Safe Driving & Driving Test Techniques : Cars & Vehicles
Parallel parking is a skill that doesn't come naturally. If you find it difficult to parallel park a compact car, then you're probably dreading trying to park a larger SUV. Although an SUV is larger and slightly more difficult to handle in tight situations, the same rules for parallel parking a comp
Driving your vehicle over a speed bump at an angle is especially useful for vehicles that are low to the ground. Driving over the speed bump at angle allows your left or right tire to hit the speed bump first, and allows the body of the vehicle to be lifted up and, presumably, avoid contact with the
More than 100 years ago, the Model T revolutionized the motor vehicle world. Its original price tag was $850—but was later as low as $260 for a no-frills edition. There were nine different body styles of the Model T—all of which could be built on one chassis. The Model T was...
Problems with the automatic transmission (transaxle) on the 1989 Toyota Celica GT can occur in five different general areas. These are: hydraulic shifting, mechanical linkages, out of adjustment parts, electronic control problems and engine operation. Begin your troubleshooting of the automatic tra
Chevrolet has long used the designations "LT" and "LS" for identifying features in their cars and trucks. Beginning in the 1960s, they used both prefixes to identify engine models such as the LS-6 and LT-1 performance designation. In the 1970s, they began identifying trim packages in cars; for examp
You can never be too careful when it comes to preparing for a dead battery in your vehicle. A dead car battery will prevent you from starting the engine as well as operating any electrically powered components inside. Although keeping a pair of jumper cables in your vehicle is a helpful approach to
Good news: Mathemeticians have adapted the Pythagorean Theorem to explain the ins and outs of successful parallel parking. Turns out it's all geometry. Of course, Pythagoras never had to shoehorn a land yacht into a tight space while obstructing a lane of horn-blaring downtown drivers at rush hour.
Chrysler's Jeep Wrangler vehicles can include media centers with AM/FM radio, satellite radio, HD radio, six-disc CD/DVD players and MP3 music player auxiliary jacks. The stereo outputs audio to built-in speakers you can control using the head unit in the center of the dash. Problems with the speake
In order to procure your own LGV or HGV licence as a professional driver, there are certain prerequisites that need to be met. A medical examination stands to be the first among them. The medical ...
When driving it's essential that all your attention remains on the road as situations change very quickly and dangers can develop from them. We have identified 6 things that draw your attention away from the ...
Maytag front-load washers cannot be opened in the middle of a cycle, which is a feature that is designed to prevent you from spilling water onto the floor of your laundry room. If you would like to remove an item from the wash tub, or simply change the cycle in the middle of the wash cycle, you must
If you are involved in a car accident in California, accident reports (traffic accident report SR1) are often required and must be submitted to the California department of motor vehicles (DMV). However, there are some specifics, such as the law's distinction between accidents and collisions, that m
High performance engines are hard to build, and care should be taken with them.engine image by Tomasz Pawlowski from Fotolia.comWhen building a high performance engine, whether you're doing it for a street car to show off or for a race car to win prizes, there are certain considerations...