Tag: driving

Life Musings

Red Light Cameras and Speeding

Yesterday I followed an interesting twitter “conversation” about the possibility of implementing red light cameras that not only catch people driving through red lights but also catch drivers who are speeding while driving through red lights. One person commented that the process “wasn’t very transparent” because there wasn’t a publicly available list of which intersections […]

Life Musings

Updated Driving Habits

Although I posted yesterday saying I would not be posting my own musings and such as often over the next few days, I have to talk about something I have discovered over the last couple of days. Over the last couple of days I have been driving more than I usually do. I have been […]

Life Musings

Is Distracted Driving a Distraction?

Everything you hear on the radio, the TV and the print media is about how distracted driving is the leading cause of vehicle accidents, injuries and motor vehicle related death. There are police officers stationed at many intersections around Metro Vancouver looking for people who have the temerity to be holding a phone or other […]

Life Musings

New Online Traffic Map for Metro Vancouver

Drivers in Metro Vancouver have a new, real-time traffic map to plan smarter and more efficient journeys. The traffic map is free to use and accessible online. The map colour-codes major highways and roads in the Metro Vancouver region according to traffic speeds. Green means traffic is moving well, orange means traffic is slow and […]

Life Musings

The International Tailgating Experiment

People may or may not know this, but for many years there has been a scientific experiment about the practice of tailgating taking place on our city streets, highways and freeways. The hypothesis and experimental practice was that if a car was traveling at a rate of speed slower than the person driving in a […]

Life Musings

Feeling a Little too Stressed Lately

Before I begin I have to issue a language alert…in this entry I use language that includes the F-bomb and I also use the Lord’s name in vain. If you are sensitive about this kind of language, take a pass. If not, read on for a good laugh. On our drive home late this afternoon […]