Monthly Archive: May 2012

Excessive speeding? Maybe not…

As most people will attest to, riding on roller coasters with friends are a lot of fun. Driving at the go-cart track and racing against your friends is a lot of fun as well. We...

Are ‘morning people’ better drivers?

Over the years I’ve learned to become a morning person. It didn’t start out that way, but since I wanted to do more things in the evening, I realized I should start teaching in-car lessons...

Do you have any standards?

Do you have any standards? I don’t; I never did. I’m not talking about your values or morals; I’m talking about manual transmission vehicles. I’ve always had an automatic transmission vehicle. I was already teaching...

Plan the escape or use the escape?

Many things often come in bunches. We’ve often heard that good things come in three’s; but what about bad things? Do they come in three’s too? After the week I’ve just had, I would certainly...

Do you have respect for yourself?

One of the main jobs we have as parents is to teach our kids to respect other people and their property. My parents did the same thing with my sister, brother and I and that...

Can’t see the forest because of the trees

You can’t see the forest because of the trees. You could lose your glasses if they were on your face. We’ve heard these sayings before and many more like them when we can’t seem to...

Racing a train can throw you off track

Heading up to the cottage each year means we tend to drive on a variety of different roadways; some city roads, freeways and highways. With the secondary highways often come railway crossings. In Canada, roughly...