Use Caution: Handling Winter Driving Conditions in Alberta

Originally by Mark Richardson via AMA Insider – amainsider.com There are many ways that winter roads can be hazardous in Alberta. Here are some of them, and what you should do to make sure you’re safely handling winter driving conditions. FLUFFY BUT DANGEROUSWhen road markings are obscured, slow down and leave lots of stopping distance…. Read more »

11 Ways to Winterize Your Car For Winter Driving Safety

Source: bridgestonetire.com Winter driving conditions can be hazardous due to factors such as snow and ice on the road. While it’s important that you are prepared for winter driving, it is also important that your car is up for the challenge. Follow the recommendations below before the winter season to make sure your car can… Read more »

Recommended Winter Driving Tips

Source: By Ron Wilson via ama.ab.ca, April 6, 2018 Heading out on the road after the first snowfall requires most of us to quickly think back to last winter and remember what we’re supposed to do (or not do) when driving on good winter roads and sometimes on less than ideal road conditions and more so when… Read more »

How to Inspect a Tire

By Michelin | via michelin.ca Once a month, or before embarking on a long road trip, check your tires for wear and damage problems. An easy way to check for wear is by using the quarter test. Just grab a Canadian quarter and follow these 3 easy steps: Hold the quarter between your thumb and forefinger with the… Read more »

Summer Driving Safety Tips

By Ron Wilson on June 18, 2018 | via ama.ab.ca Did you know that 86 percent of collisions in Alberta involve at least one driver committing an avoidable error? Before hitting the road in the summer months, protect yourself – and fellow drivers – by brushing up on your driver safety tips. Tires Tires are often the most neglected part… Read more »