In Ontario, the first offence for passing a school bus while its upper red lights are flashing is a fine of $400-$2,000 and six demerit points. Subsequent offences can cost you between $1,000 and $4,000, six demerit points, and up to six months in jail.... Read More.
“Are we there yet?” I’m certain many articles and blog posts about the family road trip start with that question. It’s not for lack of creativity! It’s because that question encompasses everything in the family road trip experience: restless children, parents at the end of their wits, and everyone strapped into a tiny room on four wheels, anticipating the fun to come.... Read More.
Driving while pregnant presents women with many challenges. Nausea, stiff joints, a growing abdomen, a seemingly shrunken bladder…the list sometimes seems endless. But a seatbelt is necessary. According to a 2012 article published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, motor vehicle accidents injure about 92,000 pregnant women every year in the US. So, should you stop driving?... Read More.
You have to drive your kids around so it’s best to be prepared. We’ve talked in previous posts about child car seat safety issues and how to choose the right car seat for your baby. In this post, we’re taking the family safety discussion one step further: safe travel toys for cars.... Read More.
Do not buy a used car seat just to save money. That includes hand-me-down car seats from your siblings and/or best friends who are trying to help you out. There are a few reasons for this.... Read More.
So, you’re in the market for a used minivan for your family. Congratulations! But which minivans are the best for your family? And how can you research used minivans, if that’s what you’re looking for?... Read More.