The Truth About Cars » Defensive Driving http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Mirror Mirror: Reflections on Driving in Japan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/mirror-mirror-reflections-driving-japan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/mirror-mirror-reflections-driving-japan/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 16:15:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294322 A few weeks ago, one of TTAC’s Best and Brightest asked for my thoughts on driving in Japan. It’s not the first time the topic has come up. There were several comments in response to the series that documented the importation of my Town & Country, but I’ve been content to avoid the subject up […]

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A few weeks ago, one of TTAC’s Best and Brightest asked for my thoughts on driving in Japan. It’s not the first time the topic has come up. There were several comments in response to the series that documented the importation of my Town & Country, but I’ve been content to avoid the subject up […]

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Driving Ability: Have I Lost The “Eye Of The Tiger?” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/driving-ability-have-i-lost-the-eye-of-the-tiger/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/driving-ability-have-i-lost-the-eye-of-the-tiger/#comments Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:39:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=632618 I’ve let myself go over the years. No, I’m not talking about the almost 100 pounds I have gained since I left hallowed halls of Snohomish High School almost 30 years ago, I’m talking about my driving habits. 10 and 2 has slipped to 7 and crotch, with crotch occasionally slipping to 6 to steady […]

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I’ve let myself go over the years. No, I’m not talking about the almost 100 pounds I have gained since I left hallowed halls of Snohomish High School almost 30 years ago, I’m talking about my driving habits. 10 and 2 has slipped to 7 and crotch, with crotch occasionally slipping to 6 to steady […]

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Shooting The Gap: An Unorthodox Solution http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/shooting-the-gap-an-unorthodox-solution/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/shooting-the-gap-an-unorthodox-solution/#comments Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:14:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=500211 As I slipped the clutch and rolled on the throttle, the big GSXR1100 bucked and growled like a wild beast between my knees. I took the little wiggle and the bucking in stride and cracked the throttle even wider to shift the bike’s weight onto the rear tire. The bike responded instantly, the sound of […]

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As I slipped the clutch and rolled on the throttle, the big GSXR1100 bucked and growled like a wild beast between my knees. I took the little wiggle and the bucking in stride and cracked the throttle even wider to shift the bike’s weight onto the rear tire. The bike responded instantly, the sound of […]

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Flirtin’ With Disaster – Motorcyclists’ Thoughts On Defensive Driving http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/flirtin-with-disaster-motorcyclists-thoughts-on-defensive-driving/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/flirtin-with-disaster-motorcyclists-thoughts-on-defensive-driving/#comments Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:59:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482558 I am always hesitant to write a “how to” article. I learned a long time ago that no matter how good I am at something, there is always someone better right around the corner. For every bad-ass black belt you meet, there is a Chuck Norris looking to teach him some humility. Still, when I […]

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I am always hesitant to write a “how to” article. I learned a long time ago that no matter how good I am at something, there is always someone better right around the corner. For every bad-ass black belt you meet, there is a Chuck Norris looking to teach him some humility. Still, when I […]

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