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What's a Barnacle? It's yellow, sticks and screams if you try to pry it off your car

What's a Barnacle? It's yellow, sticks and screams if you try to pry it off your car

Barnacles have appeared on vehicles in Saskatchewan's capital, but they're not sticky little water-dwelling crustaceans.
Victoria EV owners to be allowed to charge vehicles on street with cords

Victoria EV owners to be allowed to charge vehicles on street with cords

Fees for DC fast chargers will also be based on the amount of power delivered rather than time they are in use
John Ducker: Parallel parking an unavoidable, vital skill

John Ducker: Parallel parking an unavoidable, vital skill

You won’t pass your road test unless you can parallel park. And yet, many drivers admit to an unconquerable fear around reversing a car into a parking space.
Edmunds: Avoid these 3 mistakes when buying a used car sight unseen

Edmunds: Avoid these 3 mistakes when buying a used car sight unseen

It’s easier than ever before to buy a used vehicle online. Unfortunately, that also means it’s easier than ever before to make a purchase you might later regret.
John Ducker: Don't be blind to the dangers of night driving

John Ducker: Don't be blind to the dangers of night driving

When it’s hard to see, risk for accidents increases because road hazards are harder to spot, signs harder to read and overall judgment starts to fail.
New rules mean B.C. drivers must keep further away from cyclists

New rules mean B.C. drivers must keep further away from cyclists

The transportation minister says it's another step "in modernizing our rules to keep up with new technologies that are changing how people are getting around."
John Ducker: Multi-tasking is another form of distracted driving

John Ducker: Multi-tasking is another form of distracted driving

Whether fiddling with the entertainment system, handling and eating food or attending to other tasks, momentary inattention while driving can have disastrous results.
Luxury SUV face-off: Edmunds compares the Genesis GV80 and Lexus RX

Luxury SUV face-off: Edmunds compares the Genesis GV80 and Lexus RX

Genesis, the spinoff luxury automaker from Hyundai, launched its GV80 midsize SUV in 2021.
Tesla sales tumble nearly 9%, most in 4 years, as competition heats up and demand for EVs slows

Tesla sales tumble nearly 9%, most in 4 years, as competition heats up and demand for EVs slows

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla sales fell sharply last quarter as competition increased worldwide, electric vehicle sales growth slowed, and price cuts failed to lure more buyers.
John Ducker: Watching for trouble at intersections

John Ducker: Watching for trouble at intersections

Remember to slow down, even on a green light because just easing your foot off the gas gives you more time to react if necessary.