Paul’s Blog

130 Killed in car crash

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has dominated the news since it disappeared on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board. The search for the wreckage continues, in part to give the families of the victims…
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Seatbelts – is there a downside?

Consider this statement: “The choice not to wear your seatbelt is a choice not to take a reasonable step to look after your own safety.” The fellow who recently received his 28th ticket for failing…
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Sharing fault in a collision

For most collisions that cross my desk, the driver of one of the vehicles is totally to blame.  It happens all the time, with distracted drivers blowing stop signs, crashing their vehicles into the back…
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Don’t blame winter accidents on bad road conditions

Canadian winter conditions cause crashes.  A recent headline makes that point: “Slippery conditions cause several Kelowna crashes”.  Here is another: “Icy morning causes minor crashes”.  A quick internet search produced these other recent headlines: “Winter…
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The Classroom on Wheels

My wife and I have three absolutely wonderful children:  Big sister Cassidy is 12, middle sister Morgan is 9 and “the boy”, Caden, is 7. As wonderful as they are, they’re not always perfect little…
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