Category: Mature Driver



The Arlington Street Bridge over the CPR Yards is nearing the end of its useful life. The City of Winnipeg is carrying out a public consultation to develop a sensible plan of what to do about the bridge. There is the opportunity for this project to have great impact for ... Read More
March 4, 2015ssagert


TONS is working to reflect the impact on any decision on seniors that use the Arlington St. Bridge and you are invited to participate in a Community Travel-Around/Bus Tour and Planning Workshop that also includes Pizza and Refreshments on Thursday, December 4th. For more information and to download the attached poster ... Read More
December 3, 2014ssagert


Unfortunately we all develop bad driving habits over the course of our driving years and if not corrected can have serious consequences for all those involved. In September the Winnipeg Free Press highlighted a number of very important reminders for all drivers in their article entitled Seniors Surprised by ... Read More
December 2, 2014ssagert


Everyone ages differently, so some people can continue to drive into their seventies, eighties, and even beyond while others cannot or should not. However, the statistics on older adults and driving can be sobering. Older adults and accidents Statistics show that the elderly are more likely than other drivers to receive traffic ... Read More
March 10, 2014ssagert



Driver Safety Tips

Aside from taking care of your health, you can take an active role in helping yourself or another senior to drive more safely. Find the right car and any aids you need for driving. Choose a vehicle with automatic transmission, power steering, and power brakes. Keep your car in good working ... Read More
May 21, 2013ssagert


If you find yourself in the position of talking to an older family member or friend about their driving, approach the issue with sensitivity. A driver’s license signifies more than the ability to drive a car; it is a symbol of freedom and self-sufficiency. Understandably, driving is not a privilege ... Read More
March 9, 2013ssagert