Things to Do Before Buying a Car

Posted in June 2nd, 2015
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Buying and driving own car probably tops the wish list of almost all of us and it’s indeed an exciting part of our life. But, apart from the wish and the excitement the fact remains that buying a car needs money- hell a lot of money and it should be spend very cautiously and carefully. [...]

Connected Driving Systems: How They Help & How They Distract

Posted in May 1st, 2015
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Connected driving systems aren’t a luxury in new cars anymore, they’re the new standard. The ability to connect our smartphones and access phone calls, text, emails, GPS and even the Web without using our hands is almost expected when buying a car made in the last two years. This technology is supposed to make life [...]

5 Industries Looking for Commercial Driving License Holders in America

Posted in April 7th, 2015
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In the United States, having a commercial driving license (CDL) is imperative if you are a business owner belonging to certain types of industries. Typically, such businesses include those that involve the freight of dangerous chemicals or materials, are characterized by commercial automobiles weighing around 10,000 pounds with towed trailers and can carry about 16 [...]

3 Tips to Maximize the Life of Your Vehicle

Posted in April 1st, 2015
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There are nearly 253 million cars on U.S. roads, with an average age of 11.4 years per vehicle, according to a 2014 analysis by market research firm IHS Automotive. The firm expects the average age of vehicles in operation (VIO) to increase a few months — or 2.6 percent — by 2019. The pros and [...]

Government review gives driverless cars the green light

Posted in February 17th, 2015
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Driverless cars could soon become a common sight in the UK following the government’s decision to allow the vehicles to be tested on public roads. A regulatory review into the legality of “testing, producing and marketing highly and fully automated vehicles” has given the green light to companies investing in the technology, meaning they can [...]

5 Creative Driveway Design Essentials to Enhance Safety

Posted in February 16th, 2015
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Safe driveway design doesn’t have to be boring. With proper planning, you can create an attractive approach to your home or business while paying attention to safety issues. Use the following tips to avoid accidents involving your children, new teen drivers, delivery trucks with poor visibility and other hazards. To help keep your family, home [...]

Quad Bike Moving Tips and Guidelines

Posted in January 27th, 2015
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If you have an all-terrain vehicle and you need to move to a new home, then moving it will take a bit of preparation and extra work to complete. This is true about long-distance moving for the most part. After all, the last thing you want to do is have to deal with your movers [...]

How Gas Prices Affect Car Sales

Posted in January 23rd, 2015
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The average price of gasoline in the United States fell to its lowest level since April 2009, reports Reuters. Plummeting prices offer some relief for regular commuters who want to save a few hundred dollars at the pump, but fluctuating oil prices also impact auto sales. Today’s market conditions allow for consumers to find a [...]

Despite Set-Backs, Truck Servicing Remains a Viable Career

Posted in January 22nd, 2015
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See the country. Get paid to travel. Enjoy great job security. The romance of the open road and of the solitary driver hauling freight across lonely highways always draws a segment of the working public to the trucking industry.  Due to low population density and long distance between markets, Australia is heavily reliant upon moving [...]

Pave the Way to Safe Driving: 6 Tech Tools to Avoid Accidents

Posted in December 29th, 2014
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In the United States, an estimated 2.3 million people suffer from injuries due to car accidents. Some of these accidents are completely preventable and there is no reason why drivers cannot take precautions to decrease injuries while driving on the road. With today’s technology there are upgrades that drivers should add to their vehicles to [...]