eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

driving

(credit: Getty Images)

OMG: Adults Far More Likely Than Teens To Use Phones, Text While Driving

The report, done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reveals that adult drivers are by far the likeliest age group to admit to using their phone while driving.

12/12/2013

(Credit: Comstock)

Pa. State Police To Target Unsafe Drivers Over Thanksgiving Holiday

The safety measures include two sobriety checkpoints to be located somewhere in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware counties.

11/25/2013

crop_down.jpg

How To Hitchhike Across The Globe

Hitchhiking is one of the easiest ways to vacation across the world on a budget. Here are the rules to traveling the road.

11/14/2013

crosswalk

Pedestrians Usually Have Right Of Way

In virtually every state, it is the law that pedestrians have the right of way at a crosswalk, so motorists and bicyclists have to yield to pedestrians.

10/28/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

Photo Credit Thinkstock

How To Improve Your Gas Mileage By Changing Your Behavior

Simple changes to driving behavior can significantly reduce individual carbon footprints and increase gas mileage efficiency.

10/15/2013

3 on your side

3 On Your Side: Bankrate Car Cost Index

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, drivers in the Delaware Valley are actually getting off cheap.

09/04/2013

(File photo)

Study: Music May Affect Teen Driving

Fumbling with buttons while driving is linked to increased risk of crashes for teen drivers, but the kind of music they’re listening to may also be a factor.

09/03/2013

(credit: Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Buckle Up Your Dog

New Jersey became one of the first states to ticket drivers up to $1000 for keeping unrestrained animals in the front seat of the car, on the driver’s lap, or even partially out the window.

08/12/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

The Safety Belt Defense

The safety belt defense isn’t when your weight watchers leader tells you to tighten your belt to avoid overeating. It’s a legal defense that could cost you a lot of extra dough.

08/06/2013

(File photo.  Credit: CBS 3)

Study: Majority Of American Teens Delay Getting A Driver’s License

The research, which was conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, shows that only 44 percent of teens had obtained a driver’s license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state.

08/01/2013

file photo (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Law Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking While Driving

New Jersey is stiffening the penalties for motorists who use handheld cellphones to talk or text.

06/27/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

3 On Your Side: Summer Road Trip Advice

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that budgeting a little time before you head out could make for a much more pleasant journey.

06/17/2013

crash

Liability For A Borrowed Car

When a 6-year-old Pennsylvania girl wanted to visit her father in another town in the middle of the night, she grabbed her mom’s car keys and drove off, eventually hitting three parked cars and a pole. Who will pay?

03/25/2013

(credit: CBS)

Bill Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking Drivers In New Jersey

Motorists who can’t put down their cellphones might face tougher penalties in New Jersey.

03/22/2013

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,449 other followers