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Dead Wild Roses: Distracted Driving – New Drivers

A survey of Ontario high school students reveals more than one-third of all licensed drivers in Grades 10 to 12 admit to having texted while driving.

That percentage increases to 46 per cent of licensed students in Grade 12.

Approximately 108,000 adolescent drivers surveyed said they have texted while driving at least once in . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Distracted Driving – New Drivers

Dead Wild Roses: Your Crotch Can Kill!

No one expects a flying crotch attack, nor should they. This is an ad by the Government of Alberta in attempt to be ‘hip’ and ‘edgy’ and appeal to the young shite-for-brains motorists who somehow think that driving is compatible with using a cell phone.

It is isn’t. So don’t do it. But for those . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Your Crotch Can Kill!

Things Are Good: San Francisco Fluctuates Parking Prices, Reduces Wasteful Driving

Car culture in North America has led to massive subsidies for car drivers that go pretty much unnoticed. One of these subsidies is in the way of “free parking,” which is anything but free. Cars occupy space during the day that could be used for productive means or green space, instead cars sit unused with . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: San Francisco Fluctuates Parking Prices, Reduces Wasteful Driving

PostArctica: Friedlander’s Car Windows

A good friend of mine recently showed me some photographs she took from an airplane window and the window frame was included in many shots and it, of course, reminded me of Lee Friedlander’s Hassleblad pictures from inside his car.

This last one is particularly devastating. A sculpted cactus, in . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Friedlander’s Car Windows

Dead Wild Roses: Driving the Zipper Merge

Common sense and human behaviour are two concepts that, when seen in concert, should be looked upon with some skepticism. Take for instance the idea that when there is road construction and one lane is closed you should get over to the other lane ASAP as to not cause traffic congestion. Seems like common . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Driving the Zipper Merge

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Ask General Kang: How do you deal with bad drivers?

The first thing you have to realize is that I’ve only been subject to the idiocy of my fellow car-jockeys since my arrival on Earth. (Car-jockey is the right term, isn’t it?) Anyway. Back on my home world, we über-chimps … Continue reading →

Dead Wild Roses: Don’t Be *THAT* Person On the Freeway

We see you, and just look what you did!

Filed under: Education Tagged: Driving, Helpful Hints, Traffic