Monthly Archive: July 2009

Are you a cooperative driver?

Are you a cooperative driver?

Thank you! No, thank you! How many times do we thank people who do something nice for us or give us something tangible? Do we thank other drivers or pedestrians for their acts of kindness...

Change for the sake of….

Change for the sake of….

I was recently in Halifax on business and as I was being driven to my hotel from the airport, I realized that some people forget they have passengers. The driver of my hotel bus took...

Can you pack your vehicle….properly?

Can you pack your vehicle….properly?

So, it’s finally here; summer. I’ve been waiting a long time for this. It’s time to get out my camping equipment and head out on vacation. Planning how you’ll pack your vehicle is just as...

Why speed up to stop?

Why speed up to stop?

I unfortunately have to drive in rush our traffic; just like most Canadians. I enjoy my job and do look forward to getting to my office each morning. I also have to use logic as...

What’s your goal as a driver?

What’s your goal as a driver?

I witness a lot of different driving behaviour. For the 21 years that I’ve been a driving instructor for Young Drivers of Canada, I often wonder why people drive the way they do, especially with...

On your mark, get set, merge!

During this summer I find myself driving on the freeway almost every day. My kids are playing a lot of baseball and that takes us to many different baseball parks within an hour’s drive away....

Is it a circle or a rectangle?

Is it a circle or a rectangle?

Have you ever found yourself leaving a parking space, either your driveway or a parking lot, and realized you’ve just ran over something? How embarrassing is that! Could this have been avoided? I believe it...