May 24, 2013 Written by Spencer McDonald
When I was 7 years old we came home one day from the grocery store and unloaded everything into the house while the car sate in the driveway. I stayed in the house with Mom and my sister while Dad put the car away. It was a 1957 Chevrolet Bel…
Thinking Driver delivers Winter Driving Skills Training to Government of Northwest Territories, Department of Transportation Employees. When I was asked if I would like to go to the Northwest Territories (NWT) for three weeks to deliver 'Winter Driving: Skid Control and Recovery', I thought what a great opportunity to see…


April 22, 2013 Written by Spencer McDonald
Crossroads of Life and Death I never made a conscious decision to take up this line of work. In fact, it all happened by chance and coincidence as so many of life's bigger decisions do; you reach a crossroad, a path opens up and you think; why not? I was…
Spencer McDonald, President of Thinking Driver will be delivering a presentation on 'When Fleet Driver Training Isn't Enough'. What happens when your corporate drivers get tickets or have accidents? Are they automatically sent back to re-attend a driver training program where they pass with flying colours, seemingly without effort? Lack…

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March 20, 2013 Written by Spencer McDonald
Come visit us! Thinking Driver is pleased to be in attendance at the following Safety Conferences across Canada: March 20 - 21 - Safety Services Nova Scotia: 31st Annual Health, Safety & Environment Conference, Halifax, NS (more information) April 5 - BC Trucking AGM, Northview Golf Club, Surrey, BC April…

The Front of the Line

March 19, 2013 Written by Spencer McDonald
One driving attitude that can get us into trouble and stress out is an obsession with getting around the guy in front of us. Do you need to be at the front of the line? Common sense tells us that there really is no front of the line to reach,…
Thinking Driver, a leading corporate driver improvement training and consulting firm based in British Columbia and Safety Services Nova Scotia, a not for profit safety services provider recently signed an agreement granting Safety Services Nova Scotia distribution rights to Thinking Driver products and services in Nova Scotia including Thinking Driver…

Thinking Driver was there!

February 26, 2013 Written by Spencer McDonald
The Saskatchewan Safety Council's 40th Annual Industrial Safety Seminar took place February 4-6, 2013 in Regina, SK. Thinking Driver was pleased to be in attendance and had a display booth in the tradeshow component. Training Coordinator, Pam Peterson, spoke with attendees and visitors to the booth about the Thinking Driver…

Risk & Road Rage: Why Driver Safety is More Than Just Skill

February 25, 2013 Written by Spencer McDonald
When we survey drivers during our training courses, wer regularly have over 90% of participants rating themselves as better than average drivers. You probably fall into this group too. It's almost certainly true; most of the time at least. I have conducted thousands of driving evaluations over 25 years and…

We are Government Approved!!!!!

February 1, 2013 Written by Spencer McDonald
Thinking Driver programs are now “Government Approved!” for point reduction in Nova Scotia!
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