Category: lane markings

When a crash hits close to home…

One of the things I enjoy about heading up to the cottage for a vacation each year is the actual drive itself. Spending five hours behind the wheel with family creates good conversation and a...

Hips don’t lie…and neither do wheels

Hips don’t lie…and neither do wheels

I try to live my life in a proactive manner. You know, buying things before I need them, preparing for the worst before the worst happens. I do my best, but sometimes that doesn’t always...

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...

Is there value in “buses only” lanes?

I’m a big supporter of my community and saving our environment. I will walk or ride my bike when I can and I also plan my trips so I can avoid wasting fuel, time and...

Drivers need to use logic and common sense…

Logic, common sense, practicality, judgement, reasoning… these words to me describes what a driver needs to make good choices behind the wheel. For the most part, drivers tend to have most of these…most of the...

What is lane splitting, besides dangerous?

Take a look around; our communities are growing quickly and we can’t seem to stop it. With more people driving, our roads are becoming increasingly busy as well. Stop and go traffic is a common...

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...

Do you know where your car is?

Do you know where your car is? If I made you look out onto your driveway, that’s not exactly what I meant. I will see drivers hit objects on the road, including driving through the...