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2022 – US Car Accident deaths and severe injuries!

2022 – US Car Accident deaths and severe injuries!

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  • 24 Sep 2022
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2022 – US Car Accident deaths and severe injuries! Thanks to Ralph Nader and his consumer advocacy movement in the 1970s cars became significantly safer.  Everything from the safety glass placed in cars, padded dashboards, disc brakes, crumple crash zones, air bags, seatbelts, stability control etc., can be attributed to Mr. Nader and his passion […]
Ten things Snowbirds should know when travelling through North America:

Ten things Snowbirds should know when travelling through North America:

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  • 22 Jul 2022
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Each state and province has fluctuating speed limits along its highways. For those of you driving in Canada, the speed limit is in kilometres. This can be very confusing if your speedometer only registers miles per hour. A kilometre is not as long as a mile. For example: 100 Km per hour = 60 miles […]
Hey Canada Snowbirds and USA Snowbirds!  Where to Travel? Universal or Disney?

Hey Canada Snowbirds and USA Snowbirds! Where to Travel? Universal or Disney?

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  • 22 Jun 2022
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SnowbirdsNews.ca: There are all types of rivalries in life. Sports. Education. Business. Love. Florida though has an example of two top contenders for the “best tourist attraction in the world” – Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. These two first-class attractions always come up in conversation. Which one do you think is better?  Or, I […]
Five considerations USA and Canada Snowbirds should look for if they need a personal injury lawyer.

Five considerations USA and Canada Snowbirds should look for if they need a personal injury lawyer.

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  • 17 Jun 2022
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SnowbirdsNews.ca: Cross Border Car Accidents are complicated.  We have listed quite a few excellent personal injury lawyers and attorneys across the US and Canada whom we would consider hiring if we were involved in a serious accident. The lawyers have not paid in any way, shape, or form, for this recommendation nor to be on […]
Flying to the United States and Canada.  Snowbirds who are full vaccinated no longer need Covid tests.  (At least for now)

Flying to the United States and Canada. Snowbirds who are full vaccinated no longer need Covid tests. (At least for now)

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  • 12 Jun 2022
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This should definitely ease airport congestion. The U.S. Centre for Disease Control just announced on Friday, June the 10th that the Order requiring persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, will be rescinded, effective on June 12, 2022 at 12:01AM […]
Should Canada Snowbirds buy a US vehicle?

Should Canada Snowbirds buy a US vehicle?

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  • 28 May 2022
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SnowbirdsNews.ca: Most Canada Snowbirds prefer to drive their car back and forth during migration season. Some though have two cars and decide to leave one of them at their US residence. Canadians who do the latter, can run afoul of US federal law. The US prohibits any foreigner leaving a car not registered in the […]
Let the Playoffs begin.  The NBA and the NHL are ready to chase the “Rings”.

Let the Playoffs begin.  The NBA and the NHL are ready to chase the “Rings”.

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  • 4 Apr 2022
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SnowbirdsNews.ca: So what does Tampa Bay, Fort Lauderdale, Miami & Toronto have in common? Its simple – sports franchises that are vying for championships. These 4 cities are home to 5 (Sorry, I am leaving out the Dolphins) of the most exciting professional sports franchises in all of North America.   South Florida is a mecca for […]
Across North America Catastrophic Car Accidents Are At A Record High.

Across North America Catastrophic Car Accidents Are At A Record High.

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  • 28 Mar 2022
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SnowbirdsNews.ca: Regardless of the fact that the pandemic and lockdowns have led to less traffic on most major highways, and therefore less accidents, the number of Snowbird ”catastrophic” accidents has increased.  The suggested reason, is people are driving faster.  Yes – speed kills!  This is exceptionally true when dealing with the major US thoroughfares Snowbirds use to head […]
Florida Opens Express Toll Traffic Lanes Straight To Walt Disney World

Florida Opens Express Toll Traffic Lanes Straight To Walt Disney World

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  • 7 Mar 2022
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If you’re traveling to Walt Disney World by car, your trip may have just gotten a little easier (and more expensive). If you take Interstate-4 either westbound or eastbound to drive to Disney World, you now have the chance to opt-in for I-4 Express Lanes. These new lanes have been under construction for years.  They officially […]
Can I leave my Canadian car at my US residence (all year)?

Can I leave my Canadian car at my US residence (all year)?

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  • 9 Feb 2022
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Can I leave my Canadian car at my US residence all year? As a Canadian Snowbird my wife and I love the convenience of having our cars with us at our Florida residence.  With two dogs and luggage, driving is the simplest way to head south.  Since we usually stay for five to six months, we often […]
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