Month: November 2017

Have you ever seen a cargo carrier on a car and wondered if it has any impact on the speed of the car itself? This is a common and an obvious doubt, because car companies advertise their designs and the highlight of the features is the aerodynamics that helps the car go faster than others in the market.

Cargo Carriers

So what are cargo carriers? One has seen the baskets installed on top of cars, wherein the luggage is tied up, to ensure nothing falls off. These baskets have been in use for quite sometime and have been the best companion for people who love going on road trips.

On the other hand, the rooftop cargo carriers are the closed boxes that can hold all that your trunk can’t. These carriers are designed in such a way that they do not affect the aero dynamics of your vehicle, to a great extent.

Effect On Speed

They are closed and hence do not offer too much resistance when you are cruising at high speed. However, it is definitely an additional structure and weight your car has to carry. Hence the speed of the car will definitely be affected when compared to a similar car without the carrier.

If your car or vehicle does not come with side or roof top rails, they will have to be installed before you can use a regular cargo carrier. Else, one will have to opt for the carriers specially designed for cars without racks, thus adding more weight to the car on the whole.

However, they do not affect the speed to a great extent, because they are designed in such a way. These carriers, though may affect your speed a little, can be a great addition to your road trip. My cargo carrier is easy to use and has come in handy on almost all of my road trips. It has saved me from leaving behind some of the important things I may require on my trips.…


In many countries it is mandatory that the car needs to have undergone technical inspection. Periodical inspection is a must in most of the countries. Always it is mandatory and a safety issue to maintain the car in good condition. Hence when you are preparing the car for inspection the best way is to check the inspection sticker on the license plate. Sticking on to the due date is a worthy factor. The following should be checked once by the owner of the car before leaving for inspection:

Nowadays, many of the car inspection companies provide online appointment. Hence visit their web site, make registration and book an appointment:

On the website, they have provided many options like, need an expert advice? And some displays like buy tyres online and various other pop-ups. It is always better to book an appointment earlier to avoid last minute clashes. Hence plan your work accordingly. Keep in mind that the car technical inspection will be performed only by recognized experts or technicians or engineers. The experts will check the following like: Brakes, wheels, tyres, frame, body, exhaust system, vipers, steering, lighting, all electrical systems, windows, mirrors, all accessories, pedals, seats, seat belts, electronic safety systems and roofing.

The major aspect is that during the technical inspection the car will not be disassembled. After the technical inspection, the experts who was in charge for the inspection will explain the complete details about the process of inspection and will let us know of any replacements are repairs done. Finally upon our approval he produces a written or hardcopy of the inspection report that has to be produced to the traffic police if required and needs to be submitted for next inspection.

Generally the engineer will fix the next due date for inspection.  For our safety it is better to check in for car inspection on time.…

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