Tips for Winter Driving From One Girl Trucking

So Monday was my first day back driving in bad weather. I had to pull an empty wagon on about 150 miles of glare ice. I got my first lesson of the season in defensive driving, patience, and how not to get upset when your drive tires let loose from the road your on and all goes to hell for a minute or two -- 6 or 7 different times. ...more

Great tips! Winter driving is so unpredictable that it scares me no end. I completely agree with ...more

Is Turning 16 Changing?

I don't know about you, but when I was a teenager, I couldn't wait until I could drive. My Dad taught me in my neighborhood before I took Driver's Education at school. He took the time to make sure I knew what I was doing behind the wheel. As a matter of fact, I am one of the only women drivers I know to this day who can parallel park....more

"As a matter of fact, I am one of the only women drivers I know to this day who can parallel ...more

Dealing with Higher Gas Prices

Gasoline prices are increasing across the country. Some say it is due to the oil platform explosion and subsequent leak in the Gulf of Mexico that is driving up prices while other say it is just the typical run up before the summer driving season. Either way, prices are up over the last few weeks....more

Just hang up and drive!

That's right, hang up the damn phone! You're hurtling in 2 tons of machine down the street, weaving in and out of your lane, slowing down, speeding up, cutting people off. And you, backing out of your driveway, cutting me off (and fortunately not running over a child): I'm sorry, but I just don't get what is so damned important than you have to be yakking on the phone right after you got into your car. Couldn't you make the call, then drive? Oh, you weren't talking, you were texting? What are you, stupid? You're a hazard. A menace! ...more

Every frigging day that I walk I have to deal with cCell phone & texting users in cars. ...more

Poetry Friday: Maria Luisa Arroyo

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In Memory of Tamara L. Towse - A Car Accident Killed My Dear Friend

I browse the news feeds daily for material for blogging. Using the keyword "car" most of the articles are about car accidents. I skip over these articles most days as it would be too morbid to blog about every car accident I come across in the news. ...more
Check out this memorial Facebook page for her https://www.facebook.com/tamaraleetowsemore
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