Category Archives: Driving

Planning Road Trips with Google Drive & Maps

This site has all the info… I am doing posting this mainly so I have a link to go back to!!  Ha ha ha… You can create your own road trip routes and save it to Google Drive!!  How cool … Continue reading

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From Ars Technica: Netherlands highways will glow in the dark starting in mid-2013

Studio Roosegaarde A smart road design that features glow-in-the-dark tarmac and illuminated weather indicators will be installed in the Netherlands from mid-2013. “One day I was sitting in my car in the Netherlands, and I was amazed by these roads … Continue reading

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From Autoblog: Study: Feds launch largest-ever road test of connected vehicles

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology, Ford, GM Vehicle-To-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-To-Infrastructure (V2I) communications are going to play a big role in future automobiles when it comes to autonomous vehicles, but in the near term, these technologies are being looked at … Continue reading

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From Engadget: AT&T developing tech to help parents keep teenagers from texting and driving, hopes to save lives

By now, you’re likely aware of some of the repercussions that come with shooting an innocent text to a friend while being behind the wheel. Well, in an effort to keep these unfortunate accidents from ever occurring, the AT&T Foundry’s … Continue reading

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From Autoblog: Study: U.S. has fewer cars per person than Europe, but still uses twice as much energy

Filed under: Car Buying, Europe Here’s a shocking statistic: The United States has fewer cars per capita than Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and 16 other countries. Even more dramatic is one of the potential causes: … Continue reading

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From Droid Life: Google Maps Adds Live Traffic Support for Additional 130 Cities Across America

Google announced that it is to bring live and typical traffic support to roughly 130 smaller cities across America through Google Maps. In addition, they are also including even further support for areas in China, Brazil, Canada, and many other countries. … Continue reading

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From Ars Technica: Want to fix traffic? Pay people to get up and go earlier

Capri STANFORD, CALIFORNIA—Everyone hates commuting. (Disclaimer: I work at home, my commute is only about five seconds between my bedroom and my home office. Thanks Ars!) For most driving commuters, the biggest problem is that there are often hundreds of … Continue reading

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