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What to Do When You're in a Blizzard White Out

What to Do When You're in a Blizzard White Out

When you are driving in a blizzard, there are a number of steps to take to prevent a disaster. Safety is the name of the game, and being prepared for the worst case is the best way to ensure your safety. Keeping a blizzard readiness kit in both your vehicle and your home is smart preparation.
What Vehicle Safety Ratings Mean to You

What Vehicle Safety Ratings Mean to You

Vehicle safety ratings are a reliable means for comparing the performance of a given make, model and year of one vehicle to another. This is important not only for your safety (and that of your ...
How to Saw Metal With a Jigsaw

How to Saw Metal With a Jigsaw

A jigsaw is a versatile tool that easily cuts metal when you use the proper blade. You need to use a fine-tooth blade that has 21 to 24 teeth-per-inch (TPI). The higher the TPI, the finer the cut you will receive from the jigsaw. Beyond the blade, you will need to support the metal while cutting. Un
Things to Remember in Parking Between Two Cars

Things to Remember in Parking Between Two Cars

Parallel parking is taught in the supervised driving education in any driving school. It is the easiest way to park your car and most of the establishments are using this type of parking to use ...
Directions for Making Corsages

Directions for Making Corsages

Making a corsage lets you create your own signature floral piece to enhance the look of your favorite outfit. From formal occasions to casual attire, wearing a corsage adds a feminine touch to your personal style. Corsages can be comprised of any variety of flowers and foliage as well as other decor
Can I Shorten My Trailer Tongue to Reduce Trailer Sway?

Can I Shorten My Trailer Tongue to Reduce Trailer Sway?

Towing a trailer can be a difficult challenge, as it involves forming a safe, secure, and coordinated hitch that connects a tow vehicle and a trailer. One of the major concerns when towing a trailer is controlling trailer sway. It is dependent on several factors, such as the trailer weight, the tire
How to Tow a Fun Finder Trailer

How to Tow a Fun Finder Trailer

Fun Finder travel trailers are a product of Cruiser RV, recognizable by their very aerodynamic and narrow profiles. They are a leader in the light-weight travel trailer industry, in fact producing one model with a slide-out that still weighs in at under 3,500 lbs., which allows for very fuel efficie
How to Report a Car With No Road Tax

How to Report a Car With No Road Tax

UK vehicle excise duty, or road tax, needs to be paid annually to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency for each car parked or driven on a public highway. Tax revenue is spent on the upkeep and improvement of the country's roads. It is illegal to drive a car that does not display a valid tax disc
How to Get Your Driving Permit in Texas

How to Get Your Driving Permit in Texas

In Texas all applicants, regardless of their age, must fulfill certain requirements to obtain their driving permit. Reaching the age of 15 or 16 means possibly having the freedom to drive. Other age groups have different eligibility requirements to meet before they can enjoy the privilege of operati
Driving Schools or the Driving Instructors?

Driving Schools or the Driving Instructors?

So much to talk for, so less to write; as it has been a debate whether it is the driving institutes that matter the most or is it the driving instructors. A very simple conclusion ...
Dangerous Driving Charges

Dangerous Driving Charges

Dangerous driving charges cover a number of different cases, such as excessive speeding, being adversely affected by an intoxicating substance, taking part in unlawful speed trials. Penalties for dangerous driving charges vary depending mainly on ...
How to Turn On the Passenger Air Bag in a Chevy Impala

How to Turn On the Passenger Air Bag in a Chevy Impala

The passenger air bag in a Chevy Impala is designed to reduce the severity of injuries in the event of a collision. Unlike the driver's side air bag, the passenger air bag can be turned on or off using the ignition key in special switch. The passenger air bag must be turned off in order to safely us
How to Identify the Meaning of Each Road Sign & Symbol

How to Identify the Meaning of Each Road Sign & Symbol

Road signs provide in route information and warnings to drivers. These signs use symbols, shapes and colors to convey messages about speed limits, construction areas and hazardous road conditions, among other things. Drivers are required to know many of these signs when they take the written test fo
How to Save the Day When You Fill in the Wrong Fuel in Your Car

How to Save the Day When You Fill in the Wrong Fuel in Your Car

I have been on very long road trips all over the country with my partner. A long journey may present you with a number of issues unless you have everything planned beforehand. It is easy ...
Safety Features Used in Cars

Safety Features Used in Cars

Today's automobiles feature a wide range of important safety features, from seat belts to side airbags, and are much safer than the automobiles of 50 years ago.
How to Tow a Car With a Pickup Truck

How to Tow a Car With a Pickup Truck

When you need to transport a car and have no extra driver, towing the car behind a pickup truck is an option. To safely tow a car you must have the proper equipment, including a capable pickup truck and the right towing equipment for the type of car that will be towed. Whether you're moving across t
85 Fiero GT Specs

85 Fiero GT Specs

The Pontiac Fiero is a two-door sports coupe made by General Motors using an unconventional mid-engine, rear-wheel drive configuration. For 1985, the Fiero GT was the more powerful and better-equipped of Fiero models, addressing previous concerns that the Fiero did not have enough power.
How High Should My Trailer Hitch Be From the Ground When Towing?

How High Should My Trailer Hitch Be From the Ground When Towing?

The Tongue WeightThe tongue weight is the downward force that the tongue of the­ trailer applies to the hitch of the tow vehicle. This will affect the height of your trailer hitch, and it should be 10 to 15 percent of the total trailer weight.Gross Towing WeightGross towing weight is...
90 Degree Car Parking Methods

90 Degree Car Parking Methods

There are a number of different ways you can park your car including, parallel parking, angle parking or perpendicular parking. The latter is another term for 90 degree parking, the kind of parking most people do when using a lot at the mall, at sporting complex or at movie theater. Experienced driv
Britax Recall Information

Britax Recall Information

Since 2009, Britax has recalled thousands of car seats that have the potential to injury a child during a car accident. Caregivers should check their child seat models against those that have been recalled and to request a repair kit from the manufacturer.