Have you ever made plans to attend a seasonal play or sporting event and encountered the dilemma of not being able to find suitable parking? Driving through full parking garages or down streets that offer no parking or that already contain cars parked bumper-to-bumper can cause you to be late for an event or give up on staying for a planned activity. A solution to this problem is to use a parking app.
If you're an owner-operator (OO) who drives for a living, the relative well-being of your rig is likely one of your top concerns and priorities. After all, having your semi truck sitting in the shop awaiting repair means it can't be on the road helping you earn money. However, in an uncertain political climate (one in which the EPA is seen as under attack), you may be reluctant to spend tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars on a new truck if the environmental regulations that have contributed to its higher price are rolled back or rendered moot.
You can't predict when you're going to have a fender bender or get caught in a sudden hailstorm. That means that sometimes, auto body damage is just unavoidable, and the best you can do is find an affordable repair shop. However, the cheapest way to deal with auto body damage is always going to be prevention. If you can avoid the dents, scratches, and dings in the first place, you can save yourself a lot of repair costs in the long run.
When you work as a professional contractor, you rely heavily on your truck. In addition to providing you and your family with necessary transportation, you might have to use your truck to haul heavy construction materials from job to job, and to haul around all of your tools. Fortunately, truck accessory manufacturers understand the rigors of your workday. Here are two truck accessories that might make your life easier, so that you can stay organized and avoid frustrating situations.
So you've been driving your car a little more aggressively than usual and your car is giving you signs that it's time to change your brake pads? Great idea, however you'll want to make sure your next brake pads perform better and last a little longer than previously, so where should you start? The first decision you'll have to make is what type of brake pad is best for you. There are three main materials used for brake pads, and this article is intended to help those of you unfamiliar with automotive jargon catch up to speed.