We have been crashing cars as long as we have been building them. And we’ve made a lot more progress with the building than we have with the crashing. State car insurance minimums are in the news right now because Arizona is considering a bill to increase the required insurance minimums in their state. This is important because when the amount of damage in an accident exceeds what’s covered under the insurance policy the driver is often liable and it can result in catastrophic financial damage and often bankruptcy. [keep reading]
The war between cyclists and cars rages on as the “Green Revolution” continues putting more and more bikes on the road. Big cities are used to absent-minded cyclists and delivery boys nearly taking out cross walkers and scratching the sides of cars. Bike sharing compounds the problem, giving novice pedal pushers easy access to a 3-speed so they can run red lights and ride in the opposite direction on one-way streets.
Cyclists don’t deserve all the blame. What about jaywalking pedestrians and drivers that don’t check their blind spot before turning? No one is innocent. The truth is, there is space on the road for everyone, but if no one wants to follow the rules of the road, paths are bound to cross. [keep reading]
Humans and heavy machinery have always suffered a love/hate relationship. Lucky for us, that relationship has been caught on film since the early 1900’s.
This train crash above is from Buster Keaton’s 1926 classic, The General, is the most expensive scene in the history from the silent movie-era. The car fails below were all shot for free, courtesy of smartphones, GoPros and dash cams. [keep reading]
When all the rich folk can’t bet on football, what do they do? Go to car auctions and bid on the best classic cars like the 1964 Fairlane pictured below.
The nor’easter storm that hit New England over the weekend has officially ruined Halloween 2011, left millions of people powerless, millions more cold and a whole lot of damage. It’s like Hurricane Irene all over again but instead of rain and wind, it was snow, wind and ice. Some lucky cars made it out of Snowtober alive and some cars didn’t. If you happen to find your car under a tree limb, perhaps it’s time you think about buying a used car from Mojo Motors. If you happen to be the driver of the car in the photo to the right, however, perhaps it’s time you turn in your license and give up on driving indefinitely.
Make the jump to see some of the other unfortunate automobile victims of Snowtober.