Don't spill any. It's expensive.
January 6, 2012 The U.S. average price for a gallon of gas was a record $3.513 in 2011. Stronger demand, tensions with Iran and other factors are expected to push the average up further in 2012.
Just put it in the cupholder.
Michael Smith/Getty Images
December 13, 2011 The National Transportation Safety Board, today recommended that states "ban the nonemergency use" of cellphones and other portable electronic devices while driving. Many still do it. Do you?
October 20, 2011 Teen drivers have fewer accidents as they gain experience. But that doesn't mean they are cutting down on dangerous habits like taking sharp turns and braking quickly, research shows.
Richard Meehan, 16, with his car at his home in Shelton, Conn in 2008. Researchers say tougher licensing laws have led to fewer fatal car crashes involving 16-year-old drivers.
Bob Child/ASSOCIATED PRESS
September 14, 2011 Tougher licensing laws may explain the findings of a study that analyzed more than 130,000 fatal teen crashes over 22 years. Experts note that teens who wait until they are 18 can get their license without jumping through as many hoops — or facing as many restrictions.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/140433369/140458355" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
May 26, 2011 Washington, D.C. took dead last — 51st place — in an insurance company's report of drivers' fitness for the road. It looked at every state, and the one District, and ranked them by score and percentage passed.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor