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The zipper merge is best. Drivers should stay in their lane until the very last minute and then take turns entering the open lane.
Seems like just when you've settled on a parking spot far out, some joker cruises by and gets a space in the front row. What do scientists think is the best way to score a good parking space?
The impossible happens. You're trapped in your car and it's sinking. Could you break a window to get out?
Sure, it's a good skill to have, but for how much longer?
Who needs the DMV? If Texas HB 409 passes, parents could soon bypass it altogether and make their novice teens legal to drive.
JFK. Tupac. Bonnie and Clyde. They each died in a car, but what happened to those famous vehicles after the fact?
These personal air bags can help anyone prone to falling, including motorcyclists, horseback riders and senior citizens.
Opening your car door the right way could help you avoid a horrifying collision with a biker and save a life.
Wouldn't it be a good idea to retest drivers every so often? Experts say not really.
The van driven by the recent pipe bombing suspect was literally covered from top to bottom with right-wing stickers. But, for the average law-abiding citizen, how many bumper stickers is too many?
Ever get red light after red light when you're driving? Often, it's because traffic lights aren't synced to each other. But would doing so really fix traffic problems?
We've all been there. The stop light won't change and you've got places to be. Do you run it or just wait, wait and wait?
Many factors are to blame for the increase. The question is what can be done to stop it?
Some say shoes get in the way of your car's pedals and can actually cause accidents. So why would driving barefoot be bad?
When it comes to cracking down on lead-foot drivers, these states aren't playing around.
It may seem unfair that cops can lie in wait for speeding motorists, but legally, speed traps aren't entrapment. Still, some states have imposed laws to limit their use as a revenue source.
While you may never encounter a moose on the road, just how stable would your car be in a sudden swerve emergency?
Who's on the hook? You or the dealership?
Laws against texting while driving are increasing. There's just one problem: Most people think they don't need them.
The first few days of driving on the 'wrong' side of the road can be a real horror show. HowStuffWorks can help.
Car manufacturers don't issue recalls without good reason. Why do some people ignore them?
A new law requires all cars manufactured in the EU be equipped with eCall system that will alert authorities after a crash.
From die-hard Libertarians to masked anarchists, you never know who is going to be repairing a pothole these days.
Left- and right-handed drivers react differently to sudden incidents, and that difference can have a profound effect on car accidents.
Do you hold your breath when you're driving through a tunnel or keep a lucky rabbit's foot in your car? You're not alone.