Most safety features found in cars and other vehicles saw a boom in popularity from the creation of one car, the Tucker 48. Safety features included a pop out windshield, padded dashboard, and even a swivelling headlight depending on which direction you were steering. si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/nm…
The word "dashboard" actually derives from a wooden or leather board attached to the front of a horse-drawn carriage to protect the driver from mud splashes thrown up or "dashed' by the horse's hooves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
Jeeps have Easter Eggs which are little animals or icons that have been found on the windshield, trunk, dashboard and various other parts of a Jeep. zigwheels.com/news-featur…
The word β€œdashboard” comes from the board on horse drawn carriages that would shield you from mud and rocks flung up by β€œdashing” horses. thenewswheel.com/origin-o…
Jerry Lee Lewis once crashed into the gates at Graceland at 3am with a bottle of champagne under his arm and a loaded gun on the dashboard. He was arrested. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jer…
Elvis Presley was an official captain of the Memphis Police Department and even had dashboard police lights for his cars. He was known for pulling people over and lecturing them on safety before giving them an autograph and letting them go. graceland.com/blog/posts/…
When dashboard lights were first used in cars they were called "idiot lights" because drivers were frustrated by the warning lights used in place of gauges, making it more difficult to detect issues early since they only activated after one occurred. alansfactoryoutlet.com/th…
"dashboard" was originally a barrier of wood or leather at the front of a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh to protect a driver from mud or other debris "dashed up" by the horses' hooves. Today it refers to the evolution of that flat board which now contains displays, gauges and instruments. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
The fake wood inserts on the 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo dashboard were a photographic reproduction of Rolls-Royce elm trim. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
The word "dashboard" originated as a barrier of wood or leather fixed at the front of a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh to protect the driver from mud or other debris "dashed up" (thrown up) by the horses' hooves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
The female vocalist on Meatloaf's "Paradise by the Dashboard light" (Ellen Foley) also provided vocals on several songs by "The Clash" and was the inspiration for the song "Should I Stay or Should I Go." ellenfoley.com/bio
It's illegal in California to hold a cell phone while driving & that the cell phone must be mounted on the windshield, dashboard, or center console in a manner that doesn't hinder the driver’s view of road. Also the cell phone must be activated with a single swipe or tap of the driver’s finger. leginfo.legislature.ca.go…
Today I learned of the Steinwinter V8 truck concept, a tractor from 1983 measuring only 1170mm (3ft 10in) tall, that was designed to save fuel and increase transport volume. It's cab was comparable to that of a sports car, being fitted with bucket seats and full digital dashboard thepetrolstop.com/2010/02…
A little arrow on the dashboard tells you which side of the car the gas tank door is on. slate.com/blogs/browbeat/…
Airbags were invented in 1952 when an engineer tried to stop his young daughter from smashing into the dashboard during an accident. consumeraffairs.com/news0…
A vehicle's "dashboard" originally was a barrier of wood or a leather apron affixed at the front of a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh to protect the driver from mud or other debris "dashed"(tossed) up by the wheels and horses' hooves. justacarguy.blogspot.com/…
The Original Xbox used to make Creepy Sounds if you leave the Dashboard on for too long. youtube.com/attribution_l…
Meatloaf was in the Rocky Horror Picture Show and used that fact to promote his song "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" by having theaters play the video before the movie at midnight screenings. songfacts.com/detail.php?…
There is an arrow on your dashboard that tells you which side your gas cap is on jalopnik.com/173883/how-w…
The female singer in Meatloaf's "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" was the actress whom played public defender Billie Young in the first season of the 80's sitcom Night Court. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
The singer of 'Dashboard Confessional' was so inspired by "Spider-Man 2," that after his special early screening, scrapped the original song they had planned, and wrote 'Vindicated' within ten minutes after the film. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
Humans perceive coloured lights as brighter than white, leading to specific colours being preferred in stage design, aviation and car dashboards en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hel…
Super Dave, from Discovery's TV show "Airshow", got his nickname when he managed to safely land a plane after the control stick disconnected from the dashboard. He used the trim wheel, his body weight, and opening the doors to steer the aircraft back to his base. superdaveairshows.com/abo…
In the 1950s and early 1960s some Chrysler automobiles had record players mounted inside the dashboard consumerreports.org/cro/n…
Hood ornaments were invented to decorate the "motometer", a temperature gauge screwed into the radiator cap. They became purely decorative as the temperature gauge was moved to the dashboard, and the radiator cap was moved to underneath the hood. discounthoodornaments.com…
If you leave a pop in a car, it will get hot enough to blow up all over your seats, ceiling, dashboard and windows. TIAL: It sucks to clean it up.
The term "dashboard" originated from a board that would be attached to the front of horse-drawn carriages to protect the driver from dirt and debris "dashed" up from horses. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
The original cup holder for cars was made in Nov 1950 and was called the "snack tray". It used suction cups to attach to the dashboard. blog.modernmechanix.com/s…
Chryslers from the 1950's could come with record players installed in the dashboard en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hig…
The dashboard was originally made to protect drivers from horse poop justacarguy.blogspot.com/…
The car dashboard is called such because it's named after the front of a horse-drawn carriage that protected the occupants from flying stones. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
The β€œdashboard” was originally describe the wooden board on carriages to prevent mud and rocks from being splashed (or β€œdashed”) onto drivers and their passengers by the running horses. thehogring.com/2012/11/25…
The dashboard display in the Nissan 'Godzilla' GTR is designed by Polyphony Digital, the same people behind the Gran Turismo video game series. youtube.com/watch?v=52Yyo…
The dashboard was originally a board on the front of carriages/buggies that prevented mud and debris from being dashed into the vehicle by horses' hooves. etymonline.com/index.php?…
The lyrics to Modest Mouse's song "Dashboard" were improvised. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
The Cord 810, produced in 1936, was the first car to have pop-up headlights. The lights were raised by turning cranks in the dashboard when needed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hid…
You can revoke the access of some websites to your Google account by going to your Google account 'dashboard'

..just login to your Google account Dashboard www.google.com/dashboard/ and you will see a link under 'Account' that says 'Websites authorized to access the account', click it and you'll find out what websites can access your account and you can revoke that access from there.

The Female Vocal in Meat Loaf's "Paradise By The Dashboard Light" Is The Same Woman Who Played Public Defender Billie Young in Season 2 of Night Court en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…

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