Category: right of way

Will new laws teach us to play nice with others?

Rules; we have them whether you like it or not. Rules as a kid growing up helped mold us into responsible adults. Rules in school helped to guide us while we were educated. And rules...

For some drivers, what would it take…

Where ever I go I often get asked driving advice. People want the little bits of information that will either prove to them they’re doing what they’re supposed to do, or advice to help them...

A discussion regarding e-bikes

There seems to be some issue about a road vehicle lately that is causing some discussions in many communities. E-bikes are more and more common for commuters since gas prices have gone higher. The problem...

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...

Driving without road signs

Ever since we were kids we were always told what to do. We either grew up with our parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and even siblings telling us what we should do and should not...

Right of way is about giving, not taking

One of the discussions I seem to have on a monthly basis is about right of way. It seems to be confusing to many people; drivers, pedestrians and cyclists alike. What’s your take on this...

Talk is cheap

Talk is cheap. We know that. I often try to prove what I’m trying to get across whenever I’m training someone how to drive at Young Drivers of Canada. There’s an old saying that “it’s...

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...