#Blogiversary~Giveaway~Young Drivers of Canada ~ $75


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I grew up in a small town in Ontario, 45 minutes North of Toronto. Anywhere we wanted to go we had to drive, this had my Mum & Dad ferrying us here, there and everywhere non-stop. For my friends and I the day we turned 16 was like a dream, we all dreamed of being able to drive to the stores together and not be embarrassed by our parents.

Driving = freedom in small town Ontario in those days before transit systems.

From Young Drivers of Canada:

 “Learning to drive is a major milestone in anyone’s life, regardless of the age you are learning to drive. Learning the right skills will prepare you for the road ahead and practicing defensive driving techniques from an annually re-certified YD Instructor is key. When you are on the road and an emergency situation arises. Comprehensive driver training prepares drivers with a strong foundation of in-class knowledge and hands-on in-vehicle experience.

The leading cause of death for those between the ages of 16 and 24 is traffic collisions.  There is no doubt that the combination of experience, driving environment and cognitive limitations places each driver at risk.  Driver training prepares you for the road ahead.  People need to realize we are a community of drivers and we will all be sharing the road together.  Lets train our new drivers right, right from the start.”

 . Do you have a child who is approaching the age of 16? Or are you perhaps on the journey to getting your driving licence?

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Well Young Drivers of Canada has provided me with a GREAT giveaway to one of my readers!

One reader will receive a $75 Young Drivers of Canada gift certificate towards a novice driver training program!  This is transferable and can be used at any Young Drivers Centre across the country.

Mandatory Entry: In the comment section tell me one Safe Winter Driving Tip.

Optional Entries – 1 comment per each optional entry
– Follow @youngdrivers on Twitter
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– Google +1 one of my non-giveaway articles

– Subscribe to Sober Julie Doing Life via RSS
– Tweet this giveaway & leave a link to your tweet in comment (can be done 5x a day during giveaway)
Example Tweet..

#Blogiversary Enter to win a $75 gift certificate from Young Drivers of Canada! Ends Dec/7 @SoberJulie http://www.soberjulie.com/?p=1225

For everything you do, please leave a comment with the link.  All entries will be verified.  This contest closes at 11:59pm EST December 7, 2011.

The winner will be selected via Random.org and will have 48 hours to respond before another entry is chosen




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66 Responses

  1. My son just got his license today :). Wow how appropriate this Blog is today.
    My winter driving tip is to slow down! Brakes do not work well in snow or at all on ice. Better to be late and be Safe.
    Thank you

  2. Clean off all windows, the roof and hood of your vehicle before leaving your driveway. The ice and snow left on your roof and hood are dangerous to other drivers as well as yourself!

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