Can The Physically Disabled Drive?

Transportation is the key to independence. People with physical disabilities want the same freedom driving their own automobiles along with everyone else. Whether you are a veteran, the aging, recovering from a stroke or you have a physical limitation, driving is not out of your reach. ...more

Teens are very scary

Last week I told my son a "very scary" story about what would happen to him when he became a teenager. Although I was having some fun with him, I am well aware of the fact that what will actually happen when he becomes a teenager will be much, much more frightening. For me....more

As if the thought of your teen driving wasn't scary enough

I was in my late teens when I started driving. ...more
If you think that's bad, try insuring a 14 year old. My son just got his school ...more

Traffic Jumpers - The Waze of Driving

 Today on Big 103.7 (San Francisco, CA) I learned of something, rather people called Traffic Jumpers from Don Belu (Don Bleu In The Morning in 103.7) Traffic Jumpers are people that get off an exit and then jump back on the freeway. This act is actually illegal and has been for some time. ...more

4 Ways Parents of College Students Can Lower Their Auto Insurance Quote

 Though parents love to see their kids get a college education, they cringe when the bills come in. College is a pricey endeavor, requiring you and your child to fork over cold, hard cash for tuition, textbooks, and meal plans. And that doesn’t even take into account the stuff that gets your child home for a visit — like a car. That means, of course, that you need to add car insurance to your budget....more

Disappointing morning: I was sure Ed Sheeran and I were sharing a moment. I was listening to “Thinking Outloud”  and started hearing hidden messages in the background of the track. ...more

First Afghan Female Cabdriver Blazes Trail for Other Women

Afghan women face discrimination on a daily basis, especially when it involves driving, but one woman is determined to change that.Sara Bahayi is one woman who has never been quiet about her opinions and she has made it her mission to challenge the patriarchal system that has ruled and continues to rule Afghanistan. At first glance, Bahayi may seem like any other Afghan women, except for her profession: driving a cab....more

The PSAs that still haunt me

With all the television that I watched as a child, I recall there being an awful lot of Public Service Announcements....more

Auto Parts Excursion Along With a Near Death Experience

My day…tagging along with tugboat man. When you’re the wife of a mariner, even slightly unpleasant tasks become opportunities to spend time together. Even this....more

My teenager is learning how to drive and he’s judging us. With good reason.

This post is brought to you by a recent Facebook status update where I mentioned that I was taking my son driving.To follow-up, we didn’t end up driving that day because of the weather. To be perfectly honest, I felt relieved. Then I felt guilty for feeling relieved. (Why? Because I’m a mom and I do guilty like a ninja.)If you have teenagers that are learning how to drive, the following statement will resonate with you (and your accelerated heart rate):...more