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The Yummy Mummy Club and AutoNiche are partnering up in the blogging world! Emily Chung is officially their Mummy Mechanic and is looking forward to posting about all things cars. Do you have car questions or a topic you want her to post about? Let her know!

Monthly Archives: June 2015

Infant Survives Car Ejection Without Child Car Seat

Infant Survives Car Ejection Without Child Car Seat

Some of you may have already seen this video of a one-year-old Russian baby girl being tossed out of a Mitsubishi during a collision. The Mitsubishi was making an illegal pass on the left side (going across a solid dividing line and into oncoming traffic) when it skidded out of control and its rear end collided with a transport truck. The infant was in the rear of the vehicle and not in a child car seat. The rear windshield smashed to pieces and the infant was ejected from the car. A second truck narrowly misses running over the infant and a third truck manages to come to a stop in time as the father rushes out to pick up the child. The baby girl suffered bruises to her head and face, and was taken to the hospital to be examined for head injuries. It is reported that only 1/3 of drivers use child car seats in Russia. As ... read more

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How to Prepare Your Car for a Family Road Trip

How to Prepare Your Car for a Family Road Trip

Whether you are venturing out into cottage country for 50 kilometres or several hundred kilometres across the province or cross-border, your car needs to be ready for the journey. If not, your family road trip could end up being stressful and annoying rather than fun and memorable. You may find you are stuck on the side of the road in a remote area, hoping a car driving by will stop and help. Or you are waiting for roadside assistance from the company you called and they can’t reach you in a hurry. You can prevent the hassle of a breakdown just by planning ahead and doing a little pre-trip maintenance on your vehicle. At least one week before you head out, get a vehicle service or oil change and inspection in Markham at AutoNiche to get you ready for the road. Things to Check in your Vehicle before Your Trip A few days before your scheduled departure date, do a proper check of you ... read more

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