Category: driving around debris

When driving conditions are not ideal…

Growing up, my parents had rules for us kids. Sit up straight, clean your room, and eat all your vegetables – just to name a few. There were things we had to figure out ourselves...

How to avoid the perils of potholes

How to avoid the perils of potholes

As written for The Insurance Bureau of Canada. Please visit their blog. We seem to have a pretty good crop so far this year. It almost seems after each rainfall there’s more and more. The...

Be careful, we know who you are

Growing up with red hair, I was easily spotted by people I knew. It was a little tough to hide in a crowd. One of my kids also has red hair and it’s fairly long....

It’s your choice

I remember a time when I was a kid when I got these great new running shoes. These shoes were white and had “racing stripes” down the side. I remember telling my mom they would...

High winds wreaks havoc with drivers

I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow…well, you know the rest. It’s been pretty windy here lately and that wreaks havoc with drivers and pedestrians alike. Any time high winds are in the forecast...

Traffic signs aren’t all made of metal

As a sports fan you often hear how the athletes will anticipate what the other players may do before they do it. They can see the signs of the play based on the actions of...

I’ve got this sinking feeling

We’ve often heard throughout our life how we tend to learn from our mistakes. It’s true, but sometimes we don’t necessarily learn exactly what we should learn. All we end up doing is learn what...