It may seem easy to avoid a collision with a 200-ton locomotive, and yet a vehicle or pedestrian is hit by a train every three hours in the United States, according to Operation Lifesaver, a nonprofit group that promotes railroad safety. Follow these tips and use extra …keep reading
Are Fuel Additives Worth the Money?
“Improves fuel economy by 20 percent.”
That’s a pretty enticing claim, and one you might read on a bottle of fuel additive, says the Federal Trade Commission. It’s easy to see the appeal—spend a few bucks, dump the product into …keep reading
It’s not just paranoia: Driving at night is actually more dangerous. Fatal accidents are three times more likely at night compared with the daytime, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The main reason for this—not surprisingly—is that we can’t see as …keep reading
Seat belts reduce serious crash-related injuries and deaths by about half, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The simple act of wearing a seat belt is the single most effective way to reduce the risk of fatality in a crash. So why do millions of people not buckle …keep reading
You’re driving down the highway when you notice the gas needle creeping toward empty. Do you pull off at the next rest stop, or do you push your luck and see how far you can go?
If you’re a fan of “gas-gauge chicken,” consider this: It may actually …keep reading