Driving awareness



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Young Driver Awareness Month

May is Young Driver Awareness Month For young people, teens especially, driving means freedom. Teens, as well, have a profound sense of invincibility. When invincibility and freedom are combined the result can be deadly. Of course…


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Zone Versus Area

  Zone Versus Area Driving is like reading a book. If we want to really understand the book we must read carefully for detail. If we want to understand what is really going on when we…



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Motorcycles are back!

It’s spring and motorcycles are back! However, with the mild winter we have had, in some locations, they haven’t left. Drivers now have to get used to seeing us on the road again. Recognizing that…


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How to avoid rear end collisions

It is really quite easy to avoid rear end collisions. Despite this fact, of the 7058 reportable injury collisions in Alberta in 2014, 3457 were the result of following too close. Most drivers are taught…


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School Bus Safety

Considering their cargo, school bus safety should be at the forefront of everyone’s mind when they are driving. It is a sad state we are in when our business of life and haste is more important…


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Stop Means Stop

Does Stop Means Stop? Not to everyone. A police officer noticed a vehicle roll through a stop sign so he decided to pull the driver over. As he approached the vehicle the driver rolled down…


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Following Distance versus Visual Lead Time

One of the often confused concepts amongst young drivers is following distance versus visual lead time. Following distance refers to the space cushion between you and the vehicle in front. Having enough space allows a person…