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These Are the Types of People That Are Most Likely to Be Distracted Drivers

Tempted to send a text while you're hauling down the highway? Psychiatrists have a pretty good idea what your personality...


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10 Surprising Things Your Car Says About Your Personality

Is your ride giving subtle clues about its driver? From your choice of paint job to bumper stickers, find what...


This Is Why You Should Never Leave a Water Bottle in a Hot Car

It has nothing to do with drinking icky warm water...


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Here’s What a Clay Bar Does—and Why You Need One in Your Car Care Arsenal

Why would you want to take clay—yes, the same stuff that’s dug up out of the ground—and rub it against...


Here’s How the Colour of Your Car Affects Your Chances of Getting Into an Accident

Next time you're in the market for a car, you may want to keep this colour in mind.


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20 Quirky Roadside Attractions Across Canada

They may not be destinations in and of themselves, but these quirky roadside attractions certainly make the journey across Canada...



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5 DIY Car Repair and Maintenance Tasks To Keep Your Car Running Well

No one likes paying for car repairs and maintenance. Save money by doing these simple maintenance tasks and repairs yourself.

Resurrecting the Fossmobile

In honour of the imaginative, resourceful bicycle mechanic who conceived, designed and built Canada's first successful gas-powered automobile.


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How to Test a Car Battery

Car batteries eventually stop working and it's important to diagnose the problem correctly. Learn how to simply and safely test...


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How Often You Should Be Replacing the Cabin Air Filter in Your Car

It's one of those little maintenance jobs you tend to ignore—at the risk of your own health.


How to Clean Your Car Seats Like a Pro

Ride in clean comfort with these tips for how to clean car seats. With minimal effort, your car seats will...


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How to Fix Paint Chips on a Car in 4 Easy Steps

If you ignore chips and dings in your car's paint, they'll turn into a much bigger problem: Rust. Here's how...


Here’s What Those Numbers on Your Tires Mean

There's more to those numbers than meets the eye. Here's what those numbers on your tires mean—and why knowing them...


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15 Things You Should Never Leave in the Car

Your vehicle should be used for transportation, not storage. Keeping these items in the car could put your health and...


Driving the Haines Highway: The Most Scenic Route in Canada

Designated a National Scenic Byway in 2009, the Haines Highway’s eerie seclusion is tempered by its unusual beauty—and the photo...

The Scary Truth Behind That New Car Smell

A lot of people love that new car smell, but they don’t realize how harmful it can be for their...


The Real Reason You Need to Repair a Chipped Windshield

That chipped windshield may have been caused by a small stone, but it could spell big trouble if you don't...


What Happens to Your Car When You Trade It In

When you trade in your old car for a brand new model, one of three things can happen.


Here’s Why Car Windows Have Those Little Black Dots

No, they're not just for decoration.


Check Out This Impressive Collection of Home Hardware Diecast Trucks

Dan Brown's 300-plus die-cast trucks are sure to impress collectors and auto enthusiasts alike.

What You Should Know About Car Wax

If you've never waxed your car before but are interested in giving it a try, here's what you need to...


Why Do North Americans and Brits Drive on Different Sides of the Road?

The British custom of driving on the left side of the road isn't a sign of eccentricity—there's actually a very...


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3 Easy Ways to Remove Paint Scratches From a Car

Car paint gets marred all too easily, but you can easily repair scratches yourself (provided they're shallow) with polishing compound,...


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10 Vintage Trucks That Never Went Out of Style

These classic trucks are still seen on the road today—and their old age and storied pasts make them all the...


Why Don’t All Cars Have Gas Tanks on the Same Side?

The position of a car's fuel door (if you can actually remember where it is) remains one of the greatest...


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10 Great Day Trips from Ottawa

Seen and done everything our nation's capital has to offer? Add these great day trips from Ottawa to your itinerary!