February can be a gloomy month, the glow of the holidays is behind us, the well intentions of our resolutions may have weakened in resolve, and it’s the final stretch of a long winter. Looking on the positive side, it’s also the shortest month of the year, the days are becoming brighter, and Spring is a month away. For some, Winter can be particularly difficult with the stress of the holidays, bills, and shorter day light hours. The latter can be very difficult for those who
Resolve to be a better driver in 2017
1. NO MORE SPEEDING Driving is a complex and high risk activity. Over the last 50 years, more than 110,000 Canadians have lost their lives on the road. More than 85% of these collisions were avoidable. This is a mind boggling number that should inspire serious contemplation of the decisions we make on the road, particularly when it comes to our driving habits and behaviors. Speeding is a form of aggressive driving that is responsible for over 27% of fatalities in collisions
Don't go skidding my way
skid verb gerund or present participle: skidding 1. (of a vehicle) slide, typically sideways or obliquely, on slippery ground or as a result of stopping or turning too quickly. "the taxicab skidded to a halt" 2. fasten a skid to (a wheel) as a brake. Skidding on an icy road is everyone’s fear. We don’t feel as much in control driving in winter conditions, and we know that our wheels may not have the same good traction on a sheet of ice as they do on a dry road in the
Have a Spectacular 2017!
A New Year is here, and from all of us at DriveWise we hope it's going to be a spectacular year. We resolve to help you be a better driver and continue to get you and yours home safely. Photos from our December 2016 Road Rally: