Category: headlight use

How to save a buck…or a doe

As drivers we always have to be on the lookout for other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists. In other words; all other road users. Sometimes we forget about the other road users – wildlife. Thousands and...

Winter driving “do’s”

I recently wrote about a few of the common things that drivers need to stop doing while driving in winter weather, so I thought it would be a good time to write about things that...

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...

Funeral processions…the need to know

I recently had a long-time friend pass away. It was unexpected and was caused by a heart attack. I was able to attend the visitation but was unable to go to the funeral or travel...

Start spreading the news….

April 2013 marks 25 years as a driving instructor with Young Drivers of Canada. It’s quite a milestone in my eyes, but I never thought I would accomplish as much as a driving instructor as...

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...

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...