Category: parallel parking

How to fail your road test

As most people I come to meet through Young Drivers of Canada they want to pass their road test and get their driver’s licence as soon as possible. Some of the students I’ve taught over...

If our cars were sponge…

If our cars were sponge…

As a teaching tool for Young Drivers of Canada in the classroom we have magnetic cars which are made of sponge. A lot of my students think they’re cool and funny and often want to...

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...

Canada’s Worst Driver 8…the updates

So here it is; another season of Canada’s Worst Driver. This is the 8th year that people try to prove to others they aren’t bad drivers or try to get the much needed help they...

In a hurry….to park?

I was speaking to a group of new students I was teaching at Young Driver’s of Canadarecently about parking skills. Learning to drive also means learning to park. Most people don’t put a lot of...

Another reason to use your side mirror

When I’m teaching my students to drive at Young Drivers of Canada, I often try to use the simple approach. The less information and steps, the easier it is to remember them. I also use...