Category: collision scene

When slowing is worth it

For regular readers of my work you’ll know of my passion for promoting safe driving. After all, the title of this site is ‘The Safe Driver’. Even though I tend to put emphasis towards safely...

There’s more to waiting in traffic than…actually waiting

There’s more to waiting in traffic than…actually waiting

Wait. Wait. Wait. We seem to be waiting a lot these days. Whether it’s in line at the cashier in a store, at a gas station or to get into the movies, waiting is part...

Blame it on the rain…

We’ve had a lot of rain lately and that got me thinking; what goes through a driver’s mind when they’re driving in the rain? Do most drivers just think about the fact they’re dry while...

Take the time to help…

With almost 35 years of driving experience, including 26 years as a driving instructor, I’ve seen a lot of things happen. I’ve logged more than one million kilometres on my vehicles and have seen drivers...

Talk is cheap

Talk is cheap. We know that. I often try to prove what I’m trying to get across whenever I’m training someone how to drive at Young Drivers of Canada. There’s an old saying that “it’s...

Never drop your guard

For those of you who are regular readers of my articles you know that I’ve just finished teaching my son how to drive. He recently got his license but we still talk about driving on...

Living the dream, or just dreaming?

I had a neighbour who would always answer me when I asked him how things were going for him by saying “I’m living the dream!” It’s not as common as we would like to live...

I spy with my little eye…

I spy with my little eye something that is…moving. Huh? Remember playing “eye spy” when you were a kid? I taught my kids that game when they were little and it was a good time-filler...