Really. Is It THAT Hard To Put It Between The Lines?

A little thing I wrote for Car Buying went nuts today (even though it went up yesterday) and just crossed the 110K read mark. Not that I watch that counter obsessively or anything. I have much more important things to do. Like wonder why my neighbor cannot park his car between those handy lines someone painted in our… » 12/18/14 3:33pm Thursday 3:33pm

Nothing magic. You just have to use your best judgment. Pull to a well-lit place where others are present if you can. If not, call 911 and explain your concern and see if they might help you out. Other people have raised this question and I am not sure what else you could do. » 12/18/14 1:26pm Thursday 1:26pm

Five Myths About Traffic Tickets

We often hear "tricks" on how to get out of traffic tickets from people who are not attorneys. One of the reasons these tricks do not get told by attorneys is that they generally do not work. But some people want to believe that they can avoid a big fine by pulling a fast one on the cops or the court. Here are five… » 12/17/14 7:57am Wednesday 7:57am

My Doorless Jeep - Why I Hate One Insurance Company

I've heard complaints about my pieces on insurance companies, as if it is unfair to them when I describe things they actually do to people. Well, it's not always stuff that has happened to my clients. Let me tell you why I, personally, hate one particular insurance company. » 12/15/14 1:00pm Monday 1:00pm

Bad Dealer Horror Stories - The Podcast

One particular troll went nuts on my last piece on Odometers. He is a used car salesman who apparently trolls everyone who writes for Car Buying. During my exchange with him, I noticed he got particularly agitated when I mentioned having LOTS of stories about bad car dealers and his argument with me inspired me to… » 12/12/14 6:50am 12/12/14 6:50am

How To Fight Odometer Fraud

Ever bought a car with a tampered odometer? Despite the existence of Carfax, Autocheck and the like, odometer fraud still happens all the time. But, they have laws for that – if you catch it in time. Here is what you need to know. » 12/10/14 3:00pm 12/10/14 3:00pm

Lehto's Law - Ep. VII - Black Friday!

Hey All - hope you had a great Holiday and/or Black Friday, depending on your persuasion. I spent 18 minutes of my day recording another episode of Lehto's Law. This one would be Episode 7, in which I discuss some thoughts on Price Matching while Christmas Shopping and also, proposed changes to the Buyer's Guide by… » 11/28/14 5:25pm 11/28/14 5:25pm