Trucking Towards Safety: How tech is making the roads safer
GRANDVILLE, Mich. – There’s no doubt that semi-trucks play a crucial role in moving American industry forward. From clothes, to food, to just about everything else you can buy and sell, most of goods we rely on to get by were at one point transported in the back of a truck. But those big rigs are also the culprits of thousands of serious and deadly accidents each year. Whether it’s the fault of the drivers or motorists around them, the problem exists. But with the help of technology, the hope is, that problem will diminish.
What Do The Numbers and Letters Mean on an Automatic Transmission Shifter?
Q: What do the numbers and letters mean on an automatic transmission: 1, 2, D, L, S, etc? A: That’s what’s known in the automotive world as the “prindle,” the pronunciation that engineers bestowed on the transmission gear selector because it commonly contained the letters PRNDL for Park, Reverse, Neutral, Drive and Low.
How to Choose Between Car Repairs and Buying a New Car
Country Town Tire and Auto Service Center, located in multiple locations throughout NC, provides tire and automotive...
The “best of the best” Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers were honored Tuesday at the General Motors 2014 Dealer of the Year award ceremony.
Portrait of the Past: Asheville City Manager Weldon Weir, 1950
James Weldon Weir served as Asheville City Manager from 1950-1968, after having served as Public Works Director under Pat Burdette.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Driving and Maintenance Tips to Make Your Tires Last Longer
When you invest in a set of new tires for your car, you can make them last longer if you’re … Read More »
Simple Tips To Get Out Of Any Fairway Bunker
No matter whether your ball is up against the lip, on a downhill slope, or resting in the middle, make these simple adjustments and you'll have a fighting chance at getting out and saving a shot or two.
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
Tips to get emergency prepared
John Stephenson, a senior vice president with FirstOnSite Restoration, a company that helps property owners clean up after disasters, says being emergency-ready is simply a matter of being proactive.