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Tips for learning to drive

Tips for learning to drive

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Tips for learning to drive For all of you above eighteen, your most recent birthday means more than adulthood and a national ID. It means you're allowed to get a driver's license and finally go for those joyrides you love, legally. However, not everyone is born with the skill of Michael Schumacher, so let me teach you the way of the vehicle before you run all the pedestrians over.ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING: Driving is sort of like a Mexican stand-off. The first person to flinch and show weakness loses. This is why you should aim to look as calm and collected as you can. Always bring sunglasses to your driving lessons, especially if you're taking lessons in the evening. Most instructors will tell you to look at the road, but your coolio shades will ensure the road will be looking at yo...
Safety Tips for Spring Break Road Trips

Safety Tips for Spring Break Road Trips

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Safety Tips for Spring Break Road Trips Many road-trippers set off in the evening so they can arrive at their destination in the morning and enjoy a full first day of fun; however, 50 percent of fatal crashes happen at night. Night driving has its own set of risks, two of the most obvious being darkness and fatigue.Ninety percent of a driver’s reaction depends on vision, and vision is severely limited at night. Depth perception, color recognition and peripheral vision are also worse at night. Fatigue and drowsiness pose substantial risks as concentration and reaction time are impaired. In a worse-case scenario, drivers may even fall asleep and lose control of their vehicle.Avoid driving at night if possible. If you must drive at night:Seat belts only save lives when they fit
How To Negotiate When Buying A Used Car

How To Negotiate When Buying A Used Car

Shopping, Tips, Travel
Buying a used car is a popular choice for those who are looking for rare car models or for those who are on a strict budget. If you decide to buy your own, you should be prepared to negotiate. Otherwise, private sellers or car dealers might persuade you into paying more than you really should.If it's your first time to buy a second hand car, there are many ways to prepare yourself when it comes to discussing the vehicle's price with a seller. In this article, we give you some tips on how you can negotiate with car dealers or private sellers when purchasing a used car.1. Do your researchKnowledge is power. Even before you meet with the car seller, you should already know the car model and specifications you want, including its current price in the used car market. In this way, a...
Essential Car Care Tips For Summer

Essential Car Care Tips For Summer

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Summer is worrisome not only for us, the humans but also for cars and other vehicles. During this time, cars need an extra bit of care and servicing, but for which they start throwing tantrums that become quite unmanageable at times. So, in order to keep your car cool glowing in pink of its health, follow a few simple car care tips for summer.Excessive summer heat increases tire pressure. And you know that overinflated tires make hydroplaning more likely when it rains (since, untimely rains are so common with the tropical summers). So, get the tire pressure checked before taking your car far. Do not forget to test your spare tire as well, because you never know when you need them.Check the fuel tank, or for that matter, the oil after running the car engine for a while. It should ap...
Prepare Your Car For Summer

Prepare Your Car For Summer

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Spring is in full swing and summer is coming soon! The temperature will go up and your car will witness more dust and traffic. And all these can take a toll on your car's performance by causing a mechanic failure of a part or a component. The season brings in its own set of challenges for car driving. But giving some attention to your car service and maintenance will help you keep it in tip-top condition throughout the summer season.Particularly if you are planning for a long driving this summer, make sure your car go through necessary maintenance before you depart. This will prevent you from wasting your valuable travel time waiting on a road side for mechanic help. In worst, car overlooked for summer preparation may also ruin your entire holiday trip.Here is a complete checklist ...
Credit Cards for Summer Vacations

Credit Cards for Summer Vacations

Good Credit, LIFESTYLE, Tips, Travel
Summer is finally here, and so begins the season of long travel and family vacations. Approximately 52% of American families take at least one vacation between the months of May and August, which means that quite a bit of money is spent on both domestic and international travel.Unfortunately, traveling with only cash and checks in your wallet is not recommended. Whether you plan to rent cars, fly on airplanes or stay in hotels, travel is always easier if you have a credit card at your disposal. Even if you only use it for the big purchases - like rental cars and airlines - your travel experience will be much smoother if you have plastic.For one thing, plastic allow you to easily document each transaction. When you purchase an airline ticket, a record of that purchase is made with y...
Drivers Rule

Drivers Rule

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Are you being decepted by your current insurer? New policies indicate that for years many drivers have over paid on their car insurance. This is the simple truth that your car insurance company doesn’t want you to know. If you’re insured and driving less than 35 miles/day and live in a preferred zip code you may be eligible for some of the huge discounts. But do you think your car insurance company will tell you that? Fat chance it is! Rates have been dropped over the last year or so. Drivers who enter their zipcode and vehicle information atProvide-Insurance.com may beShocked at the results they find. For many it is quite difficult to believe that they can find a cheaper rate in a very simple manner. Thanks to new comparison program policies. It is now easy for drivers to save 32
Tips for Driving Safely at Night

Tips for Driving Safely at Night

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Night driving can be a great deal of fun. You can turn your music up loud, there is less cars on the road and not as many distractions. However, driving at night,  particularly longer distances can be tricky and have more risks than daytime driving.Did you know that more crashes and auto accidents happen at night? It is true, there's about 1 and a half times more crashes during the night than during daylight hours. Additionally, night crashes have a higher fatality rate as the crashes are inclined to be much more severe. In fact, the fatality rate for nighttime crashes is nearly 4 times the fatality rate as those that occur in daytime hours.The main issue that leads to this is that the diminished visibility you have at night. Not only is your depth perception, peripheral vision and
Car Tips For Drivers

Car Tips For Drivers

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Summer time is travel time even though increases on petrol. Summer is much more fun if you're able to enjoy it beyond your house. In cases that you would like to travel together with your own vehicle, I shall provide you 5 tips relating to that summer to you and your wonderful vehicle.1. Verify the tires of the automobile- Assess its own tires. Look whether there are a number of leaks or cracks about it. You can readily distinguish it since a few tires are evident to possess such. Educate your spare tire and be certain that it's inflated. Consequently, in case there are instances that you want an excess tire, then it'll be simple for you to have a single. However, ensure you will pull your jack alongside you. The regional service store will allow you to examine this component also....
Prevent Car Lockout

Prevent Car Lockout

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Perhaps one of the most frequent problems with car owners, especially the new ones, is getting locked out of their car. For new car owners, car lockout is not uncommon, they tend to leave their car keys in the ignition after parking. There's a great chance that your car will get stolen. Unless you are an excellent locksmith yourself or you've learned how to pick a car lock, the only way for you to get the keys is either to break in or hire a locksmith. However, there are actually ways to prevent getting yourself locked out of your car, read on below.Keep Your Keys With You All The TimeThis takes practice. Train yourself to always carry your keys with you. Before you go out from your home, remember to always get your keys. Right after you park and turn off the engine, take out the k...