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How Three Seconds Can Reduce Rear-End Collisions

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According to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), out of the 6 million car accidents that happen on U.S. roads every year, over 40% of them (2.5 million) are rear-end collisions.  In fact, on average, there is a rear-end collision every 8 seconds, which means that by the time you have read this far down there has already been another one. Safe following distances are the key to prevention.
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Cold Temperature Tire Pressures

Why adjusting tire pressures for winter temperatures is more than just hot air

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Many cars and trucks today are equipped  with a tire pressure monitoring system or TPMS to warn drivers of under-inflated tires.  When one or more tires drops below a pre-set recommended pressure a dash light will illuminate.  The light can also be triggered by a bad sensor or system malfunctions. While a TPMS light coming on can be an early warning ahead of an emergency,...

Size Does Matter

Largest engine in the world stands 44 feet tall and produces over 107,000 horsepower

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The largest reciprocating engine in the world stands taller than a four-story building.  The RT-flex96C is a 14-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine designed by the Finnish manufacturer...
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