Study Says Convertible Buyers Are Wealthy And Well Educated

There are a lot of stereotypes about convertible owners, just ask anyone that drives a Miata. Usually the assumptions are young, single, and lives in a warm climate. According to statistics from Experian Automotive, it turns out that drop-top drivers are older, well educated, and not always in the sun-belt. » 7/23/14 2:11pm Yesterday 2:11pm

Captain Obvious Of The Day: Teens Think They're Good Drivers, Like Loud…

A recent study by Erie Insurance points out a lot of factors that anyone under the age of 60 probably already knows. The insurance company conducted a study surveying 2,127 licensed teenage drivers and came to the shocking conclusion that teens like to talk on the phone, text message and listen to loud music while… » 5/01/08 4:40pm 5/01/08 4:40pm

Mounting Evidence Says Red Light Cameras Increase Accidents

Absentee policing is always a contentious issue. Those for it argue that red light cameras increase intersection safety and act as a deterrent to law breakers. Folks against them get the itchy, big-brother-is-watching feeling and then talk about due process. Well, that or they just blow the things to kingdom come. It… » 1/09/08 12:30pm 1/09/08 12:30pm

Traffic Jam Mystery Solved — Blame the Wave!

No, not the friendly hand wave, but the sporting event stadium wave. Mathematicians from the University of Exeter have solved the mystery of unaccountable traffic jams. You know, those traffic jams that involve no wrecked cars or other traffic-disrupting accidents, but are still capable of bringing traffic to a… » 12/21/07 3:45pm 12/21/07 3:45pm

Men More Likely to Relate to Their Cars, Study Says

A UK study entitled " The Secret Life Of Cars And What They Reveal About Us" claims that men are far more likely to view their vehicle as an extension of their own being than women do, and thus are generally more irked or threatened by damage to their autos. Men also tend to adopt a more relaxed posture behind the… » 7/16/07 10:30pm 7/16/07 10:30pm