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Do you know that a windshield wiper was invented by a woman in 1903?

The inventor Mary Anderson is credited with devising the first operational windshield wiper in 1903. Mary Anderson (1866–1953) was a real estate developer, rancher, viticulturist and inventor of the windshield wiper blade.

Car Rental Safety Driving: Vehicle Floor Mats – Interference with Accelerator (Gas) and Brake Pedals

During Transport Canada’s investigations of alleged sudden vehicle accelerations and stuck throttles, we frequently discover that the problem relates to some interference between the vehicle floor mats and the pedals.

From the traffic sign’s history

The earliest road signs were milestones, giving distance or direction; for example, the Romans erected stone columns throughout their empire giving the distance to Rome. In the Middle Ages, multidirectional signs at intersections became common, giving directions to cities and towns.

GMC Pickups 101: What’s the Differential? What an axle ratio means and why picking the right one is important

Editor’s Note: For more than 100 years, GMC pickups have hauled the loads that have helped keep America running. Beneath them have been rear axles with different gear ratios. What do numbers like 4.10:1 mean? This second in an occasional series of “GMC Pickups 101” features explains rear axle ratios.

Car Rental Safety Driving: How to use a multi-lane roundabouts

Roundabouts are a new type of intersection that are becoming very popular in Canada, and all over the world because they offer so many benefits.

Toyota launches Canada’s first Certified Used Hybrid Vehicle program: Program ensures Canadians can buy the most proven, most popular hybrids with confidence

(TORONTO, ON – August 13, 2012) Drivers have purchased more than 69,000 Toyota Hybrid Vehicles since the first Prius arrived in Canada in 2000.

Car Rental Safety Driving: Driving through an intersection – Roundabouts

Roundabouts are safer than both traffic circles and junctions – having 40% fewer vehicle collisions, 80% fewer injuries and 90% fewer serious injuries and fatalities (according to a study of a sampling of roundabouts in the United States, when compared with the junctions they replaced).

New Ford B-MAX High-Strength-Steels, Ingenious Design and Technology Combine to Help Protect Occupants

Brentwood, Essex, 14 August, 2012 – The all-new Ford B-MAX is engineered to deliver outstanding protection in accident situations through the use of more than 50 per cent high-strength-steels in the bodyshell and doors, and innovations delivered by the Ford Easy Access Door System.

Car Rental Trivia: Roundabouts – what is it?

roundabouts is a type of intersection that has a generally circular central island. Entering traffic must typically alter direction and speed to avoid the island, creating a circular flow in one direction.

Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2013 Rogue

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced pricing for the 2013 Nissan Rogue crossover, which continues to be one of Nissan’s most popular models.