Winter driving hazards will soon be in the rearview mirror. As the snow starts to melt and the sun makes refreshing appearances, more and more people will make their way outside to enjoy the spring weather. Yet along with these welcome changes comes a new set of potential dangers.
In Michigan, you're required to carry no-fault insurance if you drive a car. It's important to understand what your insurance covers. Even if you've never been in an accident, chances are, you'll at least be in a minor collision at some point during your lifetime.
Not that long ago, the idea of driverless cars roaming the streets seemed like science fiction. Now, we know that this technology is real and it may soon change personal transportation as we know it. The purpose: to eliminate traffic jams, save fuel, provide mobility to the disabled and the elderly and, most important of all, to save lives.
Collision-sensing technology is now available in several models of passenger vehicles. Sensors in the vehicles detect when another vehicles is close enough for a collision, alerting the driver with a vibration or a beep.
Apparently, not the automotive industry. The recent disclosure of Volkswagen's manipulation of emissions tests on vehicles should not come as a surprise, given the long history of carmakers bad behavior when it comes to safety, mileage and emissions of their vehicles.