Profile of Ken Simmons

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  • It all adds up

    (Don't know the CAA? There's a St. John's office on Kelsey Drive and a very informative website at caa.ca. If you do much driving, it's more than ...

  • Too many close calls

    One assumes that if you're reading this, you're a driver. Which means you have the means to rack up the casualties each and every day. Still, one ...

  • Nice day for a Ford Escape

    This also presented an excellent opportunity to put the 2014 Ford Escape through its paces. Ford Canada once again made a decision unique to the ...

  • No west passage

    The Buchaneers have long used the dirt roads pulp loggers created to feed the paper mill in Grand Falls-Windsor, traveling along the shores of ...

  • Papa's got a brand new bag ... er

    There's also a movement to resurrect other older forms. When was the last time you saw a gasser, for example, up to a couple of years ago? I ...

  • Cart art

    The (first?) all­-woman Targa crew includes navigator Margaret Morris, a former lieutenant­-commander in the Canadian navy. That seaworthiness ...

  • Take a deep breath

    And in spite of all the cash getting flashed around these days, those dollars are in relatively few hands. It's tough to feel neighbourly in your ...

  • Garden graveyard

    A bit of the frame, perhaps the engine case, and the wide handlebars leaned against a shed, rusted hard and brown, but we mounted up at every ...

  • Delectable collectables

    Mind you, in 1975, the latest antique car was a 1950 model. Almost all the cars we think of as classic these days were just used cars. But even ...

  • Pickup truck heroes

    The marauding truck is nothing new on our highways. If you do any driving on the Avalon these days, you know you can't drive fast enough to keep ...