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Shifters has contributed or been featured several times in the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, and Driven Magazine.

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The Toronto Star: Wheels Feature: Manual Gearbox Requires a Shift in Attitude

By ASHANTE INFANTRY, Star reporter. Why did a breeze assignment turn into `What I Did This Summer?’ Sure, I never aced roller blading, but I’m not completely uncoordinated and my instructor wasn’t to blame. Carlos Tomas of Shifters Driving School is a skilled, unflappable guide who purports to teach licensed drivers to master the gearshift in…
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Globe and Mail: Megawheels – Clear Vision is Vital In the Wintertime

Clear Vision is Vital in Winter Conditions By Carlos Tomas It’s harder to see in winter than any other time. And with more than 90 per cent of your decisions riding on vision, even the smallest losses count. After all, how can you possibly control situations if you can’t see? Here are some of the problems…
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The Toronto Star: Identity Threat and Act to Avoid Road Mishaps

By Carlos Tomas Special to The Star Nine out of 10 accidents happen to so-called “average drivers” when they fail to identify a situation’s accident potential or respond to it correctly. Now, thanks to the accident-proofing techniques employed by expert drivers from around the world almost anyone can drive safely, efficiently and accident-free. Another bonus…
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The Globe and Mail: Quick, Bring the BMW, I’ve Synchronized those Revs!

By David Climenhaga – The Globe and Mail Itching to buy that classy sports car but (blush) you don’t know how to shift gears? Help is near, And you get to learn on some pretty hot wheels. Imagine you’ve finally made it, you’ve got 30 or 40 big ones burning a hole in your pocket…
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The Globe and Mail: Megawheels – A Heavy Foot and Winter Don’t Mix

Globe and Mail Megawheels – SAFETY A Heavy Foot and Winter Don’t Mix By Carlos Tomas If it makes sense to drive smoothly during winter what causes so many people to resort to the heavy hand and the heavy foot? Late perception equals late response which equals abrupt response. Dry roads will often excuse poor seeing…
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Globe and Mail: Megawheels – Mamma Mia! Tanya’s shifting gears!

Specialized driving school gives actress the method for performance in traffic BY STEPHEN WICKENS Nicole Robert can’t say that finally learning to drive a manual-shift car this spring has helped her to play Tanya in the hit musical Mamma Mia! But it sure makes it easier to be herself in the real-life world of Toronto…
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