Drunk driving is one of the most dangerous combinations. When you drink, your senses are altered, and your sense of perception is diminished. Therefore, it is not recommended to drive when drinking. It is especially true if you have had too much to drink. There are many occasions, though when drinking cannot be avoided. When this happens, it is best to find alternatives to going home like riding a cab, hitching a ride with a friend or asking a buddy to drive you.
The consequences of
drunk driving are often severe. You and your passengers can get severely
injured. You can also cause damage to properties and even harm other drivers
and pedestrian. We also have to consider violations of drunk driving. You may
get charged for DWI which will fall under either a misdemeanor or felony
depending on its severity. Another minor consequence is for your driver’s
license to get suspended.
License Revocation, better known as ALR, is a civil regulatory process. It is
heard and implemented separately from your DWI charge. It is a process by which
law enforcers request the revocation of your license due to a violation. When
you receive such an order, there are only two ways to go. You either accept it
and or you can try and get it reversed. However, if you want to have it
changed, you need to request within 25 days after you receive the notice. Doing
so after will only make your time futile. However, … Continue reading >>>
Many small and large
businesses across the land use a fleet of vehicles in order to get their
workers where they need to be each day in order to do their jobs. These fleets
can be great ways to get your businesses’ presence out there, but the cost of
owning a fleet of vehicles is a large and daunting one.
This article will
explain some ways in which its possible to save money on your vehicle fleet.
Whether you have 2 or 200 vehicles, saving money on their purchase and
maintenance will add significantly to your bottom line.
Buy in Bulk – Most
major automakers are happy to work with businesses looking to buy a fleet.
Manufacturers do plenty of business with rental car companies, police forces,
and other businesses and services to sell hundreds or even thousands of
vehicles to the same entity. If your purchase is large enough, you’ll be able
to leverage additional discounts on both the purchase and regular scheduled
maintenance on your vehicles for the duration of their warranty.
Hire Maintenance Staff
– Depending on the size of your fleet, you could find it much more economical
to have a serviceperson or team of them do your work for you rather than
driving to the mechanic anytime a vehicle required servicing or regularly
Even if you’re not apt
to hire a full-time mechanic, it’s still wise to do a cost-benefit analysis of
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Way back in the early
eighties a little Fiat 850 was given to me by my next door neighbor, because he
couldn’t saw himself refurbish this little rusted car. I have salvaged bikes
before and knew you had to strip your project completely before you can start
As I stripped this little car I found that the floor was all rusted with holes in it already. By taking short cut and just riveted pieces of sheet metal over it, thinking it will do the trick. The first time I drove it in the rain all the new carpets became all wet, not to talk about the squeaks and crackling noises that came from the under body while driving it.
All this happened
because I did not have the necessary automotive tools to do the job properly in
the first place. The result was I had to redo the floor repairs and replace the
My advice will be if
you plan to refurbish a car at any stage you must make sure you have the
necessary tools to do the job. Tackling the job yourself can save you a pile of
money, if you have the necessary tools before you start to strip any car down
to its metal framework for refurbishment.
The basic automotive
tools you will need to perform the metal framework repairs with.
- A basic
panel beating tool kit with hammers and panel beating dollies.
size compressor that can push up
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