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Pedestrian Safety – Rules of the Road Save Lives!

The rainy weather and low visibility can create deadly and dangerous situations on the roads for pedestrians, especially during the darker months. In British Columbia, sadly 58 pedestrians are killed on average and another 2,400 are injured every year according to statistics from ICBC. Furthermore, 76 per cent of crashes…
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What’s Hot at the Vancouver International Auto Show

Western Canada’s biggest celebration of the automobile, the Vancouver International Auto Show, is happening March 28 to April 1 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, bringing over 400 new vehicles from the world’s greatest manufacturers; luxury and exotics; one-of-a-kind specialty cars; information and everything consumers need to research their next…
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Vehicle Recalls

You’ve just been issued a recall notice or found out that your vehicle had just been recalled online – what should you do now? Numerous products are recalled every year, ranging from children’s toys, household appliances, to food products. Recalls on vehicle models, car seats and tires are all ones…
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How To Save Money Driving

After all the holiday and New Year’s festivities, many British Columbians may feel the cookie exchanges, get-togethers and all-around feasting hit not only their stomachs, but also their wallets by January. If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to spend less money in 2018, a great place to look…
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New Year’s Driving Resolutions

It’s the start of another calendar year and British Columbians are making their New Year’s resolutions once again. Many people focus on getting their bodies and lives into better shape at this time of year and you can make the same resolution for your vehicle. This may seem a bit…
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2017 Look Back and Look Ahead

Electric vehicles, innovative new concept unveils, incredible breakthroughs in technology and record-breaking sales made 2017 a memorable year in the auto sector. The Canadian auto industry saw a number of milestones this year, and as we drive on into 2018, it will be exciting to see what the year has…
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Holiday Driving

Between family get-togethers, office parties and champagne-fueled New Year’s Eve parties, the holiday season can provide more opportunities for dangerous behaviours like drunk driving. According to ICBC, on average 65 people die in crashes every year where impaired driving is involved and impaired driving is one of the top three…
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Road Rage

In between managing all the long drives to family dinners, less than perfect winter weather driving conditions, and crowded roadways and shopping mall parking lots all on top of your everyday responsibilities, the Christmas holiday season can certainly be stressful. In general, the holiday season creates more situations on the…
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Driving in the Snow: Follow Up

We’re now entering the worst driving months in B.C., with many communities seeing snowfall as early as October this year. Following our column on November 17 about conquering winter driving, I received numerous inquiries, including one from our reader Helen, requesting a follow-up column where we dive further into the…
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Auto Theft

For car thieves in Canada, stealing and reselling cars for their parts can be an especially lucrative business. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, automotive thefts cost Canadians almost $1 billion every year. On average, one car is stolen every minute in Canada, and an experienced thief can steal…
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Deter Auto Crime – Keep Your Vehicle Safe!

For car thieves in Canada, stealing and reselling cars for their parts can be an especially lucrative business. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, automotive thefts cost Canadians almost $1 billion every year. On average, one car is stolen every minute in Canada, and an experienced thief can steal…
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Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is almost upon us, and while many of us may be guilty of scrambling for last-minute presents, you can take advantage of early sales this year to score some good deals for the auto enthusiast in your life. Today happens to be Black Friday, marking the start…
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