Category: eyesight while driving

You never find what you’re not looking for

I’ve talked to many people over the years about what makes someone a good driver. Many say its attitude. Others say good reaction time does the trick. Some will say proper training is the key....

As a driver, do you…

As a driver, do you…

Being involved in road safety for almost 27 years has taught me to be specific. Training any driver of any experience level it always came down to explaining what I wanted them to do, not...

Driving with allergies is nothing to sneeze at

Spring and summer bring many great things to people. The warmer weather brings us outside more often to enjoy activities but for some of us, it can also be problematic with allergies. How do you...

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...

Canada’s Worst Driver…Ever!?

Canada’s Worst Driver…Ever!?

Well, they’re back. Another season of Canada’s Worst Driver has returned. This is season nine, but with a little bit of a twist compared to the previous eight seasons. If you’ve watched the series each...

The best way to use high beam headlights…

The best way to use high beam headlights…

I enjoy teaching and spending time with people. It’s been fun teaching my own son how to drive and recently he had a chance to drive on a dark rural road at night. I know...

Rain, rain go away…

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. Remember that little song as a kid? I sometimes have that song in my head even as an adult. Mainly because there are things I need to...

For drivers, what IS considered normal?

For drivers, what IS considered normal?

One of the common questions I’ve been asked by students I’m teaching at Young Drivers of Canada is “What is normal?” It seems to be a simple question, doesn’t it? I’ve answered it as ‘the...