Did you know: Using a lot of white and other light shades can help keep your house cooler, apart from making it look spacious. This is because lighter colours absorb less heat.
We often associate summer with new beginnings. This is owing to a host of factors, including the onset of a fresh cycle of seasons. It is also the time when most of us move into a new house. Having said that, the summer...
If purchasing a new car is next on your list, your mind would certainly be clouded with a number of thoughts. With an extensive range of options available to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide on one option.
However, if you do the adequate groundwork, this doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Here is a list to help you get started with such groundwork.
Decide between petrol and...
Taking the driving test can get really irksome for most of us. However, following simple steps can make you feel confident and avoid facing common fears while taking the driving test.
Let’s take a look at some important points which every learner should keep in mind:
Adjust your mirrors
Make sure you check your mirrors every time you change directions. One must be very careful and not...
No matter from which angle you look at it, it demands a second look. It’s really difficult to take your eyes off the Volkswagen New Beetle which has been recently launched in India. Fondly called the ‘Bug’, this iconic car draws its inspiration from the beetle.
What has changed:
Unlike its ancestor, this modified version has its engine in the front. The peculiar design looks cute all right,...
The recent global pandemic has made everyone stretch their limits to make ends meet. Be it in managing the household or work, multitasking has become the new norm. There is one more aspect of dealing with this global crisis, which is caregiving. Caregiving has emerged as the need of the hour, especially when it comes to taking care of your elderly parents.
Why elderly parents need added care...
Have you ever considered the costs of treating critical illnesses that require organ transplants, chemotherapy, or bypass surgery? Today, the costs of hospitalization can be quite high, even when dealing with a minor illness. When choosing a health insurance policy, you need to consider the costs in worst-case scenarios, as these are situations in which you would truly need to depend on your...
Biking in India can be a group or a solo activity. Regardless of your company, a bike ride across the dynamic terrain of India is a rejuvenating experience.
Here are 5 most popular bike trip routes in India:
1. Destination Route – Manali to Leh
Route Map – Manali – Rohtang La – Keylong – Darcha – Sarchu – Tanglang La – Upshi – Leh
Distance – 1360 kms covered in 12 days.
Best season to...
Every two-wheeler owner in India is aware of the multitude of concerns with respect to road travel.
Why it is imperative for two wheelers to follow safety rules in India:
Poor road discipline
Also, riding a two-wheeler is far more critical than driving a car, because you have to struggle between maintaining your balance and zapping through...
Types of bike owners who will find these tips useful:
First-time bike owners
Seasoned bike owners
First-time new bike owners
Delivery business bike owners
Two wheelers are considered as the most convenient mode of transportation in India and that’s why people invest a lot of time, effort, and money to buy one. However, insuring your two wheeler is as important as buying it.
Why Routine Checks Are Important
Heightened rider safety
Good vehicle health
Prevents bigger expenses
Every motorcycle needs a little care to ensure you get a smooth ride. Thus, proper maintenance or routine checks will help your bike perform at its peak and give you an amazing riding experience. This is very important if you want to keep your motorcycle running for a long time and also...
Having a valid insurance policy for your two-wheeler is mandatory by law for as long as you are driving your bike. Most individuals consider it as an extra and unnecessary expense while buying a new bike. On the contrary, two-wheeler insurance can save you a lot of money in case of a mishap. Two-wheeler insurance not only provides you with a financial cover but also offers you mental...
Did You Know: According to the last Road Accidents Report issued by the Transport Ministry, more than 80% of the road accidents in the country occurred because of violation of traffic rules.
Glaring facts about road accidents in the country highlight how critical it is to follow traffic and safety rules to secure your ride. Your life is precious, and you must understand the value these rules...
One of the best trips that you can enjoy is a road trip. It gives you the control you want on your vacation, a hint of adventure, and of course a beautiful view while you are on the way to your destination. India, in fact, has many vacation destinations that offer you the best rides you can ever have.
Top driving spots for the upcoming vacation season:
National Highway 17, Drive from...
Motorcycle maintenance is as much about mechanics as it is about art. If you are a bike owner, it is your responsibility to ensure your two-wheeler remains up to date for a safe, smooth and cost-effective bike riding experience.
Best practices to keep your bike brand new:
Adequate motorcycle insurance
Key maintenance focus areas to...
The monsoon season in India brings with it plans for long distance two-wheeler rides. The romance of taking out your bike during those light showers, watching the greenery as you zip past, and the cold breeze flapping away at your raincoat is something that every bike owner waits for year-long.
Typical dangers while riding bike during monsoons:
Let's face it, although riding a motorbike is cool, it can never match up to a car in terms of safety. With no exterior frame to withstand the impact of a collision, accidents while riding a motorcycle can be fatal. Moreover, with just two wheels, it becomes difficult to stabilize the bike. Due to this reason, it is highly susceptible to accidents.
Therefore, a rider has to be extremely...
To keep your car clean and running at peak performance is not an easy task. It takes time, effort, and a bit of money. However, it is worth everything in the end. While buying a car insurance is a good step towards car care there are a few more tasks you need to perform to ensure your four-wheeler stays prim and proper.
Check the engine oil
Why: Just like a human body organ needs...
Did you know: Most people are unprepared for the various emergencies that crop up during a road trip, especially on highways and in remote regions.
There's no denying the fact that road trips are awesome. The beautiful sceneries, delicious roadside food, and company of your loved ones make road trips completely fun. However, a road trip involves full preparation in terms of clothing,...
Quite often we hop into our car, turn the key, raise our windows, and drive to wherever we wish to go. It's a regular routine we car owners follow. The only time this routine sees an interruption is when the engine refuses to start or makes a noise that is alien to us.
When this happens, we drive to the garage and inform our car insurance firm. This is the time when that cashless...
Did You Know: Buying a used bike is a lot more challenging than buying a used car since there are very few organized and trust-worthy used bike dealers in the market.
Motorcycles form a major chunk of automobiles plying on Indian roads. This percentage is expected to go only higher in the coming years. Keeping this in mind, bike manufacturers are launching new models frequently to capture...