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An 8-year-old boy was playing catch with his neighbours’ dog one evening when the dog suddenly turned on him and attacked. The dog bit the boy multiple times and when police arrived the dog was biting the boys throat. Luckily, the child was sent to the hospital and made a full recovery.
Unfortunately, this is not an isolated case.
Ride-sharing services, such as Uber, are at the forefront of the most significant change to car transportation since Henry Ford introduced the assembly line. When it comes to the competition, regulated taxi companies, driving on the road can get a bit aggressive – especially when pedestrians flood the city streets.
What’s more dangerous: Texting while driving or drunk driving?
The answer is texting.
Driving a vehicle while texting is six times more dangerous than driving while intoxicated, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Because text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention making it by far the most alarming distraction.
Driving can sometimes be daunting enough on its own — adding alcohol to the equation is a recipe for disaster. While it’s okay to enjoy an alcoholic beverage responsibly, many people forget the responsibilities that are associated with consuming alcohol.
Here are some simple steps you can take to avoid driving while you're impaired by alcohol:
The winter season is upon us, although some days it may not feel like it has even arrived. Regardless of the fluctuating temperatures, the snow is not something we can avoid forever — and it’s crucial to be prepared for when it makes an appearance.
It may not be the start of 2016 anymore but the new laws on the road in Ontario are still in effect.
As of Jan. 1, all private insurance companies were required to offer discounts to drivers who are buying and installing winter tires. It is important that the tires have either a peak mountain or snowflake logo on them, are installed on all four wheels and are the same tread pattern and size.
Whether you are driving by yourself or with a van packed full of kids, getting to your destination safety is the utmost priority. Now what if we told you that you were overlooking some safety precautions that would increase your family’s safety?
Here are vital tips for the vehicle that will help your growing family stay safe on the road.
When to move your child to the next seating level