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Well whenever you're driving in high winds, number 1 you want to pay close attention to everything around you and be prepared for a gust of wind to move your vehicle across the road, so you have to be prepared for that and be ready to react, but one of the big mistakes that a lot of people make is they will ride along beside a tractor trailer or a trailer that is being towed or something like that, a bus even. Well the thing that you may not realize is that is a very dangerous place to be because a large vehicle has a lot of wind surface and that means that a really strong gust of wind can cause that tractor trailer to flip over, and if you're beside it, it could be right on top of you. So stay out in the open.
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Advantages Of Buying A Used Car
If you've been looking for a new car you've probably felt 'sticker shock' while visiting new car showrooms. New cars, even lower-end models, now cost about $15,000. Plus, if you have to finance that amount of money over 36 or more months, you will add the cost of interest charges to the overall price you have to pay to own a new car. You may find through research that owning a new car simply isn't in your budget.
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Goss' Garage Article of the Week
Although it may sound like a strange question, is what you expect from your repair shop reasonable? Today’s highly computerized cars mean you may need a new set of expectations that are more modern and better fit today’s complex repairs.
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