Safe Driving

Forgot How to “Do” Summer? Here’s a Safety Refresher

Forgot How to “Do” Summer? Here’s a Safety Refresher

BC is in Stage 3 of the provincial reopening plan, which comes with a return to a large number of freedoms we enjoyed prior to the events of 2020. It just so happens that this coincides with the onset of summer. While every household will move forward responsibly with...

Tips to Safe Driving Against Sun Glare

Tips to Safe Driving Against Sun Glare

BC recently experienced an uncharacteristic run of sunny days, with our skies looking more like Arizona than the traditionally wet Pacific Northwest. While it can make driving more enjoyable, it also challenges your ability to see the road. The phenomenon is known as...

Should You Participate in ICBC’s Telematics Techpilot Program?

Should You Participate in ICBC’s Telematics Techpilot Program?

For the uninitiated, vehicular telematics is a method that merges telecommunications and information engineering and applies it to road transportation and safety. It records data such as vehicle speed, turning, distance, and driver habits including sudden...

New “Back to School” Road Safety Tips for BC Drivers

New “Back to School” Road Safety Tips for BC Drivers

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...

No Sidewalk – Do Pedestrians Still Have the Right of Way?

No Sidewalk – Do Pedestrians Still Have the Right of Way?

Recently a plaintiff's appeal was denied by the Supreme Court of Canada after it was found that a driver was not liable for hitting the pedestrian on a rural road without a sidewalk. The recent findings of this case bring to the surface a question that many BC drivers...

Feel The Need for Speed? How to Resist the Urge

Feel The Need for Speed? How to Resist the Urge

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"...

Young Drivers Safety Tips 2019

Young Drivers Safety Tips 2019

This month, ICBC is expanding upon its Road Safety Speaker Program, with speakers sharing personal experiences with high school students about risky driving and the importance of making smart decisions behind the wheel. With at least two young driver fatalities per...