Photoshop Spin Blur Effect for Spinning Car Wheels

Photoshop spin blur

This short tutorial demonstrates how to use the Photoshop CC Spin Blur filter to give car wheels the appearance that they are spinning. Additionally, Motion Blur will be used to blur the road and scenery behind the car to simulate the effect of the car moving at a high rate of speed. What you will […]

Checklist of Safety Items For Your Car

Safety items for your car

This checklist of safety items for your car helps to supplement A Complete Checklist of Items You Should Have in Your Car. Click on the items below to learn more about each car safety item and recommendations. Safety items you should have in your car 1. First aid kit A first aid kit is a […]

A Complete Checklist of Items You Should Have in Your Car

Checklist of items you should have in your car

This complete checklist of items you should have in your car supplements the article Checklist of Safety Items For Your Car. Click on the numbers below to learn more. Blue indicates items needed for cold climates. Common items you should have in your car 1. Spare tire Depending on the manufacturer and model of a car, a […]

Evasive Driving Practices to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Crime

Evasive practices that can help you stay safe driving a vehicle in crime zones you cannot otherwise avoid Many of the tips here are taught to foreign service personnel working in sometimes hostile environments or in areas with high crime rates. Some of the techniques described below are also used by police officers such as the […]

How to Calculate Travel Distance on a Map

Calculate travel distance on a map

Described are 2 ways to calculate travel distance on a map. The first method uses the Google Maps Distance Calculator. The second method is using a standard paper road map. Calculate travel distance using Google Maps Distance Calculator and map scale 1. Go to Google Maps Distance Calculator. 2. In the search box, type your starting […]

Top 5 Things You Must Have in Your Car at All Times

by Anthony Rodge Always hope for the best, but expect the worst. Expecting the worst does not mean wishing for it, but accidents do happen and not everything goes according to plan. When it comes to traveling, the worst can be particularly bad – getting stranded, injured or even dying. Driving is the most popular […]

Avoiding Road Hazards

How can I avoid road hazards to help prevent vehicle accidents? While you are driving you should always utilize all of your senses to avoid potential road hazards and to prevent vehicular accidents. Visually scan the road ahead to allow time to react safely to approaching situations. Continuously scan the side and rear for passing or approaching […]

How to park your vehicle so that your car or valuables are less likely to get stolen

How to park your vehicle so that your vehicle or valuables are less likely to get stolen: 1. Always lock your car and use an alarm that has a status indicator LED light that is visible and flashing. Even better, you may want to consider installing the Club, a Passive Immobilizer, shock sensors, and/or a GPS Vehicle Tracking Device. […]