A little over a half hour ago I was in a near accident. I almost plowed into a silver SUV returning to work from my lunch break. I am here to express the importance of driving responsibly to foster a safe driving experience, free of accidents. Compassion for others and caring for your own safety are two good reasons myself and the other driver went unharmed. I was left with feelings of anger as I sounded the harm and continued on to the office. Immediately passing the stopped vehicle I was...Read More »
So far so not so good. I have been issued three tickets. Two of the citations have been dismissed. Now there is one remaining. I hope I am eligible to take defensive driving. Ticketing is designed to deter traffic offenses. Most officers advise offenders to take state approved defensive driving for ticket dismissal. I mentioned in my previous post that I recently made a three hour drive. I felt a renewing in my driving spirit. I was so thankful to have made it there and back without...Read More »
I took a road trip this weekend. My dad reminded me I needed a working jack, full size spare tire, oil change, and maybe even a tune up. The reminder was nearly enough to cancel the trip. Had the trip been any less purposeful I would have gone straight to the dealership. My oil change was near the three month mark, 3,000th mile, and I didn’t have the easy hydraulic jack. I have the key-it-and spin to use jack. I insisted that what I had would do fine in the event of an emergency. Plus I...Read More »
Many have expressed options of unfair ticketing. Innocent until proven guilty is a legal term we all have heard of. My mother rephrased it to "Guilty until proven innocent." My attorney says "No one is innocent. He was crucified." In truth we act dismayed at the thought of being ticketed and jailed for traffic infractions by the officers who should be arresting criminals, not stopping the working class. In an effort to reclaim my confidence on the road I downloaded an application to avoid...Read More »
DefensiveDriving.com has online driving safety courses for the state I live in. The Defensive Driving course is about developing good driving habits. There are road rage offenders, mis-maintained and distracted drivers on the road, to name a few bad driving habits which have me a bit boxed in.
Road rage comes in many ranges of drivers, young, old, male and female that affect our ability to drive safely. Our family and friends fall can display these not so pleasant characteristics. If...Read More »