Category: Proactive driving

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...

If you have winter driving anxiety, this will help

Let’s face facts; there are many things we avoid doing because of fear. We may not want to admit it, but we tend to avoid doing things because we’re afraid of what might happen. Our...

When driving conditions are not ideal…

Growing up, my parents had rules for us kids. Sit up straight, clean your room, and eat all your vegetables – just to name a few. There were things we had to figure out ourselves...

Learning to drive in the “ready position”

Are you the type of person who likes to prepare for things early? Do you pack for vacation well ahead of time? Do you make your lunch the night before so it will be ready...

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....

Parking brakes are more than just for parking

I’m sure there have been times in our lives where we don’t use the muscles we may have used previously. I remember playing baseball, then not throwing the ball around very much for a few...

Are all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles and 4-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles really worth it?

I’ve been involved in road safety for a long time. It’s getting closer and closer to thirty years and I often get asked more and more questions pertaining to driving because of this. I was...

The key points to stopping on icy roads

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. In today’s society it always seems like we’re trying to get somewhere. It’s a go – go – go mentality for many people. Even though...