Driving Tip: Always Use Your Headlights In Tunnels
Ever noticed the sign on the highway advising you to turn on your headlights thru the tunnel? This is not necessarily only so your lights may illuminate the road for you; although yes this is a very smart idea when driving anywhere your…
Important! Space Management And Defensive Driving
Firstly, cars are moving things and can be timed. Time things so that you are not driving in the blind spot of another vehicle, nor right beside them. These situations are dangerous because drivers do not have escape routes (extra space) and possibly can…
Epic Guide To Turning Right on a Red Light When Driving
Question: Say I’m coming to a intersection and making a right turn on red. After stopping at the stop line can I slowly start to creep forward? Can I slowly start to turn the car to the right? Or must I stay behind the stop…
Why Do We Yield to the Right – Not the Left – When Driving?
Why do we yield to the right and not the left? Why, Why, WHY!? For example, say you have a 4-way stop and these two vehicles stop at the same time, and both want to go straight. If we yield to…
Vehicle Colour and Collision Statistics
Did you know that the colour of your car could have an affect on your risk of a collision? Research has been varied and generally inconclusive and/or unavailable in Canada, but several common trends have been noted in different studies: Black Cars …
How To Tell If The Traffic Light Will Change To Yellow Soon When Driving
Fresh Green Traffic Light A Fresh light is a green light you know for sure is going to stay green. The only way to be 100% certain is to see the pedestrian “Walk” signal advising the pedestrians that they may start walking across the…
Before Driving – PLEASE – Walk Around Your Vehicle The Correct Way!
If you will be reversing Check behind your car beforehand. If you will be driving forwards Walk around the front of the vehicle. Make sure 4 tires are correctly inflated (not flat), the path between the tires…
The Ultimate Winter Road Trip Checklist for Your Winter Driving Adventures
Winter road trips can be challenging and unpredictable. Be prepared by following these tips: Tires – #1: use winter tires, 4 of them, and check the pressure (info on your door jamb). Even if it’s not snowing, winter tires offer better…
Safe Guidelines For Driving In The Lane or Back Ally
Unless posted, the speed limit here is maximum 20 km/hr. Entrances to lanes, parking lots, and driveways are legally treated much more like a private driveway than an intersection. This means drivers exiting the lane are required to completely stop their vehicle before the…
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