It’s Not a Myth: Certain Colors and Makes Get Pulled Over More Often

It’s Not a Myth: Certain Colors and Makes Get Pulled Over More Often

Take a hard look at what you drive. Does your car seem like the type that would get pulled over easily? Is it a sports car or an SUV? What color is it? You wouldn’t think that these things necessarily matter when it comes to getting stopped. Unfortunately, according to a recent study, they just […]

A patent on nagging

If you’re an intellectual property lawyer, the most exciting case of the year will be heard by the Supreme Court this spring. If you’re a driver, the case is partly about how cars can nag you about speeding. Last year I test drove a new car for the first time in over a decade. I […]

Another Volt… Called The Bolt

Another Volt… Called The Bolt

Why does GM continue to throw money at electric cars? Perhaps because it’s not their money. It’s yours. And mine. In the form of apparently endless taxpayer-extorted “help” (via federal taxation) to spur the design and manufacture of vehicles that have to be given away at a loss because — channeling Donald Trump — they […]

Hey, bud, need some stop sign?

Want “medical” marijuana in California? A doctor will prescribe you some, no questions asked. Want opiates in Florida? Same deal. Want a nuisance stop sign… anywhere? An engineering consulting firm will prescribe you one. Or should I say four? Of course there are honest doctors and engineers. If you already know what you want there’s […]

Subaru Legacy Sedan: Running On All Fours

Subaru Legacy Sedan: Running On All Fours

If you live close to an ocean, lake, river, mountains or desert this Subaru may be the ideal sedan for you. Add to that possibility of El Niño storms, commuter traffic, uneven fuel prices and the need for a dependable all-weather vehicle that gets exceptional mileage, holds five in comfort, and is imbued with the […]