Category Archives for "Automotives"

Aug 16

Safety Tips for your Commute to Work or School

By Gateway Gazette

There are several dangers that drivers and pedestrians need to look out for on their daily commute. From distracted drivers, to construction, to other road and sidewalk users, there are many factors that can lead to accidents. While your trip to work or school may seem routine, motorists and pedestrians should take special care at […]

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Aug 15

Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council to be Reviewed

By Gateway Gazette

The government is moving to restore consumer confidence in Alberta’s automotive industry by appointing George Cuff to lead a review into the Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC). Cuff, a former mayor of Spruce Grove and an expert in board and council governance as well as governance reviews, has been asked to examine AMVIC and […]

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Aug 08

Drugged Driving is Impaired Driving

By Gateway Gazette

Last year in Alberta, nearly half of all 24-hour licence suspensions were due to drug impairment.   “It comes as a surprise to many people that drunk driving and drugged driving carry the same criminal charges. This is because both substances impair a driver’s ability and increase the likelihood of being involved in a collision.” […]

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Jul 29

ATVs are Not for Kids

By Gateway Gazette

Shared from the Alberta Health Services website. ATV Safety Off-road vehicles, like all terrain vehicles (ATV’s) and snowmobiles are more popular than ever in Alberta. With this comes an increase in serious injury and death. Between 2010 and 2014, 85 Albertans died while riding ATVs. Of those 85, 17 were 16 years and younger. Because […]

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Jul 28

McKnight Boulevard Bridge Work Will Cause Major Delays

By Gateway Gazette

Bridge work on McKnight Boulevard over Deerfoot Trail in Calgary will require lane and speed reductions in both directions. The scheduled rehabilitation work will involve replacement of the deck joints and some other work on the McKnight Boulevard Bridge over Deerfoot Trail. The project has been designed to cause the shortest duration of traffic disruption. […]

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Jul 26

Marv’s Rockin’ Classic Car Show

By Gateway Gazette

There was music and food and cars on the streets of Black Diamond on Sunday for Marv’s Classic Soda Shop’s annual Show and Shine. The Foothills Lions Club was cooking up a storm with pancakes in the morning followed by BBQ’d burgers in the afternoon. There was dancing to the music of Marty Antonni and […]

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Jul 21

On-It Regional Transit Reaches Key Milestone: More Convenient Commute Coming

By Gateway Gazette

By Calgary Regional Partnership On-It Regional Transit reached two key milestones for implementing the south sub-regional pilot service starting fall 2016. 1. The Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) and four participating municipalities, through a collaborative process, reached an agreement on the full participation of those municipalities. 2. The CRP also reached an agreement with Southland Transportation, the successful bidder. […]

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