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Texting While Driving – Dangerous Manuever

Are you a mulit-tasker?  Good for you.  Unless, you are driving.    Not so good.  In this age of convenience and modern electronics, many of us multitask behind the wheel, eating breakfast on the way to work, applying makeup in the rearview mirror, talking on our cell phones or even shaving at traffic lights.  With all […]

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IIHS 2012 Top Safety Picks at Peterson Stampede Dodge

Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety releases its list of “Top Safety Picks” — a coveted designation for automakers and a good indicator for crash-worthiness and overall safety for car buyers. The IIHS ranks crashworthiness as “good,” “acceptable,” “marginal” or “poor” based on “performance in high-speed front and side crash tests, a rollover […]

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Safety Features on New Cars – We Have Come A Long Way

  Have you ever heard the old phrase “they don’t make cars like they used to”.  Well, you are right, they don’t.  The new cars are all about safety and are certainly not inferior to their predecessors.  In fact, they are superior when it comes to passenger safety. The early automobile had hard, unforgiving surfaces […]

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