Tag Archives: Safe Driving Tips

A reminder to keep your eyes on the road in school zones The new school year is here and while provincial curriculum changes are the talk of the town, there are pressing matters beyond the PTA that BC drivers need to be aware of. For one, school zones are back in effect and as always […]

For many BC residents, a vehicle is practically a second home. It makes sense when you consider the commutes to and from work, points of leisure, and more. If you count yourself among those that spend a lot of the time on the road, you may be tempted to outfit your vehicle with appendages in […]

Nearly every month ICBC runs a new campaign to target a road safety concern. Here at the onset of May, their latest campaign asks the province to help make the roads safer by urging all drivers to slow down. And therein lies the quandary. The call to “slow down” should be enough, right? After all, […]

The BC south coast has started the new year under a blanket of mist. While autumn is considered to be official “fog season” in the province, the natural phenomenon can persist at any time of the year and occurrence is highly contingent upon region. For instance, fog along the Vancouver Island coast is very common in the […]

image: courtesy of ICBC Looking for a good New Year’s resolution? How does a driver refresher test sound? OK, so it may not be as fun as your pledge to travel more and other self help initiatives but it is just as worthy of your attention if not more so. From city streets to highways, […]

If you’ve been reading our recent articles on safe driving tips then you already know a bit about the impending ICBC changes and how the program will seek to make rates more fair. As of 2019, lower-risk drivers won’t be paying the same premiums as some high-risk drivers. For some, this is great news while for others […]

Are you tired of hearing about distracted driving? Us too. However, it remains a major problem in British Columbia, even with ICBC and the provincial government announcing a new set of changes that will have poor drivers pay higher insurance premiums beginning this autumn (2018). To help prepare everyone, a province wide distracted driving campaign kicked off […]

Just when you thought it was safe to get back on the road, Park Insurance is here with yet another set of driver distractions that you need to be aware of. We know, you didn’t think it was possible given that we’ve delivered a comprehensive accounting of common driver diversions, along with this other popular […]

Driver fatigue is a combined form of psychological and physical fatigue that generally impairs the efficiency of anyone operating a motor vehicle. In British Columbia, there is an annual average of nine deaths and 620 injuries from 850 motor vehicle accidents involving driver fatigue. In August alone, driver fatigue is typically responsible for a total of 110 […]

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