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Awareness Campaign Details Dangers On Flooded City Roads

As little as 30 centimeters of moving water can sweep away a small vehicle. Public Safety Canada has some life-saving suggestions for all drivers encountering flooded roadways.

When Was Last Time You Took A Good Look At Your Tires?

Drivers will go months without really looking at or thinking about their tires.

Yet serious problems can crop up unless you inspect your tires regularly. Wear and tear can cost you serious money in the long run.

Tips For Winter Driving As Polar Vortex Recharges

A week after the Polar Vortex set record low temperatures for large swaths of North America, in comes another frigid weather system that will again scatter subzero temperatures across the Midwest and Canada.

Headed out? Keep these winter driving safety tips in mind.

Avoid Tire Accidents With Regular Rotation

One of the best things you can do for your car is also one of the easiest. Regularly rotating your tires can maximize the investment in your wheels.

Here’s why--and how often--you should make a point to regularly rotate your tires.

How To Find The Right Tire Chains For Safety

From the Sierra to the Rockies to the Catskills, highway crews routinely check motorists at chain control stations. Drivers that don’t meet the requirements are sent back down the hill.

What are your choices for tire chains, and how did they become such a necessity?

Watch for Battery Fatigue As Temps Drop During Winter

Your car has sat in the airport's frigid long-term parking lot for several days now. You approach, and the remote unlock doesn’t work and the interior lights won’t turn on.

Dead Battery? There's A Solution For That

For years a dead battery meant pulling out the jumper cables and hoping someone in the parking lot would help you. Now drivers can rely on portable devices to revive a car battery, no assistance required.

Reading The Lines: Cracks in Your Glass

Drive long enough and you’re sure to encounter a chip or crack in your windshield.

Sometimes it’s caused by a gravel truck; sometimes the wound is on the passenger side. Whatever the case, ignoring the scar isn’t the best option.

Those Important First Steps In Teen Safety

Teenagers only account for 13 percent of licensed drivers in Canada, but they account for roughly a quarter of all road-related injuries and fatalities.

Three Ways to Make Tires Last Longer

An underinflated tire poses a safety risk and also wears out faster. Can you rely on tire warning lights in your dashboard? No really. Here's why.

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