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VIEWPOINT - No One Ever Has the Right of Way

... of way" but then lose that precedence to an approaching emergency vehicle displaying lights and siren? The Act can't be written to ... does have the right of way as an absolute, even over that emergency vehicle. Alright (he said, somewhat grudgingly) It makes ...

Anonymous - 2021/01/20 - 08:00 - 7 comments

Military Police Powers

... have to stop for the Military Police. The definition of emergency vehicle in the Motor Vehicle Act includes a vehicle driven by a ... References: Section 1 MVA - Definition of Emergency Vehicle Paragraph 16 - Violation Ticket Administration and ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/02 - 10:16 - 0 comments

CASE LAW - R v Jacobson

The police must follow the provisions of the Emergency Vehicle Driving Regulation when they intend to employ the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/20 - 08:00 - 2 comments

CASE LAW - R v Kaiser

Richard Kaiser was ticketed for failing to slow while passing a police car while that car’s emergency lights were activated. He disputed that ticket on two grounds, the regulation offended the Charter by being too vague and that the offi ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 1 comment

CVSE - Ride Hail Vehicle Identification

... and The device must not replicate any type of emergency vehicle, emergency vehicle lighting, traffic control device or traffic sign. ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/07/19 - 11:28 - 0 comments

Q&A - Being Paced by Police in Front of Me

... but subject to subsections (2) and (4), a driver of an emergency vehicle may do the following: (a) exceed the speed limit; (b) ... (d) stop or stand. (2) The driver of an emergency vehicle must not exercise the privileges granted by subsection (1) ...

Anonymous - 2019/10/29 - 20:19 - 4 comments

Stopping for Police

... my responsibility to deal with. The presence of an emergency vehicle should not come as a surprise to any driver unless their ... and State Name - Section 73(1) MVA Approach of Emergency Vehicle - Section 177 MVA (Emergency Vehicles, Police, ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/19 - 17:00 - 0 comments

Semi Truck Incident

... like you said MANY instances can happen, there could be an emergency vehicle coming you can not see through buildings, a police chase, on ...

Anonymous - 2016/08/17 - 10:27 - 9 comments

CASE LAW - R v Wlodarczak

... from the application of traffic law while operating an emergency vehicle did not apply in the circumstances and the officer was ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:33 - 0 comments

Q&A - Rude, Aggressive and Obnoxious

... the article I wrote regarding yielding to an approaching emergency vehicle . If I can throw in my advice for handling your ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/22 - 17:01 - 4 comments

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