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8 Simple ways to save fuel in vehicles!

1. Accelerate gently Forget ‘pedal to the metal’: slow and relaxed acceleration (to 20 km/h in five seconds) boosts fuel efficiency by 10%. Plus, it’s more dignified. Burning off at the lights makes you look like you’re 18 (but not in a good way). 2. Maintain a steady speed and keep your distance. Tailgating isn’t […]

Driving after Dark? Here are some life saving tips!

If you’re a learner, or a new driver, it might take you a while to get accustomed to driving at night. These checks and tips will make driving in the dark as safe as possible for you, your passengers, and for other motorists. Driving at Night – Essential Checks Before You Set Out Plan your […]

How to Jump start a car?

Steps to Jump-Start a Car Park the car you’ll use for jump-starting next to the one with the dead battery, positioned close enough so that the cables will reach. The vehicles should not touch one another. Turn off the ignition on both cars. First, clamp one end of the positive cable to the dead battery’s […]

How to keep your self awake in a long drive?

When you have to keep driving and stopping for the night isn’t an option, you need to find ways to keep those eyelids open so you arrive at your destination safely. That’s not as easy as it sounds – highway hypnosis can set in before you’re even aware it’s happening. Drive with a Friend Sometimes, […]

Some basic ideas for new Drivers, which may help them in various situations!

Drive with care every day Being car considerate shouldn’t stop after the break-in. Drive with care every day and your car will reward you with longer intervals without repair. Do not race your car’s engine during start-up. This is a quick way to add years of wear to your engine, especially if it’s cold outside. Accelerate […]

Tips for your Vehicle in times of Corona!

1. Keep the battery charged by driving your car once per week Car batteries discharge over time, and the easiest way to prevent a dead battery is to drive your car at regular intervals. But there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of how often to take your vehicle for a spin. Kosilla said it […]

Tyre Burst? What should you do first?

In the event that your tyres do burst, it’s human nature to panic. Try by all means to not put yourself and other road users in danger by considering these tips: Put your hazard lights on– your vehicle coming to a sudden stop is a hazard for other road users. Switching on your hazard lights […]

Some Basics for driving steep roads!

Patience is key here. If you are unsure you’ll find the lane beside you to be empty, no problem. Wait it out and attempt to overtake once you certainly know it’s empty. The overtaking procedure is pretty much standard, honk the horn, flash the high beams, use the turn signals indicating the lane you are […]

f you don’t stop at the scene of an accident or report an accident you’re involved in, it’s a serious offence. It could end with a hefty fine, a driving ban or even prison. If you’re involved in an accident, here’s what to do… If you’re driving, and: A person (other than yourself) is injured […]

What Does SRS Do?

The dashboards in most cars are filled with an alphabet-soup-like combination of light-up acronyms and symbols like ABS, SRS, TPMS and ESC. What do they all mean? A deep dive into your vehicle’s owner’s manual should answer that question, but if you haven’t taken that step yet, let’s start with SRS, one of the most […]

Should you be worried about Vehicle engine high Temperature?

Fortunately, most modern vehicles have a gauge that displays a constant temperature reading of the coolant circulating inside the engine, giving the driver an early warning about a problem in the cooling system. For most cars, the normal operating engine temperature is in a range of 195 to 220 degrees Fahrenheit, though most dashboard temperature […]

Is your battery dead or is there any juice left in it?

Your vehicle’s battery is like its heart: Without it, your vehicle doesn’t have the power to start, move, or do anything else. So it’s important to understand at least a little bit about your battery and to know the most common signs that it needs to be replaced. Signs Your Car Battery’s Dead or About […]

Engine Check Light is ON? Probable causes to look upto!

Loose fuel cap A loose fuel cap is one of the most common reasons why the check engine light turns on. The cap is a crucial part of a car’s fuel delivery system. It notably prevents gasoline fumes from leaving the fuel tank, and it helps keep the whole system under the correct pressure. If […]

Driving in flood & heavy Rain

Flooding can happen any time thanks to rain, blocked drains, burst water mains, tides and burst river banks. You’ll probably hear warnings of sea or river-related flooding from the Environment Agency, or on the news, but surface water flooding from heavy rain or drains that can’t cope is harder to predict and can be very […]

Handling & preventing the tyre burst of vehicle

There isn’t a doubt that a tyre blowout ranks the highest on any highway driver’s list of fears. With good reason too, as a tyre burst could lead to a complete loss of car control. With SUVs & MUVs, there is the possibility of a flip-over too. A blowout is dangerous no matter how good […]

Brakes Failure? How to handle this emergency situation?

Try the Brakes Again Unless you’re behind the wheel of a classic car, your vehicle likely has a dual braking system, which controls your front and rear brakes independently. As a result, both halves of the system would have to fail for your car to totally lose all braking power. Still, having your car’s braking ability […]

ABS light is ON? what should is be your next step?

The anti-lock braking system (ABS) helps the tires on your vehicle to maintain contact with the road while you are braking. It functions by preventing the wheels from locking up, which can result in uncontrollable skids. The main purpose of ABS is to improve vehicle control under heavy braking, especially on loose or slick surfaces. It does not necessarily to […]

What is Traction Control Light? What could cause it?

What is Traction Control? Traction control uses wheel speed sensors to detect when one driven wheel is spinning faster than the other wheels. In this condition, the ABS activates on the slipping wheel to slow its speed. Once the slipping wheel slows down, it is able to grip the road again and the brake on […]

Involved in a car accident what should be your next step

1. Check for injuries After the car accident, immediately determine whether anyone is injured. If so, call 911 to get an ambulance and police on the scene. Even if the incident was minor and everyone is cooperative, consider calling the police. That way you’ll have an official report to give to your insurance company. 2. […]

Overcoming your fear of driving in crowded area

How To Cope With Fearful Driving Situations Build confidence through training Listen to relaxing music or self help Cd’s Practice deep breathing Take your anxiety meds before driving if you have them prescribed Pull over if you feel that you cannot handle the heavy traffic Find alternate routes when possible Drive only during down time […]

How to increase your vehicle battery life?

1. Don’t leave the car unused for long periods As you might have noticed in some of the points above, it is vital that lead-acid car batteries are kept fully charged at all times to prevent damage. Regardless of the brand, all lead-acid batteries will naturally lose charge over time – something which is referred […]

Your vehicle is overheating, Is there a way to prevent it? Yes, Here’s How!

1. Park your car in the shade You can feel the temperature difference between the shade and the sun – and so can your car. Parking in the shade not only keeps you cool, but can prolong the life of your car. No shady spot? Use a sunshade to reduce heat inside the car. 2. […]

Driving steep down is the most trickiest! Make sure learn few tips before doing that!

1) Change Down to a Lower Gear This is the most important thing tip that you should follow when you are going downhill. When you use a low gear, you will have an easier job of controlling your car’s speed. Also, a low gear would initiate the engine braking, a mechanism that stops your car’s […]

Few tips will save you lot of bucks by saving fuel.

Slow down One of the most efficient and easiest ways for saving fuel is reducing the speed. Your car burns more fuel when you drive fast. For example, driving at 80km/h can double fuel consumption when compared with driving at 40km/h. However, too low or too high speed can both cause high fuel consumption. Fuel consumption is […]

Basic idea to drive in Tire low pressure.

Low tire pressure not only lowers gas mileage, it can be dangerous on the road. Tires inflated below the manufacturer recommended air pressure overheat and can break down chemically at high speeds, which can cause a blowout and an accident. Driving with low tire pressure is strongly discouraged. If you must drive on tires with […]

Basic Tips for Driving during weather night & in unclear weather.

At night and in weather conditions such as rain, snow or fog, you cannot see as far ahead, even with headlights. Slow down when driving at night, especially on unlit roads and whenever weather conditions reduce your visibility. Overdriving your headlights You are overdriving your headlights when you go so fast that your stopping distance […]

Storm ahead of you? Must plan accordingly!

It’s not as safe to drive in a storm as it is to drive in good weather. However, it’s not necessarily dangerous to drive in a storm, and it’s certainly not illegal to do so. Storms do introduce new hazards when driving though, and even light rain will reduce your ability to steer and stop […]

Is your route sandy? You should know this!

When done correctly, sand driving is relatively easy on your driveline; so the chance of breakages ruining an otherwise fun trip is greatly reduced. However, it is not without its pitfalls. There’s more to it than locking the stubby lever in and standing on the loud pedal. With that in mind we thought we’d throw […]

Someone Is Following You In A Car? Whats your next step should be?

Are You Being Followed? Here’s what you should do if you think that someone is following you in a car: 1. Since most criminals are amateurs, simply drive around the block if you think you’re ever being followed. 2. Make three right turns. If they’re still behind you after that, then yes, you’re being followed. 3. Don’t panic and don’t […]

BRAKES FAILED? LIFE-SAVING TIPS!

Depending on what vehicle you are driving and the type of road you are driving on, you have a number of options if your brakes stop working while you’re driving. They could stop working because of brake fade, you’ve driven through water, or a mechanical issue. If you lose your brake fluid, the brake warning light will appear […]

Why FlasHOLR Should be your first choice?

So you are Shifting to a new home, office or just moving furniture? FlasHOLR might be the right choice! hiring FlasHOLR to help you with your upcoming move! It is in your best interests to be prepared. So here it is a list of general moving tips that should put you on the right track and […]

Major mistakes most of us drivers do! BEWARE!

1. Starting up and driving immediately After getting in the car, the car owners often start it up and drive right away. This habit is not good because the car engines need to have 10-15s to get oil to critical components and let RPMs drop down. Even the old cars need more time. Specifically, in […]

Having Trouble parking the car? Here are 2 types of Parking to do!

With the growing amount of vehicles on our roads, parking is becoming a much more demanding task. But every problem can be solved if we have a good guideline and spend our time for it. Same goes with parking. There are2 different types of parking: Angle Parking, Perpendicular Parking. Angle Parking Knowing about how to […]

PLANNING TO DRIVE IN EXTREME HEAT? BASIC TIPS!

1. CHECK YOUR BATTERY Car batteries can be damaged during extreme heat, as constant heat and vibration can cause the battery to suffer an internal breakdown and eventually lead to failure. Although hot weather is unavoidable, you can protect your battery by making sure it is securely attached to prevent vibration. Battery fluid also evaporates […]

Strategy after Car Accident, Whats the next step?

Each year, thousands of people are involved in traffic accidents during the Memorial Day Weekend. If you are one of these unfortunate people, will you know what to do in the aftermath of a collision? How you react can prevent further injuries, reduce costs and accelerate the clean-up and repair process. Action Plan to Deal […]

How to stay awake while driving when tired and during long journey?

You may believe that you can stop yourself from falling asleep when you are driving drowsy, but you can’t. You may not even know you’ve dozed off. This is more likely to happen if you are sleep-deprived, driving long distances without rest breaks, traveling at night, driving alone, riding long rural highways, taking medicine that […]

Vehicle: Stealing prevention tips!

Thieves have gotten increasingly savvy, using smart keys to steal cars and switching vehicle identification numbers to avoid detection. So, how do you help protect yourself from becoming a victim of car theft? Be vigilant about securing your car, and take preventive measures to keep your car safe. Here are few things you can do […]

Coronavirus: How to disinfect your vehicle?

In this lockdown, the one thing we have been ignoring the most is our car. We don’t really find ourselves in need of them instead of the times we need to step out to buy groceries. We love to take care of our cars on a day to day basis. It is important that we […]

Tips for Night Driving, Must follow Rules!

Traffic death rates are three times greater at night than during the day, yet many of us are unaware of night driving’s special hazards or don’t know effective ways to deal with them. Driving at night is more dangerous than during the day. One of the obvious reasons is darkness. Ninety percent of a driver’s […]

Driving Uphill? Precautions to take

Driving on a flat surface does not put excess stress on your vehicles engine, but, traveling up steep inclines can lead to an overworked engine. However, there are a few techniques you can follow to lessen the stress on your engine and climb inclines smoothly while maintaining relatively low Revolutions Per Minute (RPMs). Whether your […]

Tips for Properly & smooth Shifting of manual Gears in Your Car

If you have a manual transmission in your vehicle then you know the challenge of shifting gears. It is not as easy as an automatic transmission where all you must do is shift gears one time before you even start moving. Manual cars require you to consistently shift gears as you’re driving and performing various actions. If […]

How to look after your car during the coronavirus crisis

1. Keep the battery charged by driving your car once per week Car batteries discharge over time, and the easiest way to prevent a dead battery is to drive your car at regular intervals. But there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of how often to take your vehicle for a spin. Kosilla said it […]

Tips for driving in a heatwave

Keepin’ it cool Probably the most obvious of tips? You hop in your car in the roasting heat, set off and realise a mile into your journey that your air con isn’t working. This could be what nightmares are made of! Don’t get caught short on the road and make sure you check your air […]

Car Fire Safety Tips

Ever see those scenes in movies where there are explosions and fires from a car? It can get pretty real if you don’t take the cautionary steps to prevent it from happening. Two of the most common vehicle fires come from a mechanical or electrical failure and here is what you should look out for. […]

8 Important Car Driving Tips for Beginners

If you are just beginning to learn how to drive a car and want to read about some of the basics that you need to consider while driving or just want a few driving tips, then you have come to the right place. When one is learning how to drive, there are a lot of […]

When should tires be replaced?

Tires make a huge difference in the way the vehicle handles. Worn-out tires have less grip in turns and on wet surfaces, which means the vehicle is more likely to slide or hydroplane in the rain. The braking distance increases too. All-wheel drive and vehicle stability control systems become less effective when tires are bald. […]

Moving with FlasHOLR? Important tips to keep in mind

So you’ve decided to hire FlasHOLR to help you with your upcoming move! It is in your best interests to be prepared. So here it is a list of general moving tips that should put you on the right track and save you some cash. Get A Head Start The sooner you start the easier it […]

Stay Awake On The Road: Tips To Combat Drowsy Driving

Many of us think we can keep our minds alert, even when we’re feeling the tug of sleepiness on our brain and bodies. But the truth is that sleep is a powerful biological drive—one that can overtake even the best driver. Rolling down the windows and turning up the radio volume—these tricks don’t work. It’s […]

Pro Tips to Drive in Dense Populated Cities

Understand that city drivers encounter traffic jams, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and herds of pedestrians and cyclists on a daily basis. If you are unfamiliar with city driving, it is important to understand that the other motorists surrounding your car might not be as cautious or concerned as you are. If possible, avoid driving in cities during rush […]

Had a Car accident? What to do First?

Accidents happen, even to careful drivers. After a car accident, you might be stunned with shock, dizzy with adrenaline or enraged at the guy who ran a red light. The first thing to do after you’ve been in a car accident? Stay calm. The post-accident process is fairly straightforward, but it’s not always easy. Keeping […]

Best Ways To Drive A Car In Reverse Gear

Whether you want to reverse in a parking space, exit a narrow end, or just feel like going backward, reverse gear is the perfect solution. If you don’t feel that confident driving your vehicle in reverse, don’t stress. Just check out these simple steps for driving your car in a reverse gear. 1. Backing your […]

SHOULD YOU LEAVE YOUR WINDSHIELD WIPERS UP OVERNIGHT?

If you live in a place that gets cold enough to frost or freeze, you’ve probably seen people leave their windshield wipers upright at night to prevent them from freezing to the windshield. Maybe you do this yourself. The idea is to keep the wipers off the glass to prevent them from freezing. This may […]

HOW DO I REPLACE SPARK PLUGS?

Replacing worn spark plugs can greatly improve your engine’s performance and efficiency. Replacement intervals vary widely by car manufacturer and spark plug metal types and design. Recommended spark plug replacement intervals can range from 30,000 miles to every 100,000 miles, You will need to follow the recommendations in your owners’ manual. It’s OK to upgrade […]

Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?

Brake squeal is not uncommon, often caused by worn brake hardware, pads or rotor finish. But are squeaky brakes dangerous or just annoying? How Brakes Work Brake pads are made of friction material attached to a steel backing plate. When you apply the brakes, fluid pressure forces the brake calipers to clamp the pads down on the disc […]

Thumb Rules to Drive in Heavy Rain

Driving in light or heavy floods, or even just rainy, stormy conditions can be anxiety inducing. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are on average more than 950,000 automobile accidents each year due to wet pavement, resulting in approximately 4,700 deaths and 384,000 injuries: Think. “Many people drive subconsciously, out of habit,” says Praeter. “And, […]

6 Warning Signs of Cooling System Failure

At the moment you start up your car, your engine temperature begins a rapid rise. As long as your cooling system is healthy, you’ll have the mechanisms in place to regulate the heat. But if any part of your cooling system is malfunctioning, then your vehicle could be susceptible to overheating, which could cause significant […]

Recognizing Brake Trouble

It’s impossible to predict when a drunk or distracted driver will fly right through a stoplight. In that harrowing moment, it’s critical that your braking system functions flawlessly. When you first notice a sign of brake trouble, you’ll want to bring your vehicle to a reputable shop for an inspection. Here’s a look at six signs […]

6 Problems that Can Prevent a Car from Starting

A variety of automotive issues can prevent a car from firing up, with some of the problems being more common than others. As soon as you start having difficulty getting started up, you’ll want to get your car to a reputable mechanic so that you don’t risk becoming stranded. Here’s a look at six common causes […]

Driving In Emergency Situations

Crashes. Head-on collisions. Skids. Tire blowouts. None of these sound fun, but they can happen — even to the world’s most cautious driver. That’s why it’s so important to be prepared for driving in emergency situations. You don’t want to be the driver who causes car crashes, but rather the one understands their implications and reacts accordingly […]

How To Drive In The Snow, In A Regular Car

Ice and snow can certainly make travel in the wintertime a treacherous experience. So it’s important to be armed with helpful information to get you safely through the snow season. Be Aware of Your Surroundings and Read the Terrain “There are clues, dead giveaways that tell you where the most icy and dangerous spots are […]

Own the Night: Tips for Driving After Dark

Driving at night is a dreadful and dangerous. Road fatalities triple during the night, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Human eyes don’t help much either. They’re terrible at seeing at night with depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to distinguish color diminished. Although headlights illuminate the road, typical low beams stretch from […]

Story Behind The First Pickup Truck

We all have heard the word pickup truck, and have assumed the purpose of these trucks. Many people are aware of the actual use of pickup trucks and their types, but there are a few who don’t have a clear idea about the same. This blog is for all those who have an interest in […]

Driving on hilly roads? Here is what you should know.

Those who have done it, love to do it again and again. Those who haven’t done it yet, dread doing it for the first time – such is the charm and hardships of riding/driving on the hilly roads. Technically called hairpin bends, the twists and turns on a hilly terrain offers you a breathtaking view […]

Tips for driving on Sand

When done correctly, sand driving is relatively easy on your driveline; so the chance of breakages ruining an otherwise fun trip is greatly reduced. However, it is not without its pitfalls. There’s more to it than locking the stubby lever in and standing on the loud pedal. With that in mind we thought we’d throw […]

Black ice: the winter hazard nobody sees coming

How can you protect yourself from this hidden winter hazard? Thousands of injuries and fatalities occur every year from accidents on snowy or icy roads, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Many drivers are unaware of a common culprit in many of these crashes – black ice. So what is black ice? It is a transparent […]

Drive safely in dense fogs

What Steps Can You Take to Drive Safely in Dense Fog? If you must continue your trip, keep in mind these tips for driving in fog: Minimize distractions. Silence your cell phone and the stereo. Put distractions like your cell phone in a place where you won’t be tempted to reach for them while driving, like […]

How often should an engine air filter be changed?

The air that enters your engine flows through the air filter. The filter catches sand and other debris protecting your engine and helping it last longer. The engine air filter should be replaced between 15,000 and 30,000 miles, depending on driving conditions. If you have a turbocharged engine or often drive on unpaved roads, it […]

How often should you change the oil in your car?

Car makers recommend different oil change intervals for different cars; typically between 5,000 and 7,500 miles or between 4 and 6 months, whichever comes first for normal driving conditions. Recommended oil change intervals for severe driving conditions are usually shorter: 3,500-5,000 miles or 3-4 months. Changing oil regularly helps keep the engine clean inside and […]

What to do if your brakes fail while you are driving?

Depending on what vehicle you are driving and the type of road you are driving on, you have a number of options if your brakes stop working while you’re driving. They could stop working because of brake fade, you’ve driven through water, or a mechanical issue. If you lose your brake fluid, the brake warning light will appear […]

When do spark plugs need to be replaced?

If your car starts well and runs smoothly, it means that you’ve maintained it well. It also means that the spark plugs in your engine are working. They ignite the air-fuel mixture in the cylinders; each cylinder has one spark plug. Why do spark plugs need to be replaced? Over time they wear out, become […]

Water in Gas Tank Symptoms

Water in Gas Tank Symptoms Here is a list of symptoms that one can find when water enters the gas or fuel tank. 1. Reduction in Car’s Mileage Water getting inside the car’s gas tank can decrease the motor power gradually. And, if it is not considered seriously then, eventually it would decrease the vehicle’s […]

Burning Smell From Car: Main Causes

There could be several reasons behind burning smell from car that we might not know yet. In fact, this is the kind of smell produced by a few technical problems in the car. These stinky odors often create an unpleasant sensation for the driver, and above all this is a dangerous warning directly to the person […]

White Smoke From Exhaust: Main Causes

Any type of change in the color of the smoke, white smoke from exhaust, for example, is surely a sign that there is a problem with your beloved car. The severity could be varying depending on the type of smoke. The problem might be caused by condensation gathering and may not have any apparent implications. But […]

Planning A Highway Trip? Here Are few Important Tips To Keep In Mind

Nothing beats a long drive on a highway, leaving behind all the worries and traffic. But, the long drive away from worries becomes a worrying fact for some. The primary reason so is because of lack of preparation or experience. Here are few important tips to keep in mind while you plan a long highway […]

FlasHOLR: An On-Demand Trucking platform connecting customers with drivers

FlasHOLR is a cutting-edge technology platform whose sole purpose is to connect truck drivers with the right customers. The app offers a consistent driving experience to a truck owner, taking away the haggling involved with traditional freight brokers. More financial control over their trucking venture Most people underestimate the cost of owning and maintaining a […]

Why you should put some use of your truck to earn money

Trucking is the backbone of the U.S. shipment industry, accounting for over 70 percent of its overall tonnage. None of the large industries, let it be manufacturing, infrastructure, or energy, can function without an up-to-date freight partner. Trucking, as a profession, has transformed over the last couple of years, with conventional carrier brokerages taking a […]

How to Tow Cars – Using Tow Straps

There are a number of ways to tow a vehicle, though some are better for certain situations than others. Tow straps can be a great way to get a vehicle pulled out of mud, snow, or sand, but may not be good for driving on the road. Tow dollies are an inexpensive way to tow […]

When should a drive belt be replaced in your car?

Your engine has a number of mechanical accessories attached to it, including an alternator, water pump, power steering pump and an air conditioner compressor. A drive belt is the part that drives all these accessories. The belt itself is driven by a pulley installed on the engine crankshaft. Most cars have one or two drive […]

10 rules to follow when using vehicle lifts

Following are  recommendation these simple vehicle lift safety precautions to help your shop operate incident-free: Inspect your lift daily and make any repairs with original equipment (OE) parts. Don’t block open or override controls. Never load your lift beyond the manufacturer’s rated capacity. Positioning of the vehicle and operation of the lift should be done […]

Driving In Freezing Rain

Why Is Freezing Rain So Dangerous? According to the National Weather Service, freezing rain, sleet and other types of icing are dangerous to motorists because they make the roadways slick, which can prevent drivers from remaining in control of their vehicles. This can lead to vehicles sliding off the road and crashing into anything nearby, […]

Drive safely in dense fogs

What Steps Can You Take to Drive Safely in Dense Fog? Dense fog can create dangerous conditions on the road, especially if it’s extremely dense fog or combined with other severe weather conditions. The safest thing to do is pull over into a parking area until the fog clears. If you must continue your trip, keep […]

What Is The Arrow Symbol On The Fuel Indicator For?

In the simplest words, the arrow symbol on the fuel indicator is to indicate on which side the car’s fuel filler cap is available or is on. Still confused? Let us make it even more brief and clear. If the arrow is available on the left side or it is pointing on the left side, […]

How to React If Your Battery Light is On

The battery light or charging warning light, available on the dashboard of your car, indicates malfunctioning or poor charging of the battery. This light illuminates whenever the charging system does not charge the battery with a voltage above approximately 13.5 volts. As this warning may be triggered by a number of things, it is important to take steps […]

SUNNY DAY DRIVING TIPS

Spring is here at last! The time to clean snow and salt off of your car has finally ended and you can get down to enjoying the beauty of the outdoors. Driving on a beautiful, sunny day is an amazing feeling…..

Is It Safe to Drive With the Glow Plug Light On?

Your diesel vehicle is equipped with glow plugs, and also with a Glow Plug Light that will either come on and stay on, or flash or blink when a fault is detected by the ECU (engine management unit)….

What Does the Automatic Transmission/Automatic Gearbox Warning Light Mean?

Modern automatic transmissions are full of sensors so that the computer can easily and accurately monitor things like fluid temperature, fluid level, and the overall pressure inside….

What Does the Steering System Warning Light Mean?

Anyone who’s driven a car with manual steering knows it can be quite a workout. To make driving a little bit easier, auto manufacturers have been using power assisted steering systems for…..

What Does the Washer Fluid Low Warning Light Mean?

Sometimes your windshield wipers alone are not enough to keep the windshield clean. If it’s dry outside, you’ll have a hard time wiping dirt off your windshield without the help of…..

A complete guide to safe driving in the snow

Before driving in the snow Plan your journey Before you set off, plan your journey carefully. Use the RAC Route Planner to get updates on traffic news to help make your journey as smooth as…..

Is It Safe to Drive With the Air Bag Light On?

If your airbag light comes on, it is strongly suggested you do not ignore it. With all the lights on your dash, it can be very tempting to ignore one and think it is no big deal. However, if your airbag…..

Clever Tricks To Solve When The Anti Theft System Car Wont Start

The anti-theft system is designed to protect your car from theft and vandalism. Its mechanism involves an electrical circuit that disconnects in the event of a suspicious activity. It interrupts…..

Reduced Engine Power: What Causes It?

Nowadays, it feels like modern vehicles have become more like driving computers than actual cars or trucks. They’re incredibly technologically advanced, with computers and sensors controlling…..

TPMS LIGHT ON? WHAT IT MEANS & WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

he purpose of the TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) is to alert you when tire pressure is too low and could to create unsafe driving conditions. If the light is illuminated, it means your tires could be under inflated, which can lead to undue tire wear and possible tire failure. It’s important to understand the […]

Best tips for driving in rain!

Think. “Many people drive subconsciously, out of habit,” says Praeter. “And, when it rains, they often don’t adjust their thinking.” When conditions are less than ideal, drivers need to stay alert and focused on what’s going on around them. Turn on those headlights. It’s the law in all states to turn on headlights when visibility is […]

Why Does Your Car’s Oil Light Come On?

Any time the oil light goes on, it’s cause for concern. Many newer and high-­feature cars have oil-life monitors that determine when the oil needs to be changed, but the glowing red oil light in your Cavalier indicates the oil pressure is low. That’s bad for several reasons. Low pressure means there either isn’t enough […]

TRICKS FOR KEEPING YOUR CAR BATTERY CHARGED IN COLD TEMPERATURES

If you’re like most people, you don’t like leaving the house when your cell phone battery is almost dead. What if you miss a text? Your phone dies while you’re using your GPS? What if you can’t stream your favorite songs? Or, what if your car won’t start and you have to take off one of your […]

What Should You Do When The Temperature Warning Light Comes On?

Engine damage can happen for many reasons, and overheating is one of them. For this reason, it’s necessary to take the coolant temperature warning light seriously. You will find it on the dashboard gauge cluster. It looks like a thermometer or shows the word ‘temp’ or ‘engine overheating.’ Whenever these words flash or the sign lights up, your car […]

Change Your Car’s Oil is Significant for vehicle’s health

Unless your car’s oil filter and/or oil drain plug is impossible to reach, you can save money by changing your oil and oil filter yourself (your car’s manual should tell you how much oil to get and how often to change your oil). You don’t need to be a mechanic to learn how to change your oil – […]

What is Drowsy Driving?

“Drowsy driving” occurs when a person who is operating a motor vehicle is too tired to remain alert. As a result the driver may have slow reaction times, reduced vigilance and impaired thinking. In the worst case the driver may fall asleep behind the wheel. The U. S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports […]

Push Start a Car

Push starting, also known as “bump starting” a car or motorcycle is a way of getting the vehicle started when either your starter motor or battery have given up the ghost. It consists of getting a vehicle into it’s running state, pushing it to get some momentum, and engaging the transmission, to start the engine […]

How to Jump Start a Car

If your battery has died, you may be able to use jumper cables to jump start it from some good Samaritan’s vehicle. If you can safely use jumper cables on your vehicle, make sure that the battery on the good Samaritan’s vehicle has at least as much voltage as your own. As long as you hook […]

Tow by Using a trailer

Tow by Using a trailer Another method of towing a vehicle is to use a trailer. While safer than other methods, a trailer has its own drawbacks, the main one that the combination of the towed vehicle and trailer might be too heavy for the towing vehicle to handle. Warning: It is important that you […]

Tow a Vehicle using a tow dolly

You may need to tow a vehicle for a number of reasons, including moving, taking your vehicle along on a trip, or transporting it to another location. Whatever your reason for towing a vehicle, you need to know how to properly tow it. Method by Using a tow dolly A tow dolly lets you to tow […]

The Cheapest Way To Move Furniture

Moving furniture to another location is massive pressure for almost everyone. While shipping other household items may not be so difficult, the most challenging task is to move your furniture to another location. This is true because furniture is the heaviest or bulkiest item in one’s house. Therefore, moving your furniture can be a very […]

Tips for Driving in Hot Weather

You know that extreme cold can take a toll on your car, but did you know that extreme heat can do a number on your vehicle too? Beyond making your legs stick to your leather seats, the heat can cause serious problems for drivers. As summer approaches, it’s important to prepare for the hot weather […]

Ride-Sharing Service For Moving Furniture

Think of a ridesharing app, and many of them immediately strikes your mind. Uber, Lyft, Postmates or Doordash. These apps are renowned for fast, reliable ride services at any time of the day or night. Their presence has given a tough time to local buses and taxis. Thus, most of us use these apps and […]

How to save fuel when driving

Fuel-saving tips Stay aerodynamic Wind resistance increases fuel consumption. Try to keep windows closed at high speeds and remove roof racks and boxes when not in use. Removing a roof-top cargo box can save as much as 20% on fuel over a year. Slow down According to the AA, dropping from 80mph to 70mph could […]

How To Protect A Broken Car Window Until It Can Be Repaired

After a window on your car is broken, outside elements can enter your car. This includes things like pests or rain and snow. It also makes it easier for a thief to steal something from your car or gain access to steal your car. In a perfect world, you could take your car to an auto […]

Driving in Fog Safely

Fog can be one of the most dangerous weather conditions for both new and experienced drivers. Fog has the potential to reduce visibility significantly, so it is critical that drivers stay focused on the road in order to stay safe. Severe weather demands your undivided attention, so be sure to reduce any possible distractions by […]

How to handle your car during Brake Failure

While this is an obvious frightened situation, but the first thing that you can do is stay focused, alert and try to be calm. You can expect nothing good by panicking and moreover, it might increase your risk of making a mistake that could lead to serious harm. To Alert others who all are in […]

How Much Does Towing Cost

Have you ever wondered what happens when your vehicle encounters a major problem in the middle of a highway or anywhere far away from your home or a nearby workshop while the car is not able to run on its own? You definitely need the services of a tow truck or a towing vehicle that […]

App For Moving Furniture

Who is not excited about moving out to a new place? Of course, everybody is! However, the worst part of shifting is moving the furniture. Packing all your stuff and getting it to the desired location may not be as simple as it sounds. Notably, moving your furniture can be the most challenging task among […]

What is a Tow Truck and How Much Does a Tow Truck Cost?

Many of us have seen accidental and unattended vehicles being pulled over by some medium to heavy-duty trucks with a boom and chain tow system; such a vehicle is called a towing vehicle. A towing vehicle is essentially a medium to the heavy-duty truck, in a thin spectrum, different trucks of such kind are categorized […]

Own the Night: Tips for Driving After Dark

Driving at night is a dreadful and dangerous. Road fatalities triple during the night, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Human eyes don’t help much either. They’re terrible at seeing at night with depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to distinguish color diminished. Although headlights illuminate the road, typical low beams stretch from […]

how to drive in rain?

If you feel uncomfortable driving in the rain and can postpone your trip or commute, wait until the weather improves before driving. There is no reason to put yourself in danger if driving in wet conditions is not necessary. Make sure that your car’s equipment is in working order before encountering rainy weather. Check your headlights, tail […]

how to survive long commute

Every workday, millions of people with a long commute ahead of them feel stressed before they ever get to the office — and they can pay a steep price for a drive or ride that leaves them feeling strained. According to new research from Robert Half, 50% of the 2,800 workers surveyed said traveling to […]

Safety Tips for Towing a Car

Breaking down is a real nuisance so it’s good to be prepared with knowledge on how to tow a car. It may seem a little daunting at first so read our guide on how to tow a car safely for some helpful advice Before towing a car An ‘On Tow’ sign must be displayed at the rear […]

How to Drive in Snow Safely

f you live where the snow flies, you’ve seen overconfident drivers blow by you on a snowy road and wondered if—and maybe even secretly hoped—they’d end up in a ditch. Whether they did or not, one thing’s for sure: you don’t want to be that person. The key to safe driving in snow is being smooth with […]

Tips for Vehicle Movement in Winter

Moving at any time of year can be stressful, but it can be even tougher when you have to move during the winter months. From snow on the ground to bitter cold temperatures, moving during the winter comes with its own set of challenges . The weather can be unpredictable in winter; it’s clear one […]

Easy Steps to be FlasHOLR Hero

FlasHOLR is a new, on-demand mobile app that connects people who need help to those who can provide it. Our FlasHOLR “Heroes” are drivers ready to move furniture and appliances, pickup and deliver goods, and tow vehicles. Do you have a car, van, or truck? Does the idea of earning money on your own, flexible schedule sound […]

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