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News/Other Stuff

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Reader Question: High Miles and Selection Bias?

Here's the latest reader question, alomg with my reply! Anri asks: For obvious reasons, in the used car market low-mileage cars tend to fetch much higher price than otherwise identical cars that...

Published, Verbatim

Oy vey. I get letters . . . including the one which follows, which I reproduce here, as delivered, followed by some dissection: Sandy "writes": i taught EXPERT drivers ed for decades----not...

Reader Question: Should I Have “Gone For It”?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Mike asks: So about three months ago, I got a "reckless" driving ticket for being radar'd doing 58 in a posted 35 MPH...

Reader Question: The Electronic End of “Speeding”?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Brad asks: I enjoy your writing about cars and the road. I just heard from my wife that a mutual acquaintance who owns...

Reader Question: Daily Driver “Classic” Recommends?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Sean asks: Earlier this year you answered a question from me about a manual transmission car for my son to learn on (he...

Reader Question: Keep Jeep?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Joe asks: My question regards a 2003 Jeep grand Cherokee. I bought it used a few years ago with 122,000 miles on it....

AGW Tortures Motorist

Here's dashcam video of an Arkansas armed government worker torturing a scrawny little dude half his size, for no obvious reason other than Just Because. The motorist has handcuffs - which aren't...

Reader Question: Nissan Rogue & Lido?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Kerry asks: I'm looking at 2016 Rogue SV, 25k miles, one "fleet" owner, loaded for $20k. Read your 2015 Rogue review/history and via...

Reader Question: Secure Storage in an SUV?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! AO asks: I have been considering purchasing an SUV. One significant concern I have is that there is no truly secure storage compartment...

Reader Question: Any Benefit to Using Alcohol as a Fuel?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! John asks: Can you explain what benefit is actually gained with alcohol and lay out the economic factors that are also involved? I...
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