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980 CJME's Kevin Martel went for a driver's test on May 31, 2017.

Martel on the Move: driver's test reveals bad habits

By Kevin Martel June 1, 2017 - 6:54am Updated: June 1, 2017 - 6:55am

Many drivers will claim they know the rules of the road, but do they?

Some forget, some never truly learn.

Others say they know, but don't practice it out on the...

Police in Saskatchewan issued 523 tickets for distracted driving, including 441 for use of a cellphone, in March 2017.

Martel on the Move: Just how common is distracted driving?

By Kevin Martel April 25, 2017 - 5:29pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 5:29pm

Distracted driving is a problem that only seems to be getting worse in Saskatchewan.

According to SGI, it's the leading cause of crashes, and ranks second in deadly...

Victoria Park in downtown Regina on Jan. 18, 2017.

Martel on the Move: Unusual winter weather brings unusual activity

By Kevin Martel January 18, 2017 - 7:11pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 10:38am

Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster. A Saskatchewan January day above 0 C.

They're all rare, and if they do turn up, it's hard to believe.

But even the skeptics are...

A rural road in Saskatchewan.

Martel on the Move: rural crime in Saskatchewan

By Kevin Martel September 22, 2016 - 7:24pm Updated: September 22, 2016 - 7:24pm

Is crime really on the rise in rural Saskatchewan?

There is definitely crime being committed in areas outside of larger urban centres, but it's unknown if it's rising,...

Kids learn what to expect on their first bus ride to school.

Martel on the Move goes back to school

By Kevin Martel September 1, 2016 - 6:34am Updated: September 1, 2016 - 6:34am

Some carry backpacks bigger than they are, dressed in hats pulled down to cover most of their face, but these kids still can't hide the excitement of going back to school....

File photo.

Martel on the Move: Money, Money, Money

By Kevin Martel August 16, 2016 - 6:26am Updated: August 16, 2016 - 6:33am

Someone's bank account is about to get a lot fatter on the prairies thanks to a winning $60-million Lotto Max ticket sold in Saskatchewan.

It's confirmed the lucky...

Party-goers at Craven Country Jamboree.

Martel on the Move: Searching for the biggest fan at Craven

By Kevin Martel July 15, 2016 - 6:47am Updated: July 15, 2016 - 6:47am

Every year at this time people from around Saskatchewan, the country and maybe even the world come to the province for a weekend of camping, country music, food and likely too...

Kevin Martel of 'Martel on the Move' with his father, Mike (left).

Martel on the Move: how do you celebrate your dad on Father's Day?

By Kevin Martel June 17, 2016 - 6:40am Updated: June 17, 2016 - 6:40am

Father's Day is around the corner, a day to honour dear old dad, or a chance to share a good laugh with him.

Thousands of cards will be mailed, suppers will be eaten,...

Booth highlighting new farm technology at Farm Progress Show.

Martel on the Move: the future of farming at the Farm Progress Show

By Kevin Martel June 15, 2016 - 5:49pm Updated: June 16, 2016 - 9:40am

Forget the DeLorean, you can take a look into the future simply by going to Evraz Place.

The Farm Progress Show is on, attracting thousands of people in just a few days...

The Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina.

Martel on the Move: how to make playing in the backyard cool again

By Kevin Martel May 19, 2016 - 6:35am Updated: May 19, 2016 - 6:35am

The Saskatchewan Science Centre is trying to help kids get less screen and more green.

Children needing to cut back on electronics and instead spend more time outside...

Cleanup crews pick up litter in east Regina.

Martel on the Move: What do you think about winter's leftover waste?

By Kevin Martel May 9, 2016 - 6:22am Updated: May 9, 2016 - 6:22am

While it may be spring, it's felt more like summer in Regina lately.

And while the sun is out, so too is the garbage. Usually, it turns up this time of year after all...

People enjoy the first 'hot dog days' of early spring, or is it summer?

Martel on the Move: 'hot dog days' of early spring

By Kevin Martel April 19, 2016 - 5:52pm Updated: April 20, 2016 - 8:14am

First we had winter, which looked more like spring. Now that it's spring, it feels more like summer.

Confusing, maybe, but people didn't seem to have any problem with...