Paul’s Blog

Driver education includes driving attitudes

Does driver education and training produce safer drivers and reduce crashes? Might that qualify for the dumb-question-of-the-year award? Certainly, a lot of British Columbians must be buying in to the notion. ICBC lists 54 driving…
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Local “N” driver joins the 99%

A Kelowna “N” driver veered out of his lane last week. The high school student was about to turn into the Rutland Senior Secondary school parking lot. One of my staff, in the next lane,…
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A bee in the car is not an excuse

Sequel alert! My words from the last column: “If swerving sharply or slamming on your brakes is your automatic reaction to a small, furry creature darting in front of your car, please work on changing…
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RCMP fight losing distracted driving battle

It’s got to be maddening. We’ve tasked the RCMP to target distracted driving. As first responders to crash scenes, it’s a public safety priority they fully support. RCMP Cst. Steve Holmes was recently quoted: “At…
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