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How to Fix a Low Beam Headlight

A low beam bulb that has been blown out has several safety disadvantages. For one it will make it difficult for you to see when you are driving at night and secondly it will force you to use high beams which will make it difficult for the other drivers to see the road. Fixing a […]

What Do You Need To Know About Mileage Deductions?

There are numerous things that you should know about mileage deduction if you regularly drive your vehicle for business purposes. Understanding the tricks to employ around mileage deductions to get tax advantages for your vehicle operating expenses is an important business skill to have. For example, there are tax advantages in buying or leasing a […]

How to Fix Headlights that Keep Blowing Fuses

Even though vehicle headlights are designed to withstand weather vagaries such as temperature, humidity and vibrations, they still need to be replaced because of eventual burnout. You can either swap the headlights at home or have them replaced by a mechanic. Remember that the headlights are part of safe driving. Replace any blown out headlight […]

Tips for Income Tax Mileage Deductions

Never Overstate Expenses One reason why IRS would want to audit a taxpayer under schedule C is that they overstate the expenses. The IRS is fully aware of this fact because all the wage earners get a paycheck after a fortnight and a copy of the year w2 form is sent to the IRS through […]

How to Drive an Overheating Engine

Only drive when the engine temperature is low Avoid driving for long with an overheating engine. If you have to drive an overheated engine, only drive it once the engine cools down. If the overheating problem is not recurrent, the problem might have been caused by factors such as driving during a hot day, leaving […]

11 Things to do When Your Car Engine Overheats

One of the most critical skills to have as a licensed driver is to know how to deal with an overheated engine. When you are able to fix simple engine issues, you’ll be able to get on the road quickly and prevent major mechanical problems. You will also be able to know when to seek […]

Don’t Make These Mileage Log Mistakes!

Illegible Mileage Log If you decide to use a handwritten mileage log, it must be in a readable format or the IRS will reject it. The best way to automatically log your mileage is to use a smart technology such as GOFAR. You can use GOFAR to track and log your mileage. GOFAR can also […]

Automatic Transmission Car Driving Habits You Should Avoid

The automatic transmission is the greatest invention in the car industry. It is only second to the self-driving cars, which are not yet produced for the mass market. Unfortunately, the Invention has brought with it its fair share of safety problems. If you want to give your automatic transmission car a long life, you should […]

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