Car Tire Guide

How much do you know about car tires? You know it’s important to have them, but do you know if you should switch them out when the seasons change? Do you know the difference between the main types of tires? How about your pressure – do you know how that impacts the way your car…

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DIY Tire Inspections

Tire inspections are important for used car shoppers, but they’re also important for drivers that want to be sure their vehicles are safe for the open road. Tires are an important (and expensive) part of your car, and no one wants to be surprised by having to replace their tires just a few months after…

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What To Do If You Get in a Car Accident

Getting in a car accident is everyone’s worst fear while out on the road. Unfortunately, it’s a situation that does occur and it’s always good to know what you should do if it does happen to you. Always call the police if: Someone is hurt You think another driving might be guilty of a Criminal…

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How to Deal With Road Rage

When you’re sitting in traffic, running late for an appointment and someone tailgates you or cuts you off, it can be hard to keep your emotions in check. Tempers run high out on the road and obscene gestures and blaring horns can become a part of the daily commute. For your safety and the safety…

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How to Wash your Car by Hand

Steps for your Home Car Wash Nothing makes your car look better than a good wash. It’s a critical step if you’re selling your used car, but even if you’re not, it’s important for good maintenance and to help you enjoy your ride. The best car wash can happen in your driveway with a hose,…

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Avoid a Parking Lot Accident with These Tips

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety estimates that about 20 percent of vehicle accidents that cause damage take place in parking lots. One of the major sources of parking lot damage occurs when backing out of a parking spot, but this number is expected to drop following a recent Transport Canada regulation mandating that all…

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Summer Car Maintenance

Summer means different things to different people – summer vacations, the beach … maybe even a road trip? Get some tips on proper vehicle maintenance to make sure you don’t get stuck on the side of the road en-route to your fun summer plans. Where to focus your car maintenance efforts: Battery Taking care of…

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How to Share the Road with Cyclists

In order to avoid crowded roads and rising gas prices, many people are now choosing to bike to work or school. Cities across Canada are creating bike lanes to accommodate this alternative mode of transportation and motorists need to adapt their driving style to welcome these cyclists. Here are tips drivers can use to help…

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