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Summer Road Safety Tips For Drivers With Kids At Home

Summer Road Safety Tips For Drivers With Kids At Home

During the summer, the temperature inside a closed vehicle can be lethal. If it’s 32°C outside, the temperature inside a car can go from 26-55°C in less than 15 minutes. To put this into perspective, the hottest day on record in Canada was 45°C. Extreme summer heat...

Emergency Preparedness Behind the Wheel

Emergency Preparedness Behind the Wheel

Anything can happen when you’re on the road during any time of year. That’s why it’s important to be prepared! Whether it’s a flat tire, inclement weather or a medical emergency, there are several items you should keep in your car in case of any unexpected...

Ramp Safety Fact Sheet

Ramp Safety Fact Sheet

Fuel trucks invariably have a high centre of gravity and are prone to rollover Always check mirrors before slowing To control the inertia and centrifugal forces speed must be slowed to a safe speed for that particular ramp Safe speed varies, depending on ramp...

Road Safety Tip: Remember to do a Circle Check

Road Safety Tip: Remember to do a Circle Check

It's essential to remember to perform a circle check before starting your journey. A circle check, also known as a pre-trip inspection, involves visually inspecting your vehicle to ensure it is in proper working condition. Circle check is one of the best ways to...

Protecting Vulnerable Road Users

Protecting Vulnerable Road Users

The term vulnerable road user has become quite common in the last few years, but how is one defined? According to Transport Canada Road Safety in Canada report, a vulnerable road user is one whom "is vulnerable by virtue of their lack of protection if struck by a...

Winter has arrived

Winter has arrived

Being in Canada, we are no strangers to the cold and inclement winter driving conditions. The first major snow fall of the year has hit the Barrie area (our head office/hometown) with snow squall warnings in effect across the Simcoe Region. To many students' chagrin...