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January 26, 2023

Hitch Mounted Bike Racks

I have a question about rear hitch mounted bike racks which are readily available in stores. We use one with 4 bikes on it for our […]
January 26, 2023

Trade Your Ticket for Driver Training

“You don’t care about safety! All you guys want to do is suck money out of my pocket!” Here was a speeder that was very definite […]
January 26, 2023

What is a Traffic Control Device?

Amid the chaos of a collision scene came a call over my police radio: “Grab that vehicle, it just drove around the cones and into oncoming […]
January 26, 2023

Overdriving Low Beam Headlights

Have you ever given any thought to how far you can see at night as you are driving along down the highway? High beam headlights seem […]
December 12, 2022

Speed Limits

A reader asks: “If the posted speed limits on our roadways are not just suggestions, why are they not enforced? If we are permitted to drive […]
December 12, 2022

Tire Inflation

When was the last time you checked the air in your vehicle’s tires? Do you own a tire gauge? Do you know what the proper inflation […]
December 12, 2022

The Spare Tire

Have you checked your vehicle’s spare tire recently? Depending on your vehicle you may have a full size spare, a temporary spare or no spare at […]
November 14, 2022

Road Rage

Wikipedia defines road rage as “aggressive or angry behavior exhibited by motorists.” Robert asked me to write about it after reading last week’s article on aggressive […]
November 14, 2022

Driver Perception and Reaction Times

I usually talk about driver perception and reaction times in relation to using a signal light but it applies equally well to many other areas of […]
November 14, 2022

Yellow Ribbons Mean The Crash Has Been Checked

When winter weather turned bad suddenly I would often find my shift was a busy one, driving from vehicle to vehicle in the ditch at the […]
October 25, 2022

Aggressive Driving

A good definition of an aggressive driver is “an individual committing a combination of moving traffic offences so as to endanger other persons or property.” Do […]
October 23, 2022

Heavy Truck Tipovers

I’ve noticed something that concerns me in my travels lately, and that is the single long, narrow, curved tire marks that begin about two thirds of […]