Among the many pieces of advice my Father gave me, one that I (almost) never heeded was: "Always live east of your work."
Because, assuming you have a Day Job and you drive to it, the sun will always be at your back, and not in your eyes.
So, how do you explain yesterday?
There were at least four crashes on the 401 that I was aware of, and all four were eastbound, in the afternoon.
Can't blame it on the sun being in your eyes.
Unless maybe that it was just about the first sunny day we've had all summer and people were wondering what that bright yellow thing in the sky was...
I was also driving eastbound on the 401 yesterday in the afternoon - well, it would have been faster walking. Darryl Dahmer of 680 News said it was backed up from Kennedy Road to south of the airport. He added, "If you're heading east on the 401, I feel for you."
Thanks, Double D.
And maybe I stumbled upon an answer.
Depending on the exact position of the sun, your rear-view mirror can become worse than useless as the sun shines into it, eradicating the view to the rear. You can't see anyone coming from behind, and therefore you assume there isn't.
You change lanes, and:
Anyone else got any suggestions?