Moving Within The Planets: An Explanation Of Planetary Gearsets In Transmissions

When you think of driving a car, you probably give no thought to planets, how planets move, or even how cars move for that matter. You just plug in the key, turn the car on, shift your automatic transmission into gear, and go. Yet, the movement of the planets is closely related to the movement of your car. How? The answer has everything to do with planetary gearshifts in your car's transmission. Read More 

Fun Furniture Ideas For Repurposing Old Tires

After replacing car tires, most people either recycle their old ones, or set them aside and let them collect dust next to the garage. One great option to put old tires to good use is to repurpose them. From gardening to furniture, there are many creative ways to use them. If you are interested in making furniture out of your used tires, here are some creative ideas for you. Tables Read More 

Economic Data Suggests Now Is The Time To Buy A Used Car

When deciding whether to purchase a car, people usually look at their own situation. They think about whether they can afford to buy a car and how badly they need one. They rarely look to macroeconomics for guidance. According to price trends, though, now is a great time to buy a used car. Here's a look at the economic trends and causes. Prices Have Been Dropping Since May 2014, prices on used cars have been dropping. Read More 

Thinking Of Getting A Motorcycle Trailer? Make Sure The Trailer Lights Are Legal

If you're looking for a way to transport your motorcycle to your favorite camping spot or even across the country to a new home, specially equipped trailers are a wise option. Finding a rig that will keep your bike upright and secure is important. Making sure your trailer has adequate and legal lighting is equally so. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, enforces these requirements, which are valid in both the United States and Canada. Read More 

Taking The Next Step In Your Truck Driving Career As An Independent Operator

If you enjoy the independence and flexibility of being a truck driver but looking for ways to have more control over what kind of loads you haul and driving routes, you should consider using your skills to launch a solo enterprise. Since you already have the requisite skills and license to operate semi trucks, the only major hurdle you face to becoming an independent driver is buying or leasing your own vehicle. Read More