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    Featured: Top 10 tips to get your car winter ready
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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?
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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 ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Winter Review
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    How does a 2014 Mazda Miata MX-5 with a factory equipped hard top and winter tires handle Icepocalypse 2014 (aka Ontario's particularly brutal Canadian winter)? While the Miata has long since been the go-to summer roadster for those on a budget, we set out to find out how it would handle the ...

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    Featured: Meet North America's best winter drives
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    Winter. That frigid, miserable time of the year where ice, snow and slush coat our roads and salt coats our cars. Why would you ever willingly go for a drive during the winter? Well, perhaps because no one else is going for drives. As CNN points out, winter means that some of the country's best ...

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