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Repeat Distracted Drivers to Face Higher Premiums in B.C.

  • 11th December 201711/12/17
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One of the most serious problems on the roadway today is distracted driving. While usually, we think of “texting while driving” as being the concern, in reality, nearly any activity conducted from a smart or cell phone while driving can be a danger. Checking traffic, texting, looking at email or setting a GPS can all […]

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Understanding Potential Expansions of B.C.’s Immediate Roadside Prohibition Regime

  • 25th August 201725/08/17
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As Canada prepares to possibly legalize marijuana next year, B.C. lawmakers are also trying to keep motorists safe by rethinking some of the existing driving laws and infractions. Specifically, there has been talk that drug-impaired driving offenses may soon be added to the existing Immediate Road Prohibition (IRP) program in an effort to reduce future […]

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Bogus Rear-End Collision Claim in Surrey: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

  • 15th August 201715/08/17
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Back in May, Wieslaw Jagielski was stopped at a red light near a relatively busy intersection. He had stopped behind a red pick-up truck and was waiting for a green light to turn left. Suddenly, the driver of the pick-up truck in front of him shifted into reverse and backed right into the front of his SUV. […]

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Safety Tips When Driving With Pets  

  • 5th August 20175/08/17
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More than one-quarter of all car crash fatalities in B.C. are linked to some form of distracted driving. In many instances, distracted driving is linked to technology: talking on the phone, texting, or using social media while driving all contribute to distracted driving. Distracted driving is not limited to our love of technology. Anything that […]

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Top Causes of Car Accidents in BC (And How to Avoid Them)

  • 20th July 201720/07/17
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Nobody ever anticipates being involved in an auto accident—let alone causing one themselves. Unfortunately, all it takes is one mistake to cause a serious accident resulting in injury or even death. High-risk driving accounts for nearly half of all vehicle accidents in BC each year, with an average of 143 fatalities occurring as a result of these […]

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Police Clarify Rules Using Devices for Distracted Driving in B.C.

  • 17th July 201717/07/17
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Many drivers in British Columbia continue to use their cell phones while behind the wheel, even though a lot of them aren’t necessarily talking with their phone to their head or texting with the device in their hands, not realizing their usage might still be a problem, as reported in a news story by the […]

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Lower Mainland Police & B.C. Pedestrians Warn of Drunk Driving

  • 11th July 201711/07/17
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Security camera footage released by Abbotsford Police to the media show a horrifying consequence of impaired driving as authorities try to curb personal injuries and fatalities from drunk driving, as reported in a news story by the CBC. The footage, originally from 2015, shows a driver speeding through a red light, striking several pedestrians who […]

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ICBC Advises Drivers to Be Mindful of Cyclists During Summer

  • 5th July 20175/07/17
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As the warm, sunny weather hits Metro Vancouver, more cyclists are hitting the streets and bike paths, so the Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC) is asking drivers to be especially mindful of sharing the road, as reported by a CTV news story. The safety advisory from ICBC also comes on the heels of the recent […]

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

  • 27th June 201727/06/17
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With the warm weather upon us yet again, more and more motorcycle owners will be taking to the streets of Vancouver and the surrounding areas. While there are few better ways to really get outdoors and enjoy the best that Mother Nature has to offer, staying safe on a motorcycle and staying safe behind the […]

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Personal Injury Claims in BC for Children in Car Accidents

  • 20th June 201720/06/17
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Nobody should ever have to suffer the devastating effects of a car accident – least of all children. A car accident or personal injury claim for an adult can be a stressful experience. For a child, it can be absolutely terrifying. Likewise, special rules apply when filing a personal injury claim for children in car […]

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