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    Canada: Best scenic winter drives in Canada

    While most of us dread driving in winter weather, the snowy season can make for some of the most scenic road trips of the year. Canada is home to plenty of stunning places and picturesque roads well worth exploring during the snow-filled months. From coast to coast, we've rounded up the best ...

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    Featured: Winter and snow tire laws in Canada - Do you need them or are all-seasons fine?

    It's that time of year again and the emails and messages are flooding in from all our readers about winter tires, all-season tires, all-weather tires, studded tires, tire chains, and the laws about using them in each respective province. You may remember an article we put out a few years ago ...

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    Featured: Top 10 tips to get your car winter ready

    While we're all guilty of procrastinating now and then, getting your car winter ready is something you don't want to put off for too long (especially here in Canada!). As another cold winter driving season closes in on us, it's time to make sure both you and your car are well prepared for the icy ...

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    Featured: Winter tires vs. all season: When and why to make the switch

    It's that time of year again, as we prepare for the winter driving season and many drivers debate when (and if) they should switch to winter tires. Automobile technology is changing and cars are performing better because of things like ABS brakes and traction control. Still, those features are ...

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    Featured: Drivers' good behaviour actually creating worse traffic jams

    Sometimes our best intentions create traffic jams. Many drivers can't see the bigger picture when it comes to how traffic flows, says author Tom Vanderbilt at the Boing Boing: Ingenuity Conference in San Francisco last month. And that's the fundamental cause of traffic jams. Vanderbilt is the ...

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    Report: Top 10 worst roads are mostly in Toronto according to annual CAA survey

    The annual CAA list of the worst roads in Ontario is back for 2014 and so are some very familiar streets that topped the list last year, as Dufferin Street in Toronto has been voted the worst road in Ontario for the third year in a row! With Toronto already making headlines as the worst city for ...

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    Featured: How long can you drive after the fuel light comes on?

    After recently exploring and sharing some of the best fuel-saving tips, we found ourselves wondering: just how far can a car go once your low fuel light comes on? This is a question that drivers have been pondering since the first car rolled off the production line and even became the basis for ...

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    Canada: Top 10 worst things to do at a police checkpoint

    Police checkpoints and roadblocks are designed to keep our roads safe and catch dangerous drivers before bad things happen, but if you really want to know how to act at a police roadblock, it's best to go straight to the source... So why not ask the police officers manning them for a few helpful ...

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    Study: Worst roads in Ontario being ranked, named and hopefully fixed

    This winter will likely be remembered as the worst winter in the last 20 years. The fluctuating freeze-thaw cycle over the past four months has littered Ontario roads with crater-sized potholes resulting in teeth-rattling rides for road users. With Toronto already making headlines as the worst ...

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    Video: Shocking 96-car pileup near Toronto could have been much worse

    Whiteout winter driving conditions near Toronto have been blamed for the shocking 96-car pileup that occurred during a snow storm on Highway 400 just south of Barrie, ON (shown above). Ontario drivers across the Province suddenly found themselves trapped in whiteout conditions yesterday with ...