TO ALL the motor sports enthusiasts and/or book collectors out there. I just found about half a dozen pieces of the FAST LANE coffee-table book published by the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) in 2005. The books are practically “new” and in perfect condition.
A study which appears in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine seems to have arrived at this conclusion. Â The study found that users of the new light rail system in Charlotte, N.C., Â were 81 percent less likely to become obese. Â Their Body Mass Index (BMI) also dropped by 1.18 points on average. Â That’s the equivalent of about 6.5 pounds for a person 5â€™5? tall!
I drive a lot — everyday! Â So is that why I am not able to lose weight in spite of all the diet and exercise regimes I’ve been slaving myself with? Â Argh! Â True or not I guess this is one other good reason to commute.
I thought I am just being OC (obsessive-compulsive) because I have the compulsion to stock on stuff in my car — ropes (the knot-tying kind), duck tape, masking tape, double-sided tape, an ice-pick, a sewing kit, alcohol, baby wipes, all sorts of medicines, and hundreds of other odds and ends.
Turns out I am just being a defensive motorist. (Take note that I didn’t say “defensive driver,” although I am that, too!)
In their January-February 2010 issue of DRIVE newsletter, AAP featured their recommended Emergency Car Kit Checklist (page 3). Â Guess what? Â Most of the items in their list have already been permanent residents of my car. Read more
a. â€ Ford F-Series
b. â€ Ford Taurus
c. â€ Toyota Camry
d. â€ Honda Accord
Okay I’ll give a clue. â€ This is a trick question. â€ Well, kind of, that is. Read more
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