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7 Rules of the Road You're Not Aware of

Have you ever learned after years of thinking something you were doing or thought was okay, was actually illegal? For a moment it might be hard to accept.

But there are plenty of laws of the road and exceptions that Canadians might not know about. In order to keep yourself and others safe while driving, here is a short, but common, list of road rules you may not have heard of.

 

1. U-Turns Have Many Exceptions

How to Stay Safe in Construction Zones

Accidents become more common when the regular flow of traffic is interrupted, and nothing interrupts traffic like a construction zone. Lanes shrink or disappear completely, and debris can often intrude into your driving space or impact pedestrian safety. Especially for commuters with nowhere else to go, construction can become a daily hazard – according to the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario saw 1694 collisions in construction zones in 2013.

The Roadmap to Safe Highway Driving

Summer driving can be one of the simple pleasures in life. There’s something relaxing about cruising down a country highway with the windows down and the music up. But as with cottage weekends and summer barbeques, the season for peaceful highway trips is once more coming to an end. Fall weather and back-to-school rushes are upon us again, and it falls to us to take extra care when driving on highways in the coming weeks.

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