Want to Play With Tools, Gadgets, and Gear? Come Write for The Drive!

Why sure, I did simply use a verse from The Little Mermaid to explain our burgeoning product evaluations division. (I’ve three small youngsters. Give me a cross right here, I have not slept in days.) Now that I’ve your consideration, together with cursing you with that earworm, I need to give you a job. Not a foul trade-off, proper?

The Drive’s Guides & Gear embarking on an exquisite new journey, one which dives deeply into the realm of devices, gear, instruments, and every part in between that fills up our garages, our pockets, and, typically, nearly all of our trunks. And we’d like your assist. 

Particularly, we’re searching for people who’ve experience in automotive tenting gear, tires, on a regular basis carry, truck equipment, automotive equipment, insurance coverage, loans, warranties, instruments, automotive devices like radar detectors and sprint cams, and micro-mobility (e-bikes, scooters, skateboards, a Honda Motocompo should you can swing it, that stuff.) 

If you realize these issues just like the again of your hand, and you’ll put phrases on an web web page in a compelling method, we have to discuss. We’ve a number of freelance writing gigs accessible, with industry-competitive charges, for material consultants who can take our gear and informational program to the following stage.

You could have seen our first forays into this area in latest months, and given its success and your reactions to our articles, we’re trying to increase the operation. What we’re aiming for is to be the authority amongst our friends, the go-to for each DIY-er, dwelling wrench, and gadget fanatic by placing each product that comes into our dirty mitts via their respective paces, and possibly even previous them. We wish you to return from stated pace-putting with a slew of phrases that higher inform our reader’s present and future shopping for selections, all whereas doing so in an attractive method. 

What we’re providing is the prospect to contribute to The Drive and use your product, automotive, and equipment information to tell our readers, drop some humorous one-liners, and inform us all about why a specific product is sweet, dangerous, or straight-up an “Oh god, what have I wrought upon myself?! Why did I purchase this!” 

What we need to see our consultants giving their skilled opinions on gadgets they’ve of their palms. We wish the nitty-gritty, the 411, the edge-case situations detailed and put collectively in a enjoyable, grabby method. Here is what we’re after:

  • Automotive tenting gear: This good? This work? Does it assist the tenting expertise?
  • Storage instruments: How’s this stack as much as its rivals? Does it make your life simpler? Is there a severe security flaw?
  • Tires: Drone? Pace? Is the buyer going to have a Silverstone or Baku-type Pirelli state of affairs?
  • Insurance coverage: What are the most affordable companies? How do you purchase good automotive insurance coverage? What ought to folks know that they do not?
  • Warranties: Are prolonged warranties definitely worth the cash? How do you keep away from getting scammed? How a lot do you have to pay?
  • Tech devices: Will this radar detector shield me in opposition to tickets? How’s the decision on this dashcam? 
  • Micro-mobility: Are these even nonetheless a factor? Will they get you to your vacation spot and again with out getting stranded?
  • On a regular basis carry: If I would like to chop myself out of one thing, will this assist?
  • Truck equipment: Every little thing and something associated to your favourite pickup truck.
  • ASE mechanic: You licensed? We would love to speak to you.

So should you assume you may have the chops, need to get your foot within the door of the automotive journalism world, and play with some cool new gear, drop us a line, inform us your {qualifications}, and possibly, simply possibly, you’ll see your byline on The Drive someday quickly. You possibly can attain us at evaluations@thedrive.com.