Category: driving stats

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...

Is it an accident or a collision?

Is it an accident or a collision?

We’ve grown up hearing how at times words can be hurtful. I’m sure we’ve all said things that we may regret later in life. We’ve also said things that essentially mean very little. I think...

Steady pressure wins the money

We all know there are times when we push the envelope and try to get ahead. For many of us, we only think about the immediate and not about the future. But what about long...

Motorcyclists need respect too

For those of you who have read previous articles I’ve written you know that I promote road safety to everyone. It’s important to share the road regardless of who you are as it helps to...

Does society require us to drive?

There are a lot of things that people within our society take for granted sometimes. We’ll take for granted that we’ll have food to eat every day, a roof over our heads and clothes on...

Take a day to remember…

Remember when you first learned to drive? It was a huge part of every person’s life. It meant freedom to come and go as you please. It even meant the chance of getting a job...

Racing a train can throw you off track

Heading up to the cottage each year means we tend to drive on a variety of different roadways; some city roads, freeways and highways. With the secondary highways often come railway crossings. In Canada, roughly...

Should the minimum driving age change?

It’s getting close to that time of my life; my son is almost old enough to get his driver’s license. He still has to go almost a year before he can do his written test,...