Just What Are Safety Bollards?

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

If you’re guessing based on name alone, you might come up with something along the lines of a large, disagreeable Brit stationed to guard things. You’re on the right track, but a bollard is inanimate. That’s one of the crucial features of bollards, actually. Safety bollards are the barricades you see in front of many […]

Giving Up the Wheel for a Passenger Seat As You Get Older

Giving Up the Wheel for a Passenger Seat As You Get Older

As we age, or have parents and grandparents who are getting older, we find the decision to stop driving a very complicated one. Giving up the car keys can bring up a lot of questions and emotions. Questions such as, “How will I get to my Doctor appointment? How will I get groceries? And what […]

The Demon Demonized

The Demon Demonized

Really, it’s surprising it took them so long. But it is much more surprising that automotive journalists are leading the chorus gyrating for the outlawing of the Dodge Demon muscle car. The automotive journalists at Automotive News — which is (or was) to the car world what The New York Times once was to the […]

Driving for Cash: Is ride-sharing for you?

Driving for Cash: Is ride-sharing for you?

Boasted as an eco-friendly, simple way to make money, ride-sharing is transcending the transportation game internationally. Algorithms link drivers with passengers via smartphone apps in seconds. GPS monitoring and crowdsourcing help ensure quality, safety and vehicle hygiene. These innovations could render traditional dispatchers obsolete. Likewise, the expensive permit or “medallion” requirement to operate a cab, […]

Does That Look Right to You?

Does That Look Right to You?

You don’t have to be an architect to know there’s something wrong with the Leaning Tower of Pisa — which isn’t supposed to be leaning. The same kind of troubleshooting can be applied to your car. It’s not necessary to be a mechanic to notice things that don’t look right — in time to call […]