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Points to Consider When Purchasing a Used Spray Truck

Points to Consider When Purchasing a Used Spray Truck

Automobiles
You’ve learned that purchasing used equipment that’s in great shape can save money and still ensure you have the efficiency and features needed to keep your business moving forward. Does that also hold true for spray trucks? It does if you take the time to ask a few questions and make sure the truck does have everything you need. Here are some examples of what to confirm before you strike a deal. Would a Trailer Do Just as Well? One of the factors you must consider is how much space is needed to transport the equipment needed for the projects your company manages. It could be that you do need a full-sized spray truck with somewhere between 18 and 28 feet of storage space. If that is a little more space than you feel is necessary, there is the possibility of investing in a used ta
5 Best Tire Maintenance Tips

5 Best Tire Maintenance Tips

Automobiles
Tires are the only part of a vehicle that are in physical contact with the road’s surface. Hence, they wear out quicker than other car parts. Irrespective of the season, be it summer or winter, they require proper maintenance and attention. Below are 5 best tire maintenance tips that could prolong your tire’s life and make you safe on the road: Check the Tire Pressure Proper tire pressure, ideally between 32 psi to 35 psi, is important to evenly distribute the weight of the car across the tire’s tread pattern. Over-inflation and under-inflation both pose issues in driving. To check pressure: Use a tire pressure gauge Park your car for three hours or more Find out the PSI for the front and rear tires of the vehicle Remove the valve cap from one of the tires Inse
Tips For Those Teen Drivers Who Have Just Earned Driving License

Tips For Those Teen Drivers Who Have Just Earned Driving License

Automobiles
Getting a driver's license in your teens is a milestone and you get the freedom of taking a ride to the open road without adults. It is of course an exciting time and also such time that can change the family dynamic. The licences are issued between the ages of 16 and 18, depending on the region where one lives. Meanwhile, parents have mixed feelings and some take it positively as they now have one more hand with driver license at home while some are weary about inexperienced children behind the wheel. Such fears are usually expected as the leading cause of death for teenagers is vehicular fatalities. In the United States a data released from Allstate reveals teens are thrice more likely to crash per mile driven compared to adult drivers. Below are some tips to follow f...
Why Car-Buying, Car Finance Deals On Rise In Britain

Why Car-Buying, Car Finance Deals On Rise In Britain

Automobiles, Business, Finance
Even though the prices of new cars have gone up in UK in past five years, but car-buying and driving those have become cheaper. Thanks to the financial engineers for inventing new ways of borrowing money, new way of car finance, new deals to attract more customers. Britons had never before seen such a boom in car-buying and data of 2016 reveals there were record 31.6 billion pounds money borrowing in the segment and the deals offered have become a major concern for Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as well. Let's find out whether car buyers need to be concerned too. Earlier car-buying was like going to bank and apply for a car loan. The other way was opting for Hire Purchase (HP) contract. However, in 2016 more than 80 percent of the car finance deals w...
How to Find the Best Auto Loans Available

How to Find the Best Auto Loans Available

Automobiles
In recent years, we have seen a steady incline in the use of public transportation and rideshare companies like Uber (with over 160,000 drivers). However, the need for Americans to own their own vehicle is still as strong as ever, with statistics showing that 91% of US households own at least one car. Out of that 91%, almost 85% of those cars were financed through a loan or a lease. When it comes to acquiring a loan, most people assume that you go to the dealership, pick out the car you want, and sit down with the dealer to negotiate your monthly payments and interest rate. In reality, that is one of the absolute worst ways to go about financing a new car! With the average dealership marking up costs at 2.5%, opting to go with a separate lender is a far better option. If you're l...
Surprising Facts About the White Van Man

Surprising Facts About the White Van Man

Automobiles
The white van man has taken on legendary status in the UK. Their name taken from the sorts of vehicles they drive, the self-employed owners of white vans tend to be contractors who do all kinds of work for homeowners and businesses. In fact, their commercial vehicles don't even have to be white or vans to qualify as white van men. How much do you know about the typical white van man? Perhaps not as much as you think. Below are some surprising facts about the men and women driving white Ford transit vans and competing models. 1. There Are a Lot of Them As of 2014, there were roughly 2.5 million registered white vans in the UK. That accounts for one van for every 24 people. Essex had the most registrations, followed by Kent and then Lancashire. The number of vans you see on the road...