For those trying to make an informed choice when it comes to SUVs, here are some interesting facts & figures about SUVs… including myths and facts regarding energy-efficiency, global warming, and rising gas prices.
An Oversize load can be anything that will fit on a truck — towing a trailer or a low loader — that is wider or longer or higher than a normal gauge semi-trailer. Here’s what it’s like to drive a truck that hauls oversized loads… according to Andrew from Australia, who does this for a living.
Here’s a classic example of the types of ‘wide loads’ you see traveling down the highways. Plus, some little-known facts about height clearances on wide and tall loads being transported via tractor-trailer. Hmmmm…. interesting!
This weekend, I learned firsthand the proper use of 2 and 1 on my automatic gear shift, and it made our downhill driving experience SO much more enjoyable. Here’s how to drive down steep hills using engine braking rather than burning out the brakes on your car.
DRIVING ODDITY #3: People CARE How You Drive! Check this out!… I’m driving home from work today, and I’m behind a pickup truck with the bumper sticker, “How Am I Driving?” You know, you’ve seen these for years on the…