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CAR NEWS: Almost all Canadians claim to be good drivers

It appears that Canadian drivers are quite proud of their driving skills, with 95% of them saying they are good drivers in a recent study conducted by Belairdirect. On the other hand, 93% of respondents say they adopt certain dangerous driving behaviors. These contradictory results come from a study of 1,551 Canadian motorists 18 or older. Respondents were also able ...

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Practical advice on winter tires

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Winter in Quebec is not easy, we all know this. It tends to drag on, and if we are a motorist, it certainly complicates our travels on the roads. Since 2008, it is mandatory to have tires specifically designed for winter use, a fact that provides at least some reassurance that other drivers around us are operating a car with ...

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Check your tire pressure, even in winter

There is no doubt that your tires are one of the most important components of your car. In reality, they are probably the most important mechanical component, as they are the only point of contact between your car and the road. This is why it is important to have good tires, both in summer and winter. That said, new tires ...

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Five myths about winter tires

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When the time comes to buy winter tires, consumers are often faced with a host of information coming from the media, our colleagues, our in-laws and our friends. We all have an “expert” in our circle that feels more than comfortable giving us advice, and ultimately it becomes difficult to know where to turn for accurate information. Since 2008, motorists ...

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Autonomous Cars, are they here?

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Recent news has somewhat clouded the future of autonomous cars as some recent incidents involving these cars have caused injury or death of one of the vehicle occupants. One important question remains: can we trust autonomous cars? The answer is not clear cut. What is clear is that 100% autonomous cars are not yet ready to replace traditional cars. That ...

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What should you do after an accident?

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It certainly is not something we wish on anyone, but the fact remains that at some point or another, you will probably find yourself involved in spite of you in an accident. Because such events do not occur often, many of us do not know how to react. Therefore, here is a checklist of what to do in the event ...

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