Driving high: How marijuana impairs driving

National Safe Driving Week (December 1-7) is here, and Young Drivers of Canada will be joining the Canadian Safety council to promote safe driving habits. As Canadians prepare for the legalization of marijuana – and a possible increase in cannabis use among Canadians – it’s important to understand the dangers of driving while under the […]

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National Teen Driver Safety Week: What you should know

What it’s all about For the fifth year in a row, Young Drivers of Canada will be joining community organizations across Canada to promote National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW). Designed to create awareness of the safety issues facing teen drivers and to promote a proactive solution to those challenges, NTDSW will run from October […]

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Distracted Driving and Winter Driving Conditions

Don’t Text and Drive in Winter Conditions Distracted driving continues to dominate the headlines and for good reasons. Today, there are more vehicle fatalities and crashes as a result of distracted driving than of impaired driving. Smartphones have enabled drivers to become distracted at an unprecedented level, resulting in an alarming amount of deaths linked […]

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How to Avoid Distracted Driving

Drivers Can Avoid Distracted Driving The National Highway Transportation Highway Safety Administration confirmed that In 2014 more than 3,100 people died as a result of distracted driving. Although there are many types of distractions drivers face while driving, the most dangerous is texting. Texting is extremely dangerous because it takes the eyes off the road […]

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Canadian Weather Includes Driving In Freezing Rain

How to Tackle Driving in Freezing Rain Winter in Canada is inevitable and so is the possibility of driving in freezing rain conditions. With temperatures fluctuating around the freezing point, there is a strong possibility of freezing rain conditions developing. This year, many parts of Canada have experienced several bouts of freezing rain and if […]

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