Safe Driving Tips
SAFE DRIVING UPDATE
Avoid Intersection Related Collisions Caused by “A-Pillar” Blind Spots
An A-Pillar is the roof support structure on both sides of a windshield. They vary in size and angle, but all have the potential to obscure your sightlines.
CHECK ONCE - CHECK TWICE! Get in the habit of making a secondary check. This will help ensure that anything or anyone crossing in front of you that is momentarily hidden by your A-Pillars will be more likely to reveal itself before you accelerate forward.
Stopped Emergency Vehicles
When traffic allows, drivers must change lanes to give room to emergency vehicles.
Putting an End to Distracted Driving
Distracted drivers on the road can be as dangerous as drivers who are impaired.
The Acid Test
When should a senior driver hang up the keys? Here are some points to consider.
R.I.D.E. Spot Checks
Make transportation plans and think about a safe approach to R.I.D.E. spot checks.
School Bus Back-To-School Refresher
Be extra careful and obey the laws to avoid a traffic violation or school bus collision.
Winter Driving Tips
Understand the special conditions that put drivers at risk during the winter.
Roundabouts are becoming more common in Canada, and they really aren’t complicated.
Distracted Driver Warning
The results of using a cell phone while driving are just a frightening as impaired driving.
Adjust Your Sideview Mirrors
Just minor adjustments to your mirrors will result in many important safety benefits.
Child Car Seat Safety
A few practical tips can help a good driver transport children in a safe manner.
Snowbirds Who Choose to Drive South
Southbound drivers know the routine, but a safety review can help to smooth the way.
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.