Monthly Archive: January 2014

How to fail your road test

As most people I come to meet through Young Drivers of Canada they want to pass their road test and get their driver’s licence as soon as possible. Some of the students I’ve taught over...

Winter driving “do’s”

I recently wrote about a few of the common things that drivers need to stop doing while driving in winter weather, so I thought it would be a good time to write about things that...

How much should you clear off?

I know we’re in a hurry these days, or so it seems. We tend to exaggerate how long things will take us to complete so we cut corners and take chances. The reality is that...

Winter driving “don’ts”

Growing up we would constantly hear from our parents all the things we couldn’t do. Don’t eat without washing your hands, don’t chew with your mouth open and don’t talk with your mouth full of...

Should rental cars have winter tires?

I recently had to rent a vehicle while another driving instructor borrowed my training vehicle. He needed the dual brake control in the vehicle and I wasn’t using my training vehicle so we switched vehicles....