Author Archives: Cecil Helton

About Cecil Helton

Cecil Helton is a U.S.-based writer and editor with passions for cars, motorcycles, boats, technology and social media. Much of his professional life since 1996 has been web-centric, and he’s written and developed content on a variety of subjects. His work in the houseboat industry received wide acclaim, such as winning the 1999 Cisco Systems Growing with Technology award and being named one of five finalists in the manufacturing sector of the 2000 Computerworld-Smithsonian Awards. As an Air Force brat, he spent much of his childhood in a two-year cycle of moving to a new place, making new friends, establishing a life, and then moving again. Destinations included: Kentucky, Illinois, Texas, the Greek isle of Crete, California and Ohio. Today you’ll find Cecil coping with his 15 year old son’s decision to pursue a motorcycle license at the same time he gets his driver’s license, being active across the web on multiple social media sites, and of course, writing articles and creating content on automotive and car insurance related topics right here at CarInsurance.org.

Gas Prices Continue to Rise Nationwide

Gas Prices Continue to Rise Nationwide

An unhappy surprise is greeting drivers when they pull up to the gas pup - prices are already making their near-annual spring hikes, and we're still weeks away until spring actually arrives. [more]



Is $5 a Gallon Gas on the Horizon?

Is $5 a Gallon Gas on the Horizon?

How high do you think gasoline will get this summer? Will we still have prices in the $3.50 range, or will we be paying a dollar or more extra when the summer rush begins? [more]



Toyota Getting Numbers Boost from Fleet Sales

Toyota Getting Numbers Boost from Fleet Sales

Compared to selling cars to individual consumers, fleet sales don't generate high levels of profit, and they have long been considered a negative in terms of branding and image, since cars sold to fleets … [more]






Deadly Pileup in Florida on I-75 Kills 10

Deadly Pileup in Florida on I-75 Kills 10

After reopening a stretch of I-75 closed due to reduced visibility by a thick soup of fog combined with smoke from a brush fire, the massive pileup took place some 15 minutes later. [more]