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Potholes, potholes and more potholes!

Our 'freeze / thaw' cycles are brutal on our roads.



It happens every spring... Are you prepared for dodging all those craters on our roads? With the freeze and thaw stages of our Alberta winters, our roads take quite a beating. When the snow and ice melt, the water gets into the cracks and crevices ...

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Categories: safety

Distracted driving?

Be safe behind the wheel



Distracted driving is STILL a big problem in Alberta. Sadly, thousands of violations are handed out every year, even with all the messages out there! The penalty for distracted driving in Alberta is a $287 fine and 3 demerit points.  Please be safe ...

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Categories: safety

Tips to Reduce Your Chance of Hitting Wildlife

Be aware of your surroundings



Defensive driving also means looking out for animals! Living in Alberta means gorgeous nature, beautiful summer weather, great sport teams, and dealing with wildlife on our roads. Every hour in Canada there are roughly six to eight wildlife collisions. ...

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Categories: safety

Are YOU Too Old to Drive?

How to tell when it's time to hang up the car keys forever



Driving is both independence and fun! When should you give it up for safety? Driving, which is basically guiding a monstrous, potentially-deadly pile of steel, iron, glass and volatile liquids amid a multitude of other motorized monsters, is a challenging ...

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Categories: safety

10 Vital Lesser Known Driving Tips

Ways to help be a safe driver



Here are some less thought of, but still very important, driving tips. There are endless numbers of websites wanting to share their "Top Ten Driving Tips" with you. Unfortunately, most of them are so trite, obvious, and insulting to the reader, you'd ...

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Categories: Driving conditions

Rocking The Great Canadian Family Road Trip

Tips to have a safe driving experience



The second the kids have been freed from the daily grind of grade school for the summer is the signal for Albertans to head out in the station wagon or minivan for The Great Canadian Family Road Trip. A fantastic way to see new sights and experience our ...

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Owning a vehicle is expensive!

Here's where you can save money



Save money where you can... insurance! Anyone who has ever owned a vehicle knows there are always ongoing costs that have nothing to do with the monthly payment. There's fuel, oil and other essential liquids that keep the vehicle running safely, as ...

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