Wednesday, December 29, 2021

When to Replace Your Tires | Consumer Reports

The lifespan of a tire can range anywhere from 25,000 miles to 100,000 miles. The experts at CR show you how to check your tires so you’ll know exactly when to replace them.

Sunday, December 26, 2021

How Do Traffic Lights Work?

Traffic lights are an essential part of our road infrastructure, but have you ever wondered how they work? 
Traffic signals are those three lights that tell you when to stop, when to go, and when to proceed with caution. If these traffic lights weren't used, our intersections would be chaotic! 

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

How to Avoid a Deer Strike | Consumer Reports

More than a million deer are hit by drivers every year. Consumer Reports’ expert explains what you can do to prevent an accident.

Sunday, December 19, 2021

AAA StartSmart - Distracted Driving

Follow a group of six high school students and their parents as they attend the AAA StartSmart Academy where they learn how to develop safe driving habits from an over-the-top instructor named Crash — short for "Creating Responsible Automobile Safety Habits".

Thursday, December 16, 2021

How Can Brakes Cost $10,000? The Brilliance Of Carbon Ceramics

High performance, track-capable vehicles are often found paired with carbon ceramic rotors. While the rotors tend to be more expensive, they offer many advantages over traditional cast iron rotors. I teamed up with Brembo to learn all about carbon ceramic brake rotors, and how their performance differs from cast iron. We’ll discuss brake fade, weight, rotational inertia, grip, ride quality, dimensional stability, wear rates, brake dust, corrosion (rust), and appearance. There are many differences between the two styles of brake rotors; we’ll also discuss three factors that lead to a significant difference in price.

Monday, December 13, 2021

Why Do the British Drive on the Left?

One of the most disorienting things about being in England is watching people drive on the left since the majority of the rest of the world drives on the right. What is the reason behind this difference and when was driving on the left established?

Friday, December 10, 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Testing Winter Tires for Ice Braking

An axel jump? Great for figure skaters; not so much for cars. We test winter tires on an ice skating rink to make sure the ones you buy brake when you need them to.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

SAFE STEPS Road Safety: Distracted Driving

We all have a role in road safety! So follow these SAFE STEPS to play your part and help save lives.