As winter approaches, many commuters are mentally preparing for all that comes with driving during snowy and icy conditions. Unfortunately, pre-winter repairs and maintenance are often left to the wayside. In fact, research found that an estimated 77% of cars were in need of maintenance or repairs. Aside from peace of mind, taking some time to consider your car condition and invest in winterization can help you and your car through each and every commute this season.
Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death and injury in the workplace, and the cost of a single accident could easily exceed $1.4 million. And while most accidents are caused by distracted or negligent drivers, many accidents can also be attributed to mechanical errors.
In 2016, certified pre-owned car sales reached a record 2.6 million units, but as more and more people opt for environmentally friendly forms of transportation, such as biking, these numbers may start to decline. A new effort in Pakistan last month involved women across the country participating in female-only bike races in many major cities in hopes of challenging the male dominance of public spaces.
In Alberta, Canada, a man is heartbroken after going through every car lover’s worst nightmare: his uninsured vehicle collection with an estimated value of more than $3 million was destroyed in a fire.
Studies show that 60% of at-risk children were found to be more likely not to go to college if they didn’t get a quality preschool education. For 10-year-old Bishop Curry, that doesn’t seem to be a possibility.