Posts Tagged“auto”

  Self-driving cars are a level of automation that can seriously increase driving efficiency out on the road. On the other hand, these automated vehicles will eventually have a serious impact on the service industry, and according to many, this impact will hurt the workforce in certain areas. In an effort to make economic progress, this technology can deliver better production at lower costs. At the same time, automation has also created anxiety for workers throughout history. In fact, many industries have been completely turned on their heads because of automation, and millions of workers have lost their jobs to…

Has your mind been telling you that it may very well be time to buy or lease a new vehicle? In the event the answer is yes, where do you begin the process? For many individuals in this position, deciding on whether to get that new car or truck now in their life can be hard. On the one hand, they may very well need a better vehicle to get around for work, school, family commitments and more. On the other side of the coin, money may be tight. As such, they are reluctant to plunk down the funds necessary…

One only has to scour the country’s roads to note the sheer volume of trucking firms that operate. Once upon a time it might have been something of a monopoly, but now there are countless companies aiming to get a slice of the action. Of course, whether or not all of these are actually good trucking companies is a different matter in its entirety. A recent study has attempted to chart the best trucking companies in the industry, with Barry Nix Trucking taking the mantle as the best for the current period. Following on from this, we have documented the…

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…

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…

DUI punishments in Oregon are some of the toughest in the country. And, while you may be a native to Oregon, and fully aware of this, there is always the chance you have a mishap and get pulled over on suspicion of driving while under the influence. Today we are going to look at just what can happen to you if you are travelling through one of the most popular places in Oregon on a road trip and get pulled over for a DUI.  In particular, we are going to discuss what you are up against should you get pulled…

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…

It can all happen in a flash. There you are stopped at a red light when a texting addict slams into your back end. Smacking your head hard into your steering wheel, you are jarred into a state of shock – am I hurt? Should I call 911? How do I interact with the driver who just hit me? Don’t wait until this scenario is forced upon you before thinking about the answer to these questions and others. Knowing what to do when an accident happens will allow you to act correctly, increasing the odds this incident will have minimal…