By Sean W Collisions can be unnerving for several reasons. Assuming you are not one of the people in the crash itself, there are ways in which you should still be handling situations involving car crashes, large or small.
By Nero Towards the end of my summer stint with Teens Learn To Drive I booked a trip that was a combination wedding/min-vacation to Bermuda. We touched down on a beautiful morning, armed with an activity-packed itinerary. First on the list was a scooter (moped) day, exploring the island.
By Rosie P. I have a provisional license, so I’m allowed to drive on highways, but the thought of merging into fast-moving traffic, dealing with huge tractor trailers, missing my exit or changing lanes at 100 kph (60 MPH) scared me. So I avoided the freeways and took the long, scenic routes instead.
By Naeema Bawa While drinking and driving is the subject of great attention and concern, driving under the influence of other drugs, especially marijuana, is hardly discussed at all. Driving high IS driving impaired, but is not covered by “Don’t drink and drive”, even though it should be. According to a national study by the […]
By Nero S. Have you ever texted while watching television only to realize you have no idea what is going on in the show? Or how about had a conversation on the phone while driving only to hang up your call and realize you don’t remember half your drive? Both of these questions and tasks […]
By Anna K. What are the three things you need to survive? Food, water and sleep! Sleep? Yes sleep. Sleep as a factor for life was never really something I’ve thought about, but it does make sense. We need sleep to function. Without sleep we can’t concentrate as well, react as quickly, process information properly, […]
By Rosie P. When I turned 21, I decided that it was finally time to learn how to drive. I was so excited to start driving school, because it meant I was progressing towards becoming an independent driver and could finally have an experienced driver teach me all I needed to know about the road. […]
By Sean W. Have you ever been driving and signaled, only to have the cars around you notice, speed up and make an effort to block you out? If not, you probably haven’t been driving more than a week. That or you don’t use a turn signal which is an obvious poor choice for numerous […]
By Sean W. Practicing with a certified driving instructor is undeniably a smart thing to do prior to the road test. That said, doing that alone will not give you enough experience for everyday driving. The reason is because many instructors focus on the skills you’ll need to pass the test – which are good […]
by Cassie Davidson When I came to the GTA for my summer job, the prospect of driving in the city was not one that I was looking forward to. Coming from a very small town in Ontario, congested roads, switching lanes, endless construction and impatient drivers were not part of my daily routine and I wasn’t […]