March 31st, 2011 by Hal Moses
The perks of purchasing a used car are the low initial price, property taxes, and insurance costs. The “downs” are that it isn’t new, which means there’s no auto warranty and you are more vulnerable to car problems. However, you can reduce your exposure to risk by taking these precautionary measures.
First, shop for used vehicles […]
March 30th, 2011 by Hal Moses
Many motorists struggle to find a repair shop that they feel is trustworthy. While some motorists feel comfortable taking their car to the dealership, others prefer going to an independent repair shop. So, which one is better?
You will find several advantages to going to the dealership for repairs. First of all, dealerships pay for their […]
March 26th, 2011 by Hal Moses
Unfortunately, mistakes often happen when you’re in an unfamiliar place. A recent survey reported that people driving in RV’s often make expensive blunders. More than 1,000 RV drivers were surveyed, revealing some interesting mishaps that they have had.
The blunders that were the most common are as follows: backing up into something, failing to connect taillights […]
March 25th, 2011 by Hal Moses
You know that the trend for green cars has come of age when Hummer and Lamborghini get in on the picture.
The manufacturers of supercars for $400,000 and high-end SUV’s have realized that they need to keep us with small, efficient car models. People desire lightweight, economical vehicles as opposed to heavy gas-guzzlers.
Lamborghini has an updated […]
March 24th, 2011 by Hal Moses
Due to the poor economy, electric and hybrid cars are in great need these days. However, these cars also will come at a cost. They will strain scarce resources for water, according to a new study.
Every mile that is driven using electricity consumes approximately three times the water than a car using petrol. Sciencedaily reported […]
March 23rd, 2011 by Hal Moses
With summer traveling in full gear, Americans are trying to find ways to save at the gas pump. Ford has put together some easy tips for all motorists, which suggest ways to alter their driving behavior.
First of all, drivers should slow down and keep a steady speed. Consider driving 55 mph instead of 65 mph. […]
March 22nd, 2011 by Hal Moses
Most motorists have experienced the drowsy driving syndrome. Either you’ve been the driver yourself or you’ve been in the passenger seat. Many wrecks and road service calls can be avoided if drivers aren’t drowsy. Here are some signs to look for in a drowsy driver.
If the driver is weaving drowsiness may be setting in. The […]
March 19th, 2011 by Hal Moses
With everyone worried about the economy, there are numerous tips circulating about how to save money on fuel. A lot of this advice, however, isn’t worth the time of the average driver. So, which strategies are worth the time and which aren’t?
There are several things that you can do to significantly improve your fuel economy. […]
March 18th, 2011 by Hal Moses
Often, drivers who have a big SUV feel a false sense of security. People feel that just because they are in a large vehicle nothing can happen to them.
Yet, the truth is that SUVs are much more likely to roll in an accident than other cars. And approximately 35% of fatalities in car accidents occur […]
March 17th, 2011 by Hal Moses
Over the past few decades, perhaps one of the biggest technical developments has been to tires. And now, new rules concerning tires will yield even more mileage and safety improvements.
After the estimated 280 deaths that were linked to Firestone tire failures on the Ford Explorer SUVs, lawmakers ordered tire pressure monitoring systems are used. These […]