Driving

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WATCH: What It’s Like to Drive an Ugly Yellow Hummer in Philly

If you drive a giant, appallingly ugly Hummer around Philadelphia, is it hard to sleep at night? Do all your neighbors hate you? Or is it heavenly because you can […]

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Philly Hummer Owner Responds After Being Slammed By Neighbor in Anonymous Note

Friends. A photo posted by Doug DeMuro (@dougdemuro) on Apr 21, 2015 at 2:53pm PDT On Earth Day last week, we told you about the saga […]

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Millennials Hate Cars, Right? Wrong.

Millennials hate cars. They’re all about Uber and bicycles and subways, right? Well, apparently the conventional wisdom is now wrong. Like really wrong. According to […]

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Philly Hummer Owner Gets Blasted in Anonymous Note From Neighbor

Friends. A photo posted by Doug DeMuro (@dougdemuro) on Apr 21, 2015 at 2:53pm PDT Fair warning: If you own a hideous, environment-killing, yellow Hummer in […]

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Cheap Parking in Philly? There’s an App for That

Picture this. You’re driving around Center City looking for a parking space. Forget about finding a free one, that’s just not going to happen. So […]

Citified

The Country’s Lead Foot Rebounded in 2014

For the first time since 2008, Americans logged more than 3 trillion miles of driving last year. That’s according to new data released by the Federal Highway […]

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Gas Prices Went Up 10 Cents in Pa. on January 1st

Gas prices plummeted in 2014, but they’ve already gone up in Pennsylvania in the new year. That’s due to a rise in the gas tax […]

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Report: Philadelphia Drivers Among the Worst in the U.S.

Allstate’s annual America’s Best Drivers Report is out, and Philadelphia doesn’t fare so well. Among the 200 cities Allstate ranks for safe driving, Philadelphia finished […]

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Hey Jerk! Use Your Freaking Turn Signal!

The other day on my way home from work, when I was a block away from my house, I pulled over and called my son […]

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Drivers Warned of E-ZPass Phishing Scam

Because people still fall for these things in 2014, state agencies in Massachusetts and New York are warning motorists about an email scam that purports […]

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PA Bill Would Let Cops Use Radar to Capture Speeders

Here’s good news if you’re a speeder: Pennsylvania does’t do that much to slow you down —we’re the only state in the nation that doesn’t […]

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If You’re Older Than 45, Getting a PA Driver’s License Is Getting Tougher

PennLive reports something we weren’t quite aware of: PennDot, for decades, has selected 1,900 Pennsylvanians older than 45 to get random physical and visual screenings […]

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My Lousy Driving Is Costing You Money

When I drive I sometimes go over the speed limit. When I park in the city I sometimes overstay my time. On occasion I’ve been […]

City Life

Maybe Philly Drivers and Bicyclists Actually Like Fighting With Each Other

A few weeks ago, after tipping back a few too many beers, a friend of mine opened up about his girlfriend and their loving but […]

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Poll: Do You Want Speed Cameras In Philadelphia?

Pennsylvania State Senator Mike Stack has proposed legislation to install speed cameras in Northeast Philadelphia along the downright treacherous Roosevelt Boulevard. The idea is simple: […]