Month: July 2018

'Worst Driving Conditions Imaginable' Hit UK

More heavy snow and ice has hit the UK, creating treacherous driving conditions for millions of drivers and throwing a great emphasis on the need for breakdown cover UK. Weather warnings have been issued for virtually every area in the UK.

Not only has the road network been affected, there has also been a lot of cancellations in both various rail services and a lot of air flights, as those hoping for Christmas travels may end up being disappointed.

Speaking on behalf of Green Flag, head honcho Dan Robinson noted that there was the potential of the problems to get even worse. ‘This weekend will see a perfect storm of increased traffic as families hit the roads to finish their shopping on the last Saturday before Christmas, and severe weather warnings for heavy snowfall across much of the country’ Mr. Robinson stated, observing that the company were expecting a ’60 … Read More

Five Simple Tips To Help You With Car Donations

The concept of car donations may sound simple, but they are not necessarily so. This concept is quickly picking up momentum in the society, especially since people who donate cars get exemption from paying taxes up to a certain limit. Innumerable people who intend to buy new cars find car donations an appealing option to consider.

If you are keen on helping a charitable organization in addition to getting tax relief, then, you will have to keep a few tips handy.

Tip #1: Avoid agents

The minute you say you want to donate a car, there will be a number of agents, commonly referred to as middlemen, who would be more than willing to offer their services to you. Do not fall for billboard advertisements from many organizations that offer to help you donate your car.

Most often than not, these organizations have an ulterior motive. Close to 75{1fc9255f709716ff2a33289826fd726eed7cedf5137bb7feefe22a1bfbde604a} of … Read More

New Car Technology Advancements

Car technology is advancing at amazing speed so its no surprise that at least a couple cool things turn up each model year. Here are some of the latest innovations that will be coming out sometime in the near future that new car buyers can look forward to seeing.

Economy Mode

While we consider that most of us drivers are set in their ways and odds are we will never make the necessary changes to conserve on fuel. One example of such would be, we know that by simply not using our AC increases our fuel economy when we drive, but rather than just rolling down our window when we could to save fuel we opt to use the air conditioner to keep us cool. We are simply set in our ways when it comes to running our AC even when we could be just as comfortable at this time … Read More

Personality And Aggressive Driving Tying up The Two

A new study finds people considering cars as reflections of themselves are most likely to drive assertively.

Temple University Fox School of Business professor comprehensively observed how aggressive driving behaviors result from personality, values and attitudes of the driver in his study – “Aggressive Driving: A Consumption Experience.”

One of the most common consumptive behaviors is driving, and insistent driving causes two thirds of fatal accidents in US and a third of all accidents that involve personal injuries.

Ayalla Ruvio, a lead author and an assistant professor of Philadelphia University realizes that the study explains the phenomenon people are aware of for practically, men can be more unreceptive drivers who tend to see their cars as an extension of themselves more than women.”

The Journal of Psychology & Marketing published Ruvio’s article online about consumers’ behavior regarding the importance of their cars to them featuring two studies done in Israel. … Read More

How To Purchase Tires Correctly

The most important step in purchasing new tires is to find a Auto repair Olympia company that will carry and sell the tires that you are looking for; this isn’t the first step however, as you will need to first decide what brand, size, and style of tire you are looking to purchase because not every Auto repair Olympia company will carry the same product. This is because if you go to a tire dealer which is affiliated with a specific brand of tires then it is not very likely that they would carry tires made by a competitor.

When trying to decide which brand of tire that you will want to purchase there aren’t really any specifics that you should decide first and it usually just boils down to personal preference. You can always do a customer review search online and get some customer and professional opinions about the … Read More