Safe Driving & Driving Test Techniques : Cars & Vehicles

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What Is the Difference Between a Private Sale and a Public Auto Auction?

What Is the Difference Between a Private Sale and a Public Auto Auction?

A private sale of a car is when you purchase the auto directly from another individual who is the current owner of that car in a one-to-one transaction. A public auto auction is when many buyers and many sellers gather in one place to buy or sell many cars at the same time.......[Read More]
How to Regain Control of a Skidding Car

How to Regain Control of a Skidding Car

To avoid skidding, defensive drivers will drive safely such as slowing down in inclement weather like rain, sleet and snow. But if for some reason you end up skidding, keep these tips in mind.......[Read More]
Rating of Cars in a Crash

Rating of Cars in a Crash

According to the Safer Car website, crash test ratings are awarded to vehicles by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Crash tests are conducted and ratings assigned from 1 to 5, with 5 the highest safety rating and 1 the lowest.......[Read More]
Shipping Wars: Figuring Out the Auto Transport World

Shipping Wars: Figuring Out the Auto Transport World

Oh the war to take on a move and make that extra cash is thrilling, and now can be seen in the show Shipping Wars. It definitely caught my attention considering I currently work for ... ......[Read More]
Driving Insurance Rules

Driving Insurance Rules

You must be covered by insurance to legally operate a car.yellow car, a honda japanese sport car model image by alma_sacra from Fotolia.comNavigating an automobile along the open roads takes maturity and skill--it also requires insurance. Driving insurance is designed to protect you in.........[Read More]
Toyota Sienna Air Bag Problems

Toyota Sienna Air Bag Problems

Introduced in 1998, the Toyota Sienna is the only minivan in its class to offer all-wheel drive. In addition to its features, the Sienna has consistently posted some of the best NHTSA crash scores in its class. Despite the safety accolades, some Sienna models suffer from airbag problems.......[Read More]
Leading Causes of Driving Accidents

Leading Causes of Driving Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents can cause death, permanent disability and a serious hit to your savings due to medical bills. According to the Car Accident Attorneys website, car crashes are the primary cause of death for Americans ages five to 34. As of 2011, 6,500,000 accidents occur each year, causing ne......[Read More]
Drive Responsibly and Take The Guesswork Out of Driving

Drive Responsibly and Take The Guesswork Out of Driving

Driving responsibly means taking the guesswork out of driving all together. If a traffic light is yellow, your driver's education reminds you that this is an indication that you should slow down, right? Red lights ... ......[Read More]
Instructions for a Peak Back-Up Camera

Instructions for a Peak Back-Up Camera

In 2010, some dash-mounted GPS navigation units allow you to view reverse camera footage on the display before activating the navigation system. If you don't have this feature, you can still view this footage, but you'll have to buy a specialized display and camera transmitter. The back-up camera ma......[Read More]
Cons of Airbags

Cons of Airbags

Airbags can save lives.car crash image by dawn from Fotolia.comYou have probably seen the images of crash test dummies colliding with a deployed airbag. An airbag should offer protection against trauma that occurs as your body flies forward during a collision. The Automotive Occupant.........[Read More]
Onroad Driving School Wins Chamber Of Commerce Award 2013

Onroad Driving School Wins Chamber Of Commerce Award 2013

Onroad Driving School, one of the Sydney's leading Driving Schools, today won the Award for "Excellence in starting a new business" category for year 2013. Winning "Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence 2013 - the ... ......[Read More]
Adelaide Driving Instructor: Trust Him to Make You an Expert Behind the Wheel!

Adelaide Driving Instructor: Trust Him to Make You an Expert Behind the Wheel!

The following content describes reader about the driving permit test services offered by leading service providers. Are you a resident of Adelaide? Do you want to learn driving quickly and easily? There are many good ... ......[Read More]
How to Secure a Car to a Trailer

How to Secure a Car to a Trailer

Properly securing your car on a trailer is necessary for safe transportation. A poorly secured car could unbalance the trailer or roll off the trailer, causing damage or injury to other motorists. Securing your car on the trailer is a combination of proper position on the trailer, ensuring trailer b......[Read More]
Why Does a Speeding Car Skid When the Brakes Are Applied Suddenly?

Why Does a Speeding Car Skid When the Brakes Are Applied Suddenly?

A speeding car can slide several feet after the brakes are fully engaged. The car's rate of speed, brakes, tires and road conditions can all contribute to this.......[Read More]
Children and Driving

Children and Driving

Kids are at an increased risk of suffering injury when involved in a vehicle accident. Parents and guardians need to understand this and go out of their way to protect them. This is not as ... ......[Read More]
Car Launch Techniques

Car Launch Techniques

Tires play an important role during a car launch.Bright yellow and black American muscle car image by Christopher Dodge from Fotolia.comDrag racing consists of two cars speeding in a straight line over the same amount of distance. During a drag race, every car will have a different launch.........[Read More]
New York State Vehicle Safety

New York State Vehicle Safety

According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) all vehicles registered in New York State must pass an annual safety and emissions inspection. The safety of a vehicle must be inspected at a registered testing facility before it can be allowed on the road.......[Read More]
Features of Apache TVS

Features of Apache TVS

Apache bikes are a product line of the India based TVS motor company, a part of the TVS group. Established in 1980, the company is the third biggest two-wheeler manufacturer in India and is regarded as one of the top 10 two-wheeler makers, internationally. The domestic range of the Apache.........[Read More]
Where Is the Backup Light Switch on a 1979 Four-Speed Chevy?

Where Is the Backup Light Switch on a 1979 Four-Speed Chevy?

While the muscle car-era Muncie M20/22 may have made headlines, the fact is that far more GM vehicles received the unsung SM420/465 box than its more famous cousin. The SM420 and SM465 were ungainly-looking things, shaped more like a four-piece toaster than a four-speed transmission. However, these ......[Read More]
Differences Between Spring Brakes & Air Brakes

Differences Between Spring Brakes & Air Brakes

Air brakes and spring brakes in a larger vehicle, typically a truck or bus, sometimes are behind the same wheel and utilize the same axle. However, one is used for parking and one for slowing down.......[Read More]