A sobering history of drunk driving in the US and why it’s still so prevalent

image credit – Paul Biryukov // Shutterstock Over the decades, a combination of laws, public service campaigns, and fierce opposition by advocate groups turned an activity that was merely frowned upon in the 1970s into one that carries severe legal consequences and public shame. But tens of thousands of Americans still die from that activity […]

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Common conditions that can affect driver safety

image credit – Gorodenkoff // Shutterstock Be it wet pavement, fog, snow, or rain, nearly 1 in 5 crashes on American roads are weather-related. CheapInsurance.com analyzed statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to illustrate the most common factors that threaten driver safety on the road. Driving is […]

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How gas prices have changed across the U.S. since the 1970s

image credit – Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group // Getty Images It wasn’t that long ago, 1999 in fact, that a gallon of regular gasoline cost less than $1. And that price was much more common through the 1980s. More recently, of course, prices have been higher than $1. But when adjusted for inflation, the […]

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The least fuel-efficient vehicles introduced each year since 1975

Alain BENAINOUS // Getty Images Plenty of vintage vehicles have aged like fine wine—and appreciated in value, too. But their fuel efficiency? It’s lacking in a world where the average vehicle now gets 25 or more miles for every gallon of fuel. CheapInsurance.com, experts on cheap car insurance, used data from the Environmental Protection Agency to […]

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