Paul’s Blog

One crash is one too many

The point I tried to drive home in my last column was that we are not driving around in bumper cars. Media reports of “no injuries” or “minor injuries”, based on what is reported at…
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No texting or chatting while driving

David Kubert, riding his motorcycle with his wife, Linda, as his passenger, sees the pick-up truck driver steering with his elbows, his head down, immediately before the head-on crash. The truck has drifted across the…
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Consider one crash as one crash too many

In my column two weeks ago I expressed my frustration about the “blip” of attention given to a fatal crash. On Friday afternoon, February 17, 2012, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a 62 year old pedestrian…
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Care and attention needed on roads

I am so frustrated that I could scream. It’s late. The kids are in bed. My wife is reading a book. I’ll restrain myself. Kelowna has had another car crash fatality. Last week Thursday, a…
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Raise consequences for human injuries

I had a front row seat to witness the ugly side of insurance this past weekend. No, this isn’t another of my many rants about insurance companies. This time it’s insurance itself that is the…
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