Entries by Derek Wilson

Are You Guilty of Distracted Walking?

There’s a lot of talk about distracted driving, but what about distracted pedestrians? It might seem patently unfair to talk about pedestrians ‘causing’ accidents. After all, cars outweigh the average human by two tons and any injuries resulting from a collision between a person and a car are likely to impact the pedestrian far more […]

The Future Of Safe Cycling In Hamilton

I came across an article recently about the City of Saskatoon removing bike lanes on one of their major arteries. The reason? “Detractors were concerned about the lanes limiting parking spaces and creating an unsafe, confusing situation for drivers.” This pilot project included white posts along the route. Hamilton, on the other hand, has decided […]

What You Need To Know About Driving Under The Influence of Pot In Ontario

Early in 2019, a Nova Scotia woman named Michelle Gray, who routinely used medical marijuana to manage her multiple sclerosis, was subjected to a roadside saliva test. It showed, that she still had some THC—the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis—in her system. She advised she hadn’t had any for seven hours prior to driving and passed […]