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Drivers Admit to Falling Asleep at the Wheel
ANGELES, Jan. 28/ -- According to a survey by Farmers Insurance,
more than 10 percent of car
drivers admit to having fallen asleep at the wheel, and more than 20
percent confess they have momentarily dozed while driving.
U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
estimates that approximately 100,000 police-reported crashes
annually involve drowsiness/fatigue as a factor resulting in 1,500
fatalities and 71,000 injuries, with a monetary loss of $12.5
Shows Focus on Family Travel Options
Va., Jan. 29/ -- Recreational Vehicles (RV’s) offer attractive
options to vacationers looking for low-stress vacation getaways. And
Retail RV shows are jumping on the consumer bandwagon by offering a
place for buyers to learn more about these "homes on
shows help families get acquainted with one of the most popular
modes of travel, by letting them walk through various vehicles,
compare different floor plans and comparison shop. According to an
RV owner survey by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA),
just over half say that RV shows played "important" or
"very important" roles in their buying decisions.
PT Cruiser Convertible: The Swiss Army Knife of the Auto World?
HILLS, Mich., Jan. 29/ -- Versatile and unique, the 2005 Chrysler PT
Cruiser Convertible has been likened to the Swiss Army knife in
tumble rear seats and a pass-through trunk put it in a class by
84.3 cu.-ft., the PT Cruiser Convertible has more total interior
volume than the Beetle convertible (79.6 cu. ft.) and the Mustang
convertible (79.0 cu.-ft.). The
PT Cruiser Convertible is the only convertible among these same
competitors to offer true pass-through luggage volume of 13.3
cu.-ft. and nine different seat configurations.
Auction Site, www.CalCruising.com Incredibly Successful
DIEGO, Jan. 29/ -- Smart Money Magazine says in its January 2004
edition “eBay rakes in an eye popping 45 percent of all Internet
retail sales -- $21 billion in the past year.
The top dog on eBay: cars, hands down.
In the past 12 months, eBay Motors rang up $6.7 billion in
over the last 5 years only two companies have been able to establish
a brand name in this online category.
CalCruising has quietly grown into the second largest online
transportation auction site with 10,000 registered members who’ve
place 30,000 bids totaling $218,000,000.