Posts by Mac Demere

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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Don't Let Road Gators Bite

June 19, 2014 by

Auto, Driving Emergencies Summer is prime season for car-eating road gators. It’ll last well into September, according to a study by the National... Read Full Story

Big Rigs and Cars: Tips for Coexisting on the Highway

May 22, 2014 by

Auto, Driving Safety Tips, Imagine your doctor has ordered you to exercise on a running track surrounding a college football practice field. You must... Read Full Story

New Tires To The Rear

May 13, 2014 by

Auto, Maintenance If you buy only two new tires, consider putting them on the rear axle. Purchasing four tires is the ideal, but... Read Full Story

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