Category: Automotive Locksmith Books

How a Texas Defensive Driving Course Can Save You Money

It only takes 6 hours to take a defensive driving course in Texas, and it will save you money for the next three years. Every licensed driver in Texas is qualified to complete a defensive driving course that not only lowers the number of points on the driving record, it also qualifies that driver for a discounted auto insurance policy – up to 3 years.

Most TEA approved providers charge $25.00 to register, which is the lowest price allowed in Texas.

The cost for the course returns almost immediately, upon completion of a defensive driving course, the driver becomes qualified for a 10{1fc9255f709716ff2a33289826fd726eed7cedf5137bb7feefe22a1bfbde604a} TX auto insurance discount, which is valid for 3 years. The only price you truly have to pay is the 6 hours of learning you have to devote to the course.

But what is 6 hours if the course could be taken online, at the driver’s convenience? … Read More

Cyclists And Motorcyclists – How Shampoo Could Save Your Life

In a recent study, some helmet wearer reported occasional itchiness that becomes so severe that it temporary distracts them whilst riding. Not a good idea! So how can helmet wearers ditch the itch? What’s available and do ‘membranes’ or bandanas help? Let’s start from scratch (no pun intended!)

Helmet linings contain a gradual build-up of bacteria – no matter how hard you try to remove it. You would never wear a shirt or blouse over and over again without washing it. Helmet wearers subject themselves to very high concentrations of bacteria by placing the lining of their helmets in direct contact with their hair and scalp.

This is the cause of itchiness and irritation, as the bacteria infiltrates microscopic lesions in the surface of the scalp; a helmet wearer scratches with their finger nails or another utensil. The micro-lesions become worse and so too does the problem; usually whilst the … Read More

Purchasing Used Vehicles In Australia

If you are going to buy a used or second hand car, what will be your main concerns? What are the most important factors to consider if you wish to buy a used car?

I find myself asking these same type of questions when I was faced with a limited budget and a need to change to a newer, but used or second hand car to cut down on initial investment costs.

I have read from one car club for motoring enthusiasists that it should be the age of the car. Briefly, this car club recommended that I spend the most time to look out for a car that was about 3 years old to get the best value out of a used car which still looks good and has depreciation factored into it.

But essentially was that the main factor I should be concerned about when hunting for a … Read More

Driving Theory Test Tips Driving Your Car

Consider driving less:

In the UK, more carbon dioxide (CO2) comes from people’s car travel than from any other kind of UK transport. Reducing your car travel is a key step to reducing climate change effects and local air pollution.

Nearly a quarter of all car trips are under two miles, a distance you can cycle in less than 15 minutes. Cycling and walking distances under two miles could help you get fitter and save you money in fuel. You could also consider:

* planning ahead so you can combine car trips * car sharing * using public transport

Practical driving test tips for car drivers:

Before driving off: Making life easier for your engine can mean you use less fuel and produce fewer emissions.

Pump up your tyres: Under-inflated tyres create more resistance, making your engine work harder. This can increase your fuel consumption by up to 3 per … Read More

Sell Your Car For Cash Now ? Raise Money Fast

You can sell your car for cash now. Circumstances can arise that may have made it necessary for you to raise money quickly and selling your vehicle may be the solution. Unexpected expenses, loss of a job, taxes ? or you may just have your eye on another vehicle and need to get rid of yours quickly so you have the cash to buy it. Whatever the reason, there are a few things to keep in mind if you want to sell your car for quick cash.

You may be able to sell your car for cash now to a dealer that specializes in used cars. Used car dealers are always on the lookout for good, clean cars that have been well maintained and have profit making potential. If your car fits that profile, you may be able to easily find an interested dealer. The possible downside is that you … Read More