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Why Is My Car Insurance So High?

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According to Insurance.com, insurance company analysts identify 11 things that are generally used to set your insurance rates. Type of car Vehicle cost Car size Theft history of vehicle type Location (where you live) Your driving record Driving experience Annual mileage driven Your age Your credit history Your gender. So yes, that bright red sports…

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Atlanta tow company uses robots to keep up with fast-paced industry

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By Raisa Habersham, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution For luxury owners, there’s almost nothing worse than having your high-end vehicle damaged during a tow. And with all of the high-tech components in new automobiles today, the threat to these six-figure vehicles is even greater. One Atlanta company, however, is meeting high-tech with higher-tech to help its customers avoid…

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How to Start a Roadside Service

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By: Katebo A roadside service business requires you to be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers will need you to unlock their cars, jumpstart dead batteries, bring them gasoline, repair a flat tire or tow them to the closest auto mechanic.  What all do you need to do this?

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Registering a tow truck in Maryland?

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Got a new truck? Thinking about getting one? Let’s get it registered. You can apply to register your vehicle as a tow truck or rollback truck (class T or TE) in person at any of the MVA’s full service branch offices.   You also can mail the required documents to the MVA’s Mail in Registration Unit in the Glen…

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How to Start a Repo Business

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By: Christopher Raines When someone can’t pay off a car loan and the lender needs to repossess the car, a repo business gets the call. If you’re interested in starting a repossession business, consider in your planning and initial financing the equipment and space you must acquire as well as the laws that may govern…

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How to Start a Towing & Recovery Business

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By: Lucy Bowles A towing and recovery business serves the general public, businesses and municipalities to remove unwanted vehicles from a property. A large or small towing and recovery business can become profitable. You must have the experience, skills and knowledge of the industry and equipment to be successful. In addition, you must have the…

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How to Start a Mobile Mechanic Business

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By: Cynthia Gaffney If you’re an experienced auto mechanic and have a dream to run your own business, consider starting a mobile mechanic service to bring your automotive repair skills to customers at their home or workplace. Help your customers maintain their regular daily routines while you replace their car’s brakes, perform an oil change…

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No stopping him now: Lowell man’s mobile brake service taking off

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By AARON CURTIS | acurtis@lowellsun.com | Lowell Sun LOWELL — For the mechanically inclined National Guard veteran Corey Phomveha, it all started with helping a few family members and friends with the occasional car repair. From there, it grew to those family and friends recommending Phomveha’s prowess as an amateur auto mechanic to people they knew. As word spread,…

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