Nissan pushes forward in the social networking arena with more and more innovative ideas. In promoting their new 2013 Altima, they’ve reached out through Facebook with live chats, contests, and interactive events that bring the drivers and the engineers closer together. Once again, Nissan pushes the envelope by tapping in to your inner inventor.
The “Innovation Garage” is Nissan’s newest foray into bringing drivers into the fold. They are actively requesting anyone who’s ever thought, “Wouldn’t it be cool if…” to bring their A-game and put their best, most innovative ideas to the test. Simply visit their site, NissanInnovationGarage.com, login with Facebook Connect, and submit your greatest idea to be voted on by a jury of your peers.
What do you get out of it? Glad you asked. The winner will receive a 2013 Altima, a $50,000 grant to begin making that phenomenal idea a reality, the opportunity to put that idea out on Kickstarter, and of course, bragging rights. What are you waiting for? Go submit an idea and get started on the dream.
Have you ever tried to rent a car when you were younger than 25? It can be done, but not without the penalty of fees and restrictions. These underage fees are applied for each day the car is being rented. The minimum age that one can rent a car is between 18-21 depending on the company and location. Why, you ask? The answer is quite simple. Insurance.
After nine years of driving, accident rates drop significantly . On average, new drivers from ages 16-19 per 100 drivers experience 20 accidents per year. However, as time advances and your driving skills progress, the number of accidents will decrease. With this being said, drivers over the age of 25 are half as likely to cause an accident than beginner drivers.
Purchasing insurance is adjusted per individual, so it’s best to explore your options to choose the insurance policy that fits your needs. Also remember, your insurance premium is lowered at the age of that magic number, 25!