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

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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

Seven Tips for Teaching Your Teen to Drive

One day, you find yourself on the wrong side of the car. And your rightful place, the seat behind the wheel, is occupied by your eager teen. Not only that, you have just voluntarily given her the car keys. Rules on teenage driving vary from state to state, but not matter how the law handles that transition, even after twenty lessons with a driving school, and even after having passed the road test, you still end up with one green driver at the wheel. Your wheel. ...more

just take a taxi

i am not even sure i want to write about this. it tough to write about and to get it down on paper. but this blog is about this trials and tribulations, successes and achievements that come with living through epilepsy. so, here we go... i don't struggle often. i am forever grateful for this. i do struggle with others lack of basic consideration. i do struggle with others seeing me and thinking that because on the outside everything looks "fine", then all must be well. i struggle when others are assholes. ...more

One car households

We have two cars in our household. One is my husband's (the DaddyWagon) and one is mine (the MommyBus). I use my car to go to work, sit in traffic, drop our son off at school and run errands on the weekends....more