Mad Max: Fury Road was a big hit in theaters earlier this summer. It brought back the franchise for those who were already fans and introduced it to a whole new generation. We are now all better prepared for a post-apocalyptic future where our cars become tricked out death machines.
Many people – we’re looking at you, Craig Fitzgerald – these days wonder what happened to the cheap, work pickup. Just about 20 years ago, you could buy all sorts of trucks for around $20k. Yet, these days that doesn’t seem to be the case. Why?
Cars today are safer than ever. We’ve got anti-lock brakes and airbags and all sorts of new technology to help keep us safe on the roads. Despite greatly improved safety versus what was around only a few years ago, traffic fatalities are way up this year and on pace to set a new record.