Monthly Archive: April 2012

Pay attention for shiny things

Pay attention! We’ve all heard that from our parents when we were kids and we’ve all said that to our kids as parents. There’s something about not always paying attention to what we’re doing that...

Failing to plan is planning to fail

Life is so busy. Wait; you already know that. The busier we get, the more stress it seems we also get. Part of controlling the stress we may have while driving is being prepared and...

Driving through an obstacle course

Talking about driving is my passion. I will often do my job as a driving instructor for Young Drivers of Canada seven days a week. If I end up with a day off, I’m often...

Should passengers control the driver’s choices?

I trust my friends and family very much. When you’re down and need help, you can always count on your family and friends to bail you out, right? I’ve helped my friends move furniture, fix...

In a hurry….to park?

I was speaking to a group of new students I was teaching at Young Driver’s of Canadarecently about parking skills. Learning to drive also means learning to park. Most people don’t put a lot of...

Should the minimum driving age change?

It’s getting close to that time of my life; my son is almost old enough to get his driver’s license. He still has to go almost a year before he can do his written test,...

Would you, should you?

We have all faced this from time to time; temptation. We get tempted to do things we wouldn’t normally do when we get together with friends or if we’re under pressure. When was the last...

Move over and help our society

I tend to watch a lot of home renovation shows lately, trying to get ideas of how to improve the look of my home. They’re quite interesting, but I find they all tend to reinforce...