Category: Proactive driving

How to save a buck…or a doe

As drivers we always have to be on the lookout for other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists. In other words; all other road users. Sometimes we forget about the other road users – wildlife. Thousands and...

How distracted driving really affects your abilities

As written for The Insurance Bureau of Canada. Please visit their blog; Remember as a kid you kept hearing the same things from your parents over and over again? The interesting thing is after some...

Let the kids enjoy Halloween – drive safely…if you need to drive

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. Growing up, there are a few times of the year that kids really enjoy. Christmas, birthdays and of course, Halloween makes the list. Let’s not...

Why would I check my mirror? I’ve already been there.

Let’s face it; we tend to look at ourselves in the mirror. It’s not really about being vain. It’s more like wanting to know that you look presentable without having any food still stuck in...

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...

When did blocking drivers become a driving skill?

Ever since I was a kid I was taught manners. I was encouraged to say please and thank you and hold the door open for the next person. It’s something I also have taught my...

Listen to them…they might actually know something

Listen to them…they might actually know something

Anytime you share information with someone and they benefit from it, it seems to make it worthwhile. For all of the years I’ve volunteered coaching sports or working with Scouts Canada, it all seems worthwhile....

The smart way to safely deal with school buses

The smart way to safely deal with school buses

As written for The Insurance Hunters. Please visit their blog. Remember the saying “You can’t see the forest because of the trees”? I think that’s very true for many drivers throughout our community when it...