My name is Mike Fisher.
I am a long time driving instructor, and I own Mike Fisher’s Driving School.
I have also spent many years as a Health and Safety Instructor.
In this blog, I hope to pass along some of the safety tips and driving tips and techniques that I have learned over the years as a Health and Safety Instructor, while driving, and training driving students.
Please read and send me any feedback or questions via the site contact form.
2021 Driving School Gold Winner of the Peterborough Community Votes Campaign
We just received this Email from “CommunityVotes Peterborough”, and needless to say we are very pleased that our hard work in the our area has been recognized: Congratulations Mike Fisher’s Driving School! You won! The CommunityVotes Peterborough 2021 Campaign is now complete! This year’s campaign hosted thousands of nominations and votes cast by members […]
Speed Trap Cameras Launched July 6, 2020 In Toronto
The City of Toronto has installed 50 automated speed enforcement cameras and have begun issuing tickets to drivers who speed as of July 6, 2020. The cameras are primarily in neighbourhoods which feature community safety zones, schools, and other areas the city where drivers are prone to speed. Signs are posted advising motorists when they […]
Happy New Year 2020
Happy New Year to all our past and future students. We want to take this time to thank everyone for their support. We especially want to thank our former students for their continued referrals of friends and family members. Word of mouth is the best sort of review that any business can attain, and we […]
Lazy Driver Endangers People on The 401
When it is winter in Ontario, it is very important to wipe the snow from your vehicle. Not just he windows, but also the hood, the roof and the back. In the following video, you can see what happens when you do not clear the snow from your roof. This driver had snow on his […]
Self Driving Cars are Being Tested in Ontario
Be aware that testing of automated cars is now legal in Ontario. The rules are pretty strict at present, so do not expect to see a lot of these vehicles on Ontario roads in the short term. In the same legislation, it is now legal to use “level 3” automated cars on Ontario highways. These […]
Mandatory Alcohol Breath Tests Have Begun for Drivers in Canada
Alcohol and driving does not mix. Too many people have been killed by alcohol related traffic accidents, so now the government has finally upped the ante to try to put a stop to the practice of drinking and driving once and for all. As of December 18, 2018, those drivers—or any driver busted under such […]
High Speed Police Chase in Pickering Ontario - Sunday December 16, 2018 at 2:40 AM
The Durham helicopter filmed street racers doing donuts in an intersection in the early morning hours. You can see someone in the middle of the intersection filming the event. Two cars broke away from the race when they realized that police were coming. The police helicopter had absolutely no problems following the car. Even though […]
Creepy Carnival 2018
Mike Fisher’s Driving School was proud to support “Creepy Carnival” 2018 last Wednesday, October 31, 2018 5:00 PM 8:00 PM at the Knights of Columbus Centre on Spencer Street. Lots of fun for the family.
What Does Legalizing Pot Mean For Ontario Drivers?
With the legalization of Cannabis in Canada, there are some significant changes to driving laws. The Feds have passed bill C-46 which outlines new regulations with respect to having THC in your system when driving. 1) 2 to 5 nanograms per milliliter in your blood while driving is treated as a summary offense with fines […]
A Major Ice Storm Proves That Our Students and Instructors Are Motivated
“Some of our April 2018 Class that braved the Ice Storm and made it to our Driver Training.”