"Battling other drivers on the highway and city streets is stressful year-round, but in the winter you have new opponents: snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures," writes Dakshana Bascaramurty in
Annette Kukemuelle of Accent Driving Training in Bowmanville, Ont., will take your winter driving questions Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET,
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Ms. Kukemuelle opened Accent Driver Training located in Bowmanville, in 1997, having worked in the industry since 1986 teaching beginner driver education. As an advanced teacher in this field she has achieved certificates from the Ontario Safety League, Petro-Canada Skid School, and the Canada Safety Council Instructor courses for Motorcycle and Defensive driving. This experience allowed her to develop and teach specialized courses, which include Pro-active Defensive Winter Driving and Skid Control programs at the corporate level.
Her programs also include teaching collision avoidance and six braking techniques instructing the pros and cons of A.B.S., to groups and novice drivers. Ms. Kukemuelle is also a skilled speaker and has published articles focusing on vehicle maintenance, tips on traveling alone and road safety issues concerning seniors. Ms. Kukemuelle is proud of her work with her local MPP, which led to the introduction of some of our new driving laws. She is an advocate on educating the public to ensure road safety in all situations.