Category: driving near cyclists

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...

Should residential speed limits drop?

Remember the story of the tortoise and the hare? Remember how the tortoise won the race because they were moving slow and steady? As drivers we can learn from that story, plus much more. Not...

Why would I check my mirror? I’ve already been there.

Let’s face it; we tend to look at ourselves in the mirror. It’s not really about being vain. It’s more like wanting to know that you look presentable without having any food still stuck in...

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...

Take this moment to learn something

Take this moment to learn something

Spending time with my family is a big part of my life. I love my kids and try to do extra little things with them whenever I can. It was such a nice night recently...

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...

Right of way is about giving, not taking

One of the discussions I seem to have on a monthly basis is about right of way. It seems to be confusing to many people; drivers, pedestrians and cyclists alike. What’s your take on this...