On Saturday November 19th, the DriveWise team transformed into Team Canada for our Hockey Themed Float in this year's Santa Claus Parade in our hometown of Barrie, Ontario. We are a proudly Canadian company, and clearly enjoy our nation's national sport. The weather was temperamental with rain for most of the day, with the parade starting in a mild clearing, and ending with freezing rain! Still, nothing could dampen our spirits or the enthusiasm of the crowds eagerly watching
On November 10th, DriveWise teamed up with Halton Regional Police in Burlington during Crime Prevention Week in Ontario to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. We set up a display in the Burlington Mall and invited the public to take the drivers seat behind the wheel of our simulator. The catch? they had to text while driving the second time around. Our state of the art virtual simulator is designed to provide a realistic simulation of the hazards one face
Confidence is a crucial skill to have in life. It is a state of being in which you trust in your ability to make the right actions and decisions. It is important to have confidence in order to be effective in a leadership role. Or in any role that requires you to contribute and make decisions that will affect yourself and others. Whether as family members, co-workers, employers, or friends, we are required to exercise our confidence in some measure every day.
DriveWise had the pleasure and privilege of participating in the Institute for Performance and Learning's Conference earlier this month. In addition to being an exhibitor, and our CEO being a session speaker, we were also honoured with a Special Recognition Award. It is the second year in a row that we have receive recognition from the Institute and we pride ourselves on continuously improving and implementing sound training and development principles. The Basic Driving Instr