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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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Dangers of Fatigued Driving

We hear about the dangers of impaired and distracted driving but we don’t hear about the dangers of fatigued driving nearly as often. How serious is fatigued driving? According to the Canada Safety Council, “fatigue…


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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…