7 Reasons Why Canadian Driving Is The Best In The World

Canada DayFrom log cabins built by beavers and free healthcare, to strong beer mixed with maple syrup, everyday is a great day to be Canadian. On July 1st, 1867 Queen Elizabeth herself came to Canada, and was greeted by lumberjacks riding on moose serving poutine. After being serenaded by Rush, we were immediately declared a sovereign nation and promptly apologized to The Queen for leaving. Ever since then, this great nation of ours has grown into a world superpower of kindness and peace. This great country of ours is also blessed in that we are the second largest country on earth. All that space means a lot of driving, and Canada certainly is a great place to see by car.

7 Reasons Why Canadian Driving Is The Best In The World

Take a look around, and you’ll quickly see why. Many people claim that the American Interstate System is a modern wonder of the world, but on this day it’s important to remember that we went to war with them once and they lost, so who cares. CANADA #1!

 

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Wheel Alignments – A Must Have Service For Summer

Wheel AlignmentBefore we get started it’s important to note that with the increases in driving done over the summer, ALL services are must haves for both safety and economy. A car that is ready to tackle anything the open road can throw at it is much easier to maintain and will save you more in the long run.

A wheel alignment is so important because not only can improperly aligned wheels be racking up the costs for you, they can also put you in danger. With some advice and service from Gary’s Automotive, summer driving can be a breeze.

 

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Summer Vehicle Safety

summer vehicle safetySchools almost out, and the season of long weekends and road trips is upon us. We’ve already covered how to stock your car, and where to go, so now we need to think of how to do that safely. Statistically, you are more likely to be involved in a car accident in the summer than in the winter, due to more drivers on the road and greater speeds. With some simple advice, staying safe on the roads can go a long way to making sure that your summer is enjoyable.

What To Remember For Summer Vehicle Safety

Ottawa is, to put it nicely, “blessed with vivid seasons”, meaning the summers are sticky hot and the winters are biting cold. The main reason that summer can be dangerous is because of the increase in drivers and increased speed. In winter, very few people are planning long road trips at highway speeds. That’s why one of the most crucial things to remember is to watch your speed and distractions. This is good advice for any time of year, but is easy to forget come the summer. The two big weather conditions you’ll see come summer are +40° temperatures and heavy rains. Both come with their own unique driving conditions.

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Fighting A Traffic Ticket

dealing with a traffic ticketWhile we don’t doubt that all the drivers reading the Gary’s Automotive blog are skilled experts, there will come a time when you slip up, and someone will notice. Getting a traffic ticket can be a huge burden, both to your finances and to your record. Gary’s Automotive is here to help ensure that you are armed with the knowledge it takes to get through the process of a fighting traffic ticket, either by challenging it or by paying it.

Fight or Flight

If you choose to simply pay your ticket, then the process will be explained to you. Many people think that paying a simple traffic ticket is the more responsible choice, since it keeps the already over worked court systems free from dealing with minor charges, and it allows you to take responsibility for your actions. This may be the case, but some would also argue that many infractions and fines are simply put in place to be a revenue stream for the Government. In many cases, the most common piece of advice is to fight the ticket no matter what. There are a number of ways this is possible. Gary’s is here to help you separate fact from fiction in order to help you know your rights as a citizen.

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