Driving With Jens

Diving with Jens: How to keep your vehicle warm on long winter nights

Keeping your battery warm prevents it from freezing and ensures dependable starting after a cold night

 

Driving with Jens: Yielding is at the heart of defensive driving

If you’re like most people, you probably think about whether you have right-of-way, not yielding

 

Driving with Jens: What do milk and your child’s car seat have in common?

Things have changed since kids used to sprawl across the back window of the car

 

Driving with Jens: Road tripping on the Top of the World Highway

It’s hard to be a tourist in your own hometown or region.…

Driving with Jens: Distracted driving continues to be a serious issue

How often to you witness other drivers on their cell phones or…

Driving with Jens: Keeping pets safe in your vehicle

In my last column I discussed ways to avoid the tragedy which…

Driving with Jens: Survey says….

If you’re like me, you probably feel inundated with surveys. It seems…

Driving with Jens: Christmas time is tempting for thieves

Try to keep your vehicle tidy and conceal any and all valuables

  • Dec 20, 2018

Driving with Jens: Understanding your car battery in the winter

Vehicles have electrical devices and components that can have a large, constant need for power.

  • Dec 6, 2018

Driving with Jens: Is horn honking really necessary when locking your car?

The noise from unnecessary honking of your horn aggravates your neighbours and others

Driving with Jens: When should you plug your vehicle in?

You can probably still start your car without plugging it in at -25 C or colder, but you shouldn’t.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Driving with Jens: Preparing yourself and your vehicle for winter driving

Getting yourself and your vehicle ready for what’s coming

  • Oct 25, 2018

You and your new car warranty

There are some things that may put your new vehicle or extended warranty at risk

What to ask when you take your car to the shop

A visit to your garage, tire shop, dealership or repair shop can…

New name, same data: Carproof to become Carfax Canada

Automotive data firm Carproof has announced that its name will change to…

What to do if your accelerator sticks

Your neighbourhood fruit stands will thank you

Buying a new car or truck

Buying a new car or truck will likely be the second-largest purchase…

  • May 17, 2018

How to get better fuel economy as gas prices rise

It’s actually pretty easy to reduce your fuel consumption

Car dealer lingo explained

What the heck is a doc fee?

  • Apr 26, 2018