Interesting - I've been seeing this happen more and more often on roads in Northern VA. I suspect that perhaps vDOT is experimenting with new striping material or paint that is easier to remove. Seems like it's not working out for 'ol DOT the way they planned it. » 8/25/14 12:40pm Monday 12:40pm

I know that this was a how-to, so it's not fair for me to fault you on this, Steve. But it would be awesome of there were sufficient information for car geeks like me to make a fair judgment here. Was it an exploded pressure plate? Was it a worn out friction disc? Was the wear on the friction disc as a result of a… » 8/20/14 5:41pm 8/20/14 5:41pm

I hate to admit it, but I do like to stay on top of traffic - moving through it. That doesn't mean flying at 105 MPH everywhere, but I might do 65 when traffic is moving at 60. It not only keeps me alert, but it feels more in-control of interactions with other traffic around me, never lingering in another driver's… » 8/19/14 4:24pm 8/19/14 4:24pm