By Emily C. Biker safety month 2017 takes place between May 29th and the end of June. Since there is much controversy in the area of bikes and vehicles sharing the road together, Ontario is taking on the Biker Safety Month initiative. Not only is this for adult bikers sharing the road with vehicles, […]
By Emily C. “Look both ways when you cross the street!” is a phrase we have all been familiar with since we were little. Seems pretty simple. But the statistics for pedestrian injuries and fatalities is high even knowing this simple task. Approximately 4100 pedestrians died in the US in 2009 – that’s one every […]
By Kaaleen J. For as long as I can remember my grandfather has rarely warn a seatbelt. Whether it was a long road trip to Niagara Falls, a short drive over to the convenience store to buy a lottery ticket he would almost never wear it. When I was young I learned about what could happen if […]
By Jasmine R. There are plenty of misconceptions when it comes to our ability to multi-task. In fact we really don’t do two things at once – we just switch our focus from one task to the other. Have you ever tried to have a conversation while applying mascara? I have… and failed. I end up looking […]
By Emily C. Road trips are incredible amounts of fun! You get to go on an adventure with friends/family to a new or traditional destination, have no worries, make lots of fun memories, and just go with the flow. But, it’s all fun and games until you’re not prepared and something unexpected happens. When people […]
By: Billy K. I used to use my car as a mobile closet since I sometimes need to change into my work clothes after school. Naturally, I often forget to bring home some articles of clothing along with pens, bags, water bottles and a multitude of other items. Eventually all my forgotten items end up piled in the […]
By Diana R. Confidence. A quality that all parents strive to encourage for their teens, and yet one of the most dangerous qualities you can have as a pedestrian is confidence. When a pedestrian is too confident about their position on the street, they often make dangerous decisions. Actions such as crossing the street while […]
Cutting people off, flipping the bird, and screaming out of the window these are all signs of road rage and unfortunately these are a few of my boyfriend’s driving habits. I never understood why he would get so upset and feel the need to do such things. How would yelling out the window affect the […]
Many parents are encouraging their teens to wait until 18 to learn to drive but is that really the best approach? The answer is simple.
It bothers me when people fight new laws just for the sake of it. Some laws are really there to save lives and isn’t that a good thing?