how not to be a dick
Here are some rules I’ve learned about how to be a good road user.
driving
When you live in a tourist trap, the summer traffic is something is pretty much guaranteed to make you throttle the bulk of humanity, even if you're the coolest of cucumbers.
in

Aug 8, 2013 at 10:30am | 211 comments

cars
There, amongst the Porsches, Beamers and Benzes was me, a pretty young girl in designer heels, a Celine bag, a mini dress and my truck.
in

May 17, 2013 at 5:00pm | 86 comments

what the parenting books don't tell you
cars
Don't you DARE spend precious hours of your life tearing your hair out over a new car purchase. Here's how to do the whole deal over the phone (or via email) and get an amazing deal in the process.
ihtm contest
After covering my face and screaming for what felt like hours, I managed to roll my car off of the man.
cars
I'm so unclear about the rules with cars -- insurance, claims, laws, speed limits, registration, VIN numbers, tire pressure -- that you could run over my little two-door car with your Monster Truck and then tell me it was my fault, and I would probably believe you and apologize for the inconvenience.
in

Jan 31, 2013 at 10:00am | 66 comments

fathers
My dad was biking along a busy stretch of road about 10 minutes from our house when he was hit by a guy in a van who had momentarily fallen asleep at the wheel. He died that day.
car drama
babies
car racing
If drifting sounds terrifying and like a wreck waiting to happen, well, yeah. Do I need to insert a don't try this at home warning? Don't try this at home. Unless you have rear-wheel drive and a race track.
in

May 8, 2012 at 6:00pm | 12 comments

cars
My plan is to head down to the recession-friendly but not shady "learn to drive" storefront shop in a gentrifying neighborhood and man the wheel like a woman.
in

Nov 17, 2011 at 4:00pm | 0 comments

accident
I'm OK, but my brand-new bike is not. Please tell me how you think I should handle the situation.
in

Jul 19, 2011 at 3:02pm | 0 comments

cars
Yes, women are treated like imbeciles while buying a car. So I showed up to do business ... but my husband showed up to make out with the salesman.
in

Jun 6, 2011 at 3:04pm | 0 comments