fact or fiction

Is it fact or merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the myths and beliefs we hold about gas guzzlers, self-driving cars and our on-road lives.

Brayden Simmons11 days ago
10 Signs It Is Time You Need New Brakes
Whether you know nothing about cars or are a complete car junkie, it's always important to stay alert and aware of your vehicle. It's just as important as paying attention while driving. From general ...
Janelle Ouelleta month ago
Don't Text and Drive
We have all heard the the slogan, "Don't Drink and Drive." The same idea should also apply to those who have the urge to send a text message while driving on the open road as well. Operating a cellula...
Rachel Andersona month ago
Settle It Down
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines road rage as "The operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that endangers or is likely to endanger persons or property." This doesn't just pe...
Urban Space
According to Bill Watterson, the legendary American cartoonist, “If you can’t win by reason, go for volume.” This piece of language stands to be true in relation to the body of work analyzed in this e...
C.C. Curtis2 months ago
Which Vehicles Hold Their Value Best?
Just like many of the expensive pieces that we buy in our lives, many of them still hold their values to this day. Whether you took amazing care of the item and it's still worth buying today, that ite...
Leigh Macfarlane2 months ago
Driving in Pothole Season
Some call him a prankster, others say it was a social experiment. Either way, Coby Persin and I have different means of dealing with springtime potholes. Where I swerve across medians and slide precar...
Adrian Scott3 months ago
Why You Shouldn't Run Your Car Low on Gas
Though tempting, picking up the habit of using every last bit of your car's fuel is never a good idea. Understanding the inner workings of your car is crucial to coming to terms with how poorly you ar...
Johnson Bernard3 months ago
Amazing Facts About BMW You Probably Didn't Know
BMW, which if you didn’t know stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke (Bavarian Motor Works), has grown into a multi-national corporation that specializes in the manufacturing of automobiles, of which can...
C.C. Curtis3 months ago
Worst Exotic Car Crashes in History
We all know how beautiful foreign and exotic cars are, but the prices are what really frightens us. As much as we adore these cars through the internet and dream of getting our hands on one... we'd ha...
Sasha Chambliss4 months ago
Common Mustang Misconceptions
The Mustang lifestyle isn't for everyone. With many models being hated and others adored, the Mustang is one of America's most influential and controversial sports cars. I've gotten a lot of feedback ...
Rowan Marley4 months ago
These Cars Will Get You a Ticket If You Drive Them
We all have a friend who has a car that always seems to get stopped by policemen. Even if they are going 31 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour speed limit area, a cop will pull them over and write t...
Megan Callihan6 months ago
Why Men Drive Like, Well, Men
In May of 2015, in Stony Creek Metropark, southeast Michigan, three teenage boys were killed in a “single motor vehicle” accident as a result of excessive speeding. (Stafford) The collision involved f...
auto pilot7 months ago
Motorcycling Is Dying!
This is a conversation I had with another biker. Me- "I know that you are a supporter of riders' rights as your attendance to recent demonstrations shows." Jim- "Yea I do try when the sun's out." Me- ...
Ryan Epps7 months ago
Myths About Your Car Battery
Whether it be jumpstarting, faulty lights, or scarce use, vehicular batteries are some seriously dangerous death traps when incorrectly maintained. Worse than bad habits that damage your car, these my...
17, Fast and Furious, Buy A Fucking Volvo
I remember the first time I met my baby. Walking past the bramble on my suburban block, I looked down on the gravel. I saw my black Chuck Taylor's, I saw the sparkles in the gravel contrasted deftly a...
Cato Conroy9 months ago
How to Handle a Car Accident
Car accidents can happen to anyone, at any time. You do not need to be speeding, nor do you need to be near another driver for them to happen to you. Even the most attentive drivers can end up having ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart9 months ago
Do Mechanics Really Lie to Women About Repairs?
Back when I was in high school, I overheard a radio prank show being played on the bus ride home. This prank show stood out in my mind because it showed me that there is a chance that mechanics really...