By Lori Straus Leveling your truck is the most important step you can take to safely towing a trailer[LS1] . Not only does it ease the wear and tear on your back tires and axle, it also greatly improves your steering. Next in line are accessories that make towing much easier. We’ll cover these towing accessories... Read More.
By Lori Straus When I was a kid, my only genuine memory of camping is constantly looking out the back window to make sure our camper was still attached to the car. If I’m ever driving along in a vehicle that’s towing something, I still get heart palpitations. If only I’d written this blog post... Read More.
by Lori Straus While you’re researching your next car purchase, whether new or used, you’ll often come across these three acronyms: 2WD, 4WD, AWD. You’ll likely understand right away that 2WD refers to 2-wheel drive vehicles, where all power is transferred to either the front (FWD) or rear (RWD) wheels. But what’s the difference between... Read More.
by Conor Burke Who doesn’t want to see better and further when driving at night? At one point in time HID (High Intensity Discharge) or Xenon Headlights were reserved for the higher end vehicles of the car market. In the early 2000’s these cars stood out at night with very bright, crisp headlights. If you... Read More.
by Lori Straus Road rage can range from laying the horn on someone to flipping them the bird to shooting them in the face. Road rage itself is not a legal term; it refers to a generally understood list of reactions that express anger toward someone else while driving. In this blog post, we’ll share... Read More.
by Lori Straus Windshield cracks belong to that list of annoyances you know you need to take care of but that don’t appear so dangerous that they’re worth the inconvenience of looking after them. However, do you always need to get a windshield replaced? Is a fast repair enough? Let’s answer those questions. First Steps... Read More.
by Lori Straus You’ve likely been told over the years to wash your hands after going to the washroom and also after handling cash. In fact, some stores won’t even handle cash today for fear of transmitting the coronavirus. (The Bank of Canada has asked stores not to do so, because not everyone has access... Read More.
By Lori Straus You’re on the road to a winter getaway, it’s -25°C outside, the wind is blowing, and instead of driving, you’re stuck with a dead battery. What do you do? First, pull out your emergency kit and give everyone blankets, etc., to keep warm. Next, flag down a stranger to give you a... Read More.
2019 Toyota Highlander review – by Chris Chase – 3.9/5 Toyota’s fourth-generation Highlander crossover arrives in January 2020, following its 2019 debut at the New York auto show. Therefore, by the time you read this review of the third-generation Highlander — a 2019 model — it’ll officially be last year’s car. However, Toyota’s tendency toward... Read More.
By Lori Straus As beautiful as the surrounding landscapes can be in the winter, with everything covered in white snow, one of the major inconveniences of winter is getting stuck in the snow. It can even happen with winter tires. Depending on the situation, you may need to call for help. However, in many cases... Read More.