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Monthly Driving Tip #7 If your Vehicle Starts to Skid

December 5, 2018

Take your foot off accelerator pedal at once. Don’t brake unless it is absolutely necessary. Steer in the direction you want the car to go (the direction the rear end of the car is skidding) This tip is brought to you by the  Older Driver Sub Committee. Ask the expert: You have a pressing question […]

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INFO-FLASH News 2018-11-05

November 27, 2018
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INFO-FLASH News 2018-11-19

November 27, 2018
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Monthly Driving Tip #6 Know your Vehicle

November 21, 2018

How well do you know your vehicle? It’s getting darker earlier making it more important than ever to check that all your lights are working. Take the time with your vehicle and your vehicle manual to get to know the different symbols in your car and what they do. This tip is brought to you […]

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Monthly Driving Tip #5 – Positioning of Side Mirror

October 9, 2018

Side Mirrors How is your view of the road? Properly positioned mirrors can significantly reduce your blind spots and glare, while also making it safer and easier to make lane changes and merging into traffic. Learn how to properly adjust your mirrors by attending a CarFit session, and reviewing the “Driving at Night” section of […]

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INFO-FLASH News 2018-09-27

September 30, 2018
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Driving Tip of the Month #4 – Steering Wheel Adjustment

September 6, 2018

Next time you’re in your vehicle take a look at the tilt of your steering wheel. For the air bag to properly protect you in a crash, the centre of your steering wheel should be aimed at your chest.  After making this adjustment make sure you have a clear view of your dashboard. This tip […]

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Driving Tip of the Month # 4 – Steering Wheel Adjustment

September 6, 2018

Next time you’re in your vehicle take a look at the tilt of your steering wheel. For the air bag to properly protect you in a crash, the centre of your steering wheel should be aimed at your chest.  After making this adjustment make sure you have a clear view of your dashboard. This tip […]

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Driving Tip of the Month #3 Yield to Cyclists

August 8, 2018

Yield to cyclists. You’ve seen these signs on roads with bike lanes or cycle tracks. When you’re turning right on to a road, make sure to check your blind spots for cyclists. Do you know your signs? Check out the Ministry of Transportation’s signs handbook. These driving tips are brought to you by the Older Driver […]

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Driving Tip of the Month #2 Checking your car fit

July 16, 2018

Join us at a CarFit event to see how you can better fit in your vehicle. For the air bag to properly protect you in a crash, you should be at least 10 inches away from the steering wheel.  Next time you’re in your vehicle take a look at how far your chest is away […]

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