Shipping a car by train or by truck?

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Transporting a car can be done by train, truck, airplane or a marine vessel. What works for you depends on the pick-up and delivery locations, whether you are shipping internationally or domestically, on your time frame and budget, and certainly your personal preferences.

Working with a trucking company is faster and easier. When shipping a car by train you still need a car carrier to take the vehicle to the train. Instead loading and un-loading twice at pick-up and delivery, you ...

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Why do we yawn while driving?

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Have you ever wondered why we yawn? Well, if you haven’t, scientists out there have been doing it for you. And turns out that yawning is a real head-scratcher.

To begin with, apparently everyone yawns and by this, I mean all humans, animals, including birds, even fetuses in the womb yawn! Now I’m sure I got your attention. So why is this completely involuntary and uncontrollable event taking place?

The easiest way to understand this is to see your brain as the ...

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Moving to Portland, Oregon Guide

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Either way, unless you are already there, I’m pretty sure you are going to regret the fact that you missed their annual World naked bike ride! How cool is that! It happens every year in June, and it is the largest nude bike ride in the world with over 10 000 participants! I’m sure that even if you don’t aspire to be one of the naked bunch, you would have loved watching them – the freedom that ...

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Why are trucking companies being sold out?

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If you type “trucking companies” in Google, the first page is overloaded with results of “successful businesses for sale”. There are thousands of them out there, just like the Caribous in their migrating season.

I can’t help but wonder why is that?

What’s up with the catchy headline – “successful business for sale”… How often do you see a successful business selling out, there is always a reason behind it. And many would say the reason rarely is because it is successful; ...

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Road rage bigger when the vehicle is bigger

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We’ve all been there … simply driving down the road and suddenly the driver of another vehicle decides to cut us off, to tailgate us, drive waaay too fast or simply be an idiot trying something new.

What do you do when this happens? Some will keep driving, trying to ignore or simply get away from the intruder; while others would like to teach the other driver “a lesson” by responding and making things sometimes worse … this is referred to ...

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New car technology – gadgets and stuff!

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You have to admit that, even if you don’t know much about cars or you simply don’t care about cars, you still get excited about all the gadgets and new technology automobiles (will) offer.

When I met my hubby, he was a lot more into cars than me. Don’t get me wrong, I loved driving one, but didn’t really much know about vehicle features. Well, a few years down the road I can honestly say that I am a car ...

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Cars Overpopulation

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We live in times of abundance; we manage to have plenty of the scarce resources available to us. It sounds good, doesn’t it? Unfortunately this does not apply to all of us, in reality most of us struggle on a daily basis, whether it is to have access to water and food, or commodities to meet basic needs.

We are all experiencing the consequences of overpopulation and with this we face an even bigger problem – cars overpopulation.

We used to think ...

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Moving to Alaska Guide

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Moving is not easy, it takes a lot of planning, researching, packing, leaving family and friends behind or worse – taking them with you ;); and getting ready to make new ones. But what if you were to move to a place so distant, unknown and different from everything you’ve seen? How would you prepare for something that not everyone can face?

I have to admit that it takes some guts to move to Alaska, so, if you have decided to ...

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The plight of the US infrastructure

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The infrastructure in the US is a topic widely discussed at the moment. In general, every year, around that time when the Infrastructure Report Card is released, by the American Society of Civil Engineers, a.k.a. ASCE it becomes a topic of national coverage. It is not surprising that this year the release of the Report Card was what stirred up the pot again. The grade this year was D+.

The US infrastructure holds 16th place in the world, ...

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Spring cleaning your car – what can you do?

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We usually associate spring with the ability to enjoy the outdoors more, to hang out with friends and most importantly with the fact that it is that season right before summer. For many states in the US, spring is waited and longed for season, putting an end to the rather endless snow and reminding us of what it feels like to be outside without 50 layers of clothes. Spring, however, also signifies that you have to clean the house, start ...

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