Category Archives: Safe Driving
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 […]
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.”
Ministry of Transportation - New Traffic Rules for 2018
Beginning on January 1, 2018, the following changes to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) came into force. For the future toll Highway 418 which joins the 407 to the 401 between Oshawa and Bowmanville, these include: • Drivers with a G1 licence will be restricted from driving on the new highway • Bicycles, wheelchairs, and […]
Please Do Not Text and Drive!
We stress this in all of our courses, but it always bears repeating. PLEASE DO NOT TEXT AND DRIVE!!!
2015 Christmas Draw Won By Morgan Clapp
Sharon from Mike Fisher’s Driving School presents a check to Morgan Clapp, the winner of our 2015 Christmas draw. Morgan received 50% off on her training fee, and immediately went shopping after class. Congratulations to Morgan and all of our other winners in 2015.
Ontario Drivers Will See Changes in 2016
2016 will introduce some driving changes, and of course, some fee increases for Ontario Drivers. Rules of The Road Changes for Drivers: Starting January 1, 2016, drivers must remain stopped at a pedestrian or school crossing until everyone is off the road. Conversely, pedestrians are not allowed to step onto the roadway at any of […]
Ontario Passes Improved Road Safety Legislation - June 2, 2015
Press Release “New Rules Will Help Reduce Collisions, Injuries and Fatalities” June 2, 2015 12:30 P.M. – Ministry of Transportation(MTO). Today, Ontario passed the “Making Ontario’s Roads Safer” Act to help make Ontario’s roads among the safest in Canada and the United States. In order to reduce collisions, injuries and fatalities on Ontario’s roads, the […]