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One of ShipMyRide’s expertise is private relocation.

One of ShipMyRide’s expertise is private relocation. What does this mean? When a customer is moving to another city or province, we help them move their vehicle to their new address.
But, why do Canadians move? There are major reasons that make Canadians move, which include:

·A new addition to the family ·Job relocation ·A decrease in family members ·Retirement ·An increase in cash flow, etc.

To break it down by the numbers, most Canadians move because of:

• Family size increase (marriage, kids etc.) – 42% • Job relocation – 37%,  but much higher in Alberta – 53% • Family size decrease (divorce, death, empty nest etc.) – 20% • Retirement – 18% • Came into more money – 14% • Home was in need of renovations – 14% Moving is not a random decision, when you consider over a lifetime. Canadians move five to six times, according to the Canadian Association of Movers. A Statistics Canada survey done in May 2011 found four million Canadians had moved in the previous 12 months.

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Fuel-efficient driving techniques by the Department of Natural Resources Canada

If one of your resolutions is to save money, or be more conscious of your expenses or even help the environment, we have a way you can do all these.
The ShipMyRide team did some research on an interesting topic, which is how we can be more fuel-efficient while driving.
Fuel-efficient driving can save Canadians hundreds of dollars in fuel yearly, improve road safety and prevent wear and tear on your vehicle. By adopting these 5 fuel-efficient driving techniques, you can lower your vehicle’s fuel consumption daily and carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 25%. 1. Accelerate gently
The harder you push your gas pedal, the more fuel you will be using. In the city, you can use less fuel by easing onto the gas pedal gently. For example, to be as fuel-efficient as possible, take 5 seconds to accelerate your vehicle up to 20 kilometres per hour from a stop.
TIP: Imagine you have an open cup of coffee on the dashboard. Don’t spill it!
2. Maintain a steady speed
When your speed drops and spikes…