Category: driving skills

Let the countdown begin

Think back to when you were a kid. You were taught over and over again how to safely cross the street. As we got older and had kids of our own, we taught them the...

If the unexpected is expected is it really unexpected?

Let’s face facts, there are a lot of things we trust in our lives, especially when it comes to driving. We trust drivers will stop at red lights and not blow through the intersection, we...

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...

Reasons why I promote road safety…and you should too

I’ll sometimes be asked why I write about so many basic driving techniques. It’s simple; not everyone had these skills taught to them when they first learned to drive and others were taught them, but...

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...

Learning to drive in the “ready position”

Are you the type of person who likes to prepare for things early? Do you pack for vacation well ahead of time? Do you make your lunch the night before so it will be ready...

The best safety feature of your vehicle…is you!

Over the past number of years we’ve seen a growth in safety features placed in passenger vehicles. Starting with seatbelts, we’ve also seen airbags, side impact beams, and crumple zones added as vehicle safety features....

Distracted driving is more than using your phone

For more than a decade we’ve really stepped it up with social media. We can find out what’s happening within our world every second of the day. That is, if you want to. To many...