| Jun 7, 2011
| 12:45 PM
In this week's review of the Chevy Volt, Jim MacPherson includes this point: "Note to pedestrians: As electric cars become more popular you are taking your life in your hands if you cross the street by ear, without looking."
I thought his warning bears...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:35 AM
How to Be a Road Angel
10 tips for a civilized commute
Texting, rolling stops, tailgating.
Isn't it time we gave the other guy a break?
By Deb Acord
To all the drivers who think they own the road, etiquette pro Elena...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 2:38 PM
By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk
Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are ten annoying habits of other drivers.
1. Talking on a cell phone
When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:45 AM
By Nate Owen
With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year. And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
| Jan 19, 2012
Teen drivers are the most distracted drivers on the roads. CD’s, iPod’s and cell phones are the main causes for the distractions while driving.
In a 2007 national survey, conducted by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:25 AM
By Jennifer Newman, Motherproof.com
If you worry about your teen using their cell phone while driving, Sprint has an app for you.
Called Drive First, it automatically locks most smartphone functions while driving.
The app starts at speeds over 10...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Voice used to be the big issue for overseas travelers, but not anymore, said Sebastian Harrison, founder of Cellular Abroad, which offers products to address a host of international connectivity issues.
When you travel abroad, he said, you want to...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The number of Americans living in households without traditional land-line telephones continues to grow, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In the second half of 2013, 41% of U.S. households relied solely on a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
A man fatally shot his wife and two daughters before turning the gun on himself near Darien Tuesday, according to officials.
The shootings took place in the 500 block of Oldfield Road in DuPage County near Darien. The deaths are believed to have been...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Have an old cell phone or tablet you don’t need anymore and want to help troops?
Take it to an AT&T-owned store (not authorized dealer) and request that its trade-in value be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers, a nonprofit that helps troops...