Category: winter driving clothing

A winter driving survival kit for your vehicle…and for you!

When you speak with many experts in most any field, they’ll tell you preparation is an important part of success. That’s no different when it comes to winter driving survival. I often speak of how...

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...

Preparing your vehicle for winter starts in the fall

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. Procrastination; it’s something many people do. I’ve often joked by saying I was going to make a list of reasons why I procrastinate, but figure...

Winter driving “do’s”

I recently wrote about a few of the common things that drivers need to stop doing while driving in winter weather, so I thought it would be a good time to write about things that...

Start spreading the news….

April 2013 marks 25 years as a driving instructor with Young Drivers of Canada. It’s quite a milestone in my eyes, but I never thought I would accomplish as much as a driving instructor as...

Winter driving is so… mental!

As written in the Hamilton Mountain News for the November 22, 2012 edition. http://www.hamiltonnews.com/opinion/columns/community-column-mental-preparation-key-to-safe-winter-driving/ Like most people, I hate making mistakes. I get somewhat annoyed when I’ve forgotten something important. This is especially true when it’s...

How ready for winter driving are you?

It’s inevitable that winter will arrive each year, but why do so many drivers make it feel like it’s a surprise? The first snowfall each year shows us drivers spin their wheels while trying to...

What winter clothing is best for driving?

Ever since I can remember, I like to be warm. I remember being a kid and sitting around the campfire with a sweater and jeans on, maybe even a jacket. My dad on the other...