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Mac Demere

Mac Demere is a veteran automotive journalist and a recovering race car driver. He raced in the 24 Hours of Daytona and NASCAR Southwest Tour series, and co-drove to victory in five 24-hour races. In addition he was a certified test driver for a major tire maker. He currently is an instructor for an advanced teen driving school.

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Maximize Your Car’s Computer-Controlled Driving Aids

February 20, 2014 by

Auto, Driving Safety Tips, Your vehicle is likely equipped with one or more computer-controlled driving aids — digital miracles that can save your bacon... Read Full Story

Choosing a Safe Car for Your Teen

January 28, 2014 by

Auto, Buying & Selling, One of my offspring recently graduated from college, and the other is still in school: I’ve conducted a LOT of... Read Full Story

Beater Makeovers: Upgrades and Upkeep for Older Cars

January 2, 2014 by

Auto Perhaps you’ve inherited an old family vehicle. Or you’re about to hand down an older car to a young driver.... Read Full Story

How to Safely Handle a Tire Blowout

July 2, 2013 by

Auto, Driving Emergencies, Imagine a professor saying, “A passing grade requires you to do nothing.” That’s exactly what I told the 1,500 or... Read Full Story