If you're considering the purchase of your first new truck in several years, you may be surprised at what seems to be an uptick in purchase prices. As truck makers utilize more and more technological advances (like ultra-light, but strong aluminum bodies and fuel-efficient displacement on demand engines), the manufacturing cost of these trucks continues to increase. However, one way to significantly lower your purchase price can be to purchase a "
8 June 2015
Age is an inevitable part of life and the same rings true for the numerous parts that make up your vehicle. But while your car's wheels can soldier on for years on end, the same can't be said about the rubber bits wrapped around them. Your car tires are designed to last for only a few years. However, most people are so focused on wear bars as an indication of tire life that other signs of aging are typically ignored.
11 May 2015
Commercial truck drivers may travel more than 100,000 miles each year, delivering goods from place to place for individuals and businesses. Even without involvement in an accident, the exterior of the truck can start to show its age in the paint finish. Since your used commercial truck acts as a mobile billboard for your business, it is important to select a vehicle with the best paint job possible. If you do find an otherwise perfect truck on the lot, you may want to include a paint job in the purchase budget upon spotting any of the following problems.
8 April 2015
When you're stuck on the side of road because your car is suffering from a dead battery, empty gas tank, or even accident-related damage, few reassurances bring as much comfort as the knowledge that help is on its way. Every vehicle owner should invest in some type of emergency roadside service -- but what are your options, and how do they stack up against your future needs? Here are some of the primary sources of roadside assistance to consider.
2 April 2015
Despite the fact that the tires are one of the most important components of your car, they are one of the most misunderstood. Some of the misconceptions about tires have been passed around for so long that it can be hard to tell what the truth actually is. In fact, some of these misconceptions can actually affect the safety of your car. The best way to ensure that your tires are safe is to understand the truth behind the false information.
27 March 2015