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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 […]
October 23, 2022

Bright Ideas for Driving at Night

The third week in September marked the official start of fall and noticeably shorter days. That means many of us will driving in the dark more […]
October 23, 2022

Using HOV Lanes

Vehicles containing more people than just the driver are a relative rarity on our highways. Some estimates place them at less than 10% of the total […]
September 26, 2022

The Invisible Pedestrian

The Invisible Pedestrian On a morning walk I found myself facing a young woman across a busy intersection while we waited for the traffic signal to […]
September 26, 2022

Red Means Stop, But Not Always Stay

Here’s an interesting question from the DriveSmartBC inbox: There is a mid-block pedestrian controlled traffic light in our neighborhood and drivers frequently proceed through it after […]
September 26, 2022

Maintaining Proper Lane Position

Are some of us such poor drivers that we can’t even stay between the lines on the highway? I was driving home and met a pickup […]
August 20, 2022

Never Loan Your Vehicle to Anyone

Ever wonder if or even why you should Never loan Your Vehicle? Could you possibly advise us on how best to handle international visitors using our […]
August 20, 2022

How to Make a Safe Lane Change

I watched a particularly foolish driver the other afternoon who decided to cross over two lanes of traffic in order to prepare for a left turn […]