Monthly Archive: February 2011

What do you do at the scene of a crash?

For some people, getting into a collision is part of life. I don’t agree with that as there are many things we, as drivers, can do to prevent it. Having a properly tuned vehicle prepared...

How NOT to exit a parking lot

There have been times that we’re not always thinking straight. We make mistakes and that’s normal. If we try to take our time and make solid decisions, it can help us survive in this world....

Is there pressure to do the proper thing?

We have so much pressure on ourselves to do the proper thing these days. That pressure seems to start when we were kids as our parents checked up on us from time to time. Sometimes...

Winter driving…..myths or truths?

For many years I’ve heard of drivers giving poor advice to other drivers about how to drive in snow and on ice. I’m not sure where they got their information from, but does it make...

Why are cell phones still being used?

When I’m teaching students how to drive for Young Drivers of Canada, I give them the information one day and test their understanding the next time I see them. It helps me determine if they...

What are your best driving words or phrases?

We often hear of things in our lives that are related to driving or vehicles. There’s driving music, driving gloves, drive in movies, drive-thru’s and even driving hats. What about driving words or phrases? We’ve...