Category: sharing the road

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...

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...

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...

Setting up the side mirror – things to think about

This is the second part of a two-part series discussing side mirror setup. This isn’t about which is better and who should win this “battle”. It’s about making an informed choice to keep you, your...

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...

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...

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...

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...