Driving News

Saskatchewan Hotel and Hospitality Association thinks a ride-sharing program might help fight a problem with drinking and driving in the province, while keep the bars busy.

Sask. small town bar owners prepare for new drunk driving laws

By 650 CKOM November 25, 2016 - 3:16pm Updated: November 25, 2016 - 3:16pm

Saskatchewan bar owners are keeping close tabs on changes coming to the province's drunk driving laws.

Starting next year, anyone pulled over with a blood alcohol...

Chimo App aims to connect drivers.

Connecting car owners with new Regina-based app

By Alex Docking April 15, 2016 - 4:51pm Updated: April 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

You see a car with its lights left on; a car alarm sounds and no one comes to turn it off; or a car is about to be towed if it is not moved. How do you contact the owner?

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A vehicle that will be available as part of a carsharing program for residents of the Shangri-La condo building in Saskatoon. The program is the first of its type in the city.

New condo offers first-of-its-kind carshare program

By 650 CKOM March 4, 2016 - 6:09pm Updated: March 4, 2016 - 6:09pm

A new condo building in Saskatoon features a program that is a first for the city.   The Shangri-La, located on 4th Avenue North, celebrated its grand opening on Friday.   The...

Key in ignition of a car.

SGI to allow drivers to print vehicle registrations at home

By Adriana Christianson February 9, 2016 - 11:48am Updated: February 9, 2016 - 12:00pm

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is now allowing clients to print their own vehicle registration certificate from home.

If you have an account at MySGI.ca you can...

An ADM fuel truck.

Lack of rest stops unsafe for truckers

By 650 CKOM January 13, 2016 - 8:53am Updated: January 13, 2016 - 8:55am

Truckers need more rest stops in cities and on major highways, but who’s picking up the tab?

“That’s the big question and we don’t have a definitive answer on that. If I...

Ice fishing file photo.

SUV breaks through ice near Rowan's Ravine

By Brant Hilton January 7, 2016 - 4:27pm Updated: January 7, 2016 - 4:30pm

You don't often get warnings about thin ice in Saskatchewan in January, but police are warning people to be careful driving on any lake or pond this year.

RCMP said a...

Intersection of Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Rd.

Sask. man recalls crash at Hwy 11 intersection 3 years ago

By Brant Hilton January 5, 2016 - 3:42pm Updated: January 6, 2016 - 8:43am

A Saskatchewan man is remembering terrifying moments in his life after hearing about the deadly crash at Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road on the weekend.

Jeremy Sax was...

File photo of icy sidewalks in downtwon Regina.

City of Regina sanding slippery streets

By Sarah Mills November 20, 2015 - 4:18pm Updated: November 20, 2015 - 4:30pm

 City of Regina crews were out tackling Wednesday's first bout of winter after snow and ice left  treacherous conditions on some streets.

Chris Warren, manager of winter...

Blowing snow in Yorkton.

High winds and snow create poor driving conditions across southern Sask.

By 980 CJME November 18, 2015 - 5:35pm Updated: November 18, 2015 - 5:45pm

Southern Saskatchewan is getting hit with an icy blast of winter, with snow and high winds wreaking havoc on highways across the province.

Drivers texted News Talk Radio...

Techicians instal winter tires for customers at Bennett Dunlop Ford.

Regina drivers rush to switch to winter tires

By Kevin Martel November 2, 2015 - 4:19pm Updated: November 2, 2015 - 4:30pm

Drivers in Regina are preparing for winter.

Bennett Dunlop Ford is experiencing the rush as people swap out their summer tires for winter ones.

"Until you've...

Deaths, injuries on Saskatchewan's roads down

By 980 CJME October 14, 2015 - 10:37am Updated: October 14, 2015 - 10:45am

Fewer people were killed and injured on Saskatchewan’s roads after changes were made to toughen penalties for risky driving last summer.

SGI also started an awareness...