The Council on Aging of Ottawa

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Older Drivers

Driving Tip of the Month

Presented by the Older Driver Sub Committee

Monthly Driving Tip – When you come across a stopped school bus
When you come across a stopped school bus with the stop arm activated and lights flashing (see photo),...
Monthly Driving Tip #7 If your Vehicle Starts to Skid
Take your foot off accelerator pedal at once. Don’t brake unless it is absolutely necessary. Steer in...
Monthly Driving Tip #6 Know your Vehicle
How well do you know your vehicle? It’s getting darker earlier making it more important than ever...
Monthly Driving Tip #5 - Positioning of Side Mirror
Side Mirrors How is your view of the road? Properly positioned mirrors can significantly reduce your...
Driving Tip of the Month # 4 - Steering Wheel Adjustment
Next time you’re in your vehicle take a look at the tilt of your steering wheel. For the air bag...
Driving Tip of the Month #3 Yield to Cyclists
Yield to cyclists. You’ve seen these signs on roads with bike lanes or cycle tracks. When you’re...