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Automotive

Online Databases – Resources Requiring Login (Library card and password)

BC Vehicle Safety & Inspection Standards Online (VSIS Online) – In-library use only at GVPL branches. Vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation from official sources.

EBSCO Auto Repair Reference Centre – Auto repair manuals, wiring diagrams, labour time estimates, maintenance schedules, and technical service bulletins.

EBSCO Small Engine Repair Reference Centre –  The definitive guide to the repair and maintenance of everything from ATVs to yard and garden tractors. Ability to select a type of product, specific brand, specific model/engine type, and specific area of that model/engine type.


Subject Guides – Open Resources (no login required)

Consumer Information

About.com: Autos – This commercial site includes reviews for new cars (US models).

Autos.ca – Consumer information.

Edmund’s Automobile Buyer’s Guides

FuelEconomy.gov – Find fuel economy stats for vehicles from 1984 to the present.

National Highway Transport Safety Administration – (US). Auto crash tests, recalls, complaints, etc.


Learning to Drive

ICBC Practice Knowledge Test