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As copywriter for Esurance, Alex had professional experience in everything from film to literature to (thanklessly!) correcting the grammar in friends' emails. As a fervent Minnesota sports fan, he spends most of his non-writing time gently weeping into cereal bowls.

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The Physics Behind Seat Belt Safety

Ever wonder how seat belts work? The answer is physics. Continue Reading The Physics Behind Seat Belt Safety

Safe and smart | Car safety

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New Study (Politely) Suggests Women Are More Prone to Road Rage

Women. Delicate flowers or lean, mean, road-raging machines? Continue Reading New Study (Politely) Suggests Women Are More Prone to Road Rage

Travel hacks | Around the nation

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Go West on the Oregon Trail: A Game-Style Guide to Oregon Road-Tripping

If you’re planning on taking the Oregon Trail, check out our guide to driving in Oregon for the modern road tripper — and the gamers who control their fate. Continue Reading Go West on the Oregon Trail: A Game-Style Guide to Oregon Road-Tripping

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Lessons from the Road (Learned the Hard Way)

One Esurance writer chronicles his journey from Chicago to Los Angeles and realizes the road (and a 15-year-old car) aren’t always friendly. Continue Reading Lessons from the Road (Learned the Hard Way)

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