MOTORING: How To Get A Great Two-Seat Roadster For Very Little Money

November 23, 2015
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You shouldn't spend your life wondering what it's like to own an open-air sports car. With some careful shopping and a little homework you can get a fantastic pre-owned roadster for virtually nothing. No, it won't be a Ferrari. It won't even be a Porsche. But if you want the joy of true motoring, you can have it easily and at a ridiculously low cost.

THE WAR ON DRIVING, PART II: Your Car Will Map Your Life

February 10, 2014
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To no one’s surprise, US Dept. of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced at a propaganda conference this past week that in addition to surveillance cameras, traffic light cameras, license plates, roadside still photo speed traps and a national driver’s license database, American drivers would soon be subjected to yet another tracking system.

MOTORING: A Crash Course in the Great Anti-Lock Brake Debate

August 5, 2013 
 
Say, don't anti-lock braking systems shorten stopping distances?”
 
Nope. An ABS-equipped car cannot stop a single millimeter shorter than a non-ABS car. Read the fine print. ABS proponents create a statistical advantage by frequently comparing ABS to “locked braking,” which is the act of smashing the brakes in a panic.

MOTORING: The Man Who Destroyed Muscle Cars

June 17, 2013 
 
"In our midst are people who think that if only they had government power on their side, they could pick tomorrow's winners and loser in the marketplace, set prices or rents where they ought to be, decide which forms of energy should power our homes and cars, and choose which industries should survive and which should die. They make grandiose promises they can't possibly keep without bankrupting us all. They should stop for a few moments and learn a little humility." - Lawrence Reed 

MOTORING: The Case for Radar Detectors

October 1, 2012

I'm a firm believer that every motorist should have a radar detector and know how to use it effectively. Every now and then I am asked, “Why should it be legal to own a radar detector, when its only purpose is to help you break the law?”
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