Information regarding collisions.

Auto Accident Survivor's Guide

image of auto accident survivor's guide for british columbia book coverJill Franklin was injured in a collision in 1990 while walking on the streets of Vancouver. Based on her experience she wrote the Auto Accident Survivor's Guide for British Columbia. It details her experience dealing with ICBC and the provincial medical system. The book is now out of print but can be read on line for free.

Significant Penalty Increase for Overheight Violations

Province of BC LogoThe provincial government has announced it's intent to implement a significant penalty increase for commercial vehicles involved in infrastructure collisions. A fine of up to $100,000 and imprisonment of up to 18 months could be faced by drivers of overheight loads that collide with an overpass.

CASE LAW - Dahlke v Davidson

BC Courts Coat of ArmsThe case of Dahlke v Davidson involves a collision that occurred on Centre Street between Pacific and Royal Avenues in White Rock. Kelby Dahlke was parked at the curb of Centre Street facing southbound and wanted to join traffic. Heather Davidson was approaching his parked position, not fully paying attention to driving. When Mr. Dahlke lurched into traffic Ms. Davidson did not react immediately and a collision resulted.