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John Ducker: Parents, set right example for your cycling children

John Ducker: Parents, set right example for your cycling children

There’s some more work to do when it comes to kids and bicycle safety
Beating the heat: Common car issues in hot weather

Beating the heat: Common car issues in hot weather

Hot weather can pose significant challenges for cars, leading to issues such as overheating engines, A/C troubles, and tire-related problems.
John Ducker: Always yield to traffic inside roundabout

John Ducker: Always yield to traffic inside roundabout

Patience, attentiveness, following traffic rules are key to safely and efficiently manoeuvring through roundabouts
John Ducker: Rush to travel, inexperience likely root of rise in motorcycle deaths

John Ducker: Rush to travel, inexperience likely root of rise in motorcycle deaths

In Canada, motorcycles account for 14% of all crash-related fatalities, even though they are only about 3% of the vehicles on the road, according to the RCMP Highway Patrol.
John Ducker: Planning, timing key to smoothly entering busy highway

John Ducker: Planning, timing key to smoothly entering busy highway

Proper acceleration, taking into account the posted speed, the traffic and weather conditions are key to smoothly driving onto a highway.
Missing something from your car in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam? Here's why

Missing something from your car in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam? Here's why

Opportunistic theives are casing Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam neighbourhoods, looking for valuables they can steal from cars.
Stay safe and chill on the road: BCAA offers essential tips for driving in hot weather

Stay safe and chill on the road: BCAA offers essential tips for driving in hot weather

As temperature rises, association recommends that drivers check coolant levels, keep tires fully inflated and take other precautions.
John Ducker: Road safety 101, breakdown edition

John Ducker: Road safety 101, breakdown edition

Whether you have roadside service or not, you’ll be stuck for a while till help arrives. Here are some things to remember.
Car rental company won't let 80-year-old Coquitlam man rent a car

Car rental company won't let 80-year-old Coquitlam man rent a car

Last-minute weekend getaway marred by rental car age limit restriction.
John Ducker: Drowsy driving third highest cause of collisions

John Ducker: Drowsy driving third highest cause of collisions

The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators says that 21% of our collisions are caused by driver fatigue. That amounts to around 400 deaths and 2,100 serious injuries every year.