Vindication of the Zipper Merge

Embrace the zipper merge… against your human instincts. This spring, Canadian road construction sites have been springing up in the thousands, as they usually do. And on your impeded commute, you can expect to find standard, orange signs warning you that one of two...

How to Avoid a Crash

Crash Avoidance Technology Forward Collision Alert Forward Collision Alert uses (usually) a combination of radar and cameras to monitor the road in front of you. When a collision with an object in front of you seems imminent, you receive an alert. Usually that alert...

The Worst Roads in Saskatchewan

The votes are in. CAA Saskatchewan has completed their list of Saskatchewan’s ten worst roads. The Worst Roads in Saskatchewan This year, CAA received 6,496 votes. That’s a record for CAA’s campaign. While you may harbour a passionate hatred for Victoria Avenue,...

What Is a TOP SAFETY PICK+?

Naturally, you want to drive the safest vehicle possible. And, while companies often boast about their IIHS Safety Ratings, many of us don’t know exactly what that means. So, let’s run through what it take to be an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+. The IIHS Top Safety Pick The...

Defensive Driving

According to the Saskatchewan Safety Council, a defensive driver “takes all reasonable precautions to prevent traffic incidents despite the actions of those around them.” Defensive driving is different than simply obeying the rules of the road. Here a few defensive...

When to Remove Your Winter Tires

At the risk of being called optimistic, spring is coming. No, not because the groundhog said so so. Rather, because the calendar says so. The warm weather is coming – with a couple blizzards sprinkled in. With it, comes time to change your winter tires. For most...