By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist There is a downside to getting these brand-new cars to test drive all the time. I know what’s coming before you do. A hint, the leading edge. The camel’s nose under the tent. It’s just a whiff, sometimes. But the aroma is unmistakable.
32 Blog Posts From the Black Boxes Tag
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist I’ve begun noticing more older cars on the road. And they are not headed to an antique car show, either. Almost every day, on my way into town, I pass a guy driving a mid-70’s era Pontiac Sunbird. I see him every day. Then there’s the other guy with the […]
Each Wednesday, we’ll publish quick summaries of the articles from the last week on TheNewspaper.com. We’re doing this because these articles are often strongly connected to the issues that National Motorists Association members are interested in. Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Another Texas County Approves Illegal Speed Camera Program American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the Arizona-based operator […]
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Sometime this year, unelected bureaucrats in the bowels of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — the federal regulatory apparat that issues “rules” (that is, arbitrary orders we’re all forced to obey) governing how new cars are to be made — may issue a rule fundamentally different from all the rules […]
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist They’re going to tax them, too. You knew this was coming — right? That they were not going to let you get away with evading paying your “fair share” of motor vehicle fuels taxes by driving a vehicle that uses less (or even no) gas. Yup.