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3 Amazing Mercedes Hybrid Vehicles to Show Off

By Annie Davis, published on Mar 16, 2014

...still a great sedan to show off. This vehicle offers a 3.5L V6 with 295 hp and 284 lb-ft of torque and boasts 19 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. The 7-speed automatic transmission helps the car go from 0 to 60 in 7.0 seconds. With a 21.9 gallon fuel tank, you can reach nearly 550 miles of highway driving on a single tank.

The S400 hybrid keeps your family safe with an anti-theft system and traction and vehicle stability control. Plus, with all seats in place, you get 16.4 cubic feet of cargo space. Want to drive in luxury? The 2013 model comes standard with parking assist, massaging... (more)

Tags: cars, driving, auto, luxury

A Real Life Joke

By melanie jean juneau, published on Sep 30, 2013

...well, quite possible when all three women either refuse to drive, are reluctant drivers or simply cannot drive a car at all. This is not some anti-female slur. I am simply relaying the facts.

The most important person in this triad was my sister, Elizabeth, the chauffeur by default, driving the intimidatingly large, luxury machine. Incidentally, the car's owner was bed-ridden, suffering more over concern for his beloved vehicle than over any leg pain following major surgery.

Clutching the wheel, Elizabeth drove in circles in the parking lot until she could find a spot... (more)

Tags: women, driving, humour, directions, drivers

Trial by Traffic: The Worst and Best of the East and West

By Kate Aucella, published on Aug 20, 2010

...graduating college and have called the left coast home for the past seven years. I have driven more in that time than I thought humanly possible, certainly more than in the ten years I spent as a licensed driver on the east coast. At least twenty times more, maybe forty. Granted, I began my driving career at the legally ripe age of 16, on the rural, tree-lined streets of my quaint, cow-friendly town, and rarely had cause to exceed 50 mph. For the first couple years as a legit license-holder, I avoided the highway and considered anything over 20 minutes to be a long ride.

Now I... (more)

Tags: traffic, driving, la drivers, boston drivers, east coast driving, west coast driving

UK Councils: Enforcing the Law or Stealing Money?

By upyours, published on Jan 28, 2010

UK Councils are suffering under the recession much as everyone else and they try, on the whole, to get the best 'bang per buck' from their income. A lot of this is driven by central government because they set levels of national funding for local councils for essential services (police, fire etc.) and others are bid for by demonstrating a need and the rest by Council Tax (or Poll Tax as we used to call it).

The point in this article is to describe how Councils make up money from certain areas and act for themselves rather than the people they are supposed to support and represent. So... (more)

Tags: cars, driving, uk, westminster, westminster council, camden, camden council, parking fines, parking restrictions, cash cow, fleecing, council, motorbikes, motorcycles

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