Road Safety

Safety Columns

The Winnipeg Free Press Weekly Safety Column provides tips on a variety of driver safety issues. The content of these safety columns is reproduced here for your convenience. Check back weekly for new tips.

Driver Distractions

Don't let a text be your last words - Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Don't drive distracted - Thursday, Apr 03, 2014

Driving Responsibly

Booster Seats - Monday, Dec 05, 2016
Don’t drive impaired - Monday, Nov 28, 2016
Airbags - Monday, Nov 21, 2016
Don’t text and drive - Monday, Nov 14, 2016
Report claims fraud - Monday, Nov 07, 2016
Halloween Safety - Monday, Oct 24, 2016
Watch for Wildlife - Sunday, Oct 16, 2016
Click to save a life - Monday, Oct 10, 2016
Watch for pedestrians - Monday, Sep 19, 2016
Slow down near schools - Monday, Sep 05, 2016
Construction Zones - Monday, Aug 29, 2016
Gravel Roads - Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
Slow down in construction zones - Thursday, May 22, 2014
Watch for pedestrians - Thursday, May 08, 2014
Distracted driving - Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
Drive to conditions - Thursday, Jan 02, 2014

Highway Driving

Highway intersections - Thursday, Feb 06, 2014

Impaired Driving

Don't drink and drive - Thursday, Jun 26, 2014

Inside the Vehicle

Airbags - Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
Wear your seatbelt - Thursday, Mar 20, 2014
Booster Seats - Thursday, Mar 13, 2014
Car seats - Thursday, Mar 06, 2014

Off-Road Vehicles

Stay safe on your ATV - Thursday, Jul 03, 2014
Snowmobile safety - Thursday, Jan 09, 2014

Poor Driving Conditions

Slow down when it's slippery - Thursday, Feb 27, 2014

Schools/Kids

Slow down near schools - Thursday, Sep 18, 2014
Stay alert in school zones - Thursday, Sep 04, 2014

Sharing the Road

Roundabouts - Thursday, Jul 17, 2014
Look twice for motorcycles - Thursday, Jun 05, 2014
Share the road - Thursday, May 01, 2014