How Many Truck Drivers Are in Need of Our Services Today

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The trucking industry is booming. Did you know that truck’s that are part of large companies move about 70% of the nation’s freight at any given time? There are also about 3.5 million truck drivers employed in the U.S. (or there have been since 2015, though we suspect these numbers have grown), which means that there is a demand for a variety of services from drivers. In 2013, the trucking industry transported about 15 billion tons of cargo. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that by 2040, this number is expected to increase to 18.79 billion tons. With so many services being made possible by truck drivers, it only makes sense to be there for them in their time of need.

Drivers are often overworked, and often very tired. So what happens when they park alongside the road to (more…)

20 Feb 2018

Limos Safety While Partying

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You are looking for a night out. It’s going to be a fun night, full of drinking and partying. But you’re unsure of how to get to where you’re going. You don’t want an Uber. You have friends that want to come. And you want the experience to be enjoyable. There’s a question. How do I make this experience glamorous? And you decide.

You decide to rent a limo.

A limo is a great way to enjoy the night while being safe. When partying, there is always the issue of drinking and drinking to the point where you are not safe to drive. The statistics about this are pretty devastating. 30,000 people lose their lives in an alcohol-related accident each year. You don’t want to be one of them.

Limos are great for numerous reasons. To sta (more…)

05 Feb 2018

Four Tips for Caring For Your Mercedes Benz

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Mercedes Benz is rapidly becoming one of America?s more popular cars. In 2013 the company saw their highest annual sales volume in history, selling 312,534 units in the United States. If you?re one of those lucky Benz cars owners, here are a few tips about waxing and Mercedes Benz replacement parts that?ll help keep your valuable investment in great condition for years to come:

  • Keep it shiny. With the Mercedes Benz, the outside is every bit as important as what?s under the hood. It?s no good sourcing genuine Mercedes Benz replacement parts and taking great care of your Mercedes engine only to let the part you show the world deteriorate. When it comes to washing and waxing, never forget that these not only wash dirt off and make the car look good in the short term, but they also protect (more…)

05 Feb 2018

Is Your Auto Insurance Policy Covering All The Basics? It’s Time For A Yearly Review

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A lot can happen to your car in the span of a year. You need to have an insurance provider that can meet you head-on.

You can get into a car crash that costs you thousands of dollars in repairs and medical bills. You could end up filing an auto insurance claim when you’re hit with an unexpected flooding. No matter what you’re doing throughout the week, the possibility of a frustrating (and expensive) accident is always just around the corner. Your auto insurance coverage needs to be flexible enough to match up to your busy lifestyle and keep you covered no matter what. If you’re new to auto repairs and need a little advice on managing your car insurance policy, take a look at the list below. Knowl (more…)

28 Jan 2018

3 Reasons Sport Utility Vehicles are Great for Families

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Having a family is one of the greatest experiences to have. With that in mind, it’s imperative that you choose the right vehicle for your family. In fact, a recent study from The Family Room found that 57% of parents include their children when it comes to vehicle purchasing decisions. Many people are realizing how beneficial it is to own a sport utility vehicle, especially those with a lot of family members. Considering that, here are three reasons why a sport utility vehicle is a great transportation option for families.

  1. Spacious Vehicles

    A family sport utility vehicle is a wise purchasing decision for families with many members. In fact, Cars.com recently named the 2016 GMC Acadia as one of the 10 best cars for people with big families. With that in mind, an (more…)

21 Jan 2018

Great Cars for College Graduates

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There is no question that the car industry is a huge part of the American economy. As a matter of fact, America’s automobile industry is without a doubt one of the largest industries in the country. This industry has hurt plenty of areas because of its recession and a decrease in production.

The car industry in the United States currently employs nearly 1.5 million people. These jobs include designing, engineering, manufacturing and supplying parts and components to assemble, selling and servicing new motor vehicles, and much more. So it is safe to say that people in the United States love cars whether they work in the industry or not.

In the year of 2014, nearly 7.7 million passengers cars were sold to the United States consumers. In that very same year, there were nearly 4.25 million cars p (more…)

17 Jan 2018

Large Stainless Steel Hose Clamps Provide a Tight Fit in Many Jobs

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You can have a garage full of the most expensive tools, but if you do not have the kind of reliable clamp that you need you may not be able to finish a task. From plumbers who are out on the job trying to replace a toilet to auto mechanics completing a major engine overhaul, reliable clamps that are the right size and the right size are often the finishing points in many projects. Adjustable stainless steel hose clamps serve a variety of purposes in many industries.
From more expensive large heavy duty hose clamps to the smallest less expensive types of hose clamps, both (more…)

08 Jan 2018

Japanese Car Manufacturing Winning the Game

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There are some significant statistics about the numbers of Japanese autos sold in the United States. For instance, i 2016, millions of Japanese vehicles were sold in the United States. Honda and Toyota alone accounted for millions of sales. And in 2016, Toyota was named the top world’s most valuable car brand with an estimated value of $30 billion U.S.

  • In 2016, 389,000 Toyota Camry vehicles were sold in the United States.
  • Honda sold over 4.7 million automobiles worldwide in the 2016 fiscal year.
  • In 2016, Honda produced two out of the five top selling cars in the United States: Honda Accord and Honda Civic.

According to numerous accounts, hundreds of millions of vehicle will be manufactured worldwide by the year 2020, 107 million vehicles in that year along. Toyo (more…)

07 Jan 2018

Ford Trucks What the Roush Means

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When a person is considering buying a new vehicle, it is important for that person to take stock of what they currently have to see if it is an asset and whether it can be sold or traded in to the car company to get a discount on the next vehicle. This remains true if the car is totaled because it could be sold for scrap metal.

For every person thinking about buying a vehicle, whether that vehicle is new or used, it is important to take stock. And not just about the vehicle they currently have. Sometimes vehicles will have to be bought because the old vehicle simply will just not work anymore, which can be a disappointing realization.

The old car not working is a sure sign that it is time to get a new vehicle, assuming a new vehicle can be afforded. If this is the case, the person may be rushed i (more…)

20 Dec 2017

Car Ownership Why Negotiations Pay Off

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The average age of the car in America is 11 years old. That is a significant number. It shows that new cars aren’t the only ones being sold. And that hunch is correct. Today, Americans are faced with some of the highest prices on auto new car market: nearly $33,000 per new vehicle. It makes sense that some Americans would be turning to used cars.

Today, it has never been more possible to buy a used car. A consumer can choose between used car lots, Carmax and other online retailers, and “certified” used-car programs, which are offered by car dealers and back by manufacturers and are typically programs for newer used cars (usually up to three years (more…)

17 Dec 2017