Archive For The “bad drivers” Category

Acura brings “elegance” to vehicular homicide

By | April 2, 2011

Since I work in marketing, and advertising is a large part of what I do, I tend to spend a lot of time thinking about words. I’ll turn over a short sentence dozens of times trying to find a word or words that instantly convey my message. Some sentences speak volumes and every ad copy [...]

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Changing My Point of View

By | March 3, 2011

I’ve recently realized that I was a bad driver. I remember sitting in my car in traffic, judging and hating everyone around me, “You call that a signal, idiot?!” “Get off my ass jerk or I’ll just tap my brakes a little harder and see how you like the taste of my bumper.” Yet, the [...]

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Like a Whole Other World

By | February 7, 2011

Public outrage over dangerous driving? It happens here, just look at the “stunt driving” laws passed in Ontario, but with our overall malaise towards aggressive, selfish and flat out dangerous driving habits we still have a long way to go. Via Bike Darlington Related posts:Angles Morts – Blind Spots The Bike-Sharing World Map On Passing [...]

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How We Behave In Cars

By | January 20, 2011

…as demonstrated by people on bikes. The text at the end roughly translates to something like, “Cycling is annoying, isn’t it?” Via Amsterdamize on Twitter Related posts:The Bicycle Lifestyle; An American in Amsterdam Big cars, Red Pumps and an 80s Commute in Toronto A Pro Skateboarder’s Lesson for Cyclists and Bad Drivers

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Set an Example; Stop for Open Streetcar Doors

By | August 10, 2010

Toronto Police Services are currently handing out warnings to drivers and cyclists who fail to stop for open streetcar doors.
I’ve seen some people on bikes coast by open doors in the hopes of passing streetcars and getting ahead of traffic. While illegal this behaviour is also incredibly rude. People often rush when leaving or trying [...]

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