Living in a hectic world, following our busy schedules and constantly having to multitask can make us forget to take care of little things like tire maintenance. Even though it may seem unimportant at first, tire maintenance can not only save you money in the long run but also ensure that you and your family are safe on the road.
How can you take proper care of tires to extend their lifespan? Wonder no more! Here are four essential tips that ... Continue Reading →
On average, we spend hundreds of hours each year inside a car: whether for a daily commute or long distance trip. Hence, one of the most important qualities we look for in a car is the comfort. There is nothing more annoying than back pain after a long day in a driver’s seat or even passenger’s for that matter.
And here we are, in the midst of summer, at the peak of the season devoted to planning family vacations and road ... Continue Reading →
With summer here the number of heatstroke deaths is quickly adding up. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data from 1998 to 2014, 636 deaths from heatstroke have happened.
53% of the cases happened because a child was forgotten inside the car. 29% because the child was playing around an unattended vehicle. 17% because the child was left inside the car intentionally. And 1% due to unknown reasons.
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Traveling in Europe is always exciting. Especially in Eastern Europe. The idea of having to watch for pot holes on every turn certainly excites the senses; sometimes you even see craters on the road and you simply squint, clench your teeth and cling to the wheel. Apart from that beauty is everywhere. Beauty in all its shapes. You can see beautiful people, beautiful nature, art and historical monuments. One such gem overflowing with various forms of beauty – products of ... Continue Reading →
We can think of a million reasons why we have to drive. The job that’s across town, or little Tom’s school that’s at the other end of the county. Going grocery shopping every weekend, or going to the dentist’s every other month. But take all of that out of the equation. The appointments, the routine, the burden. The duties that have turned driving into an automated activity. If we take them all out, all that is left… is the pure ... Continue Reading →
One of the many aspects that you have to consider when choosing a car is the way the wheels are set in motion. Front-wheel, rear-wheel, or all-wheel drive?
For some, this might be an easy decision, but for others, who don’t know how to choose, it might become the cause of frustration. One major reason that makes it hard to select is, of course, the mechanics behind each option. But in the end, it all comes down to ... Continue Reading →
Traveling from Los Angeles to Las Vegas on highway 15 could be boring.
Or that’s what many folks think. One thing we know is that there will be cars to spot. Nice cars on the road and nice cars being hauled.
And you won’t see them only on Hwy 15, but rather all across the country. Yet, Las Vegas and Los Angeles are the entertainment capitals of the US and that somehow always guarantees for some good car spotting. Whether that would ... Continue Reading →
At some point, we posted an article about the best and worst states for working on a car and how hard it may be to find a mechanic you can trust.
The reality is, most people don’t know how to fix their cars. Often they are not even aware their vehicle needs attention. As a result, many Americans defer car repairs for as long as possible.
Also, fixing your car can cost a pretty penny. Especially if you ... Continue Reading →
Classic cars have become an interest for many in the past decades – not just collectors, but casual drivers. And why wouldn’t they? With classics, you feel the authenticity in every ride. There are also those who favor the latest models. And why wouldn’t they? They get the newest tech at a hand’s reach. But what if the technology they spend their money on turns out to be a major factor in their lack of safety instead?
As it turns out, ... Continue Reading →
Despite being an industry that is a large factor in the American economy, long-haul trucking doesn’t seem to be a concern of the Department of Labor at all. Working conditions of long-haul truck drivers have worsened in the past years, and mistreatment is causing many drivers to leave the industry. As a result, employers hire young and less experienced drivers to whom they dedicate their 18-wheelers – a decision that puts both the employers and the employees in danger.
As a ... Continue Reading →