Archive for the ‘Cars & Other Vehicles’ Category

postheadericon How to Take a Brake (Touring Bicycles)

How to Take a Brake (Touring Bicycles)

Brake pads should be inspected regularly and replaced when they reach their minimum wear indicator. Brakes are a vital component for safe cycling. To stop quickly, your brakes need to be effective. There are a few things that contribute to braking, and the following article will discuss them. 1 Learn how to both brakes. Bicycles are commonly equipped with two brakes, one for the front wheel and one for the back. Knowing when to use one brake or the other or when to use both is critical for safe and…

postheadericon How to Tail Whip

How to Tail Whip

Two Methods:Tail-Whipping on a BMX BikeTail-Whipping on a ScooterCommunity Q&A Tail-whips can be done on both scooters and BMX bikes, and it’s a great starter-trick that you can use to build skills and improve, regardless of your ride of choice. It takes balance, technique, and practice, but the tail-whip is both flashy and relatively straight-forward. With the right approach, you can do it. See Step 1 for more information. Method 1 Tail-Whipping on a BMX Bike 1 Practice your jumps and airing out. To do a BMX tail-whip, you’ll need…

postheadericon How to Swerve or Turn Quickly on a Motorcycle

How to Swerve or Turn Quickly on a Motorcycle

Even the safest and most experienced of motorcycle operators will at some point need to swerve or turn quickly to avoid an obstacle, whether it’s a stopped vehicle, a fallen tree branch, or other debris blown onto a roadway. Knowing how to turn or swerve correctly when needed is an important skill in riding a motorcycle. The following steps outline how to swerve or turn quickly on a motorcycle. 1 Assess in which direction it is safest to swerve to avoid the obstacle. Try not to remain locked on the…

postheadericon How to Become a Test Pilot

How to Become a Test Pilot

Test pilots fly airplanes in development, newly developed and retrofitted aircraft to ensure they fly according to design specifications and the standards of the airlines or militaries that buy them. While “test pilot” connotes a daring occupation, the work of a test pilot requires knowing when and when not to take risks. If you’re looking to become a test pilot, here’s what you need to know. 1 Obtain a Class I medical certificate/student pilot certificate. Before running off to flight school and spending money on flight training be sure you…

postheadericon How to Survive in a Car Submerged in Snow

How to Survive in a Car Submerged in Snow

There are many disaster scenarios to consider while driving a car, and this is one of them. In the winter, there is a small but sufficient chance of careening off the road and becoming trapped in snow. Although the situation may seem grim, with the right choices and moves, you can survive. 1 Examine the damage. If you are traveling with passengers, make sure that no one is injured. There are bound to be a few anxious people, and try to do your best to calm everyone down. Explain that…

postheadericon How to Survive Living in an RV (kids)

How to Survive Living in an RV (kids)

There are about 1.5 million people who live in their R.V. full time. It’s especially hard on children to move from their wonderful home to a cramped R.V. A few have no siblings but there are those that do. Whether you do or don’t, if you have one parent or two this guide will explain everything! 1 Pack. Start off with the essentials: clothing bedding and any other needs When it comes to pleasure items, you will have to keep the list low. The more people who are trying to…

postheadericon How to Survive a Multi Car Pileup

How to Survive a Multi Car Pileup

Two Parts:Good driving habits at all timesDuring a pileup accidentCommunity Q&A A pileup is a road traffic collision involving many vehicles. They rarely occur, but when they do, they can be very serious. Read on for tips on safety during these situations. Part 1 Good driving habits at all times 1 Wear your seat belt whenever you are driving. You are legally required to do this in many countries, however you should do this even if not legally required to do so. Also ensure that everyone else in the vehicle…

postheadericon How to Survive a Car Accident as a Pedestrian

How to Survive a Car Accident as a Pedestrian

Two Parts:Surviving an AccidentAvoiding an AccidentCommunity Q&A So you want to know how to survive a car accident as a pedestrian? Though there will always be several factors you can’t control, it is possible to increase your odds of survival. Part 1 Surviving an Accident 1 Seek to protect your head. Broken bones and internal bleeding can be serious, but head injuries are commonly life-threatening. Doing what you can to avoid sustaining a head injury could save your life. http://pad2.whstatic.com/images/thumb/6/67/Survive-a-Car-Accident-as-a-Pedestrian-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg/550px-Survive-a-Car-Accident-as-a-Pedestrian-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg http://pad2.whstatic.com/images/thumb/6/67/Survive-a-Car-Accident-as-a-Pedestrian-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg/300px-Survive-a-Car-Accident-as-a-Pedestrian-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg /3/31/Survive a Car Accident as a Pedestrian Step 1…

postheadericon How to Successfully Drive a Go Kart

How to Successfully Drive a Go Kart

Two Methods:Driving Faster SafelyPicking a TrackCommunity Q&A If you are just learning to drive a go kart or hoping to win your first go kart race, this article will teach you the basics. Whether you want to start a hobby, drive better, or just get in first, this is the ultimate guide to small scale go-karting! Method 1 Driving Faster Safely 1 Pick a fast kart (if you can), but be careful because if a kart is going too fast you may drift and lose control. If you are selecting…

postheadericon How to Successfully Sell or Buy Trucks or Trailers Online

How to Successfully Sell or Buy Trucks or Trailers Online

Buying or selling your truck or trailer a different experience today than just 10 years ago, thanks to the tools available on the Internet. Here are some simple steps to help translate trucks and trailers, liquid short period of time possible. Knowing the market the first step is to check online for more used trucks and trailers or advertisements, for example, you can choose the year and trim level of your truck, trailer, or how many trucks or trailers are currently in the market similar. 1 Be aware of their…