New Years Resolutions and Driving

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Each year, many Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Some of the most common goals set include getting out of debt and losing weight, but you may want to take a different approach. Would you like your New Year’s resolution to focus on driving? If so, here are a few goals you can set for yourself: To drive less. Towards the …

An ATV Trail Date

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The ATV trail is a place for dirt, mud, gravel and romance? Today’s ladies are hardly the proper models of the Victorian Era; in fact, there are plenty of gals out there just itching to ride their four-wheelers with as much gusto as their male counterparts. So if you’re a dude who’s scratching his head for the perfect place to …

Why Some People Dislike ATV Riding in Nature Areas

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There has always been great debate between motor sport activists who want to enjoy riding their machines in the outdoors and other nature lovers who claim that off-road motor vehicles harm the environment and ruin the area for anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors in other ways. The argument can be made that motorcycle and ATV riders have as …

What Makes a Good ATV Trail?

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There are thousands of ATV trails throughout North America (and more are being charted every day), but how do you judge whether you’ve found a good one or not? Here, we’ll examine a few of the elements that you need to look for when deciding where to take your four-wheeled “baby” for your next pleasure cruise. Generally, if you’re someone …

Saving Gas: Should You Get a Hybrid or a Motorbike

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Gas is one of the biggest expenses in the average person’s budget. What if you could cut your gas budget by half or even two thirds? Both hybrids and motorbikes allow you to get MPGs of 50 or higher. So which should you get if you want to save gas? From a Strictly Gas Perspective From a strictly gas perspective, …

Hybrid SUVs Compared – Cars for the Environmentally Conscious Family

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Owning a hybrid SUV can help you reduce your entire family’s fuel consumption, while giving you a very sleek-looking vehicle. Unlike a hybrid sedan, a hybrid SUV can fit up to eight people – perfect for kids, family vacations and carpooling. Here’s an overview of the top picks for hybrid SUVs. Toyota Highlander Hybrid When it comes to bang for …

Honda Civic Hybrid versus Toyota Prius – Which Should You Get

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When it comes to hybrid sedans, two cars have dominated the market for years: the Toyota Prius and the Honda Civic Hybrid. They have many similarities, but several key differences as well. Which model should you get? Let’s compare some of the key features. Pricing Pricing is surprisingly one of the least important factors. The Civic Hybrid came in at …

Do Hybrid Cars Save Money in the Long Run?

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Do hybrid cars actually save you money in the long run? This is a hotly contested debate in the automobile world. Several studies released by Consumer Reports and other review agencies have shown that on average, you don’t actually save money by buying a hybrid vehicle. However, most of these studies only take into account the difference between gas mileages. …

Diesel-Powered Cars: An Overview

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If you want to reduce your dependence on gas, reduce your environmental footprint and potentially save some money, you might want to consider purchasing a diesel-powered car. Here’s an overview of what diesel is, its pros and cons and what you should think about if you’re considering a purchase. What Exactly Is Diesel? There are several different types of diesel …

Carpooling Tips for Saving Time and Money

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Carpooling is a great way to save money, save time and reduce your carbon footprint. Successful carpooling does involve quite a bit of coordination to make sure everyone gets picked up and dropped off at the right place, people are compensated and everyone is happy with the arrangement. Here are a few tips for successful carpooling. Finding Carpoolers The first …