Road rage (photo by Ben Murray)

Steer clear of summer road rage: remember to ‘woosah’ during hot weather driving

Baby, it is blisteringly hot outside! When the thermometer rises, tempers tend to shoot through the roof and if you’re a motorist and someone tailgates you, suddenly swerves in front of your vehicle, or prevents you from changing lanes, you…

Like To Drive Naked? Tips For Taking Road Trips In The Raw

For those who enjoy the wind in your face and the breeze in your hair — all of your hair — driving naked can be very liberating. Add in a sunroof and some Nina Hagen, and you can really feel the call of the wild. At the same time, however, you may be setting yourself up for trouble with Johnny (or JoAnne) Law. Clothed or not, caution when driving is always advised, so when you’re not flying by the seat of your pants because you have no pants, extra planning is crucial.

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Can You Handle A Stick? The Basics Of Driving A Standard In About 5 Minutes

If you’re on the green side of 30, chances are good that you don’t know how to drive a car with a standard transmission, that’s unless you’ve already had some of the Driving Lessons Newcastle has on offer. Once upon…

Want The Biggest Bang For Your Vacation Buck? Be A Size Queen & Choose Quantity Over Quality

You’ve got about one month left, people — one month to plan, pay for, and embark on that last-minute vacation. The question is: should you? I’m not being facetious. Not all vacations are built the same. Some are truly relaxing. Others…

How Should You Remove Pets From A Stranger’s Locked Car?

I love my dogs. Given a choice between curling up with them and napping away the afternoon or taking a Maserati Quattroporte out for a spin with Hugh Jackman — complete with makeout stops at scenic overlooks — I would have have a very hard…

Ten Hard and Fast Rules for Picking the Color Combination for your next New Car

Now, before you start writing letters about us stereotyping ourselves in the LBGT community as always being more color, style and fashion conscious understand that this is not why we feel qualified to offer up these admonishments to people looking…

How To Ask Your Senior Mom Or Dad For Those Car Keys

Author George Bernard Shaw once said, “Youth is wasted on the young”, and we know exactly what he means. Just about the time you get your head together, your body starts falling apart.

Get Your Cruise On: Tips for Summer Road-Tripping

Baby, the heat is on and poppin’! Summer is down the street and around the corner, and you and your boo are salivating over what hot spot to hit this summer. Your credit card limits have seen better days, so flying is just a fantasy. Road-tripping is the next best thing and the cheapest way to go, but first you’ve got to make sure ‘Miss Betsy” isn’t on her last wheel.

Auto Erotica: 5 Tips For Folks Who Insist On Mating & Motoring

Last month, we published a few common-sense tips for people who like to drive naked. To me, it was almost a throwaway piece. I mean, let’s face it: driving naked isn’t skydiving. It doesn’t require much preparation or research. But the next thing we knew, the story had been picked up and passed around like a well-endowed, badonka-donked hustler on Santa Monica Boulevard.

Looking For A Used Car? Breathe, Relax, Take Your Time

Indeed, if you buy a used car for all the wrong reasons, there won’t be much hilarity when you find yourself shelling out thousands of dollars to fix what the seller promised was already fixed.