27 May 2019

This blog discusses 3 rules for safely sharing the road with pedestrians and cyclists.

With summer just around the corner, the roads are home to an increasing number of pedestrians and cyclists, creating a new dynamic that drivers of all types must get used to. Sharing the road is first and foremost about all road users – regardless of means of transport – relying on their common sense. Drivers, however, must comply with a certain number of rules, notably:

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17 April 2019

3 easy ways to check the condition of your tires

  1. Check the degree of wear of your tires’ tread
  2. Visually inspect the overall condition of your tires
  3. Confirm the age of your tires

No matter how you look at it, much of what impacts how you handle your vehicle involves the tires. In fact, the physics that come into play are the same for every vehicle, whether it’s a Mini or a Maserati!

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Motorcyclist in is course
18 March 2019
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard a variation of: “A motorcycle is like a bicycle - once you’ve learned how to ride one, it’s not something you forget.”
​To be honest, there is some truth in these types of comments...

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19 February 2019
It may seem odd to address the topic of school buses in the middle of winter, but the subject is one that’s always worth talking about! 

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28 January 2019
Once again this year, Tecnic will be at the Motorcycle Shows that will be held in Quebec and Montreal.

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15 January 2019
Pedestrians and cyclists often struggle to stay visible during winter. Let’s see how cars, bicycles and pedestrians can share the road, even in the midst of a snowstorm.

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17 December 2018
Night driving presents a lot of challenges for both beginners and experienced drivers. Precautions must be taken to address all the risk factors and make the road a safe place for all.

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03 December 2018
You had your winter tires installed. Is there anything else to do before facing the winter conditions?    
 
The most important element to prepare is behind the wheel: it's you! Indeed, it is your ability to adapt to changing conditions that will allow you to drive safely, even when the weather acts up.
 

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12 November 2018

Slowing, why?

Oh, that time wasted driving your car ... isn't it normal to try to reduce these time losses by driving faster? Despite what one may think, the gains are often minimal!  

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30 October 2018
It can be tempting to drive without a license, especially when you do not know the consequences and you feel like you're doing pretty well behind the wheel. Yet it is a dangerous decision that is heavily enforced by law.

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