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Car Rental Trivia: Ontario’s Section of the Trans-Canada Highway

At the Ontario border, the number designation of the highway changes from 1 to 17. At Kenora, the Trans-Canada designation includes both the main route through the city’s urban core and the 33.6km (20.9mi) Highway 17A bypass route.

Car Rental Trivia: The Trans-Canada Highway

The Trans-Canada Highway is a federal-provincial highway system that travels through all ten provinces of Canada. It is, along with the Trans-Siberian Highway and Australia’s Highway 1, one of the world’s longest national highways, with the main route spanning 8,030km (4,990mi).

Car Rental Trivia: The National Highway System (NHS)

In response to growing recognition of the importance of highway transportation to the Canadian economy and the need for action to preserve Canada’s highway infrastructure,

Car Rental Safety Driving: Emergency and TTC Vehicles Move More Efficiently With Push of a Button

Getting to the scene of a fire or another emergency situation as quickly and safely as possible means saving lives. That’s the reason the City of Toronto has put in place a system to allow the fire division to temporarily affect traffic lights in order to get to an emergency even faster.

Red Light Cameras Get Extended Stay on Our Roads

In August 2004, the Provincial Government passed legislation allowing municipalities to operate red light cameras indefinitely.

Car Rental Trivia: What is RESCU?

RESCU is a traffic management system in the City of Toronto used to detect disruptions to traffic flow along the Don Valley Parkway, Gardiner Expressway and Lake Shore Boulevard.

Car Rental Safety Driving: You have to pay a fine for not wearing a seatbelt – if you are lucky; and your life – if you are not.

Don’t you know that wearing your seat belt properly will dramatically increase your chance of surviving a motor vehicle collision. For every one per cent increase in seat belt usage, five lives in Canada are saved (Transport Canada).

Car Rental Safety Driving: Are you ready to drive?

Before you drive, make sure you are comfortable with your physical, mental, and emotional state, your vehicle and the conditions in which you will be driving. If you have doubts about any of them, do not drive.

Car Rental Safety Driving: Getting Behind the Wheel – Some Tips and Warnings

Take It Slow! Prepare yourself for the experience! Keep the following rules and suggests in mind when you start driving. You will be driving on the road with thousands of other drivers. You need to be courteous and respectful of everyone else on the road.

Car Rental Safety Driving: Be a Responsible Driver!

Being a safe and responsible driver takes a combination of knowledge, skill and attitude. To begin, you must know the traffic laws and driving practices that help traffic move safely. Breaking these “rules of the road” is the major cause of collisions.