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New Uber Security Feature Makes Drivers Take Selfies

New Uber Security Feature Makes Drivers Take Selfies

Selfies will soon become more than a cry for attention posted to social media. These self-taken pictures are going to be a big part in Uber’s newest security measures as the transportation company unveils its Real-Time ID Check feature for its drivers. The feature uses Microsoft Cognitive Services to keep both drivers and riders safe. […]

 Aaron Widmar

[VIDEO] Quaker State Advertises Hi-Tech Dipstick 6S with Selfie Stick

[VIDEO] Quaker State Advertises Hi-Tech Dipstick 6S with Selfie Stick

Everything in our high-tech world is evolving: our phones, our cars, our entertainment, and even our baby toys. It takes a lot to impress people in today’s culture. So, it’s no surprise that old-fashioned companies will go to extra lengths to make its products stand out on the market. For example, Quaker State has announced its […]

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Selfie Stick Florida Man Gets Canoe Through Windshield

Selfie Stick Florida Man Gets Canoe Through Windshield

If you are a human being with a brain, you’re probably aware of the fact that it’s not a great idea to mess around with your phone while driving. You can probably also make the connection that filming yourself with a GoPro camera mounted to a selfie stick while driving is an equally dumb idea. […]

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Man Wrecks Car Full of People Trying to Get in a Selfie

Man Wrecks Car Full of People Trying to Get in a Selfie

Logically, taking selfies has to be, in some way, connected to the continued existence of the human race. Otherwise, there is no excuse for the following. Four people were injured in a crash where an SUV ran off the road and collided with a tree because the driver was trying to get in on a […]

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Woman Dies After Posting Selfie While Driving

Woman Dies After Posting Selfie While Driving

Is your social media presence worth your life?

If you are a person with a brain, chances are you know that texting while driving is a bad idea. So why, then, do so many drivers continue to do just that? Statistics show that the average time your eyes are off the road while texting is five seconds—long enough to travel the length of […]

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Toyota Seat Selfie App Helps Promote Seat Belt Wearing

Toyota Seat Selfie App Helps Promote Seat Belt Wearing

There’s a reason why seat belts exist. They help reduce serious crash-related injuries and deaths by about half. But many drivers—particularly young ones—are neglecting to wear seat belts. In an attempt to increase seat belt usage, Toyota has developed an app called “Seat Selfie,” which is designed to encourage road safety habits in Asia as […]

 Patrick Grieve

Chevrolet Hired BuzzFeed Writers to Take Selfies

Chevrolet Hired BuzzFeed Writers to Take Selfies

Meanwhile, you’re making an honest living, like a chump

In Chevrolet’s attempts to endear the new Trax small crossover to Millennials, the automaker launched a “Hidden Gems” marketing campaign earlier this year, which involved hiring “social media influencers” to highlight the “hidden gems” of urban centers like LA, New York, and Chicago. Well, as it turns out, “Hidden Gems” are actually the best spots […]

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Introducing the 2016 Honda HR-V “Selfie” Edition

Introducing the 2016 Honda HR-V “Selfie” Edition

Automakers are terrified that Millennials are going to stop buying cars and just start Ubering everywhere (although they should really chill out), and it’s made them increasingly desperate to reach the younger generation. GM is probably the most egregious offender, with its hipsterish “Hidden Gems” marketing campaign for the Chevy Trax, which hired “social media influencers” […]

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Guy Takes Video Selfie while being Cut from Car by Jaws of Life

Guy Takes Video Selfie while being Cut from Car by Jaws of Life

“But first, let me take a selfie” isn’t just a line from an obnoxious song you’d totally forgotten about until this very moment—it’s also a call to action. At least, it was for YouTube user Andrew Mac, who powered through multiple broken bones to take a video selfie that shows him being removed from his […]

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Man Drives Car into Store, Takes Selfie, Leaves

Man Drives Car into Store, Takes Selfie, Leaves

Many of us love to show off our cars. Some of us love showing them off so much that we take photos of them (and of ourselves with them) and post them to our Instagram accounts. But most people don’t love showing off their cars enough to drive through the front doors of a store, […]

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Ford Driver Distraction Study: 1-in-3 Brits Selfie While Driving

Ford Driver Distraction Study: 1-in-3 Brits Selfie While Driving

Smartphones can be a beautiful thing. They put a world of limitless information and the ability to learn, create, and share all at the tips of your fingers. Despite all of the great things, smartphones are also responsible for one of the worst things to emerge from the 21st century: the selfie. “Everything I do […]

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Stealing the Spotlight: Selfie-Taking Corolla Mingles with the Beautiful People

Stealing the Spotlight: Selfie-Taking Corolla Mingles with the Beautiful People

The Toyota Corolla recently received a makeover that put it at the top of the compact sedan totem pole as far as looks go. The handsome features of the car were made even more apparent earlier this month when the Corolla made a cameo at People En Español’s 50 Mas Bellos (50 Most Beautiful) gala. […]

 Whitney Russell

4 Breathtaking Scenic Drives in Massachusetts

4 Breathtaking Scenic Drives in Massachusetts

Daydreaming about future road trips? Here are four routes you should consider if you’re planning a joy ride in Massachusetts later this year. Safer Journeys: Have more peace of mind with OnStar technology Mount Greylock Scenic Byway Journey the 17-mile route from Pittsfield to Adams, to enjoy panoramic views of Mount Greylock, the highest point […]

 Whitney Russell

3 Breathtaking Scenic Drives in Ohio

3 Breathtaking Scenic Drives in Ohio

From streams and rivers to subtle hills and sprawling cornfields, Ohio has varied settings to satisfy different tastes. Witness the Buckeye State’s natural beauty when you try one or more of these scenic drives. Road-Trip Companion: Learn why the 2020 Acadia is a rewarding travel buddy Ohio River Scenic Byway This 443-mile route follows the […]

 Kimiko Kidd

3 Breathtaking Scenic Drives in New York

3 Breathtaking Scenic Drives in New York

The Empire State is positively teeming with natural wonders and historic treasures. Here’s a look at three scenic drives you can take to explore some of the beauty New York State has to offer. Make Sure Your Car is Road-Trip Ready: Listen for these vehicle noises Finger Lakes Wine and Cheese Trail Grab a designated […]

 Whitney Russell

Teen Driving Tips for Prom Season

Teen Driving Tips for Prom Season

With prom season just around the corner, it’s not too soon to start planning on what you’ll wear for the occasion — and which car you’ll drive to it. Have a fun and safe prom night by brushing up on these safe driving strategies ahead of time. Turn Heads: The new 2020 Corvette makes an […]

 Whitney Russell

Road Trips for Nature Lovers: A Visitor’s Guide to Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Road Trips for Nature Lovers: A Visitor’s Guide to Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Located on the banks of the Cuyahoga River, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park covers a vast expanse of 33,000 acres. You’ll find evergreen and deciduous forests, a variety of tributaries, and hills and ravines to traverse in this natural haven in northern Ohio. Here’s a brief overview to help you plan a road trip to […]

 Kimiko Kidd

Nissan Offers High-Tech Hospitality at CES 2020

Nissan Offers High-Tech Hospitality at CES 2020

Visitors to the Nissan booth at the Consumer Electronics Show were treated to a futuristic twist on the traditional Japanese concept of hospitality. The user-friendly, inviting booth was brimming with high-tech, sensory-engaging, interactive exhibits that demonstrate the automaker’s latest innovations. A Nissan Model for Everyone: Finding the right car for your lifestyle Innovative fun at […]

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