Q&A: How Often Do Mechanics Rip People Off?

In this question and answer video, I answer someone’s question about mechanics. It’s easy to assume that the auto mechanic might be ripping you off, but it happens a lot less than people might think. In fact, it’s relatively rare. I give some thoughts on how to avoid a ripoff and what we can all do to better our chances of not getting taken advantage of. No matter who we’re dealing with.

Rear-view mirrors get a useful digital upgrade

The rear-view mirror, which sits at the center of the windshield and looks through the vehicle and its back window, hasn’t changed much since first being introduced. They’ve remained essentially unchanged for around 100 years, but now the humble rear-view mirror is entering the 21st century with an increasing number …