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The Hows And Whys of Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle crashes aren’t necessarily more common than car crashes or accidents in other vehicles, but they still caused as many as 4,976 fatalities in 2015. Perhaps the most important statistic when it comes to is motorcycle accidents is that when they do happen, the potential for damage is much higher. 2015, motorcyclists were 29 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a crash per vehicle mile traveled, and almost five times more likely to be injured. Here are some things you can do to avoid getting in these accidents and mitigate damage if you do.

3 Ways to Study for Your Drivers License Test

As your drivers license test nears closer, the freedom of you being out on the road becomes more and more of a reality. But without proper study habits, the late-night runs for snacks, summer road trips, or even the simple ability go meet friends is nothing more than a pipe dream. Here are three simple tricks to use before hitting the highway. Review Your Drivers Manual There is a simple reason everyone enrolled in a Drivers Education course receives the state manual: it covers everything. From interstate speeds to suburban cross walks, students will find nearly every law and mandate…

Tyre safety tips before taking a trip

If you are planning a long trip on the open road then you need to make sure that your tyres are up to the task. Many people don’t realise the importance of having their tyres in ship shape, if they aren´t, it can be a huge safety concern for everyone who is in the vehicle. Getting tyres fitted is never easier in this day and age with TyrePlus mobile fitting. Take a look at the following tyre safety tips to take into account before you take your long journey: Bring a spare tyre First and foremost it is imperative that…

How to Get an Extended Car Service Contract

When you buy a new car, one of the first things you should look for is the service contract. This ensures that you will be protected for longer than the standard warranty should something go wrong. Of course, having a contract in place does not guarantee that you will get the help you need when you need it. You have to take the time to review what is offered, and how this will benefit you. Getting the Right Contract The first thing you need to do is find out who offers the contract. A company like Accelerated Service International (ASI),…

How Bargain Hunters Get Deals On Used Mazda Cars

Mazda is one of the top selling car brands in North America, with a strong lineup of affordable vehicles that offer good fuel economy, high safety ratings, and their defining trait, fun, sporty drivability. Bargain hunters love used cars, because you can save thousands of dollars by buying a model that’s a few years old, and Mazda fans know that the automaker builds a reliable vehicle that will last for years. So where do Toronto Mazda drivers go when they want to find a good deal on a used Mazda? First, you have to decide what a great bargain means…

Should You Purchase A New Car Or A Used Car?

Choosing a car can be a difficult and time consuming process. There are so many makes, models and companies available it can be overwhelming. The first decision you need to make is whether you purchase a new car or one that has had a previous owner. A used Renault from Glyn Hopkin might save you money but perhaps you would prefer something brand new. It is clear that there are advantages and drawbacks for both new and used cars, so we’ve weighed them up for you. New Cars New cars are highly desirable. Not only does buying a brand new…

The advantages and disadvantages of freight forwarders  

As we go about our daily lives it is safe to say that things such freight forwarders do not cross our minds. Freight forwarders and the work they do on a daily basis actually contribute a vast amount in terms of supplying us with the goods and services that we need. For example, companies such as Barrington Freight (a freight forwarder in the UK) carry an impressive range of products all over the world. Freight forwarders work to ensure that a business’s deliveries are sending to the right part of the world or country and assist in sorting out the…

Car Repair Advice: Is Your Engine Mount on Life Support?

While they come in a variety of designs and sizes, the fundamental purpose of any engine mount — whether it’s made by Ford for pick-up trucks, or Barry Controls for aircraft — is to, as the term suggests, mount an engine and reduce vibration that, if left unchecked, could do more than just be very noisy and irritating. Given how much power engines generate, excess vibration could — and in most cases, eventually will —cause damage to critical components, resulting in major safety risks and hazards. Here are two common symptoms that likely spell out that your engine mount is…

The Time To File A Car Accident Claim Is Right Away

If you have been involved in an automobile accident and are unable to work due to an injury, or you have had to pay out of pocket for physiotherapy (which is generally not covered by OHIP), the time to file your claim is now. When it comes to car accident tort claims in Ontario, the statute of limitations is 2 years, even if the accident resulted in death and your are pursuing this case on behalf of a lost loved one. Besides collecting No Fault accident benefits, there are things you can do on your own to ensure that you…