Mom With Priorities Out Of Whack Buys Street Billboard To Land Daughter…

One well-meaning but clearly off-her-rocker Texas mom has spent at least $1500 on newspaper ads, fliers, one of those customizable outdoor display signs at a local taqueria, and — the pièce de résistance — a "pink rotating outdoor" billboard advertising her daughter, Brandy Day, for prom queen. » 4/20/12 2:40pm 4/20/12 2:40pm

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

In America, Car Watches You: Lexus and MCI Team up to Monitor Drivers

Toyota announced it was including two driver-monitoring technologies, developed with telecom giant MCI, in its 2007 Lexus GS 450h sedan. As Edmunds Inside Line reports, one is like a digital mother-in-law that calculates the possibility of a collision and sends an alert if a driver isn't facing forward; the other… » 9/08/05 10:32am 9/08/05 10:32am