Monthly Archive: June 2009

Are you open-minded to learn?

Are you open-minded to learn?

I spend so much of my time teaching people, whether it’s new drivers, new instructors, new classroom teachers or even kids in sports. I enjoy this very much, but sometimes I find people aren’t ready...

Are we getting better?

Are we getting better?

I was recently looking over the Transport Canada statistics to see how we’ve done with road safety. Some things have improved, but other things have gotten worse. I still shake my head about these statistics...

Do as I say, not as I do?

Do as I say, not as I do?

I was recently out with my son when he pointed out the driver in front of us was not making a smooth turn. He thought the driver went too far into the intersection before turning...

Can you help save a life?

Can you help save a life?

As seen in The Driver magazine in the May/June 2009 issue. http://thedrivermagazine.com/2009/help-save-a-life-%e2%80%93-let-emergency-vehicles-pass-safely/ How You Can Help Save a Life By Scott Marshall         As a driving instructor for Young Drivers of Canada over the past...

What’s so dangerous?

What do you think the most dangerous thing is that we do as drivers? Is it driving in the winter, on the highway or at night? You might think these are all dangerous things to...

Is it really freedom?

Is it really freedom?

When I’m teaching new drivers I will ask them why they are taking our training course. Most of their answers are to get their license, to learn to drive safely and to gain confidence. Lately,...