Driving articles and galleries
  • Our Favorite Family Haulers For Holiday Road Trips
    Our Favorite Family Haulers For Holiday Road Trips

    Go over the river and through the wood to Grandma's house in style, safety and comfort with these excellent family SUVs. ...

    Read More
  • Teens Need Parent Involvement To Stay Safe While Driving
    Teens Need Parent Involvement To Stay Safe While Driving

    Every few months it seems that there is another push geared towards young people to drive safer. Viral ads show the devastating affects of distracted driving and reminders that #ItCanWait are pushed on social media in th......

    Read More
  • Americans Could Waste $2.8 Trillion Being Stuck In Traffic By 2030
    Americans Could Waste $2.8 Trillion Being Stuck In Traffic By 2030

    Sitting stopped in congested traffic might be one of the most frustrating feelings imaginable. You're trapped in your car unsure when things might pick up again, when all you really want is to get to your destination. N......

    Read More
  • Kids 39 Percent More Likely To Buy Parents' Car Brand
    Kids 39 Percent More Likely To Buy Parents' Car Brand

    Children are a blank slate. They draw their habits, behaviors and mannerisms from their parents. If you subscribe to that viewpoint, then this study out of Michigan State University won't really come as a surprise. Accor......

    Read More
  • Red-Light Camera Programs Decline; Speed Cameras Continue To Rise
    Red-Light Camera Programs Decline; Speed Cameras Continue To Rise

    Early in his tenure, Gov. Chris Christie saw red-light cameras as a way to augment traditional traffic enforcement and keep motorists safe on New Jersey roads. Lately, he's seen the automated traffic technology as more o......

    Read More
  • Gas Price Average Drops To Lowest Level For 2014
    Gas Price Average Drops To Lowest Level For 2014

    AAA's predictions of cheap gas for the coming fall season are already being realized. The average cost of a gallon of unleaded hit $3.267 Wednesday, dipping just below the previously lowest recorded price in February of ......

    Read More
  • Hello, Siri? Please Don't Crash The Car
    Hello, Siri? Please Don't Crash The Car

    Hands on the wheel and eyes on the road? You could still be distracted while driving.Voice-recognition software that many automakers tout as a safer alternative to handheld devices can still divert drivers' attention, a......

    Read More
  • Google Glass As Distracting As Smartphones For Drivers
    Google Glass As Distracting As Smartphones For Drivers

    The first scientific study on wearing Google Glass while driving has shown that the high-tech eyewear and smartphones are equally distracting.Researchers at the University of Central Florida asked 40 people to drive in a......

    Read More
  • No Sign Distracted Truck Driver Tried To Avoid Fatal Crash
    No Sign Distracted Truck Driver Tried To Avoid Fatal Crash

    A tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team drove straight through an interstate median without any signs of braking or trying to avoid the collis......

    Read More
  • Prices At The Pump Head Below $3 In Much Of US
    Prices At The Pump Head Below $3 In Much Of US

    The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country.Gasoline prices typically decline in autumn, and this year they are being pulled even lower by falling global oil prices. By the end of......

    Read More
  • Police Officer Charged After Shooting Unarmed Man During Traffic Stop
    Police Officer Charged After Shooting Unarmed Man During Traffic Stop

    A South Carolina state trooper has been fired from his job and arrested following the shooting of an unarmed motorist he may have pulled over for a seat-belt violation.Trooper Sean Groubert, 31, faces felony assault char......

    Read More
  • New '#X' Anti-Texting While Driving Campaign Picks Up Speed
    New '#X' Anti-Texting While Driving Campaign Picks Up Speed

    If you encounter a '#X' followed by silence during a text conversation today you might think the other person fell asleep on their phone, but they're actually letting you know that they're about to drive.The symbol acts ......

    Read More
  • How Traffic Enforcement Could Play Out On Roads Of The Future
    How Traffic Enforcement Could Play Out On Roads Of The Future

    On the roads of the future, it's possible that speeding tickets will be doled out by new automated law enforcement systems instead of by police officers in patrol cars.Systems now being developed by the federal governmen......

    Read More
  • Five Habits That Will Ruin Your Car
    Five Habits That Will Ruin Your Car

    Most things you own will last longer if you take care of them and treat them well. Your car is no exception to this rule. While neglecting your car may seem harmless in the short term, regular neglect and mistreatment wi......

    Read More
  • Man Charged With Four DUIs In 30-hour Span
    Man Charged With Four DUIs In 30-hour Span

    A man in Rhode Island with an apparently inexhaustible supply of cars and alcohol went on a two-day drunk-driving bender which ended with four crashed vehicles, four DUI charges and three trips to the hospital.Police say......

    Read More
  • Are Newer Guardrails Making Roads Less Safe?
    Are Newer Guardrails Making Roads Less Safe?

    More ABC news videos | Latest world newsAs if its name doesn't make it clear, the whole purpose of a guardrail is to prevent vehicles from leaving a roadway and veering into potentially even more dangerous territory. At ......

    Read More
  • Daily Driving Can Be Bad For Commuters' Mental Health
    Daily Driving Can Be Bad For Commuters' Mental Health

    A new study out of the U.K. suggests that if you want to be happier, ditch the daily driving commute.Researchers from the University of East Anglia tracked the well being of 18,000 British commuters over 18 years, accord......

    Read More
  • Daily Driving Can Be Bad For Commuters' Mental Health
    Daily Driving Can Be Bad For Commuters' Mental Health

    A new study out of the U.K. suggests that if you want to be happier, ditch the daily driving commute.Researchers from the University of East Anglia tracked the well being of 18,000 British commuters over 18 years, accord......

    Read More
  • Audi Self-Driving Car Gets First Permit In California
    Audi Self-Driving Car Gets First Permit In California

    Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.That changed Tuesday, when ......

    Read More
  • Drivers In Western U.S. State Named The Rudest In The Nation
    Drivers In Western U.S. State Named The Rudest In The Nation

    A new survey suggests the rudest drivers in the country don't hail from big cities, but from America's heartland. While Manhattan holds more people than the entire state of Idaho, Insure.com found residents of the Gem st......

    Read More
Advertisement
AOL Autos for iPhone
Read Driving news from Aol Autos and share your opinions on the latest Driving information.