Winterize Your Vehicle Today

Winter driving conditions in Saskatchewan can be volatile and patently dangerous. Frankly, being cautious and mentally prepared are not enough to keep you safe. You need to take the same precautions in preparing your vehicle for winter conditions. So, here are a few...

Seeing the Future: Driving Visibility

Before autonomous vehicles take over and we can slap on an eyemask during our commute, we’re responsible for our own safety on the road. So, for now, we must signal, brake defensively, and yes, shoulder check. Well, we should do those things anyway. But plenty of...

UCC Hosts PCE Bootcamp

Last month, Universal Collision Centre hosted the AkzoNobel Process Centered Environment (PCE) team at the Rochdale & Pasqua location for a bootcamp. AkzoNobel AkzoNobel is a chemical company with a number of specialties. One of their brands, Sikkens,...

3 Things Automakers Should FIx

These days our vehicles area replete (replete!) with safety technology. We’ve got automatic braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping, reverse cameras, automatic highbeams, and so much more. There is so much to say about any of these systems and how they make our...

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...