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Under the hood: At internationally known Victoria auto restorer, it's all in the details

Under the hood: At internationally known Victoria auto restorer, it's all in the details

Coachwerks drew international attention last month after a Mercedes-Benz 300SL gullwing coupe it restored sold for $3.41 million US.
John Ducker: Headphones can distract pedestrians from danger

John Ducker: Headphones can distract pedestrians from danger

One U.S. study in 2019 reported on 1,347 pedestrian-motor vehicle incidents, 60 of them involving a fatality, where headphone use was a factor
Victoria-restored 1956 Mercedes-Benz sells for record $3.5M at auction

Victoria-restored 1956 Mercedes-Benz sells for record $3.5M at auction

The purchaser, who wanted to remain anonymous, is an 80-year-old car collector from Minnesota
John Ducker: Can you tell road safety fact from fiction?

John Ducker: Can you tell road safety fact from fiction?

Police can inspect your motorcycle helmet; you can’t stay in the left lane even if you’re doing the speed limit; don’t cross the road once pedestrian light goes red
John Ducker: How to stay safe near downed power lines

John Ducker: How to stay safe near downed power lines

If you’re driving in a storm and power lines fall on or near your vehicle, stay put and call for help
Edmunds Top Rated Awards for 2024 are out

Edmunds Top Rated Awards for 2024 are out

Every year Edmunds’ experts put their heads together to determine the best new vehicles on sale.
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