Archive for April 8, 2014

Apr
08

3 Auto Part Shopping Tips That Will Save You Money

Discount auto parts

It would be great if the car you buy lasts you a lifetime, and you never have to worry about replacing any parts, or purchasing another one ever again. But this is not the reality. In fact, after about 5 years, normal wear and tear take their toll on cars, and one by one, you will have to start repairing or replacing parts.

Car parts can cost thousands if you need to replace the transmission, while new brake rotors cost less, but can still set you back a few hundred dollars depending on how many need to be replaced. Luxury cars, like the Jaguar XK and the Land Rover Range Rover, cost at least $1,600 on average to repair. But for car owners, there are ways to cut corners and find advanced discount auto parts.

  • Online Shopping. There are several online stores that sell advanced <
Apr
08

Safety Talk 15 Passenger Vans vs 15 Passenger Buses

Glaval bus

One quick Google search of the term “15 passenger vans” will yield dozens of articles decrying the vehicle’s safety flaws and even more documents recommending that church groups, summer camps and other organizations avoid them at all costs. The problems of the 15 passenger van have been well documented, and most trained drivers understand that the vehicles pose a great risk of rolling over should they travel at excessive speeds or lose control around a turn. In fact, nearly a third of all the 15 passenger van accidents that occurred between 1994 and 2004 were rollover crashes.

But the other side of the story, the one that doesn’t often make it into the media, is that there’s a viable alternative to 15 passenger van safety problems — and it’s a lot simpler than you’d think. Instead of opting into 15 passenger