A report from Indiana shows less teen drivers = less teen driver crashes, kids on cell phones are just awful, and banning teens from driving with other teens/at night doesn't result in less similar accidents, just maybe less pregnancies.
Texas residents caught driving with a few too many Lone Stars not only face criminal charges but thousands of dollars in extra fees from the state's license bureau. Now defense attorneys and MADD say the fees should stop.
Driving slowly in the fast lane is more than just annoying, it's also illegal in many states. Wanna know if your 45-mph, Buick-borne grandma is breaking the law on the interstate? Just consult our handy map.
The Georgia legislature just passed a bill making it illegal to drive below the speed limit in the left lane without letting faster cars pass. If the senate doesn't pass this we're torching Atlanta, again. (H/T to Tony!) [Augusta Chronicle]
Susie Kessler's scared her 16-year-old is driving, so she's created a "Caution: Newly Licensed" magnet and slapped it on his car. Now she, along with 15,000 other parents, want to make them legally required.
One of the biggest automotive pet peeves we have is a rear-view mirror loaded down with visibility-obscuring low-hanging tchotchkes. A Federal court in Michigan has upheld the long-standing law against them, proving government occasionally works.