Weather system expected to bring 5-10 cm of snow to parts of Alberta

If you have travel plans this weekend in Alberta, you may want to rethink them. As of 10:18 a.m. Friday, a large portion of the province was issued a snowfall warning by Environment Canada. A pacific weather system will be…

Edmonton looking at lower speed limits in residential areas

February 14 2020 1:01am Edmonton city councillors are discussing lowering speed limits in some parts of the city. As Sarah Komadina explains, one of the ideas would see different residential speeds in the core versus the suburbs. ‘ }); }…

Distracted driving tickets issued in Calgary drop significantly in 2019

The number of distracted driving tickets issues by Calgary police dropped by 36 per cent in 2019 compared to the previous year. According to police, officers handed out 3783 tickets for distracted driving, down from 5944 in 2018. READ MORE:…

Some Alberta drivers to pay 30 per cent more for car insurance in 2020 after rate cap spiked

The Automobile Insurance Rate Board has approved potential rate hikes by insurance companies for Alberta drivers. Postmedia, file Car insurance is about to get a lot more expensive for some drivers in Alberta. The Automobile Insurance Rate Board has approved…

Maintenance tips so your vehicle starts in a deep freeze: plug it in, tune it up, pack a roadside kit

With snow and cold weather coming our way, drivers across Alberta need to be prepared for inclement weather. That means making sure your vehicle is stocked with proper supplies and is mechanically sound. READ MORE: Your car can be affected by…

AMA urging drivers to plug in vehicle, have an emergency kit as deep freeze approaches

With snow and cold weather coming our way, drivers need to be prepared for inclement weather. Ryan Lemont, manager of AMA Driver Education, shares some tips, including how long to plug your car in, what to keep in your emergency…