1. The American five car-lengths apart rule is interpreted in Canada as five beer cans apart. Remember, tailgating is the rule, not the exception. 2. The speed limit on the 401 is set at 100kmh so that youll stay at a safe and respectable 180kmh. 3. Hazard lights are fun. Check them at odd intervals to frighten other drivers and keep them on their toes. 4. If a pedestrian is in your way, honk first, then kill. 5. Natalie reminds me that a considerate driver will always leave a few pedestrians alive for the next driver. 6. Motorcycles are allowed on sidewalks if there are no moose. 7. The speed limit in Toronto parking lots is a mere 120kmh, so slow it down, Speed Racer. 8. Raccoons have the right of way in downtown Toronto. Just ask them. 9. Headlights are for wussies. And Americans. You decide. 10. When an officer checks your vehicle for beer, hes just thirsty. Crack one open for him. Its traditional. 11. No, that homeless woman with the crutch screaming at the traffic signal isnt really a homeless woman with the crutch screaming at the traffic signal. Its part of Canadas festive Streetside Kabuki theatre. 12. Toronto has whats known as reversing lanes. These are lanes in which drivers change direction abruptly in an effort to shake tourists off their tails. 13. It is not uncommon for Canadian cars to drop from the sky in search of prey. 14. Louisa would like to point out that the double yellow lines aid drivers in high-speed passing at a light thats been red for nine minutes. 15. The Canadian 401 Highway: All the thrills of NASCAR racing, with none of the American white trash.