Living in a climate that has harsh winters, I recently went to a tire shop to buy a new set of winter tires for my car. I drive a 2006 front wheel drive Honda Civic – a vehicle that wasn’t exactly built for serious winter conditions. After doing some research online to find the best possible price on tires, I went into the shop that had offered me the apparent ‘best deal’, neglecting to ask about make, style, or quality over the phone. When I got to the shop, I asked what type of winter tire was about to be installed on my car. The guy behind the counter laughed and replied, “Buddy, the kind that are round and black.” I turned around and walked out of the store – actually, I almost ran.
In this two part article we’ll be looking closely at something very important for any family with small children – the right and wrong things regarding child car seats. As parents it’s our responsibility to ensure that we are doing everything possible to protect our children when travelling in the car. Firstly we’ll take a look at the things you should be doing.
Auctions can often be a great place to look for a car or truck under $1000. Local public auctions are generally advertised in the newspaper or on the radio. Dealer, wholesale and estate auctions are also good local sources. Online auctions can be found on Co Part, craigslist, and eBay.