Category: That’s a myth

May 22, 2017
Spanish Police can’t check if you’ve taxed your car in the UK

This is something for drivers who are considering staying in Spain for an extended time with their UK-registered vehicles. Spanish police can see if you have taxed your car without seeing a tax disc. A public information system gives access to anybody about your automobile, including tax, MOT, colour, etc.

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May 17, 2017
It’s Alright to Wait in Passenger Seat While Filling the Tank

Drivers sometimes used to go back and sit in the car while filling the tank. It’s not such a good idea. Opening your doors could initiate statistic electricity causing a spark which is enough to ignite the gasoline. Just a tiny spark could start the fire, proved by Mythbusters.

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May 15, 2017
Modifications to Vehicle will Void the Warranty

Not in all scenarios. There are cases when your factory warranty may still work even after modifications. But remember that no company wants to pay for additional expenses. They will probably try to blame it on the modification. Upgraded wheels or upgrades from the manufacturer could influence the warranty.

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May 13, 2017
Hardtops are safer than convertibles

The lack of rooftop has a significant role in safety. However, comparing convertibles nowadays with the past, we have seen a lot of improvements which stands close to hardtops. Convertibles have electronic stability control, roll bars, side airbags and additional weight compared to hardtops, etc.. Crash test results are useful information for any buyer.

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May 11, 2017
All LPG are equally prepared

Each brand provides different LPG for your car. People may think that all gas is the same, but it’s not true. Each company provides gas differs with detergents. They can add additional additives to provide a cleaner engine. The choice varies in price. Sometimes it’s better to pay more than later spend a lot on […]

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May 09, 2017
“Mom Arm” Helps Everyone

Many drivers still have a habit of the “Mom arm” from the pre-seat belt period of trying to protect their passengers. Drivers throw their arm across the passenger seat thinking it will help out. At the end, both sides could only get injured. The driver’s arm or passenger’s face could stay safe just by buckling […]

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May 07, 2017
Rubber Tyres Protect Cars from Lightning

We may think that rubber tyres would save us from encountering lightning by insulating the car from the ground. It’s false thinking. The metal roof and metal sides of the vehicle offer protection. In the case of lightning, discharge metal will help conduct striking into the ground, not the tyres.

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May 04, 2017
You can Drive The Wrong Way on a One-Way Street for a Short Distance.

Sometimes drivers want to take a shortcut and drive in the wrong direction on a one-way road. It is very dangerous behaviour because another driver may not expect anyone to be breaking the rules. It could lead to a ticket or in the worst scenario, a head-on collision. Just a short drive could result in […]

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May 01, 2017
Police Cars have Super Powers

Police cars don’t have any super powers that could help them move along the road unnoticed. They may have slightly higher specifications because of the purpose. You can check out the specs of police cars as they are governments purchases. However, anyone can get similar car improvements if they are not law enforcement equipment.

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Apr 28, 2017
Every SUV Has a Risk of Flipping Over

Driving a large vehicle at high speed in windy weather doesn’t have anymore as big risk to flipping over as in the past. New technologies have helped SUV’s to be safer vehicles. All thanks to electronically moderated all-wheel drive configuration, systems of modern traction control and torque vectoring.

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