The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way Americans live, work, and do business. In many areas, restaurants and other businesses are shut down or restricted. We have gotten used to wearing masks everywhere we go and keeping our distance from others in public. But how has the pandemic affected the used car business? Are used car prices going up or down? And can we expect that trend to continue in the future? Read on to find out how the pandemic has impacted the used car buying experience.... Read More.
Traffic fatality rates have been falling for decades. After hitting an all-time low of 10.28 fatalities per 100,000 population in 2014, rates have reversed again, averaging 11.31 per 100,000 from 2015 to 2018, the most recent years for which data is available.... Read More.
The time has finally come: your teenager is learning how to drive. This is a pretty exciting time in the life of a teen, but for parents, it’s mostly just scary. You worried about them enough when they were falling off their bikes. How are you going to keep them safe in an automobile? It starts with choosing the right car.... Read More.
The debate between rear-wheel drive (RWD) vs front-wheel drive (FWD) has been raging for years, and the truth is, there is no clear winner – both have their pros and cons. Then there are also four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, which are similar but not quite the same. Generally, unless you live in an area with a lot of snow and ice or do a lot of off-roading, you probably don’t need four-wheel or all-wheel drive. So which is better for your next vehicle: rear-wheel or front-wheel drive?... Read More.
Whether your kids are small or your teenagers are starting to drive, you want a safe car for your family. You want the peace of mind of knowing that if you are ever in an accident, your family will be protected from harm as much as possible. At the same time, you don’t want to pay a fortune for a new car.... Read More.
Is buying a used truck worth it? For those who have ever owned one, the answer in all likelihood is, “Yes.” Though there may be a few disadvantages for some, a truck offers a number of benefits that a car simply does not. Whether for work, family or simply tooling around running errands, a truck comes in handy all the time. Spacious and safe, trucks offer utility that regular cars and SUVs are not capable of.... Read More.
When it comes to SUV vs. station wagon, it’s no secret that the station wagon has taken a back seat (pun intended) in popularity to the SUV over the past several decades. The once indispensable station wagon not only used to carry whole families around town and country but ferry public servants and salesmen about on their daily business. Today, it’s the SUV (and to a lesser extent, the minivan) that transports families and sales staff around.... Read More.
Thinking about buying a used BMW? A BMW has much to offer. It is the epitome of luxury. Before you buy it’s important to do your research. Are there benefits or any disadvantages? Everyone wants the most car for their money and with such an investment they want a car that lasts a long time.... Read More.
If you are looking for adventure and an amazing journey, look no further—the best weekend road trips in Arizona await you. Few states are better suited for a road trip than Arizona—the Grand Canyon State has some of the most dramatic landscapes and breathtaking scenery in North America. It’s an incredibly diverse geological wonder that is rich in the history of the Old West. Though there is much to see and experience, here are 10 places to consider for your next road trip in Arizona:... Read More.
Knowing what to do after a car accident is important for everyone—it may not only involve helping someone who is hurt or calling 911 but knowing what to do after a car accident can protect you financially. Chances are you will be in a car accident at least once in your life. Statistics bear out that car accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. The U.S. alone averages 6 million car accidents each year, or roughly 16,438 per day. Sadly, of these crashes, over 37,000 each year are fatal, with an additional 3 million people injured or disabled.... Read More.