Automobile costs
The car internal costs are all the costs consumers pay to afford owning and running a car. Normally these private expenditures are divided by fixed or standing costs and variable or running costs. Fi...
How to pay a speeding ticket.
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MOT test
The Ministry of Transport test (usually abbreviated to MOT test or simply MOT) is an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required in Great Britain for most vehi...
Speedometer
A speedometer or a speed meter is a gauge that measures and displays the instantaneous speed of a vehicle. Now universally fitted to motor vehicles, they started to be available as options in the 1900...
Parking meter
A parking meter is a device used to collect money in exchange for the right to park a vehicle in a particular place for a limited amount of time. Parking meters can be used by municipalities as a tool...
Toll bridge
A toll bridge is a bridge over which traffic may pass upon payment of a toll, or fee.
The practice of collecting tolls on bridges harks back to the days of ferry crossings where people paid a fee ...
Munt la Schera Tunnel
The Munt la Schera Tunnel is a single lane road tunnel located in the Swiss canton of Grisons. It connects the Engadin valley with Lago di Livigno, through Munt la Schera. Completed in 1965, the tunne...
Electronic road pricing (Hong Kong)
Electronic road pricing (ERP, Chinese: 電子道路收費系統) is an electronic toll collection scheme first proposed in Hong Kong as early as in the 1980s to manage traffic by congestion pricing. (Singapore, ...
Master cylinder
In automotive engineering, the master cylinder is a control device that converts non-hydraulic pressure (commonly from a driver's foot) into hydraulic pressure. This device controls slave cylinders l...
Vehicle Excise Duty
Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) (also informally known as vehicle tax, car tax and road tax), is a tax that is levied as an excise duty and which must be paid for most types of vehicle which are to be used ...
Car wash
A car wash (also written as "carwash") or auto wash is a facility used to clean the exterior and, in some cases, the interior of motor vehicles. In 2013, there were approximately 113,000 car washes in...
Airport Link, Brisbane
The Airport Link is a tunnelled, motorway grade, toll road in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It connects the Brisbane central business district and the Clem Jones Tunnel to t...
Multi-lane free flow in Malaysia
The multi-lane free flow (MLFF) is a system that allows free-flow high-speed tolling for all highway users. With MLFF, current toll lanes at toll plazas can be replaced with ordinary multilane road se...
Gear stick
A gear stick, also known as a gearstick is a metal rod attached to the shift assembly in a manual transmission-equipped automobile and is used to change gear. In an automatic transmission-equipped veh...
Electronic toll collection
Electronic toll collection (ETC) aims to eliminate the delay on toll roads by collecting tolls electronically. ETC determines whether the cars passing are enrolled in the program, alerts enforcers for...
List of auto parts
This is a list of automotive parts mostly for vehicles using internal combustion engines which are manufactured components of automobiles:
Toll roads in Europe
A toll road is a road over which users may travel over on payment of a toll, or fee. Tolls are a form of user tax that pays for the cost of road construction and maintenance, without raising taxes on ...
Western Scheldt Tunnel
Western Scheldt Tunnel (Dutch: Westerscheldetunnel) is a 6.6-kilometre (4.1 mi) tunnel in the Netherlands on highway N62 under the Western Scheldt estuary between Ellewoutsdijk and Terneuzen....
Autoroutes of France
The Autoroute system in France consists largely of toll roads, except around large cities and in parts of the north. It is a network of 11,882 km (7,383 mi) worth of motorways in 2014. Auto...
Car Parking System
A car parking system is a mechanical device that multiplies parking capacity inside a parking lot. Parking systems are generally powered by electric motors or hydraulic pumps that move vehicles into a...
GNSS road pricing
GNSS road pricing or GNSS tolling is the charging of road users using Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) sensors inside vehicles. Advocates argue that road pricing using GNSS permits a number o...
Péage
The Péage is the French word for Toll plaza and in other French speaking countries it refers to the complete toll-road system or a specific main route using toll roads: we use the péage and not the ro...
Motorways in Hungary
Motorways in Hungary (Hungarian: Autópálya) are first-class high-speed highways. As of December 2013, the total length of Hungarian motorways is 1,361 kilometers. The construction of the Hungarian...