More than 1,600 people die on Canadian roads every year[i]. Road crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in Canada and cost our economy more than $10 billion per year[ii]. Most of these deaths are caused by distracted driving, impaired driving or speeding, and are preventable.
It is no secret that Saskatchewan has the absolute worst record of all provinces for drinking and driving. Not something we should be proud of. To turn this around we will need a combination of tougher laws and a strong education campaign to make drinking and driving socially unacceptable.
Photo by CJME's Kevin Martel
You have a nice vehicle, you’re a good driver and you pay your insurance on time each year when your renewal arrives in the mail. Then one day you have a fender bender and your first thought is, “oh no, there goes my insurance record, and my premiums will likely increase.” Sound Familiar?
When Winter comes, many of us find ourselves wondering if we should bite the bullet and buy winter tires or risk another winter slipping and sliding on the roads. The points below are worth considering;
Winter driving can be a dangerous time for drivers and it coincides with Deer mating season which means when you are on icy roads, Deer are on the move.