Some of the students from the May 2017 class pose with Chase McAllister. Mike was thrilled to have Chase and his mother attend the class to receive a donation totaling $695.00 to help Chase and his family through his rehabilitation.
Congratulations to Ian Town, our July 21-24, 2016 course 50/50 draw winner. Ian is shown receiving a check from Sharon for 1/2 of the course fees. One student in ten has a chance to win 1/2 of their course fee back. Just one of the fun things that we do during our training classes.
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 […]
In a previous article I mentioned that distracted driving is the most deadly killer in Ontario. This is more now than drinking or speeding. Drivers have been banned since 2009 from using mobile devices behind the wheel unless they are hands free. Drivers can be fined upwards of $280.00 if caught violating this law. Legislation […]
Distracted Driving Statistics Are Alarming Although 99% of drivers think that they drive safely, most of that number admit to doing things that are classified as “distracting” while behind the wheel. Seventy Six percent of people ate while driving, and fifty four percent talk on phones, or worse yet, text. Every day, I see drivers […]
Terrific April Fool’s joke…driving instructor style! Remember worrying about the 1st in-car lesson with a new student who is a total driving newbie? They turn on the wipers when trying to shift gears? What do you do? Usually you would take them to a secluded parking lot right? Well, have a look at this: This […]
When encountering emergency vehicles parked on the shoulder of a highway with their lights flashing, it is the law that you must move over one lane. If you are unable to do so, then you must slow down significantly and try to stay as far from the parked vehicle that your lane allows. See the […]
According to a study done in the United Kingdom, using driving simulators, it was found that older drivers are much more likely than younger drivers to veer out of their lane while texting. This was a surprise to the researchers who had thought that younger drivers would be more susceptible to distractions of this nature. […]
Many new drivers fall into the trap of signing up at non-MTO approved driving schools thinking that somehow it will save them money. This is false economy because: They are unlikely to get good quality instruction They cannot get any discounts from their car insurance company Both of these are very important. If a driving […]
Distracted driving is killing more and more people every day. During our driver training sessions, we stress the importance of ignoring phones (even hands free phones), and keeping music turned down so you can hear the sounds around you. All drivers, no matter how experienced, are distracted by passengers or by cellphones. For new drivers, […]