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Don’t Have a Spare? 4 Immediate Actions to Undertake When Car Tyres Burst

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Have a Spare? 4 Immediate Actions to Undertake When Car Tyres Burst

Perhaps you’ve already had a flat tyre once or maybe you needed the extra boot space ­— either way you’re driving without a spare tyre. Driving on major highways without a spare tyre is a foolhardy choice, but nevertheless if you find yourself in one of these situations with a blown out tyre, you’ll need to know what to do. Follow these actions to stay safe and out of harm’s way before the towing service arrives to take your car to the closest service centre. Regain Control of the Car A tyre puncture causes instability...

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Safety Features to Consider for Your Next New Car Purchase

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Safety Features to Consider for Your Next New Car Purchase

When in the market for a new car, you have a chance to upgrade the safety features that protect you when behind the wheel. Many of today’s new cars have safety features that you may not realize are available, and may not understand how they can make your ride safer. Note a few features you may want to consider before you even visit the dealership: 1. Backup cameras These are especially popular for SUVs, trucks, and other large vehicles where seeing behind you is virtually impossible. The backup camera can help you to see bikes in a...

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Five Essential Items You Need to Keep Kids Safe When You Hire a Bus

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Five Essential Items You Need to Keep Kids Safe When You Hire a Bus

If you are hiring a bus to take a group of children on a school outing, to a sporting event or on a group camping trip, you should take some steps to ensure their time on the bus is as safe as possible. To help ensure everyone gets to and from the destination safely, consider bringing the following five items on your next bus journey: 1. Laminated Evacuation Handout Lest the unthinkable should happen and your hired bus crashes or catches on fire, the children on the bus need to know what to do. Before hitting the road, take a cue from...

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How to Perform a Temporary Fix for Broken Side Car Window

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Perform a Temporary Fix for Broken Side Car Window

An automobile’s side windows can be broken through acts of vandalism or accidental breakage by errant objects. This damage is detrimental because it makes the vehicle’s interior uncomfortable for driving especially in bad weather. The restoration of auto glass is fairly expensive so you may have to postpone the professional repairs if your insurance will not cover the charges. In the meantime, you will need to fix the problem temporarily in order to protect the internal components including the electronic accessories and the seat...

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2 simple DIY car fixes to make your car safer to drive this winter

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As winter approaches, it’s time to do a once over to make sure that your car is running as smoothly and safely as possible. Here are some things to fix up before you go on any long trips. Windscreen wiper replacement When the rains start pounding the windscreen, it can be both annoying and dangerous to have windscreen wipers that aren’t doing their job wiping away the rain and keeping your line of vision clear. Luckily this is an easy DIY job. Head into any car part store and choose a set of windscreen wipers that will suit your...

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Common Signs That Your Car Needs The Suspension System Repaired

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you concerned that the suspension system on your car is faulty, but you are not sure? Then take the time to learn the most common signs that will let you know the suspension system is no longer roadworthy. By knowing these signs, you will avoid taking your car to a mechanic to get your suspension system repaired when there is nothing wrong with it. Read on for the top signs that clearly indicate the suspension system needs repairs: Tire tread is uneven: take a look at your tires closely and look for uneven tire tread or balding spots. If...

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Things To Know About Roadworthy Certificates

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you own a vehicle and you want to sell it some day in the future, or you need to register a used car you just bought, you will need what is known as a roadworthy certificate. This is a document that evidences the worthiness of your vehicle to be on the road, and it can only be obtained after your car has undergone a roadworthy inspection. You may also need a roadworthy certificate if a police officer has pulled your car over due to a physical defect that could lead to an accident. If you have never obtained a roadworthy certificate, here...

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5 ways to make your 4WD fanatic happy

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is your hubby a 4WD fanatic? Are you an off-roading widow, left at home until he and the 4WD come home late, happy and muddy? It might be time to demonstrate your acceptance of his other love and show him that you care. Here are some ways to do it: 1. Choose your own adventure Buy a good 4WD map of an area you haven’t explored before and suggest heading off the beaten track together. Pack a picnic and make a day of it. Be sure to compliment his handling of the more rugged terrain. 2. Source some spare parts Listen carefully the next...

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How To Purchase The Best In Caravan Sales

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Caravans have become increasingly popular amongst individuals who love long distance travelling using personal vehicles. These journeys are usually undertaken by families and friends who seek adventure or a fun holiday. Whatever reason you may have for taking such road trips, one thing is certain: you will need a home on the road for the journey’s duration. You can opt for camping, but camping is tedious what with the putting up tents and gathering wood for fire among several other challenges. Buying a caravan is the better alternative...

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When You Should Have Your Car Towed Rather Than Drive It

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Being able to start your car and move it forward doesn’t mean it’s safe to drive, even if you’re only driving it a short distance. There are some needed car problems that actually make your car unsafe for you and for others on the road. In these situations, driving your car while it needs repair only makes the problem worse. Consider when it’s better to call a wrecker or tow truck rather than try to drive your car, and why your safety may be at risk when these repairs needs to be made. 1. When the brakes are soft and...

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