• 3 Things You Need to Be Aware of When Renting a Car

    14 October 2016

    If you are planning to rent a car for a family vacation or a business trip, you should ensure you are aware of every aspect of the hire. If you break the terms of the hire agreement, you may face additional fees when you finally return the car. Below are three things you should be aware of when renting a car. Insurance The majority of car hire companies only insure one person to drive the car.

  • Signs Your Car Needs Transmission Repair, and What Those Signs Might Mean

    13 September 2016

    Your car's transmission is a set of gears, pulleys, and chains that direct the engine and how hard it works and also tell the wheels the direction to go. It's never good to overlook any signs of transmission damage or needed repairs, as this can mean overworking your engine when it doesn't change gears or having the transmission fail altogether when you're on the road. Note a few signs that your car needs transmission repair and what those signs might mean when it comes to the repairs you might be facing.

  • About a Vehicle Safety Inspection and Registration in New South Wales

    1 August 2016

    Getting a vehicle registration inspection for cars in New South Wales is not difficult but it is required under many different circumstances. Before you assume that your car does, or does not, need such an inspection or make any assumptions as to what's included, note a few factors about this type of inspection for New South Wales, and what you need to know about carrying a valid registration certificate in the car as well.

  • Safety First: 2 Reasons Why You Should Choose Tubeless Tyres For Your Car

    7 June 2016

    Regardless of the type of car you drive, it's likely that you've had a flat tyre at some point. A simple hole in a typical radial tyre is usually a hazard because the air releases, and the tyre becomes flat quite quickly. This forces you to pull over and go through the strenuous process of replacing the tyre, which isn't ideal in many circumstances, particularly on a highway. The major benefit of a tubeless tyre is the fact that it only deflates slowly if it gets punctured.

  • Tips on Transporting a Tracked Excavator Safely

    13 May 2016

    Ever heard that charity begins at home? As a construction contractor, one of your most important responsibilities is to ensure that all work equipment is handled and moved in a safe manner. Tracked excavators are heavy machinery commonly used by construction contractors to dig foundations for new buildings. But, unlike their wheeled counterparts, tracked excavators cannot be transported under normal road conditions; therefore, a lot of work has to go into ensuring that these heavy construction machines are delivered where they are needed safely.

  • Important Questions to Ask Any Potential Freight Company

    31 March 2016

    Before hiring a potential freight company, you want to ensure they are the right company for your particular needs no matter what you'll be shipping. This means a transport company that offers the delivery schedules you'll need and the types of trucks or shippers that work for you, as well as proper protection for your goods. Note a few important questions to ask any potential freight companies so you know you hire the right company for your shipping needs.

  • Paint Vs Vinyl Adhesive: Which Is Better After An Auto Crash?

    29 February 2016

    The motor body builders may ask you to choose whether your car should be painted or wrapped using a vinyl adhesive after it has undergone collision repairs. This article discusses those two options so that you can make an informed decision about which is better for you. Painting the Car This process involves matching the car paint so that the new paint does not differ from the original paint. Today, body repair shops have technology to match the new car paint to the level of accounting for the fading that has taken place over the years.

  • Costly Gaffes to Avoid When You Are Renting a Car

    21 January 2016

    Do your summer vacation plans this year involve using a rental car? While renting a car can save you the trouble of using an unreliable personal car for the vacation, the actual costs involved when renting can be befuddling. Here is a basic primer on blunders that can cost you money when you are renting a car and how to dodge them. Buying insurance you don't need. Avoiding having to pay a premium on your car rental rates all starts with not opting for the over-the-counter insurance cover that many car renters often offer to their clients.

  • Get the Best Caravan Sale Deals with This Guide

    5 January 2016

    It is many Australians' dream to drive around towing an exciting authentic caravan exploring the great vastness of the country. There are many caravan sale shows in Australia; therefore, where to get one is not a problem. The problem is which one to buy. But before you head to the caravan sale shows to grasp one for your own, it very important to first sit back and evaluate a few issues.

  • Factors to Consider When Buying a Plant Trailer for Your Business

    14 December 2015

    A plant trailer is a bit different than a standard trailer you might use behind your car; plant trailers are usually more durable and rugged and meant to hold larger and heavier equipment than just an ATV or other toy you generally pull behind you. They may also come with certain modifications and accessories that make towing larger pieces of equipment easier overall. As with standard trailers, not all plant trailers are alike, so you need to ensure you get the right one for your equipment towing vehicle.