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ICBC Advises Drivers to Be Mindful of Cyclists During Summer

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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ICBC Advises Drivers to Be Mindful of Cyclists During Summer

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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Concerns Heat Up Over Bicycles & Cars Sharing Roads

Concerns and uncertainty continue to propagate throughout Vancouver and Canada about bicycle safety and the ability for bikes and cars to share roads harmoniously, as The Globe and Mail studies in one of their latest news stories. As more bike lanes and increased advocacy for bicycle safety gradually ramp up across the country, municipal governments […]

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Bike Safety in Vancouver for Rainy Weather More Important Than Ever

Metro Vancouver’s rainy season has at least a few more weeks left in it, and more than just fairweather cyclists—literally—are hitting the roads throughout the region, according to an investigative story from the Vancouver Sun. Reports show that an increasing number of bicyclists in the Metro Vancouver region are giving year-round biking a go, including […]

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Ebikes Take Off in Vancouver as Car Drivers Learn to Share the Road

Sales for electric bicycles, or ebikes, continue to soar throughout the Lower Mainland, as reported by a news story in the Vancouver Sun. And with more ebike riders comes a greater need for sharing the road among motorists and bicyclists alike. As explained by the manufacturers, ebikes are like regular bicycles but with electric-powered motors […]

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New Vancouver Plans for Bike Lanes Raise Concerns

The City of Vancouver’s plans for a new bike route on 10th Ave. have been announced, but they raise concerns for accessibility and the safety of some individuals in the affected neighbourhoods, a news story in the CBC indicates. Earlier this month, the city released its plans for construction of separated bike lanes along 10th Ave., […]

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New Vancouver Bike Lane Could Cause More Accidents

A new bike lane in the City of Vancouver is causing concern among cyclists as a safety hazard, according to a recent story in the CBC. Bike paths in car- and pedestrian-heavy areas that merge with car lanes increase chances of a personal injury and are a particular threat to the safety of more novice […]

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Could Bike Sharing Impact Personal Injuries in Vancouver?

Vancouver’s long-awaited bike-sharing program Mobi has finally launched, and with it, that means more cyclists will be on the city’s streets, especially during summer time. The CBC reports that Vancouver has rolled out its collection of approximately 250 bikes for public-share use throughout certain parts of the city. Residents, visitors and tourists alike will be […]

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5 Safety Tips for Bicycle Riding and How to Avoid Car Accidents

Biking advocates often paint a wonderful image of the joy of cycling. Riding on two wheels instead of four can be great for your life in a lot of ways: your health and fitness can improve, you’ll likely meet some fun fellow riders, you’re helping the environment and you can explore your community and check […]

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Should B.C. Adopt a One-Metre Rule Between Cars and Bikes?

Should B.C. Adopt a One-Metre Rule Between Cars and Bikes? Metro Vancouver cycling advocates are pushing the B.C. government to consider adopting a car-to-bike distance law similar to one that has recently come into effect in Ontario, the CBC reports. HUB Cycling, an organization dedicated to bicycling culture and safety in Metro Vancouver, wants the […]

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