Nighttime Nightmare

I live in the country where there are no street lights and visibility is low when driving at night. Earlier this summer I was driving down a back road around 10pm when out of nowhere there was parked black car in the middle of the road right in front of me. I had to slam […]

Planning Ahead

In 2017 I was in a one-vehicle collision when my car hit some loose gravel and slid into a ditch. Thankfully my husband has always made me keep the contact information of our preferred towing company in my car with me, because the towing company that was called by police was way too expensive and […]

Who Cleans A Collision Site?

The site of a vehicle collision is typically left littered with debris such as shattered glass or pieces of metal from the broken and damaged cars. Commonly, the major pieces from the collision will be taken by towing services, but have you ever wondered who cleans up the remaining debris that is left on the […]

Blind Spot Blunder

I had just gotten a brand new car that had a built in blind spot detection system. I loved this feature of the car because it made me feel even safer when driving, but eventually it turned me into a lazy driver. I got so used to relying on the blind spot detection system that […]

Items To Keep In Your Car Emergency Kit

You can never be too prepared in the case of a vehicle collision.  When it comes to driving, you should always expect the unexpected, and prepare in advance to handle any emergency situation that you may encounter. There are several emergency items you may not have thought of that would be very useful during a […]

Parking Lot Vandalism

I parked my car overnight in my neighbourhood. When I returned to my car, I noticed scratches all over the driver side and damage to my front bumper. My car had been keyed and hit with a solid object (maybe with a car). I called my insurance and had a police report done. It took […]

Long Weekend Driving Do’s And Don’ts

As exciting as the long weekend is, it can be a risky time for drivers. Cottage country, heavy traffic and hot weather are all components of the long weekend that drivers should be made aware of. Follow these long weekend do’s and don’ts to make for a safe and happy long weekend!

Protecting Our Roads and Drivers

I was leaving the bar with some friends after calling a cab service to take us all home. While waiting for the cab to arrive, I noticed someone from the bar was outside fumbling with their keys and struggling to unlock their car. I knew that the person had been drinking and I chose to […]

What To Do If Your Car Catches Fire

Dealing with vehicle collisions and repairs are typically seen as less-than-ideal for most drivers, but a vehicle catching on fire would be a nightmare for all. Although car fires may not be an issue encountered in your day-to-day life, you should stay prepared nevertheless, as car fires can be scary, overwhelming and most importantly dangerous. […]

Cracked Windshield Catastrophe

My friend went on vacation and rented a car for the week. Right after leaving the rental shop he noticed a small crack at the bottom of the windshield. The car ended up working fine but when he went to return the car, the rental company charged him for the cracked windshield which he was […]