Cars & Vehicles: The Differences Between a CJ, YJ & TJ Jeep

The Differences Between a CJ, YJ & TJ Jeep

The TJ Wrangler style returned to round headlights like the original CJs.jeep rouge 2 image by Jerome Dancette from Fotolia.comJeeps have been made since World War II and have undergone several major model changes along the way. The first jeeps, "civilian jeeps" or CJ models, were made...

Cars & Vehicles: Inventory Practices in Turning Inventory

Inventory Practices in Turning Inventory

Understanding the importance of turning inventory is one of the first lessons business owners focus on. When inventory turns over, it means the inventory is selling. Monitoring the inventory lets owners know which products are selling and which products are remaining on the shelves. Some inventory p

Cars & Vehicles: Saturn Ion Safety Features

Saturn Ion Safety Features

Saturn's OnStar contacted help automatically after a crash.car crash image by dawn from Fotolia.comGeneral Motor's Saturn division sold its entry-level Ion model between 2003 and 2007. The car was available as a four-door sedan and what Saturn called a "five-door Quad Coupe" with small...

Cars & Vehicles: Traffic Safety Comes First For All of Us

Traffic Safety Comes First For All of Us

Humans alone cannot work like machines. In the present context, machines have become best friend of humans. Earlier there was not much work done by the machines and they were not used that much. But, ...

Cars & Vehicles: Tips on How to Stay Safe When Driving at Night

Tips on How to Stay Safe When Driving at Night

Many people don't realize how important it is to stay safe when driving at night. According to various studies, head-on collisions are far greater in the evening than during daytime. Among the numerous reasons why ...

Cars & Vehicles: How to Compare Foreign & Domestic Vehicles

How to Compare Foreign & Domestic Vehicles

Comparing foreign and domestic vehicles is not unlike comparing apples to apples rather than apples to oranges. The location of make may be different, but they are both cars and both have the same spec requirements. Foreign or domestic, both can provide good vehicles and both support American work,

Cars & Vehicles: Airbags & Safety

Airbags & Safety

Used together, airbags and safety belts save lives in car collisions. According to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "the combination of safety belts and air bags is 75 percent effective in preventing serious head injuries and 66 percent effective in preventing serious c

Cars & Vehicles: How to Determine the Weight Distribution for Hitches

How to Determine the Weight Distribution for Hitches

A properly balanced trailer will distribute the correct amount of weight on your hitch. Too much weight and you lift the front of the vehicle, reducing braking and cornering. Too little weight and you risk separating the coupler/hitch connection. The right balance is approximately 10 to 15 per cent

Cars & Vehicles: New Reforms in GDL to Improve Driver Safety

New Reforms in GDL to Improve Driver Safety

Calgary is the leading city in Alberta. Any applicant looking for a basic license in Calgary must be 14 years old and pass the knowledge test. The Graduate Driving License consists of Learner's permit: Intermediate ...

Cars & Vehicles: The History of ABS Brakes

The History of ABS Brakes

Today anti-lock braking systems are a standard safety feature on many cars. But the development of ABS technology has been a long process. Many changes and refinements were required, before the early ABS system could be suitable for everyday use.

Cars & Vehicles: Differences Between LT & LTZ

Differences Between LT & LTZ

Comstock/Comstock/Getty ImagesThe "LT" and "LTZ" are a combination of letters used by Chevrolet to delineate different levels of trim on their line of Tahoe SUVs. The letters are not acronyms. The trim of a vehicle, also known as the features, starts at a "base" level, including features...

Cars & Vehicles: The Quality of Pontiacs

The Quality of Pontiacs

Pontiac was among the leaders in power and performance in the 1960s. The car make has fallen on hard times since then, as General Motors announced its plans to discontinue the brand in 2010.

Cars & Vehicles: How to Tell the Difference Between an 8.8 and a 7.5 Rear End

How to Tell the Difference Between an 8.8 and a 7.5 Rear End

The venerable Ford 9-inch rear axle was phased out during the late 1970s and the mid-1980s. The 7.5-inch rear axle came out in 1979 and is found in four- and six-cylinder cars. The 8.8-inch rear axle came out in 1986 and is found in trucks and V-8 cars. The 7.5- and 8.8-inch axles both have rear dif

Cars & Vehicles: What Can I Drive With a CDL-B?

What Can I Drive With a CDL-B?

Commercial driver's licenses (or CDLs) are issued to people who pass a written and on-road commercial driving examination. These licenses come in three major classes: A, B and C. The classes determine the types of vehicles a commercial driver can operate. Drivers with class B CDLs can operate a wide

Cars & Vehicles: Easiest Way to Learn How to Drive

Easiest Way to Learn How to Drive

The easiest way to learn how to drive is to take it step by step. Start in a parking lot, then move to the back roads, then a highway and then finally try driving in less than ideal conditions. And most important--practice.

Cars & Vehicles: How to Check to See if a Car has Been Wrecked

How to Check to See if a Car has Been Wrecked

Used cars can provide substantial savings over new vehicles. However, it is important to make sure that a used car is in sound mechanical condition, and specifically, has not been wrecked.

Cars & Vehicles: How to Tow a Mercury Milan

How to Tow a Mercury Milan

The Mercury Milan is a soon to be phased out motor vehicle from the Ford Motor Company. The entire Mercury line of cars will be phased out as of 2011. Milan owners might be concerned over the lack of aftermarket options available for their car. However, Mercury brand parts, especially towing parts,

Cars & Vehicles: Setting Up Your Mirrors on Your Vehicle Correctly

Setting Up Your Mirrors on Your Vehicle Correctly

How to set mirrors on a car. When it comes to driving safely it doesn't matter whether you have been driving for years or if you have recently passed your driving test. There are certain ...