is a trusted ridesharing community where travelers meet and share rides across the U.S. It’s a friendlier way to travel—one that’s good for the environment, good for your wallet, and great for getting to know new people. It's a peer-to-peer ridesharing platform connecting those who need a ride with drivers who have extra space in their car. They are partnered with TrustCloud
, another startup that assigns a “Trust Score” to individuals, to help increase security for both drivers and passengers.
Arrow Trucking ceases operations
, strands as many as 1400 drivers on Christmas Eve all over the country. In as cutthroat an industry as there is, other companies found it in their hearts
to assist those left out in the cold.
Virginia DMV [youtube]
"In Virginia you can get a reissued drivers license on the spot if you have lost your license or just want a better photo."
Not just selfcentered, but warmongers too.
SUV owners are more likely the the general populous to support the war in Iraq (60%). When small SUVs are eliminated, the figure jumps to (80%). Probably not a causal relationship, but interesting none the less.
Outta my way, or under my wheels!
According to this survey from the American Iron and Steel institute, Miami has the rudest drivers in the country. I live in Miami, and it's true. If you disagree with me, you're a slack-jawed moron.
Most Dangerous Job.. Israeli bus driver
. Not only at risk from normal driveing hazzards but being blown up by terrorists, a favorite target. Is there a memorial for the fallen comrades or do they "take care of their own" in a secret bus driver society. What other low profile low skill jobs go unrecognized for the ultimate sacrifice?
The state of Minnesota decides to fight distracted drivers by putting up billboards
. Next up: A new state committee to check programs for irony before they're made public.
Conclusive evidence that cell phones distract drivers
What did this say? I was busy chatting on my cell and missed some of this. Could it be? What should we do? Ah, I am aa good driver; it is the other person who can't drive and talk.
Certain things like this
irk me just as much as the next guy, but it always makes me wonder how it can bother someone so much to create an organization against it.