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KickingTiresIn 2011, Cars.com and the Chicago Tribune teamed up to investigate the safety of cars driven by Chicago-area teens in driver???s education programs. The report unveiled vehicles with sub-par safety ratings and virtually no regulation for what students...
KickingTiresAlmost one year after a joint investigation by Cars.com and the Chicago Tribune that highlighted aging and unsafe driver???s education fleets, the state of Illinois passed a law to improve safety in these programs. It's 10 a.m.: Do You Know......
KickingTiresAs gasoline prices continue to rise across the country over tensions between the U.S. and Iran as well as general economic uncertainty, the national average price was up more than 13 cents from last week. However, the Midwest has seen......
Tags: Gasoline Industry, Prices, Automotive Equipment, Iran, AAA
KickingTiresA mild winter followed by early spring-like weather have provided many benefits, including a supposed bump in U.S. economic activity, but it's not all good news for motorists. An early spring will likely increase car-on-wildlife collisions, according to...
Crime and Safety - Sun-SentinelAs they did on Thanksgiving,??rest stops on??Florida???s Turnpike will offer free coffee for overnight Christmas and New Year's travelers to encourage ???safety breaks.??? Road construction will also pause during some of the most heavily traveled days....
Crime and Safety - Sun-Sentinel?? Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year???s road trips to visit?? family and friends are about to begin, and Florida???s Turnpike is offering free coffee for overnight travelers to encourage ???safety breaks.??? Road construction will also pause during...
KickingTiresAuto theft in the U.S. has reached its lowest levels since 1967. In 2010, vehicle theft rates dropped 7.2% from 2009???s 794,616 stolen vehicles, according to a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, which is based on FBI......
KickingTiresTwo years ago, my son started driver???s education at our local high school. Curious about what cars they were using, I discovered it was a Chevy Aveo, which had some of the poorest crash test ratings, according to the Insurance......
Tags: Vehicles, Examinations, Chrysler Group LLC, Plymouth, Censorship
KickingTiresIn the Chicago Tribune's investigation of high school driver's ed fleets with Cars.com, some scored quite well, while others delivered embarrassing results in terms of safety. Below we break down the best and worst fleets. If you're not familiar with........
KickingTiresGridlock in Washington, D.C., is commonplace in the political arena, but the city also suffers by having the worst congestion in the country, according to a recent study from the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University. The average...
Tags: Traffic, Washington, DC
KickingTiresBy now you???ve probably heard the story of John C. Stone, the car salesman who was fired for wearing a Green Bay Packers necktie at his job at an Oak Lawn, Ill. Chevrolet dealership (Oak Lawn is a Chicago suburb)......
Dining@LargeA friend dined out at Volt and ordered a couple bottles of wine. The first was $80. The second was considerably cheaper, maybe $40. When the bill arrived, her horrified husband asked if she'd realized the price of the $80......
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