Category: collisions

Head on collisions can be avoided…

Every now and then we’re faced with a surprise; and not a good kind of surprise like a birthday party, or tickets to the big game. Surprises that can put us into a panic are...

It’s not the road that causes the crash

Raising four kids has taught me a lot. One of those things it taught me is to get my facts straight before I lay blame. It also taught me to do that with other things...

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...

Questions for a tailgater…

When I’m teaching my students at Young Drivers of Canada I will often remind them to ask questions any time they feel confused or aren’t sure what to do next. I promote the asking of...

Brake early…with no regrets

Hindsight; we’ve all experienced it from time to time. We end up doing things and after it’s done we wish we had done something else. How often does this happen to you? Perhaps a better...

Distracted driving – what you may have missed

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. We’ve heard so much recently about distracted driving that we’re probably pretty tired about hearing all of the problems associated to doing it. Part of...

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...