Monthly Archives: February 2011

Do You Know What MERGE Means?

Do you know what MERGE means? One of the hazards of driving 4000 miles each month is the other drivers. I’m serious, if I were alone on the highways, it would go much better. I realize that is unrealistic, but a man can dream. As I travel the State of Texas in my Dodge Magnum, I see all types of drivers … hot rodders, lil’ old ladies, and fresh, green teenagers.

They all have their shortcomings, but this is one of my biggest pet peeves when I am on cruise control. MERGE means something.

MERGE is a technical term meaning … Don’t Pull in front of me if you’re driving slower.


Let me know what your pet peeve is when behind the wheel. Surely I’m not the only one … can I?

New Feature: Dodge Magnum monthly statistics

80mphA feature I’ve wanted to implement on The Magnum Life is a recap of my monthly statistics. Since I travel so much, I gather a lot of information about my car. Because of that, I have wanted a place to consolidate that information for reference and thought you might find some of it interesting, also.

Today, I am going to recap my information for January 2011, since February is still active. After closing this month off, I will post another article for February.

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