Category: bicycle lanes

Setting up the side mirror – things to think about

This is the second part of a two-part series discussing side mirror setup. This isn’t about which is better and who should win this “battle”. It’s about making an informed choice to keep you, your...

Are you ready to leave winter driving behind?

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. Well, it might finally be here – spring. We’ve had a long, cold winter and I think everyone is looking forward to nicer weather. Many...

A discussion regarding e-bikes

There seems to be some issue about a road vehicle lately that is causing some discussions in many communities. E-bikes are more and more common for commuters since gas prices have gone higher. The problem...

What are bike boxes and how do they affect you?

Changes to our driving community often arise based on issues raised by multiples of people. For many years bike safety has been a concern to many and as a cyclist myself and as a parent...

Does society require us to drive?

There are a lot of things that people within our society take for granted sometimes. We’ll take for granted that we’ll have food to eat every day, a roof over our heads and clothes on...

Share and share alike…even with cyclists

Share and share alike; we’ve heard that many, many times over the years. We’ve been asked to share our toys when we were a kid. We’ve shared our tools, food and good times with family...

Another reason to use your side mirror

When I’m teaching my students to drive at Young Drivers of Canada, I often try to use the simple approach. The less information and steps, the easier it is to remember them. I also use...

How well do you drive near bicycle lanes?

I’ve read a lot recently how a variety of communities are putting in new bicycle lanes for cyclists. This is a good idea as it can help protect the cyclists from the high risks associated...