How to Check a Car’s Engine Oil Level

  Check your engine oil regularly, as driving with very low oil level can cause engine problems. Remember – taking the time to do some basic maintenance tests on your vehicle will reduce your driving costs in the long run. Here are a few handy tips on how to change a car’s engine oil: Park your vehicle.. read more →

05 Jan 2015
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Parents’ Driving Behaviors are Mirrored by Their Kids

A study published last year surveyed thousands of Canadian high school and middle school students who overwhelmingly said their parents are or will be the biggest influence on how they drive. It is critically important that parents set the example they wish their children to follow. If teenagers see their parents talk on a cell.. read more →

12 Dec 2014
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Prepare for the Rigors of Winter Driving

Regardless of the type of vehicle you drive, late fall is the perfect time to get your car tuned up for the winter months. Ambitious Drivers recommends that motorists – or their mechanics – thoroughly inspect and update the following vehicle components in preparation for winter. Following these tips will help prepare you and your.. read more →

28 Nov 2014
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Winter Tires Can Save Your Life

Winter driving can offer virtually all the unpleasantness that a novice driver can imagine. Although you may think that brushing snow off a car parked outside in freezing weather may be the worst thing that could happen to you, it is actually the least of your troubles. The way our Canadian climate works, you will.. read more →

12 Nov 2014
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Tips for Senior Drivers – Watch for Signs that You Should Stop Driving

We all age at different rates, but decline is inevitable, and there is no question it affects our ability to drive. After the age of 65 our reaction time slows, making it harder to multi-task, which is an important requirement for driving. We’re slower at retrieving and processing information and our spatial and visual-motor integration.. read more →

21 Oct 2014
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Having a Designated Driver Will Save Lives

If you are going out drinking with your friends, the first thing you should decide on is who will be the designated driver. A designated driver is a driver who abstains totally from the consumption of alcohol at a social event so that they may drive their friends home safely afterward. Some people mistakenly assume.. read more →

07 Oct 2014
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Listening to Loud Music While Driving

Music can be a stimulant, a relaxant and an attention provoker for the novice teenage driver. Studies show that the music a driver chooses to listen to can have an impact on both their physiological state and driving performance. Depending on the person and their driving capability and experience, certain types of music can induce.. read more →

19 Sep 2014
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Learning Defensive Driving

Planning and preparing before you begin driving is extremely important. Defensive driving begins with making sure your vehicle is in safe running order. Before going on the road, check the lights, fluids, belts and tire conditions to make sure that the vehicle is safe. On a personal level, check yourself to make sure you are.. read more →

09 Sep 2014
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What to Do After a Car Accident

After an accident occurs, making sure no one is hurt should be first and foremost on any young driver’s mind. But thinking clearly and remembering what to do after a wreck in dealing with the other driver, the police and the insurance company can make a big difference in the amount of money you might.. read more →

19 Aug 2014
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Driving Abroad

Those who are planning to take a road trip vacation should perform essential car maintenance checks, such as oil, cooling fluid and tire pressure. Drivers should also familiarize themselves with the driving rules and the road conditions of the countries they plan to visit. Below is a short guideline we have put together to help.. read more →

06 Aug 2014
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