(780) 955-1991

E & R Automotive Clinic Blog

Results: 1 to 10 of 35

We are open for business!

How Covid-19 is effecting our services.



We are still here to service your vehicles. Covid-19 has affected all businesses but essential services will stay running. We are an essential service. Here is what we're doing during these difficult times. Our customers are very important to ...

read more

Categories: safety Covid-19

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 ...

read more

Categories: safety

What to do when your car is frozen.

Patience is a virtue



If you are facing a frozen vehicle, here are a few tips. Mother Nature can be particularly evil here in Alberta. If you're not lucky enough to have a garage, have you woken up to a thick blanket of ice encasing your entire vehicle? It's not fun ...

read more

Categories: winter driving

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 ...

read more

Categories: safety

Are your tail lights on?

Make sure ALL your lights are on earlier



Turn on your headlights AND tail lights! During the winter months, it gets dark so much earlier here than in the summer. We need to remember to turn all our vehicle lights on!   Newer vehicles usually have running lights on automatically, but that ...

read more

Categories: visibility

What's leaking from your vehicle?

Get them checked out!



How to tell which fluid is leaking. When you notice a suspicious liquid beneath your car, your heart drops. What is it? What did I do? How much is this going to cost? You kneel on the pavement, staring at the puddle of unidentified ooze. When a vehicle ...

read more

Categories: Car repair

Are you ready for winter?

Winterize your vehicle



Guess what? It's coming again... Get ready, winter is almost here in Alberta. If you've lived here for a while, you'll know that it can happen quickly so be prepared, as much as possible. Here are some tips to help you get through it safely. ...

read more

Categories: safety

Vehicle Inspections

Do you need one?



The many reasons you might get a  vehicle inspection There are a few types of vehicle inspections - Peace of Mind, Holiday, Purchasing a New Vehicle and Out of Province. Are you a little confused about what kind of inspection your vehicle needs? ...

read more

Categories: safety

Driving in Snow

How to Stay Safe



Winter driving tips to make it through to spring! The Tortoise Wins the Race One of the most obvious safe winter driving tips is to SLOW DOWN! It's a fact that speeding is the main cause of collisions during the winter months. When you reduce ...

read more

Categories: winter driving

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. ...

read more

Categories: safety


Please add your own feedback rating