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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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Properly Installed Car Seats

March is occupant restraint safety month and one of the most important aspects of this is having properly installed car seats for infants, toddlers and young children. It is the driver of the vehicle who…


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Seatbelt Safety – What you need to know.

    Seatbelt safety is something that children learn the first moment they enter a vehicle. Most people over 40 years of age likely remember bouncing around, unbuckled, in the back seat of their parents…


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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…