3 Things Driving School Doesn’t Teach You About the Road

While Ontario drivers may be bound by the confines of provincial law, driving is an art, not a science. The rules of the road protect us from the weather and from each other. They are the minimal requirements every driver needs to meet to be deemed safe and knowledgeable behind the wheel. However, these rules.. read more →

Top Ways to Avoid Backseat Driving

As a new driver, people are always telling you about the distractions on the road. They tell you to watch for other cars and pedestrians and to obey the street signs and lights. You are told over and over to put your phone away so you can concentrate—but what no tells you is how you.. read more →

How to Pass Your Driving Test the First Time

Getting a driver’s licence is an exciting adventure. Before you can reap the rewards of having your own car and a taste of freedom, you first must pass the road test. For many, this test is as nerve-wracking as a final exam in school. Fortunately, we have a few tips up our sleeve to help.. read more →

The Benefits of Attending Driving Classes

Once perceived as optional, driving classes are now highly recommended for Ontario drivers hoping to take their road test. Getting the right training prior to operating a vehicle is beneficial on both a personal and financial level. From the experts at Ambitious Drivers, here are a few benefits of attending driving classes prior to taking.. read more →

Signs Your Vehicle Needs Repair

If you’ve recently passed your driving test, congratulations! The most nerve-wracking part is over. Now that you can drive on your own, there are a few responsibilities you should be aware of—proper vehicle maintenance being one of the most important. As a new driver, it’s important for you to recognize the signs that your vehicle.. read more →

Common Car Accidents in Winter

Across Canada, winter brings cold temperatures, snow, sleet, rain, and hail. Slippery roads, snowbank-covered sidewalks, and poor visibility make winter months the most dangerous time of year for drivers—especially new ones. In fact, almost 30% of all car accidents in Canada happen on icy or snowy roads. To help you stay safe, here is a.. read more →

An Important Checklist Before Your Road Trip

Hitting the road with a group of friends and a stellar playlist is one of the most exhilarating things to do as a new driver. You are completely free, with an open road in any direction. Before setting off, it’s important to go through a checklist to ensure your car is safe for the long.. read more →

8 Causes of Distracted Driving

From flashy billboards to waving hitchhikers, roadside distractions are everywhere. For young drivers, these distractions can be deadly. According to CAA, distracted drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a crash. To help educate you on the dangers of distracted driving, here are 8 common reasons why drivers lose focus behind the.. read more →

Bad Driving Habits to Avoid

  Bad Driving Habits to Avoid For new drivers, driving can be totally liberating. For the first time, new and young drivers have the ability to travel long distances on their own, completely undisturbed. It is important at this stage to avoid picking up bad driving habits, and ensure safe driving practices. As driving experts,.. read more →

Safety Tips for Driving on Wet Roads

With winter on its way, young drivers can expect an onslaught of unpredictable weather during the next few months. In other words: rain. It’s too warm to snow, but too cold to be sunny, resulting in a dreary, rainy few months before winter hits. For new drivers, wet roads can be challenging. To help you.. read more →