Driving

Glow-in-the-dark roads debut in Netherlands

Glow-in-the-dark roads debut in Netherlands

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A 500 meter (approximately .3 miles) section of a highway in the Netherlands is getting its glow on. Glow in the dark road markings — made with a photoluminescent powder incorporated into road paint that charges in the light and radiates green in the dark for up to eight hours — have been painted on […]

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Smoking marijuana’s legal in Colorado, but not while driving

Smoking marijuana’s legal in Colorado, but not while driving

April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On January 1, 2014, Colorado legalized marijuana. While many have welcomed the move, others fear that DUI accidents will rise. What is the state doing to ensure that doesn’t happen? For starters, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given a $400,000 grant to Colorado. The state’s law enforcement officials plan to use the […]

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Self-driving cars: Are Americans ready to give the keys to a computer?

Self-driving cars: Are Americans ready to give the keys to a computer?

December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Does the idea of a self-driving car inspire more dread or relief with you? Some drivers are afraid of relinquishing control of the vehicle to a computer. Those in favor of autonomous vehicles say that the benefits – in terms of accidents, fuel, congestion, and dollars – are immense. Under a pilot program, Volvo and the Swedish government […]

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How do Americans get around? Not by driving

How do Americans get around? Not by driving

December 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

A new study by U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group has found that in 99 out of the country’s top 100 regions, fewer people commuted to work in a private vehicle in 2010, as compared to 2000. These regions contain over half the US population, and are key to the US economy. More people are […]

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10 vehicles you don’t want to get stuck behind

10 vehicles you don’t want to get stuck behind

November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The road is meant to be shared, but that doesn’t mean you’ve got to bring up the rear of a disaster-in-waiting. If you see any of these vehicles on the road, take the next detour, switch lanes, or hit “reroute” on your GPS… 10. Horse trailers The smell, the speed, the steed…  If you see […]

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