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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.

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Stopped Emergency Vehicles

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

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Putting an End to Distracted Driving

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

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The Acid Test

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

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R.I.D.E. Spot Checks

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

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School Bus Back-To-School Refresher

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

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Winter Driving Tips

Understand the special conditions that put drivers at risk during the winter.

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Traffic Roundabouts

Roundabouts are becoming more common in Canada, and they really aren’t complicated.

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Distracted Driver Warning

The results of using a cell phone while driving are just a frightening as impaired driving.

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Adjust Your Sideview Mirrors

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

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Child Car Seat Safety

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

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Snowbirds Who Choose to Drive South

Southbound drivers know the routine, but a safety review can help to smooth the way.

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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.

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