Remember, lack of attention at the wheel can be lethal

May was road-safety month, a well-intentioned attempt to remind people of the importance of the rules of the road. Less than two months later, after being cut off twice on my motorcycle and having seen some crazy mistakes, I’ll echo that safety comes from not only following rules, but avoiding distracted driving. Distracted drivers are dangerous drivers. The Ministry of …

Share the road…It’s the law

There is a whole section in the driver’s handbook written on “sharing the road with other road users” (Section 2.3.2), and yet, I am keenly aware that it isn’t going so well out there. So far in July I’ve noticed two collisions reported in the paper between bicycles and automobiles. In the first incident reported on July 5 by the …

Maybe an expiration date is needed

Are your tires tired? Check the date of manufacture to know for sure By looking at the calendar, taking off my snow tires seems long overdue. However, Mother Nature appears to be taunting us, especially those in southern Ontario. Several weeks ago, I pulled my tires out of the shed, but the snow ast week I walked past the pile …