Tips for Safe Driving Near Trucks

Driving around commercial trucks can be dangerous, so always take extra precautions. The risk of an accident increases with these vehicles because they have larger blind spots, cannot maneuver as easily, and take longer to stop than passenger vehicles. Use these to your advantage, and keep the following tips in mind to reduce the overall risks for an accident when driving beside a truck.

Big rigs and other large vehicles have much larger blind-spot areas than traditional passenger vehicles: This can make it much more difficult for a truck driver to see an approaching vehicle. When driving around a commerci... Read more

Posted on October 2019,22   // Author: Admin  

Lagos-Ibadan railroad nears finishing

As Lagos-Ibadan railroad nears finishing, CRRC yesterday dispatched the ten trains to start activity this year. Trains for Abuja light rail was additionally sent on the ship to Nigeria 2 days ago. 

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Posted on October 2019,18   // Author: Admin  

What Causes Leakage in the Shock Absorbers?

A shock absorber or strut consists of one or more pistons that flow through a thick oil as the wheel to which it’s attached moves up and down. The motion of the piston through the oil converts mechanical energy to heat, damping the motion and helping bring it to a stop; this helps to stop the wheel from bouncing after each bump.

Note that a shock absorber doesn’t actually absorb the shock of a bump; that’s the job of the springs and certain other components of the suspension. Rather, the shock absorber absorbs energy. A vehicle without shocks would keep bouncing up and down for a while after every bump; the sho... Read more

Posted on October 2019,17   // Author: Admin  

Driving tips in rush hour gridlock.

  • Plan Ahead 

Appropriate arranging can shield you from managing substantial traffic all together. A couple of tips to help arranging include: 

Climate – Rainfall minutes prompting dangerous streets

Street Construction – Strategic streets are under development nowadays, know the zones with street development so you can stay away from them and keep your outing shorter and increasingly pleasant. <... Read more

Posted on October 2019,14   // Author: Admin  

ÜBER launches ÜberBoat in Lagos today

ÜBER launches ÜberBoat in Lagos today for commuters to beat the heavy traffic in Lagos. Instead of charging the regular fee of N1,000 , Uber would charge N500 over four trips carrying 35 people

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos state, said the Uber boat service, and the use of waterways in general, were part of a raft of initiatives aimed at easing congestion that include a program of road repairs.

"We want ferries that carry 60 to 80 people," he said, referring to his hopes for the future use of waterways, on Thursday at a forum with businesses.

Uber's boat initiative follows a number of motorc... Read more

Posted on October 2019,11   // Author: Admin  

Three common causes for coolant leaks

The cooling gadget to your car is crucial to the right functioning of the auto’s engine sometimes coolant leaks can toy together with your car's performance and effectiveness. The automobile's coolant machine works with the aid of circulating a coolant and water mixture under pressure through pipes via your engine and radiator, thus cooling the engine. The temperature of the coolant rises as the auto runs and the coolant expands so any extra coolant in the system moves right into a reservoir tank via manner of rubber hoses. However whilst this system is not working properly, you risk running into costly repairs. solving a coolant ... Read more

Posted on October 2019,09   // Author: Admin  

Signs might be things to show your suspension is gradually wearing off and needs a repair.

Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two. Specifically, the suspension system maximises the friction between the tyres and the road to provide steering stability and good handling. The suspension system also provides comfort for passengers to limiting the impact of particular road conditions to not only the car, but the passengers inside. The suspension is the part that keeps your car’s body connected to the wheels.
Since the suspension is ground zero when it comes to poor roads, the parts wear out, and e... Read more

Posted on October 2019,03   // Author: Admin  

Simple Car Maintenance Tips.

Dealing with your vehicle is, from numerous points of view, such as dealing with your well-being. While it is essential to take your vehicle to the shop for customary maintenance, just as evident emergencies, it is similarly imperative to build up some fundamental propensities for keeping your vehicle fit as a fiddle at home. Here are 10 vehicle upkeep tips for you.

Tires Rotation is Important.

Rotating your car tires is another good car maintenance culture to imbibe. For every five thousand mile or ten thousand miles, changing your tire position from front to back, or back to front will help you extend the life of your ... Read more

Posted on October 2019,02   // Author: Admin  

Facts You Should Know About Nigeria.

The name ‘Nigeria’ was coined by Flora Shaw. She was the wife of Lord Lugard – a British soldier who paved the way for Nigeria’s amalgamation and became the first Governor-General of Nigeria. Flora drew inspiration from the great river Niger and combined the words ‘Niger’ and ‘Area’ to form ‘Nigeria’.

1845 – The first building in Nigeria was built in Badagry, Lagos

1914 – Formation of Nigeria under Governor Frederick LugardState.

1959 – The new Nigerian currency was introduced.

The Yoruba tribe has the highest rate o... Read more

Posted on October 2019,01   // Author: Admin  

Fun Facts About Cars For Kids

Kids don't take much time before they exclaim the names of different vehicles in the market. Shockingly, they even perceive and separate among the different brands. They have their inclinations, different preferences about vehicles, to such an extent that they can talk about on the topic with friends. If you can relate these qualities with your kid, this is a must-read for you..

 1. There Are More Cars Than People In The World
2. Car Is The Most Recycled Product In The World
3. There Are Almost 30K Parts In A Car
4. The Longest Living Car Was 82 Years Old
5. The Longest Traffic Jam Was Recorded On Februa... Read more

Posted on September 2019,28   // Author: Admin