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Safe Driving Tips


Distracted Driver Warning

Reaching for that cell phone while driving doesn’t feel as socially unacceptable as driving while impaired, but the results are just as frightening.

Currently, more collisions, injuries and roadway deaths are attributed to distracted driving than are attributed to driving while impaired by alcohol. The impact on your driving while using a device like your cell phone is complex. But thankfully, the solution is simple.


The Acid Test

When should a senior driver hang up the keys? Here are some points to consider.


Adjust Your Sideview Mirrors

Just minor adjustments to your mirrors will result in many important safety benefits.


R.I.D.E. Spot Checks

Make transportation plans and think about a safe approach to R.I.D.E. spot checks.


Putting an End to Distracted Driving

Distracted drivers on the road can be as dangerous as drivers who are impaired.


Stopped Emergency Vehicles

When traffic allows, drivers must change lanes to give room to emergency vehicles.


Motorcycle Group Riding

Before you hit the open road, review a few commonly overlooked safety issues.


Child Car Seat Safety

A few practical tips can help a good driver transport children in a safe manner.


School Bus Back-To-School Refresher

Be extra careful and obey the laws to avoid a traffic violation or school bus collision.


These safety tips are for informational purposes only. Following them may decrease, but will not eliminate, risk of loss. Neither The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. or The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. shall be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any use of these tips.

  • We are very proud to work with retired Police Sergeant Bob Paterson, and help promote his tireless efforts on behalf of the personal safety and security of all Canadians 50-plus. Like Sergeant Bob, your protection is our priority.


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