Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 30, 1974 · Page 19
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 19

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 30, 1974
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ArkaMM TIMES, Tmetity, Afrfl M, Trader Pulling Tips Make The Experience A More Pleasant One It you are «n experienced . trailer band, you might want to turn-the page. But if you're one of. the (rowing array-of motorist* who's going to-haul a trailer /or the first time tais cummer, these tips from the Ontario Ministry of Transport can help make the experience a more, pleasant one. Whether you'll be pulling a sleek," 35-footer from coast to colst or hauling some furniture to the cottage in a rented two- wheeled trailer, certain driving techniques are recommended. Accelerate carefully. Take ti clowly and easily. Stay close to the middle of your lane. Right Turn: Look in your right mirror. Signal, slow down. If turn is sharp, move ahead until car's front wheels are well ahead of curb . . . then turn to the right. Left Turn: Check traffic. Signal. Proceed slowly. When you make your turn drive well into . intersection in order to swing wide, to allow for the trailer. Slowing, stopping -- A suddtn stop can jacknife your trailer or shift your load, so keep a greater distance than normaly between you and the car ah*a«T, Keep out of the fast lanes and maintain a speed that makes sudden stops and slow-up* necessary. Passing -- When towing a trailer you can't accelerate as last as without it. Then wo your car plus trailer is much longer. Before you pass, make sure there's enough lime and room. When you have passed, allow more room before you move back to your lane. Don't cut in and swerve . , . this can make your trailer swing and sway. Being passed -- Help other d r i v e r s pass you where necessary. If you're holding up a line of traffic, the right thing to do is signal, pull off, and let them pass. If a large bus STINGER SAM'S 8 til 8 Weekdays 901 N. College 8U ,5 443-2181 Sun. Holidays Wholesale Prices ENGINE Carefree summer driving starts WPEP with our car care! COOLING SYSTEM BRAKES TIRES LUBRICATION LIGHTS BATTERY MIDWAY WRECKER SERVICE 4 WRECKERS LOCAL or LONG DISTANCE 442-5381 H B» wxwer or transport passes you, air pressure may push the rear of your trailer to the right. Almost instantly, this pressure will push the front 0* your trailer, Be prepared to steer out of thin situation. Accelerating a bit may help. Braking will not. Backing -- Back very slowly. Turn wheel slightly, then straighten. Steer by a series of slight turns. Backing to right -- Turn front wheels of car to! eft. · front end of trailer will go left, rear end will go right. Backing to left -- Turn car wheels to right. Datsun710. The driving man's economy car. Every now and then, a car with Just the right size, price and handling comes along. Datsun 710 is just such a carl · Excellent gas mileage · ISOOcc overhead cam engine · Reclining buckets and sports console · Power-assist front disc brakes · Electric rear window defogget · Tinted glass, carpeting · Whitewalls, deluxe wneel covers · All and more, standard Whot To Do . . , If your car should break down on a busy highway, the Ontario Traffic Safety ministry suggests you take the following actions to summon help antf create the least possible hazard Up yrurself and other motoriSSi: Pull completely olf I he road onto the shoulder. Use your four-way emergency flashers. ^ , Houston Taylor Motors, Inc. 3372 N. College 442-4251 We Are Proud to Be the Only Distributors of CHAMPION SPARK PLUGS IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS^ JUMBO MOTOR SUPPLY CO. 501 W. Emma Ave. 751-4595 Springdale, Arkansas Part* Headquarters for Auto am! Truck Part*, Suppttw and

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