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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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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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Distracted Driving

According to police forces around the country, distracted driving is now at epidemic proportions. Distracted driving is now the new impaired driving causing as many or more deaths than drinking and driving. Behaviour modification isn’t…


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Fine for Texting

Recently the fine for texting and driving in Alberta has increased. The fine has gone from $172 to $287 and, as of January 1, 2016, three demerit points have also been added. Other provinces have…


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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…