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Can You Be Written A Ticket For Leaving A Car On Jack Stands

“City to crack down on inoperable vehicles,” the headline read. Apparently, in 2019, the city of Springfield passed a proposal allowing the city inspectors to cite abandoned vehicles. They go after these cars by demanding that they have a valid license plate. When a car is properly licensed, that license verifies that taxes have been …

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What Is The #1 Mechanic Injury In An Automotive Shop?

Mechanics work a physically demanding job. They stand on concrete all day, work around heavy equipment and are exposed to toxic solvents on a continual basis. Auto mechanics are more likely than the average worker to be injured on the job.  Many vehicle components are under extreme pressure and explosions are not uncommon. According to …

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Does It Matter Which Brand Of Chainsaw Bar I Use?

Are chainsaw bars interchangeable? Most have other brands they are interchangeable with. There are several that are designed for aftermarket use on the most popular chainsaws brands. These universal chainsaw bars appeal to the market by offering replacements for a large number of brands.  Buying a chainsaw bar can be overwhelming. You walk into your …

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