Florida keys

The End of the Road

The road is a series of hump-backed bridges and causeways, an asphalt umbilical cord that joins a necklace of islands stretching into the Gulf of Mexico.

Florida Winter Tires

Winter tires a must for drive to Florida

Most consumers have been oversold about how quickly winter tires will wear when run on hot pavement, writes John Mahler. Yes, winter tires do wear faster in the heat than all-season tires, but they do


Winter tires tested in steamy Florida

It’s 35C this summer day on the Florida panhandle. The sun is beating down relentlessly. People are swimming in the warm ocean nearby — and I’m driving on winter tires in the snow


Drive a snowbird's car to Florida and get paid

When I drove from Florida to Toronto last year, I got money for it and someone else even covered the gas. Even better, I was in a 2007 Lexus RX 350, a big comfortable SUV. How was it possible?