A red car carries a tree through snow.

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How to Prepare the Perfect Winter Car Part 2

PART 2 Living in Utah is a wonderful experience. The people here are nice, there is excellent food, and the scenery is gorgeous. However, as citizens of a state that gets all four seasons, Utahns know that the winters here can be quite harsh, especially on the cars that we drive. Getting your vehicle serviced […]
Car tire drives down winter road.

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How to Prepare the Perfect Winter Car Part 1

PART 1 Living in Utah is a wonderful experience. The people here are nice, there is excellent food, and the scenery is gorgeous. However, as citizens of a state that gets all four seasons, Utahns know that the winters here can be quite harsh, especially on the cars that we drive. Getting your vehicle serviced […]
Inversion creeps up the mountain.

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Causes of Utah’s Inversion

If you have ever lived in Utah for more than a year, you are certainly aware of the horrible air quality that pervades the state in the winter months. Although we might have the best snow on earth, one might want to avoid taking any deep breaths while enjoying it. The air along the Wasatch […]
Distracted driving

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Driving Under the Influence of Pokemon

Are you one of the millions hooked on Pokemon Go? The game is a sensation, with more users than Tinder and more daily interaction than Facebook. Within a week of its release, it was projected to gain more users than Twitter. As with any booming new trend, lots of hype is cropping up about bizarre […]
Texting While Driving

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Jun

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Don’t Text and Drive

Last year, Utah passed a law cracking down on texting and driving, and it’s no wonder.  Most crashes occur within a short five second window after a driver is distracted — about the length of a football field if you are driving 55 mph — and you take your eyes off the road for about […]

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Nov

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New Car Tech: Apple CarPlay

The long awaited launch of Apple CarPlay cars is finally happening, several months after the initial "iOS in the Car" project announcement of March 2014. For those keeping an eye on Apple technology, this is really the next big thing to come from Apple since the long anticipated Apple Watch of April of this year.
drunk scale

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Jun

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New Car Tech: In-Car Drunk Detection Systems

In a step to further prevent the likelihood of drunk driving, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has created a prototype of an in-car drunk detection system that would prevent operation of a vehicle by a driver who is under the influence of alcohol. The name: DADSS, or Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety. […]
man with smartwatch

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Jun

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What Smartwatches Mean for Today’s Driving

With the release of the Apple Watch just a couple of months ago, many are beginning to wonder how these wearable mobile devices will affect driving and driving safety in the United States.
car on vacation

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Getting Your Car Ready for Summer

With the coming of summer means a whole new set of driving conditions and concerns for your car. It’s always a great idea to have your car thoroughly inspected at the start of any new season, but here are some of the main things you should inspect on your car before the summer months hit.

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The Light and Dark Sides of GPS

From online banking to Facetime, technology does a lot to make almost every aspect of our lives easier, faster and more convenient. Online maps have evolved into handheld GPS systems that can be accessed from any smartphone. The days of waiting for a friend to give you directions to their home in a “turn left […]