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6 Tips for a Safe Summer Road Trip

Few things are as synonymous with summer in Canada as a road trip. With city and country close by, Kitchener-Waterloo is in a prime position for road trips. With all the details to plan on everything from destination to snacks, road trip safety can get lost in the excitement.

Being safe on a summer road trip, however, can reduce risk of personal injury for yourself and your fellow travellers. Safety can keep your road trip a fun experience and ensure your lasting memories are entirely positive.

Here are some safety tips to consider on your next great Canadian road trip.

Keeping Kitchener-Waterloo Safe: A Community Guide

We’re passionate about building a safe community in Kitchener-Waterloo. It’s important to know what our responsibilities as citizens are and when to report a problem. By being informed and acting correctly, we are choosing to become responsible citizens. Further, we are contribution, individual by individual, to building a better Kitchener-Waterloo.

In the spirit of good neighbourliness, here’s a helpful guide to safety in our community.

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What is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is fast becoming an important topic for auto safety, personal injury law and everyone that gets behind the wheel of a car. With this topic dominating the headlines and the increasing rise in fatalities, it’s important to define what actually constitutes distracted driving, as well as what the law says about it - because the consequences of distracted driving are real.

10 Steps to Take After an Accident

No one is ever really prepared for an accident. Even if you manage to expect the unexpected, the wake of tragedy can impose a world of emotional, financial, physical and psychological stress on you and your loved ones. When an accident happens, you don’t need to shoulder the burden alone – it’s important to take advantage of the circle of support resources at your disposal.

Where are the Waterloo Region LRTs?

We’re all used to the news about LRT delivery delays in Kitchener-Waterloo – the better part of a year has passed since the original date by which all Bombardier promised all vehicles would be delivered. So what is Waterloo Area waiting for, and what’s taking Bombardier so long? There has been a number of LRT development issues along the way, and we’re not out of the woods yet. Let’s look at the public transit delays, and where that has left us.

7 Rules of the Road You're Not Aware of

Have you ever learned after years of thinking something you were doing or thought was okay, was actually illegal? For a moment it might be hard to accept.

But there are plenty of laws of the road and exceptions that Canadians might not know about. In order to keep yourself and others safe while driving, here is a short, but common, list of road rules you may not have heard of.

 

1. U-Turns Have Many Exceptions

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