The Nation’s Roads and Bridges Play Essential Roles in America’s Transportation Industry

 

Duramax diesel, Cummins lift pumps, aftermarket performance parts. During the third week in March none of those things mattered. With every road in and out of town flooded, it simply did not matter how nice of a car or how big of a truck that you had. When flood waters worse than anything that had been seen in half a century isolated some cities in Nebraska, only boats, planes, and helicopters did any good.

As the midwest begins to make plans for what they will do after the waters recede, there are plenty of people who want to help. Much of the help has to wait, however, until the roads are once again open.

Americans Rely on Cars, Trucks, and SUVs Every Day of Their Lives

In this time of consumers demanding better fuel economy and more leg room we sometimes forget that it is not really the options on our vehicles that matter the most. Without a reliable infrastructure of roads, bridges, and overpasses even th

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How to Choose Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

 

An electric car charging station has become a major asset for electric car drivers wishing to maximize their electric car or plugin hybrid experience. Most recently, there was the introduction of level 2 chargers that charges up to 7 times faster than the level 1 station. With the growth in the electric car market, there has been a significant increase in the number of electric car charging station brands available in the market. This has created a new challenge where ev owners do not know what look for when trying to choose the best commercial ev charging stations. When you buy electric car charging station, below are some of the key considerations for home chargers.

Charging Speed
When choosing a home electric car charging station, the charging speed is dependent on two major factors-the amperage of the charger and the car acceptance rate measured in kW. Currently, majority of electric vehicles have a maximum power acceptance of 7.2 kW or less. However, us

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5 Tips to Remember While Using Touch up Paint

 

Before purchasing an automobile, many buyers want to choose a vehicle that’s the right color. Research from color marketing specialist Nancy Lockhart found that, since 2006, white remains the most popular car color choice throughout North America. However, many auto manufacturers create vehicles in a wide range of colors. Many drivers prefer owning vehicles made by BMW. If you want to keep your new BMW in pristine condition, it’s wise to purchase touch up paint. Here are five important tips to remember before using an automotive paint touch up kit for your BMW.

  • Take Time to Thoroughly Inspect Paint Damage

    Many drivers purchase touch up BMW paint after seeing paint damage that needs to be taken care of. Considering that, this intense focus on a small area of your car could mean you’re ignoring other signs of damage. If you’re ignoring other areas, you might not purchase enough touch up BMW paint. With that in mind, it’s wise to spend extra time closely
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4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Tractor’s Tires

 

Across the United States, people earn a living by working as farmers. Research shows that there are over 3 million farmers throughout the United States. In order to run a successful farm, these farmers need to use various types of equipment and machinery. Considering that, many farmers depend on tractors in order to perform various types of farming jobs. If you want this type of farming equipment to remain in optimal condition, it’s important to keep a close eye on the tires of your tractor. Here are four signs it’s time to consider replacing your tractor’s tires.

  • Tires Appear Severely Worn

    You don’t have to be a farming expert to realize when it’s time to purchase replacement tractor tire supplies. With that in mind, you’ll want to closely inspect your tractor’s tires. If you notice that these tires are showing any signs of wear including tears and missing pieces of rubber, it’s time to consider replacing these tires. This type of damage isn’t going
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The Popularity of Recreational Vehicles Within the United States

 

Power-sports and other types of recreational vehicles are popular within the United States. In 2017, for example, 427,000 motorcycles were purchased. Within the first three months of 2017, slightly less than 41,000 ATVs were sold. During the previous year, however, sport ATVS were in high demand at 180,000 units. It’s interesting to note that snowmobile sales increased in 2018. At that time, as many as 124,786 snowmobiles were purchased in this country. It’s interesting to note that there are over 1.2 million snowmobiles currently registered.

The Importance of Regular Maintenance and Repair Inspections

In order to keep recreational vehicles in optimal shape, it’s important to have regular maintenance and repair inspections. Recent data indicates that a large percentage of vehicles are in need of either maintenance or repairs; this amounts to roughly 77% of the vehicles currently on the road. In terms of automotive repairs, four-fifths of these needed repairs pertain to

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What You Need To Know About The Benefits Of Valet Parking In The United States

 

Here in the United States, many people live in cities of considerable size, spread all over the country as a whole. However, many of these people also own cars, as traveling from place to place via car is often easier than nearly any other form of transportation. But when you live in a big city – or really any city, for that matter – this can become more trouble than it’s worth, or at least feel like it.

This is due to the fact that parking in big cities can be incredibly difficult to find. This can be seen particularly clearly when we look at the data surrounding parking in New York City, where things are particularly bad. In New York City, the data shows that the typical driver is actually likely to spend more than a full 100 hours simply looking for parking over the course of a year. On average throughout the entirety of the country, the typical driver will only spend just over 15 hours (around 17, to be just a little bit more precise) in this same quest.

And the monetary

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The Best Performance Parts to Boost Your Mazda

 

The U.S. automotive aftermarket is an impressive beast, boasting a $287 billion industry in 2017. It’s expected to continue its compound yearly growth rate of 3.6% well into 2020. On a global scale, the aftermarket industry projections are pushing $722.8 billion by 2020.

The year of 2017 had a good turnover rate for producing and selling vehicles. In 2017 alone, 79 million cars were sold on a global scale. Manufacturers produced a combined 73 million vehicles in 2017 as well, reaching a new ceiling from the previous year of 2016 with a 2.6% increase. Its expected to reach new heights in 2018 with an estimated 81 million vehicles. China, ranked as the leading car manufacturer, has been a major contributor to the global aftermarket.

The usefulness of motor vehicles has only expanded. Since 2002 an estimated 14 million vehicles, still on the road to this day, are pushing 25 years of age. This totals out to 8 million vehicles more vehicles since the year of 2002. It just goes to

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Protect Your Machine Tools and Have Them Taken Care Of When Necessary

 

Looking for a machine shop repair company that can take care of your problems and help you to get those broken items back in the conditions in which they are once again usable? There is a place for this to happen, to provide you with your machining services and put those broken items back together so that you can get back to working on those projects that may have suffered from machinery that may have been down due to mechanical issues.

With services from threading, shaft repair, cylinder fabrication, tuning and drilling your needs should be met easily. Providing you with the adequate machine services you may have been looking for in order to get your tools back in working order and press on with your busy business.

Machine tools have been around since 1200 B.C. meaning that these items are one that many people have been able to study and make improvements to every day. The very first machine tools

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Are You Looking for an Affordable Car Lease?

 

This is the last six months when your three car garage will be full of three vehicles. You will still be making three lease payments, but one of the cars will be at college with your youngest daughter. After selecting a school that is 12 hours away from home, you knew that your daughter would need to have her car with her. The fact that her car is a fairly new lease with limited miles means that you are confident that she will have a reliable set of wheels while she is away from home. The fact that your three car garage now only has two cars, however, is one of the most exciting parts of this latest transition.

If you are like most families with three or more drivers, you are likely accustomed to shuffling cars. From moving cars in and out of a crowded garage into an equally crowded drive way to juggling the milage limitations on one or two cars that you have leased, there are many times when it is important to make sure that you are tracking your space and your miles.

Lease

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When The Time Is Right to Intall a Car Breathalyzer

 

It is an unfortunate truth that American roads are not always safe to drive on, and drunk driving is a tragically common occurrence that can threaten both life and limb to drivers and pedestrians alike on the roads. Distracted drivers are also in issue: those who are preoccupied with an electronic device instead of paying attention to the road and other traffic, and distracted drivers are often too late to notice and react to developments on the road, which often causes them to hit oncoming traffic (or prevents them from seeing stray cars), or causes them to hit pedestrians and also run red lights and stop signs. For this reason, using cell phones while driving is often illegal. But in the case of drunk driving, there are steps that courts can take to help prevent a DUI convict from committing this crime again. Often, getting a DUI means that a criminal defense lawyer will argue for using ignition interlock devi

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