Category: school zones

Time to re-focus in school zones

It’s that time of year that makes parents happy; school starts again! We all seem to enjoy the summer months and the vacations we may take, but we now have to re-focus on the school...

Should residential speed limits drop?

Remember the story of the tortoise and the hare? Remember how the tortoise won the race because they were moving slow and steady? As drivers we can learn from that story, plus much more. Not...

The smart way to safely deal with school buses

The smart way to safely deal with school buses

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. Remember the saying “You can’t see the forest because of the trees”? I think that’s very true for many drivers throughout our community when it...

Back in or back out? Is there a real difference?

We are all creatures of habit so much that we rarely change what we’re doing until someone or something brings it to our attention. We do things that we always do hoping to get the...

Bump or hump; they do the same job

I’ll often remind my kids to do their chores, their homework and to get ready for school or activities. I’ll often write myself notes to do things so I won’t forget. We often need reminders...

Pay attention for shiny things

Pay attention! We’ve all heard that from our parents when we were kids and we’ve all said that to our kids as parents. There’s something about not always paying attention to what we’re doing that...

Preaching to the converted…about driving?

Preaching; I’ve done it for years. No, not in a church; in the classroom and car and it’s been about driving not religion. A number of times I’ve preached about safe driving practices to the...