Q&A

Questions from site visitors answered.

Q&A - Freeway Crossovers

Q&A ImageAll freeways in BC appear to have cross over sections that connect the seperated highways.  These sections all have do not enter signs on each side.  What type of vehicle or driver is permitted to enter these sections of the highway?

Q&A - Police Powers to Stop a Driver from Driving

Q&A ImageI was wondering when police have the power or ability to take or suspend a driver's licence or impound their vehicle.

Essentially, what are police powers to immediately prevent a driver from driving after a traffic stop?

Q&A - How Long Must My Ignition Interlock be Installed?

Counter Attack LogoWondering how long you must have an interlock device installed in BC if you have had two impaired convictions? all i can find is 12 months? is that correct?

Q&A - Alarm Sirens as Horns

motorcycleCan anyone please tell me if there is any provision in law to be allowed to use a siren type of alarm noise generated by say a bike alarm to be used as part of your horn mechanism.

One huge problem for bikes is that cars don't see or hear you very well. Having a loud siren type of horn as a last ditch attempt to show people where I am on the road would make a big difference.

What is the law regarding

Q&A - Ticket Issued by Officer With No Knowledge of Incident

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Q&A - Air Horns on Bicycles

Q&A ImageA friend tells me I might be breaking the law by having an air horn on my bike.

Q&A - Insecure Load

Q&A Imageevery week or so, I haul a load of dead fish to another town, in a 53 foot tanker. This trailer is loaded by the fish producers, then it is sealed, brought out to the highway, where I pick it up and begin my 3 hour trip to deliver.

Q&A - Garbage Truck Leads the Morning Parade

Q&A ImageI don't know if you drive much along Hammond Bay Rd, but it can be pretty frustrating on garbage day, or even morning commute on school days, with buses stopping very 100 - 200 yds.

I dread the new "automatic" garbage trucks which I think will take far longer to pick up cans and put them down using hydraulics, rather than arm power.

Multiple Problems Involving Elderly Lady

Q&A ImageI have a tenant that is elderly and her vehicle is parked on the street and uninsured.

The mechanical soundness of the vehicle is seriously questionable. The vehicle owner said that the brakes are not working and she had to use the emergency brake to stop the vehicle in the past.

There have been times that she was so heavily medicated, people were surprised to see her get in her vehicle and drive away.

Q&A - Police Refuse to Make Speed Enforcement Patrols

Q&A ImageHi, I am a concerned citizen and home owner that lives on Blind Bay Road in the South Shuswap.

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