Tag: car

Virginia – X20821

Event: Aggressive Event Description: Recless passing from the left shoulder of the highway, driving an Enterprise fleet car. Driver Description: Benjamin Mattox Age 74 Vehicle Make/Model: Jeep /Cherokee Event Date/Time: August 03, 2018 18:14:00 pm Location: Virginia, United States Original Report

California – 7VGN838

Event: Cut line Event Description: Driver cut line to supercharger Driver Description: Vehicle Make/Model: Tesla/Model S State/Province: California Country: United States Event Date/Time: August 06, 2018 00:00:00 am Location: 33.98669498714337, -118.39033398041204 Original Report

5 Best Summer Car Care Tips

Jaclyn Trop cars.usnews.com Summer is the season for beaches, barbecues – and breakdowns. Even though summer means fun, the hotter months have a way of wreaking havoc on your vehicle. Extreme weather can cause potholes and damage tires, while residue leftover from winter corrodes the components that make your vehicle work. And, with the additional…

Reckless drivers could soon have cars impounded

Danielle Furfaro nypost.com Car owners who speed or run red lights might soon face having their vehicles impounded until they take a class on the horrors of reckless driving, officials said on Tuesday. The Reckless Driver Accountability Act, presented by Councilman Brad Lander, would expand the reach of a court-mandated class that shows drivers the…

You can now have Amazon parcels delivered to your car

bt.com The owners of selected connected cars – which use mobile internet technology – can request that parcels are left in their parked vehicle. A new service enabling Amazon customers to have packages delivered to their car has been launched in the US. The owners of certain connected cars – which use mobile internet technology…

So, your car has the newest gadgets?

Maybe not so new, after all. A look back at innovative features. Larry Printz startribune.com You’ve bought a brand new car or truck and it’s filled with the latest in high-tech equipment, including an infotainment system, seat heaters, a starter button and a navigation system. It will even cut power to some of its cylinders…

2 Federal Agencies Send Teams to Probe Tesla Freeway Crash

Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous “Autopilot” system. By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers ap.org DETROIT (AP) — Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla…

Exactly Why You Need To Warm Up Your Car When It’s Cold

Jason Torchinsky jalopnik.com Much like the act of wearing live hamsters as a merkin, whether or not to warm your car up in cold, cold winter is something nearly everyone seems to have an opinion about. We’ve tackled the issue before, and I’m still on Team Warm, but there’s still a lot of controversy around…