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3 Quick Tips for Getting Your Car Out of Snow

Published on January 3rd, 2013 | by Jordan

If it’s never happened to you, chances are it’s happened to someone you know. During periods of heavy snowfall, it’s not uncommon for vehicles to lose traction and get stuck. Pressing down on the accelerator leads to nothing but wasted gas, and you've found yourself trapped, frustrated and alone [...... Read More


Is Your Vehicle Ready for the New Drive Clean Test?

Published on December 31st, 2012 | by Jordan

Ontario’s Drive Clean program is using faster, more accurate technology that will help your car last longer and better protect the air we breathe. The revised test uses equipment that reads your car’s computer history to see if your vehicle meets emissions standards. The test can detect problems that often lead to poor performance [...... Read More


CAA Memberships are a Winter Necessity. Here’s why.

Published on December 27th, 2012 | by Jordan

While CAA South Central Ontario receives a number of emergency response calls throughout the year, no season keeps our Associates busier than winter. To be more specific, our Emergency Response Service receives over 23,000 more light service and tow requests between December and January [...... Read More


15 Quick Tips for Safer Winter Driving

Published on December 19th, 2012 | by Jordan

There are a lot of reasons people dread winter: the cold, snow, hours of shoveling and treacherous ice patches number among them. But one of the biggest reasons – for motorists specifically – is poor winter driving conditions. Reduced visibility and traction can really do a number on any driver’s nerves during [...... Read More

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