Last year, more than 50 million vehicles across the nation were recalled for a defective part, faulty mechanism or dangerous feature that had either been proven to cause or was capable of causing serious injury and harm. A blog in The Washington Post referred to 2014 as the “worst year for auto recalls in U.S. history,” and reported that of all cars and trucks on the road … [Read more...] about What to Do if Your Car Has Been Recalled
Hurricane Sandy has proven to be a devastating event for much of the East Coast, with New York and New Jersey being particularly hard hit. Gale force winds swept trees out of their roots, and tossed cars around like they were nothing. Boats were found on streets, houses were gutted, and downed power lines left millions of New Yorkers without power. Hundreds of thousands of … [Read more...] about Accidents: A Personal Disaster
It's an age-old debate (no pun intended). Which drivers are safer, teens or seniors? Which age group is the most dangerous overall? We have all the facts and figures here. Every once in a while we hear a story about a senior citizen who forgot which way was up, or thought he was stepping on the brakes but stepped on the gas, or spaced out in some way and caused a serious … [Read more...] about Teens Vs Senior Drivers: Who’s Worse?
Here at Driven Autos, we are not only interested in cars, but we like trucks too! Yes, a real man has a truck. And his daddy drives a semi. Who's your daddy? Kidding aside, we thought it was worth mentioning that there are tons of free CDL tests out there, even practice questions. So, if you are aspiring to be a truck driver, or if you just want a refresher course before you … [Read more...] about Free CDL Practice Tests Online with Video
Most vehicle owners are aware of the visible risks in driving. It's easy to see how reckless driving, distractions and intoxication can lead to a deadly accident. While it's easy to avoid these obvious driving hazards, there are many hidden dangers lurking inside modern automobiles. Some chemicals and substances used in vehicle manufacture can cause cancer, cardiovascular … [Read more...] about Harmful Dangers in Automobiles