Why you should think about your tyres

Tyres are something that we rarely ever think about. When we buy a car we just kind of assume that they’re going to do the job, and we never really think twice about it. If you want to buy new ones, it really is as simple as going to a website like Renkaat and buying the ones we need.

But have you ever thought about why it’s so important to get the right tyres?

Smoother Journey

The first reason why getting the right tyres is vital is because they’ll help your journey to go smoother. You want to make sure that when you’re driving, you’re as comfortable as you can be. The last thing you’re going to want is for the car itself to start playing up and not doing it’s job properly.

Tyres which are too rough will make the journey bumpy, but tyres that are too smooth will … Read More

‘Transportation is the key issue for a lot of people,’ starting Monday Norfolk voters can cast their ballots at satellite locations

NORFOLK, Va. – “It’s just an exciting experience,” said Dr. Bill Newell.

An experience that gets Dr. Newell out of the bed every morning to City Hall.

“If you are a citizen of this country and a proud citizen like I am; you want to participate,” he adds.

The 74 year-old has been serving as an election official in the city of Norfolk since the 2008 election. “It’s so amazing that it has taken us this many years to reach this point,” said Newell.

A point where people can now come in and cast their ballots early.

The city’s general registrar tells News 3 that 7,879 people have voted early as of October 9.

Newell said some days have been slow. “The busiest day will be close to a thousand people in a day,” he said.

To help with the crowds the city now has 4 additional locations for people

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Woman dead after shot while inside vehicle in Flint

FLINT, MI — A 45-year-old woman has died after she was shot Saturday evening in a Flint neighborhood.



a van parked in front of a bus: Police investigate a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at West Court Street and Downey Avenue in Flint.


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Police investigate a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at West Court Street and Downey Avenue in Flint.

Officers with the Flint Police Department responded around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, to the 1200 block of Mohawk Avenue, between Cherokee Avenue and Dort Highway, for a report of a shooting.

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Officers located a vehicle in the road with the female who had suffered a gunshot wound, according to a Flint police news release.

The victim, whose name has not been released pending family notification, was transported to Hurley Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead by medical personnel.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing by the Flint Major Case Unit, consisting of Michigan State Police and Flint police detectives.

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Signs Installed For New Countywide Bicycle Wayfinding Program

Press release from Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission:

Oct. 9, 2020

As part of the new Santa Cruz County Bicycle Route Signage Program, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) recently completed the installation of bicycle wayfinding signage at 303 locations throughout the county. The signs, part of an effort to increase bicycle ridership and safety in the county, will assist all types of bicycle riders – commuters, families, recreational riders and visitors – in finding and accessing major destinations throughout the county. The revised routing of the long-distance Pacific Coast Route has also been signed.

Previously, there were few and inconsistent bicycle wayfinding signs in Santa Cruz County, so the RTC worked with community partners to identify and sign preferred routes that have connectivity to bicycle lanes or paths. The new signage will improve traffic safety by leading cyclists to better routes. The preferred routes include fully

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Seattle’s Elephant Car Wash to shutter, sign to be saved

SEATTLE (AP) – Denny Triangle’s iconic pink elephant soon will have a new home.

The Elephant Car Wash on Battery Street near Denny Way will close permanently, the company announced in a news release Thursday, after rumors swirled surrounding a demolition permit for the site filed Wednesday.

The pink elephant sign – designed by Seattle’s “Queen of Neon,” Beatrice Haverfield – will be donated to the Museum of History and Industry in South Lake Union, which boasts an already-impressive collection of neon signage from other defunct and departed Seattle businesses, including the original Rainier Brewery ‘R,’ the 26-foot-tall Washington Natural Gas blue flame and many more.

In the post-World War II era when neon began adorning Seattle businesses, it “represented sophistication, a little bit of glamor,” MOHAI director Leonard Garfield told The Seattle Times. “Particularly after the war, Seattle was beginning to fill the role of a city on the

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