We have all heard the tragic stories of a crash between a motorcycle and a larger vehicle that ended with the cyclist being paralyzed or killed. Typically when the driver of the larger vehicle is interview the only answer they give is the fact they didn’t “see” the person on the motorcycle, which actually could be true. As bad as the driver of the larger vehicle may feel, they only can see what their eyes and the picture in their mind allows them to see, which can be only a small portion of the actual visual field around them.
On a bit of a unique and off the cuff topic there has been a patent filed for an item that most of us might cringe at or wonder why, but when we think of the usefulness we can understand exactly how this new item would benefit us in several different ways. While the reality is this particular technology might never make it into any vehicle we can enjoy the fact that someone has thought of a way to have fewer stops on a long road trip, thus making it much easier for you to make better time on any trip.
The term Lemon Law is used to describe a vehicle that does not work properly or in accordance with the standards set in place by the vehicle manufacturer. When you buy a car, truck, van or SUV you typically receive some form of warranty, which is much more if the vehicle is new. These laws are in place to protect you, the consumer from entering into a bad deal where the vehicle cannot be repaired after only being driven a short distance or before the manufacturer’s warranty expires, but there are some things you need to know about the Lemon Law to help you in dealing with a manufacturer or dealership.
Cars that are put on the market today have become increasingly safer to drive. We have discussed the benefit of different driver assistance features on most of the cars we have on the market and with the fact that the automatic braking will be part of cars starting in 2019 as a standard feature there are still features of the cars we see today that create the ability for you to survive in a crash. This doesn’t come from advanced electronics but from the structure put inside the car for the purpose of creating a way for you to survive.