By Lori Straus You’ve scoured the Internet for your next modifications and you want to measure your car’s performance before and after you’ve installed them. Or you’re getting into autocross or other forms of racing and need to figure out how to improve your driving skills to win your next race. Do you need to... Read More.
by Lori Straus Sometimes, those long family road trips that are meant to be fun family time can turn into squabble fests as impatience takes over and the kids become restless in the back seat. We can certainly empathize with kids: at some point in time, they’ve seen enough trees and fields. A movie would... Read More.
By Lori Straus Consumer Reports published their first safety ratings for vehicles with driving assistance in 2018. Both years, Cadillac’s Super Cruise came out on top. What is it about Cadillac’s driver assistance feature that the magazine loves? In this blog post, we’ll share the highlights of the article and explain the basics of automated... Read More.
by Lori Straus Telematics is the technology used to monitor a driver. Logistics, utility, transportation, and other companies that maintain fleets have been using telematics to monitor their drivers for a long time. Did you know it’s also available to consumers? In this blog post, we’ll quickly cover how telematics can help you monitor young... Read More.
by Lori Straus Whether you’re heading out to a cottage or other winter destination or planning next summer’s vacation, if you’re taking your vehicle for a long drive or an overlanding journey, you’ll need cargo cases that can handle the weather. In this blog post, we’ll give you a quick overview on two brands: Roam... Read More.
By Lori Straus Most roof racks require a roof with somewhat standard dimensions, i.e., a rectangular, relatively flat surface that runs perpendicular to the ground. But what if you have a sports car or some other unique car whose roof doesn’t follow conventional design? That’s where the Sea Sucker comes in: it’s a roof rack... Read More.
by Lori Straus Since cars started using batteries, jump starting a dead battery always required another car. But another option has been around for a while now: portable jump starters. Not only can such a device help you out when there’s no one around to help you, it can also help you avoid asking strangers... Read More.
By Lori Straus Leveling your truck is the most important step you can take to safely towing a trailer[LS1] . Not only does it ease the wear and tear on your back tires and axle, it also greatly improves your steering. Next in line are accessories that make towing much easier. We’ll cover these towing accessories... Read More.
By Lori Straus When I was a kid, my only genuine memory of camping is constantly looking out the back window to make sure our camper was still attached to the car. If I’m ever driving along in a vehicle that’s towing something, I still get heart palpitations. If only I’d written this blog post... Read More.
Hauling anything behind your vehicle is not a task to be taken lightly, whether your plan is to tow a camper, a boat or a simple utility trailer. After the financial outlay (which is significant if you’re buying a boat or RV), you have to then get the hang of driving your new rig. However,... Read More.