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Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Home

Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Home

Many people are choosing to purchase an electric vehicle. Since 2018, there has been an 83% increase in sales of electric cars. With more of these vehicles on the road, public charging stations can get busy. Moreover, the time it takes to achieve full charge makes waiting at a public charging station inconvenient in some cases. For this reason, many electric car owners are installing electric vehicle charging stations at home.   What are Electric Vehicle Charging Stations? Electric vehicle… Continue reading →

EV Charging Station Contractors

EV Charging Station Contractors

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are in high demand due to the growing number of drivers who are adopting hybrid and electric vehicles across the United States. Major metro areas, in particular, have seen an increase in electric vehicles, which has led to new demand for EV charging station contractors. Sustainable infrastructure in the U.S. is still under progress, which means that EV charging station contractors likely have a lot of work ahead of them in the next decade.  … Continue reading →

Exploring Types of Electric Cars

Exploring Types of Electric Cars

When considering fossil fuels and the prices at the gas pumps, many people opt to look at different types of electric cars. If you have never owned an electric car before, you might be hesitant about making the switch. However, as the technology becomes better and incentives are introduced to offset the price of electric vehicles, now is the time to act.   Growth of All Types of Electric Cars There are three main types of electric cars on the… Continue reading →

How to Release a Parking Brake

How to Release a Parking Brake

A parking brake is a car brake that is sometimes referred to as the emergency brake, e-brake, or a hand brake. While most parking brakes are hand operated, there are some types – depending on the make and model of the vehicle – that are operated by a foot pedal. A parking brake prevents the vehicle from moving and provides an extra safeguard against rolling when the car or truck is parked on a hill or incline. Here, we'll discuss… Continue reading →

What are Parking Lights?

What are Parking Lights?

Today, cars are equipped with all sorts of bells and whistles – from heated seats to rear-view cameras. However, many of the basic features, like parking lights, remain. When it gets dark or the day is dreary with rain or snow, we rely on our lights to help us navigate the roadways but also to ensure that other motorists can easily see our vehicle. But what are parking lights and how are they different from headlights, taillights, or hazard lights?… Continue reading →

Best Practices for Parking Uphill with a Curb

Best Practices for Parking Uphill with a Curb

At some point in your life, you’ll likely find yourself in a situation where you’ll need to learn about parking uphill with a curb. Whether you live in a hilly city or not, you might visit one or arrive at a destination where the best spot requires parking uphill. At this point, you’ll have two options: park somewhere else or learn how to master parking uphill with a curb. We believe it’s an important skill to know. Below, we explain… Continue reading →

A Four-Step Guide to Handicap Parking Permits

A Four-Step Guide to Handicap Parking Permits

For any new or seasoned driver, the presence of handicap parking spaces is not something new. You may already be well aware that if you do not have a permit to park in those designated spaces, you can be subjected to fines and citations for parking illegally. All in all, these are designated spaces that allow those with disabilities to have a more seamless, comfortable, and safe vehicular entrance and exit. With that being said, if you are someone who… Continue reading →

Best Practices of Parking Downhill

Best Practices of Parking Downhill

Learning about the best practices of parking downhill is ideal because there will be a time in your life (if it hasn’t happened already) where you will need to safely park down a hill. The reality is that not all places are flat when it comes to street parking, and it might cause some anxiety if you are not entirely sure your vehicle is secure when nose down. Because there can be some pretty massive damages and injuries when not… Continue reading →

What is Double Parking?

What is Double Parking?

Knowing how to answer the question, “What is double parking?” is one of the core foundations of being a safe driver. Far too often, people double park due to the inability to find an open parking space quickly or within the timeframe they need. Sure, this can be an attractive option if you are in a rush, but it is an act that is punishable by law. Though the laws vary from state-to-state and by country, the chances of you… Continue reading →

What is Off-Street Parking?

What is Off-Street Parking?

If you are new to driving or have only ever parked along a street since you earned your license, you might be wondering what is off-street parking, exactly? Sure, the term itself is pretty self-explanatory, as it means parking a vehicle off the street, but it tends to be a bit more complicated than merely not parking along a roadside. To provide more insight into what this term entails, below you can read more about the different types of off-street… Continue reading →