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John Ducker: Why winter tires are important when it's below 7C

John Ducker: Why winter tires are important when it's below 7C

As temperatures drop, rubber in summer or all season tires hardens, becoming more inflexible and killing traction — the thing you want most in poor road conditions.
Opinion: Railing against poor driving etiquette in Squamish and beyond

Opinion: Railing against poor driving etiquette in Squamish and beyond

Squamish, British Columbia, all of Canada: Let’s talk about the quality of driving. I’ve lived in Canada since 2018, and I’ve always been amazed by the high insurance rates when it comes to insuring a vehicle and the poor reputation of drivers.
John Ducker: Holistic approach needed to make roads safer for pedestrians

John Ducker: Holistic approach needed to make roads safer for pedestrians

Distracted drivers and walkers, poor urban design, larger vehicles all contributing to increase in deaths
John Ducker: Steer your driving away from pet peeves

John Ducker: Steer your driving away from pet peeves

Tailgating, dazzling headlights and mufflers cause annoyance among motorists
Truckers’ group says broader approach needed for safety in B.C. transportation

Truckers’ group says broader approach needed for safety in B.C. transportation

Additional training and safety measures must be extended to cargo shippers and large importers/exporters “to truly achieve success,”
Hwy. 17A overpass repairs start Monday (Jan. 8)

Hwy. 17A overpass repairs start Monday (Jan. 8)

Project expected to take two months
John Ducker: Numbers demonstrate the risks of impaired driving

John Ducker: Numbers demonstrate the risks of impaired driving

A by-the-numbers perspective on why we need to keep drinking and drugged drivers off our roads.
John Ducker: Upselling features: The good, the bad and the silly

John Ducker: Upselling features: The good, the bad and the silly

Here’s my view on vehicle options, past and present, that were booms or busts
Overpass repair costs increase by $300K because of winter construction

Overpass repair costs increase by $300K because of winter construction

Work was to have started earlier this month on fixing the southbound part of the overpass after it was badly damaged July 18 when an over-height truck smashed into it while driving southbound on Hwy. 99.
John Ducker: Safe parking is an essential skill

John Ducker: Safe parking is an essential skill

Why is parking a regular car so difficult for so many people?