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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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Getting There Safely – Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian safety is something everyone needs to learn. We start by teaching our children to look both ways when crossing the street. We even have them walk with their arm out, indicating their desire to…


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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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Dangers of the Parallel Park

The greatest fear of many students preparing for their class five GDL road test is the dreaded parallel park. This maneuver isn’t that difficult and certainly isn’t dangerous. Despite this, parallel parking still insights fear…


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Roundabouts aka Traffic Circle Rules

D2L Driver Education offers in-car refresher lessons to those who are uncertain how to navigate roundabouts. Call 587-877-2846 for more details.  For many drivers, the rules of the traffic circle are unclear. New (and old)…


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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…


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Winter tires, are they necessary?

The title of this article may seem a bit redundant, of course winter tires are the best tire for winter driving. However, there are many who do not choose to run winter tires on their…