Category Archives: Tips for Your Car

The sun is shining, the snow is melting, and that itch to get out for a cruise is beckoning. Before we go exploring with the family we need to make sure our vehicle is ready to handle our excitement.  Most … Continue reading

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Car manufacturers know they need to design vehicles for all types of weather conditions, this is why they’ve packed our vehicles full of modern technology to help us remain in control for most all road conditions. ABS Brakes, traction control, … Continue reading

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Suddenly, it’s here.  Winter. Here in Winnipeg the seasons will suddenly change and we wake up to -20 Celsius and freezing rain and everyone forgets how to drive. For most of us we keep putting off some of the things … Continue reading

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At Macdonald Auto Body, we see all kinds of collision damage.  The fall months bring a big increase in crashes involving wildlife, most often deer.  MPI data suggests that every year, there are 9000-10000 instances of vehicle damage and 200-300 … Continue reading

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Nobody wants to think about it, but winter’s coming, and it looks like this year could be a rough one!  Winnipeg drivers who don’t prepare for the arrival of cold weather, ice, and snow could find themselves stranded.  Here are … Continue reading

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If you have children, you know that the second they are born, their safety and well-being become the most important thing in your life. When putting children in your vehicle, you should always make sure they’re properly secured in an … Continue reading

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This summer when you begin planning the next family vacation or the gang’s next road trip, we want to make sure your vehicle is properly prepared for the journey. While it is true that long drives are far less stressful … Continue reading

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In Winnipeg we know that heavy rain can make driving more difficult. Here are some useful tips to read now, and keep in mind for the next time you’re stuck driving in the rain. Slow Down – With reduced visibility … Continue reading

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Did you know your vehicle is just as happy as you are to see Spring approach? Winter is hard on our vehicles. The salt and sand on the road is havoc for paint and exposed metals. The cold makes life … Continue reading

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Consider the following scenario: It’s late at night, and the roads are icy.  You’re stopped at a red light, and you see headlights in the rearview mirror, coming at you fast.  The driver behind puts the brakes on, but it’s … Continue reading

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