by Lori Straus Tracking fuel economy will help you better understand the costs that go into your vehicle. Although government data will tell you the average fuel economy for your vehicle, real mileage for your vehicle is actually a range that will fluctuate throughout the year. In this blog post, we’ll cover why you should... Read More.
by Lori Straus When shopping for a car, you may be tempted to focus only on obvious features like all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive, a vehicle’s look, and if there’s space for all your family inside. But also make sure you’re evaluating the payload capacity of the vehicle. That means check that the car can... Read More.
by Lori Straus Each driver on the road takes a slightly different amount of time to react to an accident. Age plays a role, but so do many more things. For example, did you know that listening to your favourite Top 40 songs can slow down your driver reaction time? In this blog post, we’ll... Read More.
by Lori Straus Although the moose test sounds like something developed in Canada, the term was actually coined by a German journalist in a Swedish auto safety magazine in the 1990s. In this blog post, we’ll explain what the moose test is and what it does and doesn’t mean. The Moose Test : A Definition... Read More.
by Lori Straus Snow and ice are around the corner in southern Ontario, but it’s already shown its face in parts of Northern Ontario. With the change in weather comes the change in driving habits. Below you’ll find five driving habits you should change for the winter. Your Winter Driving Kit Checklist Change from your... Read More.
by Lori Straus Navigational rallying requires mathematical know-how, problem-solving skills, and interpersonal abilities that would floor an HR department. You and a navigator need to show up exactly where you need to be, exactly on time. In this blog post, we’ll cover the basics of navigational rallying. What Is Navigational Rallying? “It’s a bit of... Read More.
by Lori Straus Autocross lets you challenge your driving skills without raising the vast amounts of money needed to race professionally. Purists may not categorize autocross as racing because each car drives around the track alone. On the other hand, autocross drivers race against the clock, hoping to have the best time in their class.... Read More.
by Lori Straus Long gone are the days when you needed to use a telephone, the Yellow Pages, a map the size of your windshield, and a travel agent to plan a road trip. The following road-trip apps will help you plan your trip and save money just by using your smartphone. Apps for Directions... 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 Lori Straus As Ontario sees a glimmer of light as the rules of lockdown are relaxed a little, you’ll start seeing more cars—and possibly more bikes and pedestrians—on the roads. That can lead to an increase in accidents, which can take away valuable healthcare resources from the pandemic. Here are seven tips to help... Read More.