A recent holiday road hazards survey by Car Rentals showed that nearly 60% of Americans don’t know how to properly tie a Christmas tree to the roof of their cars. Most alarmingly, the AAA Traffic Safety reported over 200,000 crashes as a result of road debris in a span of four years, including fallen Christmas trees.
Everyone loves that new car smell, but when it comes to actually buying a new car, we all tend to show a little less enthusiasm. The excitement of choosing a new car can be squashed quickly as soon as you start trying to price compare, apply for loans, negotiate, choose a dealer, and everything else that goes along with trying to get the best bang for your buck.
The winter can be rough on cars. It’s not just the ice and snow that are problems, but rather the cold itself. There are a few types of typical car damage that can occur when the temperature begins to drop and it’s vital that every driver knows what to look out for during the winter.
Purchasing a brand new car is definitely a big deal. That doesn’t mean that it has to be a complex and overwhelming process, however. If you take advantage of the resources that are out there for you, it can actually be pretty simple. Getting your hands on a first-rate vehicle is more realistic than ever.
In the United States, there are over 268.8 million vehicles registered and the number of registered drivers is close to that number. There is no denying that the high level of traffic in the country is one of the reasons why there are so many traffic accidents in the country. If you drive around a lot, there are high chances that you will get in an accident at some point. If you drive with your children in the car, it is important that you know what to do if you are in an accident. Below is a guide on, what to do if you are in a car accident.
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The minds at The Zebra put together a comprehensive list of 10 basic car maintenance projects everyone should know how to do. Regular car maintenance is essential to prolonging the life of your car but repair shops can be pricey. These basic DIY car maintenance projects will help you keep your car in tip-top shape while saving a ton on professional maintenance costs. Continue reading “Learn Basic Car Maintenance with these 10 DIY Project Videos”
As a consumer, it’s reasonable to expect that anything you purchase meets the explicit and implicit promises made of it by the manufacturer and retailer. This becomes doubly true when dealing with expensive items like vehicles. After all, a simple defect on a car or truck can lead to accidents or injury. Whatever the make or model of car you own, here are a few things you should know about how safety recalls work.
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Traveling around Australia is a great way to pack in all of the great sights and landmarks this country has to offer, as many of them are spread out between major cities. However, there are a few things you need to know before you get started. Take these tips into account as you plan your trip!
There are a few things that your vehicle will warn you about when they need to be replaced or examined. The brakes are one such system. When you begin to hear some of the warning signs that are given, then you need to find a mechanic who can check the brake pads and rotors to determine how much longer you might be able to safely drive your vehicle.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drivers between the ages of 16 and 19 are far more likely to be involved in traffic accidents than drivers who are over the age of 20. While it’s too ominous to say that your teenage driver will be in an accident at some point, you should still teach them how to drive safely and what they should do if they are ever in an accident.