Posts Tagged“Auto”

Is it better to lease or buy a new car? Some people will probably say that purchasing a car is the ideal option, and from a ownership point of view, that might be true, provided you are ready to commit to higher monthly payments, pay off your financier, and keep the vehicle for the next few years. However, leasing is the wiser investment and a relatively inexpensive option compared to the monthly loan payments, as, in addition to the lower monthly costs for leasing, you don’t have to worry about getting stuck with the vehicle. Here are some of the…

Devil’s Night, the night before Halloween when local kids cause havoc, has a colourful contemporary history – while mischief has been part of Halloween for time immemorial, the practice of causing mayhem the night before Halloween is a little more modern. There are a number of local traditions: the most famous Devil’s Night happens in Detroit, where 800 fires were started in 1984, prompting a wide community response to patrol the streets. There are also much more benign traditions, such as Quebec’s “Mat Night,” when local children steal their neighbours’ door mats, and Cabbage Night in the Northeastern US, where…

You may consider your car one of your most prized possessions. Even if you aren’t extremely devoted to your automobile, you’re probably glad it’s at your disposal. Regardless of your situation, you might not have thought a lot about the connections between your car and real or perceived financial situation. People Might Assume You Are Doing Well Based On What You Drive If someone pulled up next to you at a stoplight driving the newest model of the iconic Ford Mustang, what conclusion would you likely reach about that individual’s financial situation? Although the person might have been given the…

Crunch! Car accidents can happen so fast! Someone on a cell phone decides to make a sudden lane change without checking their blind spot and sideswipes you. Some guy late for work blows through a red light and t-bones you. A selfish drunk decides to drive home instead of calling a cab, drifts over the center line, and crashes into you at 45 miles per hour (thank God for airbags and seat belts!). While you might want to phone a good Salt Lake car accident lawyer as soon as possible, there are a number of actions you should take care…

Passing your driving test is not always an easy feat, you must first learn how to operate the car itself and then study hard to learn about the rules of the road and pass a test which proves that you are fit to drive. The tests are designed to be difficult to pass, which makes a lot of sense when you consider that once you have passed, you will be in control of a vehicle which is capable of doing great damage if not driven correctly. The driving exam in the UK is far tougher than it used to be as…

Many new car owners prefer to put all of their car repair eggs in a single warranty basket. To some degree this makes sense give that new car warranties cover many expenses that owners might expect to pay in the first few years. However there are some benefits available with auto service contracts that are often not included under new car warranties. So, even if you have a new car, there are some great reasons to consider an auto service contract – to make sure you are going with a reputable company, check out Omega Auto care reviews. Here are…

If the time has come for you to purchase another vehicle, where will your journey begin? For many consumers, they turn to family and friends, the Internet, business acquaintances etc. to get the best advice as of where to go. Someone may know of a great deal on a car or truck, so they then pass along that information to their family member or friend in need. If you want a vehicle shopping procedure that is as free of anxiety and stress as possible, you actually can find it. By doing your homework and relying on those you know, you…

In response to a particularly heinous act in Nice, France, world leaders and scared citizens are beginning to call for better truck control. What started as satire has developed into sincere calls for regulation of heavy-duty machinery in and around cities, as misuse of large trucks could result in catastrophe ― even if it is not intentional, as it was in Nice. Commercial truckers tend to demonstrate safer driving habits than any other section of the population, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways truckers can be even safer on the road. Trucking companies can do more to ensure their…

When most people notice that there windshield has a chip or a crack, they choose to ignore it. Chips and cracks are often not unsightly enough to cause concern. However, they can be a major concern when it comes to safety. Damage to windshields can result in an accident as they can impair the driver’s vision. They may pop out in a collision and cause harm to the driver or passengers. Windshields are also important for providing structural support to the car’s roof. A damaged windshield can result in the collapse of the roof. Causes of windshield damage Windshield damage…