/13 5:45pm 5/28/13 5:45pm

Learn How To Drive In Eight Short Videos

Time-rending wormholes are a constant danger we all face. At any moment, we could all be sucked into a rift in the space-time continuum, and emerge anywhere. Even behind the wheel of a Holden whizzing down a crowded Australian highway in the 1970s. That's why you need to watch these videos to be prepared. » 5/07/13 2:32pm 5/07/13 2:32pm

Georgia lawmaker calls driver's licenses “oppressive”

Georgia State Rep. Bobby Franklin wants to stop government from "licensing" drivers, saying driving is an "inalienable right." He also wants Georgia to pay its bills in gold and bar mandatory vaccinations. Apocalypses don't just start themselves, y'all. » 2/01/11 12:00pm 2/01/11 12:00pm

C'mon And Take A Joy Ride...Of Doom!

The prescription for criminal teen car lust in the 1970s? "Joy Ride - An Auto Theft," an educational film exploring questions like "Why would anyone leave their keys in a '68 Satellite?" and "What does 'dudeing' mean?" » 11/30/10 9:30am 11/30/10 9:30am

America, You Brought The Toyota Hoax On Yourself

No matter how the Great Toyota Recall and Jim Sikes saga ends, two things are certain: one, American drivers are sheep, and two, yes, this will happen again. » 3/15/10 3:00pm 3/15/10 3:00pm

Hippie Legislators Try Adding Green Lessons To Drivers Ed

Two Democrats in Michigan's State House put together legislation to mandate classroom time on "the importance of carpooling and using public transportation, identifying the attributes of a fuel-efficient vehicle," and "recycling vehicle parts and fluids." Hippies. [Detroit News] » 11/13/09 10:30am 11/13/09 10:30am