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Safe Driving Tips


Winter Tire Safety Reminder for Snowbirds

Something to think about this winter: if you install dedicated winter tires on your vehicle but then plan a driving trip to the sunny south, do you leave the winter tires on, or gamble with summer tires? While winter tires will wear slightly on the journey, road conditions in the north and central U.S. are frequently as bad as in Canada. And consider these factors:

  1. The severity and frequency of recent extreme weather events.
  2. The ability of local crews to respond in storms decreases the further south you drive.
  3. Most southern drivers don’t have winter driving experience, so give yourself an advantage.

Don’t risk being stranded or worse. Keep winter tires on your vehicle November to April!


Understand the special conditions that put drivers at risk during the winter.


The Acid Test

When should a senior driver hang up the keys? Here are some points to consider.


Putting an End to Distracted Driving

Distracted drivers on the road can be as dangerous as drivers who are impaired.


Child Car Seat Safety

A few practical tips can help a good driver transport children in a safe manner.


R.I.D.E. Spot Checks

Make transportation plans and think about a safe approach to R.I.D.E. spot checks.


Stopped Emergency Vehicles

When traffic allows, drivers must change lanes to give room to emergency vehicles.


Adjust Your Sideview Mirrors

Just minor adjustments to your mirrors will result in many important safety benefits.


Motorcycle Group Riding

Before you hit the open road, review a few commonly overlooked safety issues.


These safety tips are for informational purposes only. Following them may decrease, but will not eliminate, risk of loss. Neither The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. or The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. shall be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any use of these tips.

  • We are very proud to work with retired Police Sergeant Bob Paterson, and help promote his tireless efforts on behalf of the personal safety and security of all Canadians 50-plus. Like Sergeant Bob, your protection is our priority.


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