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Check Your Tires, Your Life Depends On It

Posted on 13 April 2016 by Tony Santos

The recent death of actor Paul Walker according to an investigation revealed that the Porsche Carrera GT in which he was riding had nine-year-old tires which might have compromised the drivability and handling of the car, according to LATimes. This is perfect example of the danger in buying used tires and as well driving on aging tires. Continue Reading

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5 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a New Car

Posted on 28 January 2016 by Tony Santos

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When it comes to purchasing a fresh set of wheels, whether a brand new car or a second-hand vehicle, there are many considerations to think about. Simply setting off to the local car dealership and picking one out is unlikely to result in you finding the perfect vehicle at the first attempt. Instead it is best you spend a bit of time researching to find a car that meets your needs in the following five areas.     Continue Reading

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Questions You Should Answer Before Purchasing a New Car

Posted on 20 January 2016 by Tony Santos

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Purchasing a new car is one of the biggest financial decisions most people make in their lives. With so many options available it can be a confusing and daunting prospect, especially when there are large sums of money involved. You want a car that’s reliable, suits your requirements and is good value for money. However, there are always stories circulating about people who have had problems with new cars. You want to reduce the likelihood of this happening to you. To avoid future problems with a vehicle, there are certain questions you should get the answers to before deciding to purchase a new car. These are the main questions you should answer. Continue Reading

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Top tips for safe winter driving

Posted on 17 December 2015 by Tony Santos

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Driving in winter weather can be daunting. Ice, snow, mist, and fog all create less than ideal road conditions. Even for experienced drivers, these conditions can prove challenging, so you should be even more vigilant if you’re still new to driving. In the Department for Transport’s 2014 report, 251 people were seriously injured in UK road accidents involving snow or ice. In light of this, we have listed some of the best tips for safe winter driving below. Continue Reading

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Buying a second-hand car: Problems and solutions

Posted on 04 December 2015 by Tony Santos

Buying a second-hand car makes a good deal of financial sense because cars depreciate, on average, by 15–35% in their first year alone (according to this study by the Money Advice Service) — and up to 50% by the end of their third year. Buying a used car helps avoid this extreme depreciation of value. It should also ensure better value, as you are only paying for a functional car, and not for the status of ‘brand-new car’ and the cost associated with that. There are possible pitfalls in buying a second-hand car, however, so we’ve gathered together some tips on how to avoid the most common problems. Continue Reading

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The Advantages of Using Professional Brake Repair Services

Posted on 23 September 2015 by Tony Santos

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Being the owner of a car can be a very challenging job that can get a bit overwhelming at times. There are so many moving parts on a car and keeping up with them all can take some time and effort on the part of the owner. Making sure that all of the vital systems in a care stay in good shape should be a top priority for any owner. Taking the time to get the right service done when there are problems with a car is the best course of action. The following are a few of the reasons to get professional brake repair Mississauga. Continue Reading

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Interpreting Tyre Wear

Posted on 18 September 2015 by Tony Santos

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If you are wise, you will check the wear on your tyres on a regular basis. Doing so will not only keep you safe it will also give you early warning of problems with your car. The way your tyres are wearing can indicate a problem with a specific area of your car. Continue Reading

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Travel-Proof your Car with These Quick Tips

Posted on 08 September 2015 by Tony Santos

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When the long holidays start a-rollin’, everyone knows what’s next—ROAD TRIP. And what is a better way to do a road trip than in the comforts of your own car. Before packing up for that dream trip, you might want to assess if your car is in tip-top shape to carry you to your destination — take the time to check these things listed below. Continue Reading

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What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

Posted on 23 August 2015 by Tony Santos

A car accident can be a horribly stressful thing to have happen to you, even if you are not badly injured. The damage to your vehicle can be expensive to repair, and if it is not roadworthy following the incident you’ll also have to arrange alternative transport. Injuries that seem small can still have an impact or lead to longer term problems, and of course, you lose time and money sorting everything out. Continue Reading

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Things to Check When Buying a Used Car

Posted on 18 August 2015 by Tony Santos

Purchasing a used car can be a daunting experience if you know next to nothing about a car in the first place. Rather than being an exciting time it turns into one with dread and confusion. Continue Reading

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