Cannabis has some of the same impacts as alcohol — and some that are different — when you drive. “Cannabis narrows your field of vision, as does alcohol. Your peripheral vision is decreased, and your reaction times are decreased,” says Rand Teed, a Regina addictions counsellor and drug and alcohol educator. But Teed says cannabis
When Ford announced earlier this year that it would quit making cars to focus on pickups, crossovers and SUVs by 2020, there was one exception: the Mustang will live on. No wonder, because there’s nothing like a Mustang. That can’t be said of the other cars made by Ford: the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Taurus.
About 70 automotive journalists from across Canada, including yours truly, spent three days last week testing, evaluating and comparing 48 of the newest vehicles on the Canadian market. The event, called TestFest, is held about 90 km east of Toronto at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, previously known as Mosport. I’m not licensed to drive
Robert Trask of Regina and George Masters of Minot, N.D., have more in common than a love of old cars. Trask has a 1969 Ford Falcon Sport Coupe, and Masters has a 1951 Ford Woody station wagon. Both cars were on display at Regina’s Majestics car show earlier this year — and both cars were
The Ford Explorer, which can be largely credited for today’s popularity of SUVs as family haulers, is still popular almost 30 years after its introduction — despite lots of competition. Crossovers and SUVs dominate the automotive marketplace these days, with a wide range of offerings in price and size. But it was a far different
Among the challenges facing many single mothers is transportation. “Having reliable transportation is an important step in helping single moms to be independent and provide for their children,” explains Andrew Martens, executive director of Regina Supercars, an organization he set up to provide cars to single moms. “Transportation is essential for single moms to get
New technologies that are making coupes, sedans, crossovers and SUVs safer are also making semi-trailer trucks safer. Manufacturers use different names for their particular products; no matter what they’re called, these driver assists can help to make driving safer. Available technologies can: Slow a vehicle down if the vehicle in front slows down. Adaptive cruise
Some car buffs from southern Saskatchewan make the trip each August to Saskatoon for the Rock 102 Show and Shine weekend — Saskatchewan’s largest car show, with more than 1,000 antique, classic and special interest cars, truck and motorcycles on display in downtown Saskatoon. This year’s event, held Sunday, Aug. 19, attracted a crowd estimated