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Articles By Karen Cook


The Neverending Story
The Neverending Story
Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 9:09AM by Karen Cook

After the flurry of GM recalls last year, it’s no surprise that the automaker is still dealing with... Read More


Weird Car Accidents
Weird Car Accidents
Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 10:12AM by Karen Cook

We all know that operating a motor vehicle is dangerous. The rules are simple. Don’t drink and drive.... Read More


U.S. Auto Makers Miss the Super Bowl
U.S. Auto Makers Miss the Super Bowl
Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 11:03AM by Karen Cook

It’s nearly Super Bowl time again... Read More


Pay per Honk
Pay per Honk
Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 3:23PM by Karen Cook

I listen to NPR in my car when I’m not listening to my own play lists. If that makes me old, so be... Read More


Out of the Mouths of Babes
Out of the Mouths of Babes
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 12:14PM by Karen Cook

When my oldest son was young he had a bad attitude toward the status quo. He watched his parents go to work... Read More


Sometimes You Have to Look Back to Move Forward
Sometimes You Have to Look Back to Move Forward
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:23AM by Karen Cook

Take a trip back with me about 25 years or so. It was a time before navigation systems and smartphones. It... Read More


Are Drivers Depending Too Much on Warning Systems?
Are Drivers Depending Too Much on Warning Systems?
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 8:46AM by Karen Cook

Modern technology is great! It can help lowly human beings in a variety of situations—when it works.... Read More


Putting School Buses to Work for Fun and Profit
Putting School Buses to Work for Fun and Profit
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 8:36AM by Karen Cook

One of the most iconic and easily recognizable vehicles on the road has to be the school bus. The distinctive... Read More


2016 Tesla Model X: The First Electric SUV
2016 Tesla Model X: The First Electric SUV
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 2:45PM by Karen Cook

The world is slowly getting greener. We “reduce, reuse, and recycle” when we can and scientists... Read More


Good News and Bad News
Good News and Bad News
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 1:20PM by Karen Cook

The news is telling us that the economy is deep into recovery. The unemployment rate is consistently falling... Read More


New Car At Christmas: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
New Car At Christmas: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 9:16AM by Karen Cook

The idea of waking up to a new car on Christmas morning is exciting and a dream come true, according to television... Read More


Teaching Computers to Be Impolite
Teaching Computers to Be Impolite
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 11:18AM by Karen Cook

As we inch closer and closer to having self-driving vehicles become commonplace, Google is learning more... Read More


Puddle Lights: Make It Personal
Puddle Lights: Make It Personal
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 5:47PM by Karen Cook

Auto makers are becoming more attuned to those little things that make driving a car a pleasure. As an example,... Read More


Personal Safety Check
Personal Safety Check
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 9:27AM by Karen Cook

The news is full of safety recalls on all sorts of vehicles. We expect auto makers to produce vehicles with... Read More


Crossing the U.S.
Crossing the U.S.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 4:49PM by Karen Cook

With all the travelers on the roads for the holiday, I wondered just how long it would take, if I lived on... Read More


Surviving Holiday Road Trips
Surviving Holiday Road Trips
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:35AM by Karen Cook

Over the river and through the woods, Read More


Winter Survival In Your Car
Winter Survival In Your Car
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:19AM by Karen Cook

The news from New York these last week was frightening to me. I’m a Florida native and I have to admit... Read More


Warning: Avoid Telephone Poles in Minivans
Warning: Avoid Telephone Poles in Minivans
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 9:09AM by Karen Cook

At some point in our lives most of us reach the time to have a family. Time to stop hitting the bars on Friday... Read More


Review: 2015 Subaru Impreza
Review: 2015 Subaru Impreza
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:40AM by Karen Cook

The updated 2015 Impreza boasts several new features and upgraded technology. It also gets a new front end... Read More


My Name Is (insert your name) And I'm Addicted to Texting
My Name Is (insert your name) And I'm Addicted to Texting
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 5:03PM by Karen Cook

People are strange. Generally speaking, a large percentage of the population does things that aren’t... Read More