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Car Rental Safety Driving for Seniors: High Risk Situations

Young drivers have the highest number of collisions. Seniors aged 80 and over have the second highest rate based on amount of driving. Because seniors are more fragile, they are more likely to be injured or die as the result of a motor vehicle collision. Seniors also tend to be more involved in certain types […]

Car Rental Safety Driving: The Safety Driving Cycle for Seniors

PLAN: Before you begin driving, plan your route, make sure your car is properly prepared and make alternate transportation arrangements when appropriate. SCAN: Pay close attention to what is happening all around you. Look and listen for situations that may require you to react quickly. THINK: Consider how safety will be affected by what you […]

Car Rental Safety Driving for Seniors: Good Practices to Maintain Driving Fitness

As we grow older we may need to pay closer attention to what is going on around us. Neck and trunk flexibility may make it harder to see things around us. In order to maintain fitness for driving, it is important to: Have regular medical, eye and hearing check-ups Care for our bodies (eat well, […]

Car Rental Safety Driving for Seniors: The Effects of Getting Older

Vision: Your vision is tested when you renew your driver’s licence to make sure it meets driving standards. If you are having any of these problems, see your doctor. Gradual changes in vision as we age may lead to problems: Seeing less clearly (especially at night or at dusk and dawn) Judging distance Being more […]

Car Rental Safety Driving: How Aging Affects Driving Safety

Aging is a multidimensional process of physical, psychological, and social change. Some dimensions of ageing grow and expand over time, while others decline. Reaction time, for example, may slow with age, while knowledge of world events and wisdom may expand. Aging is an important part of all human societies reflecting the biological changes that occur, […]

Car Rental Travelling in Ontario: The Thorold Tunnel

The Thorold Tunnel, located in in the city of Thorold, in the Niagara Region of Ontario, is an underwater tunnel, carrying Highway 58 underneath the Welland Canal. Built between 1965 and 1967, the tunnel is 840 metres in length. It consists of two separate tubes, each two lanes wide. The westbound side has a sidewalk […]

Car Rental Travelling in Ontario: Amherst Island Ferry Service

The motor vessel Frontenac II is a ferry on Lake Ontario, that runs from Millhaven, Ontario to Amherst Island. The trip takes fifteen minutes. The vessel loads at both the bow and stern. The docks at Millhaven and Amherst Island are equipped with an ice defeating bubble system. As the vessel is constructed entirely of […]

Car Rental Travelling in Ontario: Wolfe Island Ferry Service

The Wolfe Islander III is the ferry currently serving between Kingston, Ontario and Wolfe Island (Ontario). It can hold approximately 55 cars, and is end-loading. The length of car deck is 61 metres (200 feet). The vehicle height restriction is 4.4m (14 feet, 5inches). As it is the only public access to Wolfe Island, the […]

Car Rental Travelling in Ontario: Kingston Area Ferry Information

King’s Highway 33, commonly referred to as Highway 33, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The route begins at Highway 62 in Bloomfield and travels east to the Collins Bay Road junction at Collins Bay in the city of Kingston, a distance of 60.9 kilometres (37.8mi). The highway continues further […]

Car Rental Safety Driving: Tips for Driving Safely through a Construction Zone

Speeding is Dangerous and Costly: To keep Ontario’s roads among the safest in North America, please observe the lower speed limit and watch for highway workers. Ontario laws double speeding fines in construction zones when workers are present, as follows: Km/h over posted speed limit Fines for speeding in construction zones Demerit points 10 km/h […]