Category: road rage

Do you retaliate to horn honking?

No one’s perfect; I get that. Mistakes do happen and if we’re lucky, we can learn something from them. But let’s be honest with ourselves; no one wants to make a mistake and many people...

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...

How to deal with road raging…as the giver and receiver

How to deal with road raging…as the giver and receiver

Let’s face it; we’re not happy all the time. Neither are the people we come across in our daily activities. Sometimes the grumpy, annoyed or angry feelings come with us where ever we go, including...

Do we have the right to “punish” other drivers?

Growing up I’m sure we’ve all been punished for things we’ve done wrong. Getting ‘grounded’ or having a ‘time-out’ was a common thing to have happen when we didn’t follow the rules when we were...

Can you believe 10 seasons of Canada’s Worst Driver?

One of the most common conversation topics many people can relate to is the weather. If we had no weather, many people would just stop making small-talk with others. It’s a common element within our...

When did blocking drivers become a driving skill?

Ever since I was a kid I was taught manners. I was encouraged to say please and thank you and hold the door open for the next person. It’s something I also have taught my...

How patient are you behind the wheel?

When I speak with people about my job as a driving instructor with Young Drivers of Canada they often say they aren’t patient enough to teach someone how to drive. I guess my demeanor is...

You, your kids, your car, their life

Being a parent has so many responsibilities that I can’t even begin to list them all. One of the things that remain at the top of our list is ensuring that our kids are safe....