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Automotive, News

What happens to your car when it hits a pothole? We ask an expert

Hitting a pothole while driving Michigan’s scenic byways can turn a swell day into a lousy one, sometimes requiring a costly and unexpected trip to the repair shop. We asked one expert — Jennifer Bastiaan — to weigh in on what Michigan’s unofficial state crater can do to an automobile. […]

March 13, 2019 ×

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Winter isn’t over yet — here’s how to stay safe on the road

Drivers across Ontario have had to contend with severe winter weather over the past week and while the storm has passed, a Kitchener driving instructor says it’s never too late to brush up on your winter driving skills. Mick Sayer is the president of Advanced Road Craft, which offers courses […]

February 20, 2019 ×

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Cooper Tire Says Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday is a Good Time to Learn the “Penny Test”

Cooper Tire Says Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday is a Good Time to Learn the “Penny Test”

FINDLAY, Ohio –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 8, 2019– February 12 marks the 210 th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. America’s sixteenth president, Lincoln is memorialized on Mount Rushmore , Washington D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial and on the U.S. penny. While a penny may be worth one cent in currency, when it comes to […]

February 11, 2019 ×

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The truth about studded tires

Anyone living in a winter climate who has entertained more than a passing fantasy of winning a rally stage is familiar with the reflected glory of studded tires. With gleaming metal claws gripping ice and snow, studded rubber is presented as the ultimate when it comes to control and performance […]

January 30, 2019 ×

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Gear to carry if you’re overlanding or off-roading – Autoblog

Gear to carry if you’re overlanding or off-roading – Autoblog

All you need to get way out in the sticks is a 4×4 with decent traction. But to get back, you might need more gear than that. There are plenty of places that you can go to figure out what kind of safety and recovery equipment you might want to […]

January 17, 2019 ×

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Will your winter tires make it through another season?

Will your winter tires make it through another season?

You may feel safe, secure, and even a little smug driving around with four winter tires. But if they’re the same ones you’ve been using for a few seasons, you may notice a little less grip than before. How long should snow tires last,, and how can we get the […]

January 17, 2019 ×

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The Best Ultra High-Performance Tires And What They Cost

The Best Ultra High-Performance Tires And What They Cost

Most cars come with all-season tires, which provide a reasonable compromise between handling, ride quality, and winter traction. That said, if you ditch those shoes for a good set of summer rubber, and you’ll be amazed at how your car comes alive in the corners. Read the source article at […]

January 16, 2019 ×

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New Year’s Resolution – Be a Safe Driving Advocate in 2019

January 2, 2019 (TORONTO) – It is back to work for many people today and while many of us have made resolutions for the New Year, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) encourages everyone to put safety first. An easy resolution to make, and keep, is to focus our attention on […]

January 3, 2019 ×

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A year in tragedy, comedy and just plain head-scratching wonder

2018 started out in tragedy for the victims of a devastating road rage crash in January. A 22-year-old woman was killed, and others injured when a moron decided to teach another motorist a lesson by jumping in front of their car and brake testing them. You’ve all seen it (but […]

January 3, 2019 ×

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Ontario planning smackdown on distracted driving

Ontario planning smackdown on distracted driving

Ontario is about to get tough. Every Canadian province and territory has laws in place regarding distracted driving. For years, they were there to stop people taking their eyes off the road to spill hot coffee in their lap, futz about with a navigation system, do their makeup or eat […]

December 17, 2018 ×