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John Ducker: Some safety resolutions for the busy driving season

John Ducker: Some safety resolutions for the busy driving season

Spring is a good time to re-adopt some driving resolutions β€” the goal is to give police traffic collision analysts the summer off.
Why does it take so long for a road to reopen after a serious crash? Here's why

Why does it take so long for a road to reopen after a serious crash? Here's why

Cpl. Dave Noon, of ICARS, explains why and emphasizes the vital role played in collecting the evidence at the scene of a tragedy.
John Ducker: A cyclist's guide to staying alive out there

John Ducker: A cyclist's guide to staying alive out there

Putting the law aside for a moment, it’s actually irrelevant about who is to blame in a car versus cyclist collision. The cyclist will always come out the loser.
Canadians among the worst drivers in the world, study shows

Canadians among the worst drivers in the world, study shows

Canadians aren't as bad as Americans, according to the study.
John Ducker: How to avoid buying a flood-damaged vehicle

John Ducker: How to avoid buying a flood-damaged vehicle

In the climate-change era, vigilance is key for buyers because a previously flooded vehicle presents an astronomical number of potential repair problems
John Ducker: How to prepare your vehicle for the winter

John Ducker: How to prepare your vehicle for the winter

Here are some of the things you should do to prep your vehicle for the winter β€” even in Victoria.
B.C. buyers move away from luxury vehicles, toward electric, suggests report

B.C. buyers move away from luxury vehicles, toward electric, suggests report

More economical vehicles like the Honda Civic have gained in popularity with EV vehicles, says a new report. But the Ford F-150 remains the most popular, both in B.C. and across Canada.
Drivers need to be vigilant about checking tire pressure

Drivers need to be vigilant about checking tire pressure

Those four rubber donuts are all that keep motorists connected to the road.
John Ducker: Readers share their peeves on headlights, passing and more

John Ducker: Readers share their peeves on headlights, passing and more

Apparently lots of people are forgetting to turn on their main lights when it's dark or there's bad weather.
John Ducker: What to do if you're caught in fog during a drive

John Ducker: What to do if you're caught in fog during a drive

The best defence is not to be out when weather is going to push us beyond our driving limits. If you do have to drive in the fog, make sure your lights are working.