Jay Traylor, a motorist who had both legs sheared off by a malfunctioning guardrail, is living proof that accidents happen. Traylor somehow managed to call 911 and report the accident. Luckily, he survived and his accident is drawing attention to guardrail safety. Guardrail safety is becoming a hot topic after a study was released from the University of Alabama. The study, … [Read more...]
What To Do When You Get Into A Motorcycle Accident
California has always been a haven for motorcycle-loving people. With its great weather and terrain, the state offers the best environment for a spin. Interestingly, California has almost one million registered motorcycles and counting which only confirms the bike-friendly environment of the state. This small vehicle is usually a second vehicle for most people and one which … [Read more...]
Nissan Records Record Sales in China Despite Political Tensions
With all the negative news coming out of China and Japan these days in terms of the political relations between two countries, one would assume that Japanese car makers such as Nissan would suffer lower export sales to the Chinese market. In both countries, rhetoric has been hyped up after Japan agreed to buy (and effectively nationalize) the Senkaku islands. And in turn, the … [Read more...]
Want Green Car… Where do you live?
This has become the case with many cars whether they be green (alternative fueled) or newer generations of classics that still use petroleum-based products but are so efficient with respect to their emission controls that they have little or no emissions at all. Catalytic converters have long been a mainstay of the auto industry since they became mandatory by law way back in … [Read more...]
Don’t Eat And Drive?
Drinking (alcoholic beverages at least) and driving are never a good mix. Everyone knows that. But has it ever occurred to you that eating and drinking non-alcoholic beverages while driving can be just as fatal? Think about it, how often have you passed by a fast food’s drive through and eaten your meal while driving? The chances are that you have done this so many times … [Read more...]