Reason #13 for Getting a Pre-Purchase Used Car Inspection by Test Drive Technologies

As consumers we rely on vehicle manufactures to make safe and reliable vehicles for us to drive, many of us purchase certain models and trim packages because of these safety features such as side curtain air bags, anti-lock brakes and accident avoidance.  A recent inspection of a 2012 Toyota Prius Hybrid at a dealership has prompted a new reason for getting a pre-purchase used car inspection before you buy your next used car. The window sticker in this 2012 Toyota Prius Hybrid showed this car was suppose to be equipped with the Toyota Advance Technology Package or “ATP” for short.  This … Keep reading…

Why Mandatory State Inspections Make Roads Unsafe

Mandatory state inspections make roads unsafe because they set a “minimum” safety standard which isn’t realistically “safe”. I realize that this blog article might stir up some troubles but I think it is fair that people stop and think about a few things when they go to get their vehicle “safety inspected”.   Here are a few points to ponder when you go to purchase a vehicle that has been “safety inspected”. “In Missouri inspection stations may charge a fee of up to $12.00 for passenger vehicles and trucks, and $10.00 for motorcycles (Source: mshp.dps.missouri.gov).” What you should ponder about this … Keep reading…