Winnipeg Free Press, February 16, 2001, Page 79

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February 16, 2001

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 16, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba F12 AUTOMOTIVE FHKK FEBRUARY 2001 ii t i it i p buttress What does it all really mean Over the years weve been blessed with diverse automotive design largely highlighted by the style of the Thirty years tffe emphasis was not on fuel efficiency or coefficient of but on Here are some of the landmark roof styles that made the cars of old more than simply metal and Flying buttress im Roof Is highlighted by an Insel rear window pillar and sweeping C Made popular by the Dodge Charger and Chevrolet Chevelle and Malibu as well as the XJS C pillar A Fastback Highlighted by long sloping back and rear flush with The roof usually meets the body at the tall of the The fastback dates to the early 1940s with dozens of models since built using this The late 60s Ford early Barracuda and Corvette are hallmark examples of faslback stj Notchback Named as such because It appears as though a notch has been out the C The notch allows the roof to be higher than In an equivalent thereby Slantback The C pillar was often at an angle similar or steeper the Not a popular roof the design allowed the rear glass to stay dry in the A power feature for the rear glass was an option in the Modernday Mercury Cougars mimic the but the rear glass is perpendicular to the not Coupe Regardless of roof If the car had two doors and a bodymounted post separating the front window from the the car was considered a Like modernday the rearpassenger windows were often fixed or hinge mounted allowing them to pop In the the style is referred to as Hard top Hard top cars do not have a post dividing the front and rear passenger The roof is mounted to the body only at the base of the windshield and the base of the rear Hatchback Instead of the trunk lid being hinged near the base of the rear hatchbacks incorporate the rear window into the trunk lid with the hinges mount to the Hatchbacks usually have more cargo room them cars with trunks because there is no package tray rear COPYRIGHT WHEELBASE COMMUNICATIONS VOLVO for life Wins Wins TEST DRIVE THESE AUTOMOTIVE JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA AJAC WINNERS WINNER 2001 VOLVO S40 Best New Family Car Over MSRP WINNER 2001 VOLVO S60 Best New Sports Coupe or Sedan More than WINNER 2001 VOLVO S40 Best New Station Wagon MSRP WINNING STANDARD FEATURES INCLUDE FRONT AIR INFLATABLE SIDE AIR 4 CLIMATE AIR KEYLESS HEATED FRONT POWER LOCKS MIRRORS MUCH MSRP VOLVO OF CANADA Plus freight Special Lease Finance Rates See dealer for Volvo tor Life is a registered trademark of MATTHON MOTORS The Volvo Store since 1963 680 Pembina Winnipeg Phone 4520756 email [email protected] Crunch Youve just been in an you know what to do next You hope you II never have to use this but being prepared can help ease stress if worst happens There are things in life that we are forced to even though we recognize that well never put that knowledge to good In my calculus spring to Then there are the things in life we learn not because we want but because we men have no choice if we want to live peacefully with our This includes how to properly hang the wallpaper you how to clean the bathroom with more than just a wet paper and recognizing that the word interesting should never be used to describe your wifes there are things we learn and hope well never use infant emergency first selfdefense and where to hide from a for These are pretty dramatic and odds are in your favour that you wont be required to blow the dust off that part of your brain and take immediate Road Paul Allen based on the numbers that cross my desk every day in spite of my best road safety efforts it might be a good idea to go over one hopefully not what do to in the unfortunate event you are involved in an stay calm First and remain as calm as you possibly If the damage is move the vehicles off the road and clear any traffic If you the try to warn other drivers about the if you can emergency flares or even a helpful passerby can reduce the chance of a second If there are treat them within the range of your emergency first aid knowledge the stuff you thought youd never You must call the police if someone has been even slightly or if the combined property damage that includes vehicles or surrounding property exceeds Trust it doesnt take long to ring up a bill a good door dent is enough to rack it You should also call police if the other driver is impaired or driving without a on to the paperwork In the aftermath of an even a minor its easy to skip over details that could later prove crucial to filing your accident write down the names and addresses of any witnesses to the You dont have to wait for them to volunteer its OK to ask exchange information with the other note all the particulars about the circumstances of the do not admit fault or sign any documents other than those supplied by the Keep Guide handy Theres a handy checklist at the back of your Guide to Autopac that helps you gather allthe information youll require to report the You receive this informationpacked booklet when you purchase or renew your vehicle and you might want to keep it in the glove in case The list covers off things like the time and location of the accident and gives a nifty diagram to help illustrate where the vehicles were when the collision There is also a section for the other partys personal information like their phone vehicle plate number and drivers Got all that Now youre ready to file your For convenient Manitoba motorists can file their Autopac claims over the Winnipeg customers can call the Autopac Line at Manitoba motorists outside of Winnipeg can call their nearest claim centre or There is a complete listing in the back of your Guide to Its in the glove remember Being involved in an even a minor is a nerve wracking The more you know about the immediate steps to the calmer and more prepared youre going to feel if the worst Until next be Paul Allen is Road Safery Manitoba Public Insurance He would like to hear from His etnail address is and his mailing address is Room 234 Donald Box Visit MPls Web site ;

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