What skills will you be tested on to pass your G2 test?

Are you prepared to drive with a full license? First, you must pass the driving exam, which is easier said than done. Many people must retake the practical driving exam several times before receiving their provisional license. If you are getting ready to take your driving abilities to a service center, you might be wondering […]

Adventures in Teen Driving

How do you actually teach a teen to drive? Think about it. We’ve been at it for a while. Driving is a learned skill that takes lots of practice (far more than the 50 hours required in my home of Illinois, and many other states). It’s a continual learning process because roadway situations and the driving […]

Tips to Avoid Drowsy Driving

Drive only when rested. Don’t take the wheel if you feel fatigued, no matter when or where you are driving. Have some sleep or exercise first, avoid or delay the trip, or let a rested person drive. Keep your mind alert. Listen to talk shows or up-tempo music. Try to have company on long trips. […]

Drowsy Driving

Tips to avoid Drowsy Driving Get plenty of rest Avoid heavy meals before driving Drive defensively look out for other drivers who may be drowsy Ask your passenger to stay awake After every 3 consistent hours of driving take 15-20min breaks At rest stops get out of the vehicle Get fresh air

Car Insurance Tips

Car Insurance Tips for Young Drivers Financial Services Commission of Ontario As a young driver, here are a few tips on getting the best rate for you: Take a driver-training course that is recognized by your insurance company. Consider gaining experience as a named occasional driver under the insurance policy of a parent or guardian, […]

Winter Driving Tips

Be prepared for winter driving! Check your vehicle Get your vehicle winter-ready with a maintenance check-up. Carry an ice scraper and washer fluid effective to -40oC. Keep your fuel tank at least half full. Consider installing four winter tires. You’re eligible for an auto insurance discount if you use them! Plan ahead, use your judgment […]

Federal government petitioned to change impaired driving laws

LONDON, ONT. — Janet Thomson was hit by a drunk driver on her way home from work in southwestern Ontario over 15 years ago. “I was hit in 2005, head on,” says Thomson. “I suffered a life-sustaining back injury where I have to get nerve blocks, steroid epidurals, put medication into my body that otherwise […]