Category: Driving

Older drivers are safer drivers

At least that’s what we older drivers like to think. And there is some (conflicting) evidence that it’s true, As reported by Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline: Seniors typically follow the rules and wear seat belts, observe the speed limit, and don’t drink and drive, auto safety analysts say. Their crash rates have continued to drop over the... Read more »

Good idea: let cops check your cell after an accident to see if you've been texting while driving

That’s being proposed by a couple of New York lawmakers who want to do something about “distracted driving”–the nice terminology for idiots who text while driving. The bi-paristan sponsors–Republican Sen. Terrence Murphy and Democratic Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, see it a a tool to investigate the cause of accidents and to discourage texting while driving, according to... Read more »
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