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What is distracted driving?  Simply put, distracted driving is any activity that takes attention away from the driver of a vehicle. These distractions can be broken down into three main types: visual, manual, and cognitive. Visually distracted driving can include anything from texting on your phone to applying makeup, looking at navigation and entertainment systems, or even …

There are all kinds of safety precautions drivers should take before hitting the road in rainy weather, but nothing is more important than the simplest mantra: Slow down. When you’re driving in the rain, your goal should be to see and be seen. Replace windshield wiper inserts that leave streaks, make sure all lights and …

Have you ever been in a driving situation where you approached a turn too quickly and your car wasn’t able to turn enough, leaving the road? Well, you’ve essentially experienced understeering, a common occurrence in front wheel drive cars. Understeering most often occurs when you enter a corner with too much speed for the conditions. …

Here’s a great video for your Monday afternoon. AutoBlog shared this great video of the List #0231: Climb Mount Washington. Any auto enthusiast will know of Mount Washington for its high-speed hill climbs and host to events since late 19th century.   Mount Washington’s highest peak is at 6,288 feet with treacherous weather that threatens …

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