Category: passenger safety

A winter driving survival kit for your vehicle…and for you!

When you speak with many experts in most any field, they’ll tell you preparation is an important part of success. That’s no different when it comes to winter driving survival. I often speak of how...

Reasons why I promote road safety…and you should too

I’ll sometimes be asked why I write about so many basic driving techniques. It’s simple; not everyone had these skills taught to them when they first learned to drive and others were taught them, but...

It’s not the road that causes the crash

Raising four kids has taught me a lot. One of those things it taught me is to get my facts straight before I lay blame. It also taught me to do that with other things...

The best safety feature of your vehicle…is you!

Over the past number of years we’ve seen a growth in safety features placed in passenger vehicles. Starting with seatbelts, we’ve also seen airbags, side impact beams, and crumple zones added as vehicle safety features....

Distracted driving is more than using your phone

For more than a decade we’ve really stepped it up with social media. We can find out what’s happening within our world every second of the day. That is, if you want to. To many...

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...

Which month has the most vehicle crashes?

For years I would ask the question to drivers; which month of the year has the most vehicle crashes? Typically I would get December, January or February. But that’s not the case. Do you have...