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Virtualmechanic.com.au 20 years online

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Yes that’s right Virtualmechanic.com.au has been online since 1999. Helping millions of readers worldwide, looking back it all started with a dream to help people understand the basics of motor vehicle safety.
I see cars have changed in technology over the past 20 years and must say I’m not sure if we are heading in the right direction.
As so called technology is applied to the modern motor vehicle more things seem to go wrong. Take the airbag for example I would ...

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Accidents, how to get a rejected insurance claim

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If having an automotive accident is bad enough, the next step is to establish the cause of the accident.
When driving any vehicle its your responsibility to maintain a standard of roadworthiness.
In most cases you know when your car is unsafe, as it will tell you by making a noise or performing at of character.
Any driver can check their tyres for wear or damage, any driver can see if their car is leaking oil.
We have no excuse when it comes to ...

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Parking Fines, how to avoid them.

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The local councils have just got very clever these days, as they deploy as much technology as possible, form fixed cameras to moving cameras.
The local councils are banking on one thing.
Your time and money vs their time and money.
Many years ago local councils employed parking officers to be honest with courtesy.
Now quite the opposite where these wonderful strategies are used to catch you even if your not doing anything wrong.
I will speak from experience where we decided to deliver a ...

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