3 Times Traffic Was Actually Kind Of Beautiful

Traffic is generally unfavorable, especially when you’re in it. It extends a commute, pollutes the air with idling car emissions, and creates a major headache for drivers. From outside of the traffic jam, though, there can be a difference in how traffic feels and looks. Here are...
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The Year of Talking Cars

The movies were right about the future of vehicle technology. The self-driving car is here and has been for quite a while. Not only in the labs and the test tracks, but right here on the roads. The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration released their proposal for...
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Prison Time for Environmental Fraud

  A Volkswagen executive was held legally accountable last month for his role in an emissions scandal. In order to import vehicles, local unit manufacturers must provide documents that certify the vehicle as meeting the Volkswagen standards but, in this case, the unit was...
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Self-Driving Uber Moves to Arizona

  Well, that was quick! The state of California announced that there would be legal action perused if Uber’s self-driving vehicles were not taken off the roads of San Francisco immediately. Today, Uber announced they will be taking their business of the autonomous car...
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New Takata Models Recalled

  Telsa, McLaren, and Ferrari were added to the list of famous Takata recalls today along with a few others. The Takata brand airbags were became a danger to drivers in 2008. The inflating mechanisms in these airbags were defective and sent metal spraying from the steering...
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Why are Comedians Teaching Defensive Driving

  It doesn’t take long for the conversation to get to, “What do you do for living?” “Well, I’m a stand-up comedian and I teach comedy driving.” When I tell my new friend, date, or Uber driver that I almost always hear: “What on Earth...
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How Instagram Predicted Traffic Conditions

  In a recent “study”, Instagram predicted the traffic conditions almost perfectly. This analysis used the online road rage to guess the traffic and it was spot on. Does this mean the robots are winning? Road rage is the anger cause by driving conditions. Maybe...
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Did Thanksgiving Traffic Feel Stuffed? Here’s Why.

Not all of us travel over the river and through the woods to celebrate Thanksgiving. Some of us do, but not all of us. Most of us travel by car-full-of-kids on the beloved full-of-families highways. If you were one of those travelers this holiday, you might have felt a little...
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I-10 Traffic Construction

The area of I-10 that sits between Beltway and Highway 6 is about to get a spacious new make-over. I-10 is the largest freeway in North America and boasts the highest mile markers. The section of I-10 that’s in Houston is also the widest highway in the world. “Not wide enough”,...
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Tips for Texans in Autumn

Is it getting chilly in your town? The hotter the summers, the longer they feel. Enjoy the sweet relief from the heat, while it lasts, with these tips for Texas in the great autumn season. Roll the Windows Down Studies show that cold air is good for your mind, body, and soul....
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