Why Do People Keep Flashing Their Lights??

We’d like to cover a relatively common phenomenon we all encounter – on one side or the other. Under certain circumstances, someone may flash their lights or high beams at you, or you may be moved to flash your lights at another driver. First up, and we’ll repeat this again later, never ever pull over …

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General Motors Gets Kudos for Landfill-free Facilities

Landfill-free facilities

We want to take a moment to give a car maker a pat on the back. We’ve spent more that a little time on General Motors case for a lack of standardization with its keyless start cars as well as inaccurate information owner’s manuals. Now the company gets a little back. On February 28, GM …

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A Plea to NHTSA to Simplify Nomenclature

On February 14, 2018, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Deputy Administrator Heidi King testified before the House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee on Energy and Commerce. Among the topics was NHTSA’s goal of safe testing and deployment of Automated Driving Systems, and in the question and answer session noted that a simplification …

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Subaru Video Help with Dead Key Fobs

Now two videos for Subaru Owners This video gets us into and starting a push button or keyless start Subaru. We had an Outback, but the procedures are standard across the product line. Here’s one replacing the battery in the latest style key fob.

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Its Tire Pressure Season – Again

TPMS display

Well, its November and time again to speak about the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), and its associated warning light. We do this every year, but every year several million more drivers who have recently replaced their cars will encounter the light for the first time. These are two versions of the TPMS light, and …

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