The rain is pounding down outside this morning as I sit looking out my livingroom window with tablet and coffee in hand. I'm warm and dry enjoying the idea that being retired means I am no longer on the highway investigating collisions in this weather. Of course, Murphy was listening...
This tip about designated drivers takes a look at what people think that a designated driver is and how important it can be to find a sober ride home in the face of BC's new drinking and driving legislation.
School's back, and that means 30 km/h school zones are also in effect. A car travelling at 50 km/h in ideal conditions takes 37 metres to stop. At 30 km/h, you can stop in less than half that distance. ICBC's tip features a crossing guard explaining why it's so important drivers slow down in school zones.
This ICBC RoadSense video attempts to dispel some of the common myths about knowing when it is safe to drive after you have consumed alcohol. Dr. Bruce Campana explains that the best choice is still not to drive if you have been drinking.
September means kids are heading back to school, so drivers need to be extra careful. Remember that school zones are in effect again and that means lower speed limits. This month's tip will help remind you what to watch out for in school zones.
Parties and social gatherings are a big part of summertime fun. It can lead people to a choice – should you get behind the wheel after a few drinks? This month’s tip, titled Impaired Driving, reminds you of the very real consequences of saying yes to that choice.
Ever wondered how to use a roundabout safely? With more and more of these traffic facilitating intersections being built in British Columbia it is likely that you will be using one in the near future if you aren't already. Knowing what is expected of you before you arrive at a roundabout is the surest way of navigating one safely!