• Significant Dangers Truck Drivers Face on the Road
    Driving,  Safety

    Significant Dangers Truck Drivers Face on the Road

    Our country runs on truck drivers. Every day, drivers across all 50 states work tirelessly to bring precious cargo to shops, warehouses, and other establishments. The unfortunate reality is that there are a lot of hazards that these long-haul truckers face every day. Understanding the significant dangers truck drivers face on the road can help you prepare for the risks associated with the job. Weather Conditions It’s hard enough driving a regular car in heavy rain but trying to control a multi-ton machine with 18 wheels can make extreme weather conditions much more daunting. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot that drivers can do in heavy weather conditions except drive safely,…

  • 6 Helpful Tips For Greener Commuting

    6 Helpful Tips For Greener Commuting

    The entire commute to work or school can feel like a complete adventure. With constant honking, traffic jams, claustrophobic trips in trains, and more – it’s a stressful experience. However, commuting is an everyday part of life for many. It’s something everyone must do daily. It’s also one of the more taxing things on our environment. Luckily, with some simple steps, you can make your commute less taxing on it for everyone. See here some of the top tips to implement to make your commute better for the environment. Tips For a Greener Commute:   1. Find Someone to Drive With One of the easiest ways to make your commute…

  • Driving Car
    Driving,  Parenting,  Teens

    4 Considerations When Your Kid’s Asking To Borrow the Car for the First Time!

    As you get better at maintaining your car over the years and know how to look after it properly, one of the most frustrating moments in your life could be when your kid, fresh from passing their driving test, wants to borrow the car for the first time. As they’ve grown up, you’ve had more time to be able to look after it properly, but now you may worry that you are throwing caution to the wind! So, if your child is asking you to borrow the car, what are some of the things that you’ve got to think about before you lend it to them? Know What Condition the…

  • 2 Ideas on How To Deal With Road Rage
    Driving,  Life

    2 Ideas on How To Deal With Road Rage

    If you’ve been on the road before then you’ll know that road rage is a real thing. Perhaps you’ve personally never experienced it, but maybe you’ve been the unfortunate victim of someone’s verbal abuse because they’ve had a dreadful day at work. Frustration is normal and we’re all prone to lashing out at others for distinct reasons, but anger is particularly dangerous when you’re behind the wheel of a vehicle. Road rage is something that we can certainly avoid, both on the receiving or giving end of it. So, here’s a bit of advice to help you out. Understand that anxiety leads to road rage Anxiety is one of the…

  • 3 Tips When Driving A Large Vehicle For The First Time
    Driving,  Trucks

    4 Tips When Driving A Large Vehicle For The First Time

    If you are due to drive your first large vehicle, you might well be more than a little intimidated by it. Whether it is going to be a lorry, a truck, or even a narrowboat, you are probably keen to make sure that all goes to plan, everyone remains safe, and you don’t embarrass yourself. It is natural to feel this way, and to be a little apprehensive, but you should bear in mind that there are a few things you can do to make sure it all goes to plan the first time around. Let’s take a look at some of those right now. Be Patient First of all,…