The Potential Danger Of Discount Oil Change Chains
The discount oil change at the big national chain store, it’s so alluring. Just look at all you get for $14.95, or #19.95! Or could you possibly be getting more (or less) than you bargained for? The old sayings still apply…”there’s no free lunch” and “if it’s too good to be true, it probably is”. We don’t intend to pick on a particular chain, today’s story just happens to have occurred at a Jiffy Lube, and was caught on camera by a news team.
Unscrupulous personnel can pop up in any one location and it’s always good to be on the lookout. In this case, work was being charged for but not actually provided. Check out how this unfolds in the video below… And later, another expose by the same team finds even worse problems…
Bloomberg is currently reporting, “Self-driving cars being planned by Google and global automakers may help counter slumping demand from younger customers by tapping the fastest-growing demographic in the world’s largest vehicle markets: the elderly.” Baby Boomers are all quickly joining the elderly in both the US and abroad in strong markets like Japan, where an ever-increasing number of older drivers are being hurt and killed in auto accidents.
Some states have already made driving while using a cell phone illegal, and it’s highly discouraged in every part of the U.S. But there are many more distractions in the car than just talking on the phone or texting. Fortunately, voice control software has reached the point where many different devices in the car can be controlled by voice commands. However, not everyone can afford these extras, and they’re still fairly expensive. Here are some of the most common things people use their hands for instead of driving and their safer alternatives.