Monthly Archive: January 2010

Pay attention to pedestrians, before it’s too late!

With so many pedestrians getting struck by motorists lately, I was wondering what’s happening to make these incidents happen. Well, I had the first hand experience this past Friday to see a pedestrian almost get...

Are you in a routine?

Are you paying enough attention to your driving to notice the unusual situations arising? The normal routines we do every day of our lives change every second once we add weather, pedestrians and other road...

What winter clothing is best for driving?

Ever since I can remember, I like to be warm. I remember being a kid and sitting around the campfire with a sweater and jeans on, maybe even a jacket. My dad on the other...

Do you think of the consequences of your actions?

For the 22 years I’ve spent as a driving instructor for Young Drivers of Canada, I’ve often stressed the importance of good observation. It’s a strong fact that we drive with our eyes so our...

Should I go to the dentist because I have a Bluetooth?

I recently received a gift from my family; a new hands-free unit for my cell phone. My previous device came with the phone and had two earplugs. The mic was down the wires and often...

Fact or fiction?

I was recently teaching a group of novice drivers when we discussed the actions from other drivers. One of my students was quite upset that the driver behind her and her friend was tailgating as...