the driving podcast: let's talk about winter driving

Welcome to Season 2 of the Driving Podcast. Each week your host Lorraine Sommerfeld will team up with an expert to delve into topics that will resonate with you as a driver and as a consumer. The automotive world is moving so quickly, it’s easy to find yourself with more questions than answers — until now. The Driving Podcast will help you navigate the many aspects of vehicle ownership, whether you’ve owned one car or 10.

There are two components to getting ready to face winter on our Canadian roads. The first is your vehicle: what should you be replacing? What should you be checking? Is giving someone a boost still a good thing? Host Lorraine Sommerfeld is joined by Chris Muir, long-time mechanic and professor at Centennial College. Find out how important winter tires are, the value of rust proofing, and the best way to charge a dead battery. He’ll even throw in some good tips for those of you with electric vehicles. The second thing to consider is you – the driver. Lorraine is also joined by Michelin pro driver and instructor Carl Nadeau who shares tips to stay out of icy trouble, what to do if you end up sliding or spinning, how to handle a surprise whiteout, and many other things that could save your car — or possibly your life.

Please let us know what you want to hear about in future episodes in the comments below or by email to info@driving.ca — topics, questions, your experiences — we welcome your input.

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