Category: driving fears

If you have winter driving anxiety, this will help

Let’s face facts; there are many things we avoid doing because of fear. We may not want to admit it, but we tend to avoid doing things because we’re afraid of what might happen. Our...

I encourage you to try this

For the more than 27 years that I’ve been a driving instructor with Young Drivers of Canada I’ve been known as a supporter; someone who encourages others to do their best. To be honest, there...

Do you have enough will power to make changes?

There are so many things we need to do in life that will test our will power. Will you take that last piece of cake for dessert? Will you say what’s on your mind to...

When does knowledge turn into skill?

I was recently speaking with a friend and former colleague about some advanced driver training he received. He was explaining some of the techniques and challenges each participant was taught. He had said that although...

Turning left can be safer

I love driving. Okay, that’s got to be one of the most obvious statements I can make if you’re a regular reader of my articles. One of the reasons I enjoy driving is the fact...

Peer pressure…how well do you handle it?

I’ve been around kids regularly ever since I’ve been a kid. Some people would even say I’m still a kid. I’m hoping that’s a good thing. I also have a habit of watching people. I...

Learning to drive in winter is a smart idea

Learning to drive in winter is a smart idea

A comment that we often hear is “Why should I learn to drive in the winter when the summer is so much nicer”. That may be true, but wouldn’t it be better to learn how...

Are you a good role model or just a role model?

As a parent of 4 growing kids, it’s always been important to me to be a good role model to them. I’m not perfect, but I do try my best most of the time to...