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eBay Motors – Purchase Protection

Vehicle Purchase Protection

Important reminders:

  • Vehicle Purchase Protection is only offered on transactions that are completed on eBay.
  • eBay discourages the use of offline transactions, including payments made via Moneygram, Western Union or gift cards. These types of payments are often associated with fraudulent transactions.
  • Vehicle Purchase Protection does not cover any damage on vehicles 10 years old or older (10-year threshold is based on model year).
  • Vehicle Purchase Protection does not cover any damage on a vehicle listed with anything but a “clear” title.
  • For items purchased on or after September 1, 2016, your eligible vehicle purchase is protected for up to $100,000 or the purchase price paid, whichever is lower. For items purchased prior to September 1, 2016, your eligible vehicle purchase is protected for up to $50,000 or the vehicle purchase price, whichever is lower.
  • See additional exclusions to the coverage of Vehicle Purchase Protection below.

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Transportation | Jacobs

Providing essential mobility for commuters, families, students, older adults and persons with disabilities.

Public transportation systems, valued as some of the most equitable and sustainable modes of transportation, connect communities and help stimulate economic development. Expanding these complex systems and adding more advanced solutions, such as high-speed rail, to meet public demand can be an intricate, high-intensity ride.

Whether your journey includes keeping pace with capacity building and accelerating technology innovations, ensuring safety and security or maintaining transport networks, we’re on board to serve all aspects of highspeed and conventional passenger rail, freight and logistics, mass/public transit and innovative bus solutions. We’re a globally recognized leader in the safe and efficient delivery of rail and transit solutions – from planning, design and development to delivery and management.

Our more than 1,000 rail and transit professionals worldwide with the right mix of engineering, regulatory and business expertise thrive

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History of the Bicycle

A modern bicycle by definition is a rider-powered vehicle with two wheels in tandem, powered by the rider turning pedals connected to the rear wheel by a chain, and having handlebars for steering and a saddle-like seat for the rider. With that definition in mind, let’s look at the history of early bicycles and the developments that led up to the modern bicycle.

Bicycle History in Debate

Up until a few years ago, most historians felt that Pierre and Ernest Michaux, the French father and son team of carriage-makers, invented the first bicycle during the 1860s. Historians now disagree since there is evidence that the bicycle and bicycle like vehicles are older than that. Historians do agree that Ernest Michaux did invent a bicycle with pedal and rotary cranks in 1861. However, they disagree if Michaux made the very first bike with pedals.

Another fallacy in bicycle history is that

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New and Used Car Ratings by Make

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What Is Transportation & Logistics?

When it comes to selling physical products, transportation and logistics management can make or break a business. In most cases, the two go hand in hand, since logistics management includes managing transportation and its costs. However, for most companies, when you put the two together, it becomes a long chain of diverse tasks and duties that, when put together efficiently, get raw materials from point A to the customer at point B.

TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read)

Transportation is simply the act of moving goods from one place to another. Logistics is broader, and includes all your procedures for making sure the right customers get the rights goods at the right time.

Understanding Transportation and Logistics Management

Transportation Definition: In business, at its most basic level, transportation is simply moving products and materials from one place to another. This includes shipment of raw materials to the manufacturer and movement of

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Automotive – KPMG Global

Our Automotive network, based in our member firms around the world, brings together our audit, tax and advisory professionals to help us take a broad ranging approach to our clients’ activities within the industry.

Our services focus on assisting our firms’ clients to address key issues facing the automotive industry including:

  • reporting and regulation
  • sustainability and the environment
  • plant location, closures and relocation
  • emerging market companies
  • evolving distribution channels
  • consumer trends
  • private equity investment
  • improving operational efficiencies
  • market entry and expansion
  • business operating model structure.

The global automotive market is diverse. It ranges from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and component manufacturers, to dealerships and commercial vehicle manufacturers. There is potential for growth across many areas, from the booming manufacturing and domestic markets in BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and other developing economies, to the research and development of ‘greener’ vehicles and fuels. KPMG’s global Automotive sector offers a pro-active,

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Bicycle Clothing At Its Best–and Our Bicycle Clothing Is MADE IN OREGON!

 


Bicycle Clothing is the Most Critical of All Bicycle Accessories!




Bicycle clothing is what makes or breaks the bicycling experience. It determines if you’re comfortable while riding, and therefore happy! Your bicycle clothing keeps you warm, dry, well padded, and safe.

We have cycling apparel that breathes, keeps you dry, has Velcro for convenience, and 3M-brand reflective elements for safety. We have bike shorts that have padding where it’s most critical, and bicycle jerseys and other garments that have extra room where it’s needed most. We designed our bicycle clothing thoughtfully; and we take bicycling, bicycle clothing and bicycle accessories very seriously. We make sure that the clothes are perfectly optimized for comfort and function, taking into consideration fit, padding, dryness, breathability, and safety. We make sure that our cycling apparel is perfect for ourselves, and only then will we sell it

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Vehicle & Equipment Requirements – WSP

Washington’s standards for tire chains, studded tires, and their use and approval can be found in Chapter 204-24 WAC.

What qualifies as traction devices? 

The following equipment items are approved for use as traction devices wherever traction devices are required by WSDOT:
• Tire chains (WAC 204-24-020)
• Studded tires (WAC 204-24-030)
• Traction tires –Tires labeled as all–season, all–weather, snow tire or studded (must be labeled M+S or with the mountain/snowflake symbol on the sidewall) qualify so long as they meet the standards for traction devices as set in WAC 204–24–040.

More information on approved traction devices, please visit WAC 204-24-040.

When can I use studded tires?

Studded tires are approved for use from November 1 to March 31. WSDOT determines additional periods in which they can be used.

There is nothing in the law that provides for any special permits or exceptions for driving with studded tires –

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Public Transportation Facts – American Public Transportation Association

Public transportation transforms communities and the lives of the people living in them by spurring economic development, promoting sustainable lifestyles and providing a higher quality of life. Every segment of American society—-individuals, families, communities, and businesses—benefits from public transportation.

Public Transportation Consists of a Variety of Modes

  • Buses
  • Light rail
  • Subways
  • Commuter trains
  • Streetcars and trolleys
  • Cable cars
  • Van pool services
  • Ferries and water taxis
  • Paratransit services for Senior citizens and people with disabilities
  • Monorails and tramways

Quick Facts

  • In 2018, Americans took 9.9 billion trips on public transportation.
  • 34 million times each weekday, people board public transportation.
  • Since 1997, public transportation ridership has increased by 21%—a growth rate higher than the 19% increase in U.S. population.
  • Public transportation is a $71 billion industry that employs more than 430,000 people.
  • Approximately 6,800 organizations provide public transportation in the United States.
  • 45% of Americans have no access to public transportation.
  • Millennials
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