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  • Exterior Style Of The New Beetle
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    "What's there to dislike about the New Beetle?" It's a car that makes people smile wherever it goes. It stands out like an orange life raft in a grey sea of auto-anonymity. Even if they don't immediately recognise the Beetle connection - and not everyone does - expressions of affectionate interest are instant and heartfelt. What's there to dislike about the New Beetle? Almost everything. Its cartoonish design perhaps, which compromises its practicality in a way that the original's designer would...
  • High Car Accidents On The Road
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    Car insurance rate for teenage should be lowered as adults In order to have the authority to drive, California's law requires everyone must have a license and pay for car insurance. Three months ago, my boyfriend decided to buy me car insurance at Twentieth Century. We thought that it would be more expensive for me to pay on my own than to include my name with him on the same car. It turned out, the company excluded my name, because my experience was less than three years. Thus, they sent me ano...
  • Our Top Choice For A Teen Car
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    Teen Driving Getting the License Many of today's teens can't wait to get that piece of paper with the cheap plastic on top, saying they are newly licensed drivers. But in New Jersey that's going to be a little harder, since January 1, 2001 NJ has put into affect the new Graduated Driver License Program (GDL). The GDL is a program that teens and first-time drivers must complete to get their unrestricted license. This program was designed to lower the number of driving fatalities among teens and f...
  • Afraid Of The Car
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    When I was six years old, I hated car rides. To a six year old, a car ride was the epitome of boredom. There was nothing to do on a car ride except sit there for hours watching the trees. I would get carsick every single time I was in my mom's Volvo. If I wasn't sick or bored, I was waiting painfully in the backseat for the next exit ramp so my mom could turn off the road for a bathroom break. My mom would have to bribe me with candy or some other special treat just to get me in a car everyday. ...
  • Important For A Dream Car
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    According to cognitive dissonance theory, there is a tendency for individuals to seek consistency among their cognitions (beliefs, expectations, or opinions of a particular individual). When inconsistency does exist between these beliefs or attitudes, psychological tension (dissonance) occurs and must be resolved through some action. This tension most often results when an individual must choose between two incompatible beliefs or actions and is heightened when alternatives are equally attractiv...
  • Car With A Drunk Driver
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    The Saturday night party was the place to be. Anyone who is anyone was there. John's curfew is midnight and its 12: 05. Mark had been doing quite a lot of drinking and he was John's ride home. John questioned whether or not he wanted to get in the car with Mark, but thought about how mad his parents were going to be. He was already five minutes late. Saying to himself "Just this one time", he decided to get in the car. John never made it home that night. Mark had rolled the car off the bridge on...
  • My Driving Experiences Learning To Drive
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    I always thought learning how to drive would be easy until one afternoon when I was 14 I decided to teach myself how to drive. I found out that afternoon that driving is not that easy and cars aren't made for running into ditches. From my experiences and others experiences I have found out that it is not easy to learn how to drive. When first learning to drive you will definitely need a car and a person to teach you how to drive. I found out that if you first learn how to drive a manual it's a p...
  • Car With An Automatic Transmission
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    Shifting Efficiency One of the most important and life-altering inventions in history is the creation of the automobile. The first model was built with a manual transmission, meaning the operator of the vehicle was responsible for manually changing gears to increase speed. This method of acceleration, while efficient, required the complete attention of the operator, and it sometimes took away the enjoyment of driving. This led to the invention of the automatic transmission, a method by which the...
  • New Car
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    Story One love the feeling of wind going through my hair and going so fast in my new car. I used to dream about going for drives with friends every night before I got my license. I only recently got my license. My friends, all still without cars are constantly calling me asking me if we can go for a drive. Because I'm a new driver and love the feeling of being free and independent while driving without parents constantly whining I did say yes whenever I was free. Friday was the big night; the be...
  • Your Car
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    Having a car accident may sound normal in most people lives; however, this particular event was not as normal for my life. This car accident was a remarkable lesson for me because it changed me a great deal. It changed my personality, behavior, and philosophy. In addition, I came to realize later what I did make a lot of people, especially, my parents upset and disappointed in me. Nevertheless, it was the incident that improved my way of living. I became a better and more understanding boy. As a...
  • Muscle Car Enthusiasts And Import
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    Import vs. Domestic Muscle cars have always been a big in the United States such as the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Chevrolet Corvette. These cars are some of the most popular cars for the past 25 or more years, but over the past 10 years, Japanese cars are becoming more and more popular. Many people who are into muscle cars despise these "imports" and people who are into these imports have the same feelings toward muscle cars. These two types of car lovers have a strong dislike for each...
  • One's Final Destination For Car
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    Backpacking: A Different Way of Camping What is camping? To most people, it is perceived as a time to pack up the car, drive to local camp grounds, and spend the weekend in the great outdoors. It isa time to frolic with family and friends around a campfire, singing songs, playing games, and roasting marshmallows while listening to ghost stories that can only be heard while camping. However, to the avid backpacker, camping takes on a different perspective. While experiencing the great outdoors is...
  • Rear Wheel Drive Car
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    Have you ever wanted to drive an Aston Martin through a hairpin turn at speeds above a hundred miles an hour? But you can't. Maybe you cannot afford a car that expensive, or maybe you are not old enough to drive! Or just maybe you are afraid you will crash and get hurt! Well I have good news for you, now you can do just this in the comfort of your own home with the help of a Playstation and two games, Need for Speed: High Stakes, and Gran Turismo 2 (GT 2) With the help of these two games you can...
  • Great Car
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    1997329 BOSS Coupe The 1997 329 BOSS Coupe is great. It has excellent ratings from consumer magazines. The BOSS can go from 0-60 in 3.2 seconds. 0-60 in 3.2 seconds is outstanding compared to many sport's cars. This car was just released to customers like ourselves 2 weeks ago. One-thousand of these have already been sold around the United States. Consumer Magazine rated this car so high that people were calling the publisher of the magazine and asking if it was a joke. The editor said it was no...
  • Lane Use And Traffic Control Lights
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    Responsible Driving 'Imagine a crowd of 44,000 people in the stands at a World Series or Super Bowl game. A television camera scans the individual faces -- - some exuberant, some anxious -- - all sports fans out for a good time. As many people as are in that crowd will die in highway accidents this year. More than half of those accidents will involve alcohol, alone or in combination with other drugs. A disproportionate number of the dead will be young, between the ages of 15 and 24. One group, 1...
  • Full Driving Licence Of New Zealand
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    4.242 ASSIGNMENT ONE -PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Day of learning -Driving a car in New Zealand "All learning situations have the potential to affect capability. In many ways capability is valuable than specific skills learned". Massey Study Guide-114.242. Human Resource Development (2002: p. 17) On 27 Oct. 2002 I immigrated to New Zealand from China. At first I found a flat in Mt. Ros kill in Auckland and studied certificate in business at AUT, which is situated in city. Because it is expensive and ha...
  • Jaguar Xkr And The Aston Martin Vanquish
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    In the new James Bond movie Die another Day, Jaguar will be sending the movie producers 8 jaguar XKR series sports cars that have been torqued, molded, and cut to fit the mean look for the role they must play as bond's newest villain's car. Bond will be driving an Aston Martin Vanquish and will have a dog fight type showdown on an iced over lake with the XKR being piloted by his new enemy; Zao. The results are simply breathtaking. Both the XKR and the Vanquish are equipped with missiles, machine...
  • Parking Of The Car
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    Is there any disadvantages of having a car? Having a car for a couple of years made me realize some disadvantages. For example, risking your life, spending money and the waste of time. The first disadvantage is risking our life. We know the way we drive so we have to be carefull with the others drivers. when we are driving we always have to see if the person next to us is driving right. Because we never know if that driver is going to hit our car and cause and accident or maybe death. We never k...
  • Driving Of Other People
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    Driving in today's society has become increasingly dangerous. There are so many things that can happen. Whether its inclement weather or other drivers, driving has its difficulties. The worst part though is other drivers. You never know what to expect' or what other drivers will do. Many of today's drivers have dangerous habits. When I first received my driver's license I was talking to my mother about driving. We were talking about when and where I was aloud to drive. I told her that driving wa...
  • Part Time Cab Driver
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    Rolando X. Reyes The Effects of Driving a Taxi Cab Effects of driving a cab can vary greatly. Meeting different kinds of people is a major factor when driving a cab. Being confined as a driver of a cab can effect health conditions. Car trouble can be a problem if the car is not taken care of properly. Violence can be the consequence of picking up the wrong kind of person. Lucky Miller (just an example) is 24 years old, part-time cab driver who explains how driving a cab has many different effect...

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