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Now that  the cold months are here and the snow is beginning to fall, it is more important than ever that we all look at the way we are driving on the roads in poor conditions. It will come as no surprise that road accidents are higher at this time of year than any other, and if we all add extra caution to the way in which we drive, we can all do our bit to ensure that we reduce these statistics as much as possible. UK lawyers Slater & Gordon have launched a fantastic travel winter awareness campaign with…

Whether you’ve always dreamed of driving a minivan, or were one of those folks who swore you’d never trade in your “cool card,” the decision to buy a minivan shouldn’t be taken lightly. You have a lot to weigh, and you wouldn’t want to make a poor choice. What to Look for in Your Minivan Minivans have come a long way in the last 15 years. Chances are, when you were younger you wouldn’t have wanted to be seen anywhere near a minivan, but advanced features and sleeker body designs make current models a far more attractive option for families…

Leasing a luxury vehicle can be a great option for individuals who aren’t able to outright purchase one, as it enables an individual to drive a car that would otherwise be out of their range, and doesn’t require the client to pay down payments or deposit. Since monthly payments are always lower compared to the usual car purchase, you’ll be driving in style and saving money for holiday presents and whatnot. Leasing in Vancouver, Toronto or Halifax is dead simple, and it ensures you don’t have to worry about maintenance costs, since the vehicle will be under the manufacturer’s warranty…

Car insurance is one of the realities of being an adult, at least if you want to be able to drive where you want, when you want. But most car owners don’t know a great deal about their own car insurance. In fact, there is a great deal of variation in the cost and coverage options available through competing insurers. There are many things that won’t have an impact on your car insurance quote, but others are very significant. Here are a few. What Kind of Car Do You Have? The newer and more expensive your car is, the more it will…

Of all means of travel, road trips are the most common. About 35 percent of Americans will take one for both business and personal. You can create beautiful memories with friends and family, but remember that driving in vehicles entails substantial risks. More people die in car accidents than by any other means of travel, and you need to take precautions both before and during your trip. Don’t let the statistics dissuade you from going; rather, let them inspire you to practice some road-trip safety measures. 1. Drive Safely  Stay on your best driving behavior. Your actions can make all…

Every driver for decades has come of age with the same PSA: don’t drink and drive. Today, though, drivers are confronting a new danger, the threat of distracted driving that has evolved with new technology. As we all grow increasingly attached to our phones, it’s easy to find ourselves looking at a screen instead of looking at the road –and states are responding with legal measures to keep our roads safe. As of October 1, 2017, it’s illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Oregon. The Oregon law makes exceptions for one-touch activations or voice commands, but the…

Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone who happens to have a deep love and appreciation for motorcycles? If so, you can find a wealth of items that could work very well this upcoming holiday season. It is generally a good idea to get a sense of the types of items he or she has, so you do not buy them something they already own. Let’s look at some of the top gift ideas for you to consider. Nuheara IQbuds Augmented hearing is here. A great gift for the motorcycle rider you know would be these cutting-edge earbuds…

As a driver there are so many reason why you need to be considerate and calm when you are behind the wheel, or in charge of a motorbike. Driving sensibly has so many benefits and it is always recommended that you drive in this way. The laws of the road exist to protect us and even though the manner in how you drive is not always recommended by law necessarily, it is vital that you adopt a smart and sensible driving approach. If you were in any doubt as to why you should be driving sensibly, here are just a…

A vehicle collision can be traumatic in more ways than one. Not only do you have to deal with the physical issues, but you may also have to face chronic pain and long-term emotional effects down the road. How you handle these lingering repercussions could affect your health and happiness for years to come. Four Tips for Dealing With the Abiding Effects When a person is involved in a serious car accident, he or she typically receives generous amounts of sympathy and support from family and friends. But as the days turn into weeks, weeks into months, and months add…

Are you new to the road? Driving can be a little intimidating sometimes, but knowing what to do in an emergency can help ease that fear. Here’s how to deal with four common driving hazards. Tires slipping off the pavement. On narrow roads in particular, tires can slip off the edge of the pavement quite easily. On larger roads, rumble strips on the shoulder act as a warning to signal that you are getting close to the edge. In either case, the correct thing to do is to stay calm and to take your foot off the gas pedal. Slowly…