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Why You Should Learn Driving Lessons From a Professional

Learning to drive from our relatives is great and all, I mean, what’s not to love about being screamed at and having the wheel yanked from our hands for ‘cutting it too close’? No, while being screamed at by our relatives is a lot of fun, we recommend that you learn to drive from a professional. Learning to drive from a professional comes with a large number of benefits, most of which we will mention here today on this page. The benefits of learning to drive from a professional far outweigh those of learning to drive from somebody else.

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How to Enjoy a Long Car Ride

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 11/26/2020 - 11:50am

One thing most humans can agree on is that road trips are fun. However, they are only fun for about the first fifteen minutes into the trip, after which the initial excitement starts to fade. In time, we’ve begun to understand that what’s fun is the idea of a road trip and the destination itself, but the part where we spend hours in a state of limbo between the two destinations is usually quite boring. This is why most people often put serious thought into how they will pass the time during long drives, and that’s why we have prepared this guide. Here are some ideas that will keep you...

Traditional vs. PierTech foundation Anchors

Authored by BHTNews.com
Posted: Tue, 11/24/2020 - 3:55pm

When it comes to foundation anchors and the way they can benefit and add to the design factors, saying that a weak foundation will jeopardize the whole asset would not be an understatement. Keep in mind that the financial investment done can lead to the right infrastructural basis and an innovative design. Gone is the time when the foundation consisted of traditional wood and concrete system as the modern ones replace them. This foundation system has diverse benefits in a lot of areas given as follows:

Time and Cost-Effective

The ability to save money and time is one of...

How do auto insurers determine fault after a crash?

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Mon, 11/23/2020 - 9:05pm

One of the most challenging aspects of unraveling an auto accident is determining which driver was at fault. All accidents are not necessarily total fault situations, and who is actually at fault has a major impact on how claims are paid.

The level of fault is sometimes agreed among respondent insurance providers and accident reconstruction officers, but many times the level of fault for each driver becomes a major point of contention when damage settlements are being negotiated.

This is why it is so important for all injured victims to have aggressive legal...

Review the rules, regulations and policies for car rental in Dubai

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Mon, 11/23/2020 - 2:53pm
Accident and Breakdown Policies

Procedure indicates that the police must be informed at the time of having an accident while driving a Dubai rental car, especially if the rental vehicle has been damaged. At the same time, it is also advisable to inform the company that they have arranged the car rental so that they take care of the matter. It is important to follow this procedure since otherwise you will have to pay for the damages, even if it was not your fault.

Likewise, if the rental car does not work correctly or has a deficiency, we recommend cheapest monthly rent a car in...

Road use drops 30% since start of lockdown

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:36am

Car use is around 30% lower on weekdays during lockdown 2.0, according to new data released by the Department for Transport.

Weekend road use is also down sharply, a 40% drop since the tighter restrictions came into effect.

By contrast, average car use plummeted 65% during the first lockdown, while April’s Easter weekend registered the lowest level of non-weekday car traffic, coming in at 75% lower than usual.

Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) traffic is the only vehicle group running above its pre-pandemic level since the 1stSeptember – showing a continuous flow of vital...

All You Need To Know About Motorbike Insurance

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Sat, 11/21/2020 - 5:04pm

It doesn't matter whether you have just purchased a new vehicle, or you have it for years, another thing that should also be acquired is insurance. That's a fact that is familiar to most drivers.

Although motorcycle insurance is necessary, getting a proper one is nowhere near easy and it takes some time, as well as some research. First of all, it would be good to determine what company is the best, concerning price and quality.

You do not want to end up wasting too much money. There are some things that should be taken into consideration before you make your purchase...

All you need to know about tyres and ride quality

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 11/18/2020 - 8:50pm

When you think about how smoothly a car drives, you often think about the power in the engine and the responsiveness of the steering, with the tyres being thought of as something of an extra, necessary but not all that important.

This notion could not be more incorrect!

It is the quality, size and condition of your tyres that make driving a quiet, safe pleasure – or not. Let us have a look at the tyres needed for safe and smooth driving joy.

Old Problems

Older, more worn tyres can not only become unsafe, losing their previously tight grip and...

What does a second lockdown mean for vehicle servicing and MOTs?

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Tue, 11/17/2020 - 9:36pm

Nationwide lockdowns are rarely convenient. But for a some people, they’re especially troublesome. If your MOT happened to be due in the middle of November, then the announcement that all non-essential businesses would be forced to close might have inspired a wave of panic. If your appointment with the garage is due in December, then you might find yourself similarly concerned – as it’s not entirely clear whether lockdown will in fact come to an end on the 2nd, despite the reassurances of the Prime Minister.

Let’s take a look at a few common questions, and see if we can establish...

Factors That Affect the Resale Value of Your Car

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Tue, 11/10/2020 - 4:31pm

According to the experts in the automotive industry, the value of your car instantly depreciates by a certain percentage as soon as you take it out of the dealership. However, this should not discourage you from purchasing a car because, in some states or countries, a car is considered a necessity. Rest assured that even if the value of your car depreciates, you will still be able to get the value of the money that you have spent on it during its service time.

Alongside this, there is a great chance that you will still be able to sell your car for a decent sum should you need to...

Make room! Drivers need to give cyclists space during lockdown

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 10/26/2020 - 3:32pm

As bicycle use spikes during local lockdowns, drivers need to be aware of the 1.5 metre rule which encourages motorists to make room and protect cyclists.

During the first 30 days of lockdown in March, the Department for Transport (DfT) found that cycling fatalities were more than double the number compared to the same periods from 2015-18 even though the level of vehicle traffic had dropped to 36% of its pre-lockdown level.

Of the 15 cyclists in the UK that lost their lives from 23 March – 22 April all but two incidents did not involve a motor vehicle.

Various road...