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- Trying to fool the RIDE police? Don’t bother
- Geoff Penney : We’ve lost an original
- Rental tires with winter tires? Good luck with that
- Diesel: the best of both worlds
- Oil changes, leftovers and parents who love you
- We all mistakes… but how do you recover from them?
- Think you’ll ever pay less for car insurance?
- Cyclists, pedestrians, sometimes it’s your fault
- How many years can you get out of a car?
- Self-driving cars? You still have to learn to parallel park
Category Archives: Drive She Said
Ontario’s holiday RIDE program was rolled out last week, marking perhaps the only time most of us don’t dread seeing flashing red lights and being signalled to stop. As much. With the RIDE program kicking off its 36th year, you’ll … Continue reading
There was an era when most neighbourhoods had a Geoff Penney. The guy who could fix anything. The guy with the garage that looked like a wizard’s cave of bits and pieces. The guy with the yard that held everything … Continue reading
Winter is just around the corner in Canada – in many parts it has already arrived – but consumers looking to rent a car equipped with winter tires to handle the cold, slush and snow are largely out of luck. … Continue reading
I’m driving a 2014 Ford Fiesta at the moment. Like most of the cars it shares this segment with – the subcompacts – the thing I like most of all is that the needle on the gas gauge never seems … Continue reading
“So. When did you last get your oil changed?” A friend’s father drives him crazy with that question. It’s repeated as many times as he visits, and is predictably followed by a discussion of the merits of more frequent (or … Continue reading
Many people who have been in a car crash – either one they’ve caused or one they’ve had visited upon their innocent selves – will tell you that it changes the way they drive. Many become more cautious, more aware … Continue reading
While insurance in general is a hot topic these days, car insurance has come into the crosshairs of our politicians. It may be about time, but what do “lowered rates” really mean? While our provincial leaders toss around a magic … Continue reading
I would be a better driver if only you were a better pedestrian. If only you would obey those same traffic lights you accuse me of never obeying. I respect you as a walker; heck, I’m a walker a lot … Continue reading
The first thing that caught my eye was the car. Chrysler Aries K car, early 80s. Hard to pin down exactly; when they came on the market they sold like the cheap hotcakes they were, decent little reliable buckets that … Continue reading
“We want to believe that every time we start our car we are embarking on an enchanted expedition filled with the wonderful treasure that is automotive transit. We know this is a lie, yet we believe it anyways.’ – Jalopnik … Continue reading