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John Ducker: Dig yourself out of tunnelled driving

John Ducker: Dig yourself out of tunnelled driving

When we’re driving, tunnelled senses are a really big deal
John Ducker: Pedestrians, when you're on the road it's 'game on'

John Ducker: Pedestrians, when you're on the road it's 'game on'

Pedestrians are both victims and offenders in road-safety incidents, but the more important perspective is that pedestrians, like all other vulnerable road users, are the ultimate losers in these conflicts whether they were right or wrong.
EV rebates suggest uptake in battery-powered cars soared in spring

EV rebates suggest uptake in battery-powered cars soared in spring

On average about 4,200 rebates were issued each month since the program launched in May 2019. But in April, May and June, over 30,000 rebates were delivered, or more than 10,000 each month.
Flying taxis are coming — eventually, to an exclusive few

Flying taxis are coming — eventually, to an exclusive few

MONTREAL — From his suite on the 23rd floor of the Fairmont Dubai, Fethi Chebil surveys the luxury cars and driverless metro line unfurling to the horizon.
John Ducker: Surveys mean nothing to crash victims

John Ducker: Surveys mean nothing to crash victims

A majority of Canadians oppose bad driving behaviour, suggests a recent poll — but that doesn’t mean drivers are willing to accept responsibility for their own bad driving.
John Ducker: Protect your car's technology from cybercriminals

John Ducker: Protect your car's technology from cybercriminals

While high-tech changes to auto design have improved some aspects of the driving experience, it has also left vehicles more accessible to hackers
John Ducker: Preparedness the key to passing driving test

John Ducker: Preparedness the key to passing driving test

Lack of prepardness may be why ICBC stats show 50% of learners fail their road test
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.
Climate policies and fossil fuel: Clean fuel regulations and carbon pricing explained

Climate policies and fossil fuel: Clean fuel regulations and carbon pricing explained

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