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.

Iggy Paulsena month ago
Why Are Convertibles So Rare?
I drive a convertible, and I honestly think it's one of the best purchases I've ever made in my life. Words cannot describe how much I enjoy that car and how much I'm a "convertible for life" type of ...
Glenn Bushinski2 months ago
Are Car Washes Bad in the Winter?
Many people worry that washing their car in the winter, whether it's the greatest pickup truck or coolest minivan, will be of harm to their vehicle's paint or windows. Others believe that washing thei...
What Is Bosozoku?
Bosozoku, more properly bōsōzoku, most properly 暴走族, may not be a word you are particularly familiar with. In fact, you may not have even ever heard this term before now. Literally speaking, the Japan...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
Effects of Salt on Your Car
Daytona Beach is one of the only places in America where you can drive your car on the beach—and honestly, it should stay that way. As glamorous and retrowave as it may seem to drive your car on the b...
Richard Owens3 months ago
What to Know When Buying a Used Car
Not only can buying a certified pre owned car save money for the purchaser, it also ensures they have a greater variation of options at hand. CPO cars also make great first vehicles for new drivers wh...
Brayden Simmons5 months 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 Ouellet6 months 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 Anderson6 months 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. Curtis7 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 Macfarlane7 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 Scott8 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 Bernard8 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. Curtis8 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 Chambliss8 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 Marley9 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 Callihana year 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 pilota year 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- ...