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Winter Tires Are the Safer Option

All weather tires have flooded the market in recent years, promising drivers a convenient alternative to dedicated winter tires. While it sounds great to get by on one type of tire all year round, all weather tires are a compromise—and your choice to take that compromise could come back and bite you. Learn why winter […]

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Safe Driving Tips for Rainy Weather in Vancouver

When it comes to winter road conditions, Vancouver residents struggle with one thing above all else—rain. The rainy season means that Vancouver driving conditions are not quite as nice as they might be during other times of the year. While it may not be possible to avoid every hazard if you want to stay safe […]

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Vancouver Car Sharing Ready for Winter Driving

Car-sharing companies in Vancouver have been preparing their vehicles for winter-driving conditions as the season is in full swing, according to a report from the Vancouver Sun. Many observers expressed pessimism about the safety quality of driving car2gos and Evos during winter in Metro Vancouver because of the meagre appearances of the Smart cars and […]

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Tips for Safe Driving During the Holiday Season

Planning on hitting the road to spend time with loved ones this holiday season? If so, then there are some safe-driving tips you’ll want to keep in mind as you prepare for your holiday celebrations. With these tips, you can reduce your chances of being involved in an accident and keep yourself and your family […]

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Safe-Driving Tips for Vancouver’s Rainy Weather

Vancouver can be beautiful during the fall months, but this is also the time of year when rainfall tends to be the highest. Specifically, the months from November through roughly February constitute the area’s “rainy season.” With rainy conditions come slick roads, which means an increased risk of auto accidents. Fortunately, by taking some special precautions, you […]

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Drivers Required to Winterize Vehicles for Safe Driving in B.C.

Get ready for winter driving in B.C. and the increased driver-safety laws that will come along with it. Starting on Oct. 1, 2016, the province of British Columbia is requiring all drivers to winterize their cars and motor vehicles for when driving on certain highways and stretches of roads, according to this news report. All […]

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Tips on Winter Driving

Winter is here and roads are icy. You will not find the same amount of traction on roads in these couple of months. In fact, you may find that it is only a small fraction of what you are used to. This means that you have to pay extra attention to the controls available – […]

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Winter Tire and Chain Signs in BC

Have you noticed any winter tire and chain signs when you were driving recently? These signs are scattered across BC and drivers must obey them from October 1 to March 31. You are not required to use winter tires in the Lower Mainland and southeastern Vancouver Island as the weather is milder. However, you will […]

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ICBC Warns of Spike in Pedestrian Crashes for the Winter Season

Along with the Vancouver Police and other provincial leaders, ICBC is sending a reminder that there is a seasonal spike around this time of year in pedestrian accidents. In fact, the number of crashes involving pedestrians almost doubled from November to January compared to June to August. ICBC has created an infographic on pedestrian crashes with some […]

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How to Drive on Black Ice

Winter driving can be challenging. Limited visibility, rain, snow, and black ice can all impact your regular commute. However, even if you give yourself extra time for your commute, not all road hazards are easily visible. What is Black Ice? Black ice is one of the most hazardous road conditions to drive on during the […]

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