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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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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 ×

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New impaired driving laws to hit streets next week

Stricter impaired driving laws are set to come into force next week. When Bill C-46 kicks in on Dec. 18, police will be able to demand a breathalyzer test from any driver pulled over for violating traffic laws or at a check stop. “The problem we face right now is […]

December 11, 2018 ×

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TRAC Winter Tire Report: Winter Tires Prevent Hazardous Road Situations

TRAC Winter Tire Report: Winter Tires Prevent Hazardous Road Situations

TRAC’s 2018 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study shows that 80 per cent of winter tire owners believe driving a vehicle equipped with winter tires has saved them from being involved in a potentially hazardous driving situation such as loss of control or a collision. The Study also found that 76 per cent of Canadian […]

December 6, 2018 ×

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Worn Tires Put Drivers At Risk, According To AAA Tests

Worn Tires Put Drivers At Risk, According To AAA Tests

New research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively worn tires at highway speeds in wet conditions can increase average stopping distances by 43 percent, or an additional 87 feet. With nearly 800,000 crashes occurring on wet roads each year, AAA is urging drivers to check tread depth, replace tires […]

June 12, 2018 ×

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Goodyear Promotes National Tire Safety Week

Goodyear Promotes National Tire Safety Week

For National Tire Safety Week, now through May 28, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will promote awareness for proper tire care via its social media channels and website, particularly around tire pressure, tire tread and tire rotations. The iconic Goodyear Blimp will also spread messages of tire safety from the […]

May 22, 2018 ×

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Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing video – Roadshow

Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing video – Roadshow

Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing Flogging worn tires in wet conditions further proves that all tires aren’t created equal.    Read the source article at Product reviews, how

May 17, 2018 ×

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Tire inflation survey a wake-up call to drivers

Tire inflation survey a wake-up call to drivers

Cambridge, Ontario, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian drivers have glaring gaps in their knowledge about how to maintain proper tire inflation, according to a new tire maintenance attitudinal survey conducted by Leger on behalf of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada. While nine-in-ten drivers surveyed believe motorists […]

May 14, 2018 ×