Archive for February 13th, 2010

Teen Drivers Face Endless Distractions

Talking on a cell phone impairs drivers to the same extent of a drunk driver with a blood alcohol level of .08.  This is one distraction that teenagers deal with while behind the wheel.  They often like to multi-task while driving, which is very risky for themselves and other people. And in modern times, teens […]

Is America Prepared For Electric And Plug-In Vehicles?

A big alteration in the auto industry is on the way.  Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are coming, and we have been asking for a while: When will they arrive?  However, now a question more appropriate would be: Is America ready? At the Institute of Transportation Studies, located within the University of California, this question […]