Posts Tagged“driving”

Being a good driver is important on so many different levels that you may lose sight of it at times. That said you want to be the best driver so that you not only stay safe but also reap rewards available. Yes, being a good driver saves you money as time goes by. With that in mind, what do you need to do to have the best possible driving history moving forward? Lessen the Odds of Being an Accident Victim In having the right kind of history, one of the most important things is to have a good sense of…

Owning a car has many benefits. For one, you’re not stuck on public transport systems, jam-packed in next to lots of people – how uncomfortable and stress-provoking. Not to mention the wait times, delayed or cancelled services and a long trip to get anywhere. Driving a vehicle means you can get from A to B with little to no hassle, as well as being able to have personal space and control. But what if you’re from a remote or regional area and have moved to the city? There’s a lot to learn and get used to when it comes to…

Despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of motorists nowadays rarely use turn signals, it is important that they are in good working order: in an extreme situation, a turned on turn signal can prevent accidents. There are several common faults with direction indicators: 1. The turn signals don’t work at all. Here the problem is either in the turn signal control lever, or in the fuse, or in the relay. It is necessary to check all of the above one by one in order to localize the problem. 2. Turn signals blink too often. It’s not even a malfunction,…

People of this modern era cannot live without technology and this is the reason our whole life revolves around it, either it is about using a washing machine to wash clothes or using a car to go somewhere. Cars are one of the essentials that one cannot imagine living without it, as it is not easy to go from one place to another without it and this is why almost every adult learns driving when they are eligible to do this. Though it is quite easy to say that driving a car is the easiest and simplest thing that everyone…

If you’ve got an upcoming trip planned in Los Angeles, you’re likely researching how you can get from Point A to Point B. Although the city does have a transportation system, it’s not as efficient or effective as in cities like San Francisco or New York. On the other hand, you’ve probably heard horror stories about Los Angeles traffic. Having your own vehicle allows you to make the most of your trip and gives you optimal freedom, but there are certain precautions you can take to avoid typical LA road issues. Here’s what you need to know: Pay Attention to…

If you are searching for adventures outdoors, then your car can be your best friend. No matter what type of adventure you are looking for, you are going to need a car that can comfortably get you and any equipment there and back again. Not just any car will do, however. You need a car that can handle all weathers and terrains, and has plenty of space inside for you and your fellow adventurers and all the supplies you need. Here is our quick guide to five of the best cars for outdoor adventures. They have everything you need and…

Gradually, states and local jurisdictions are getting stricter and harsher about regulating cell phone usage while driving a vehicle. For example, in Virginia, several laws have prohibited texting while driving, and increased the fines you’ll pay if you’re found using a cell phone while driving and committing another offense. In fact, 47 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have an outright ban on text messaging while driving. So why are these restrictions getting tighter and more punitive, and is there any end in sight? Key Motivations There are several motivations responsible for this trend:…

Interestingly, on days that elections take place, driving accidents go up as well. While some people think this is due to drink driving, with people either celebrating their victory or drowning their sorrows, the police have now confirmed that it is actually down to them being in a hurry to get to the polling stations. The Monday before the elections, which take place on Tuesdays, police ready themselves along each popular route, making sure that people are safe. Yet despite those preparations, there continues to be an 18% increase in the chance of death when driving. For Christopher Halajian, this…

Whether you are an experienced traveler like Blake Rubin, or you are just planning your first trip abroad, it is always important to understand something about the laws in the countries you are visiting.  We have all heard enough stories about extreme punishments being meted out to Americans who were convicted of crimes they didn’t even know existed, and no one wants to find themselves in that situation. One area that many of us don’t think about in this context are the different driving laws in place in many countries around the world.  While you are not likely to find…

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…