Tagged: Young Drivers of Canada

Some of you may hazard to guess

When I’m teaching my students how to drive at Young Drivers of Canada I’ll ask them to list the different ways they can communicate to other road users while driving. Most answers they give me...

The little things mean a lot

Like many drivers, I do like doing the proper thing, especially while driving near other vehicles. I also teach my students at Young Drivers of Canada to do the same things. It’s always a good...

Do you know where your car is?

Do you know where your car is? If I made you look out onto your driveway, that’s not exactly what I meant. I will see drivers hit objects on the road, including driving through the...

Did you forget you have a bad memory?

We all tend to forget things from time to time. We may not like it, but we tend to accept it. Its part of life, wouldn’t you say? There are things that tend to annoy...

Parallel or paranoid…you decide

What are some of the toughest things and most frightening things that drivers do? You may be thinking of merging onto the freeway, but that’s not it. You may be thinking of driving in heavy...

What is defensive driving?

For the almost 23 years I’ve been a driving instructor at Young Drivers of Canada, I’ve heard the term “defensive driving” many times. What is defensive driving? Many years ago it seemed like it was...

How often should you check your mirror?

From the September/October edition of The Driver magazine: http://www.thedrivermagazine.com/edu_pg17_sept_oct.html When I first started to write my regular driving column, I had to come up with a catchy title for it. After some thought, I came...