Q&A

Questions from site visitors answered.

Q&A - Do Cyclists Follow the Pedestrian Walk Signals?

I was stopped when riding across Georgia Street on my bike, heading north on Nicola Street, in Vancouver, by a traffic cop who said I had to wait for the pedestrian walk signal.

This intersection has traffic lights on Georgia and stop signs on Nicola.

Q&A - Pending Driving Prohibition

Q&A ImageMy spouse and I recently moved back to BC. He had a pending Driving Prohibition that had not been acknowledged since 2013. He was an N driver and was prohibited due to unsastisfactory driving record. 

At the end of July he went into ICBC after finding out while trying to switch his license over and acknowledged the suspension.

Q&A - Speed Rating of Tires

Q&A ImageI have a real issue with the trend of pick up trucks being modified.

Q&A - Alberta Interlock Transfer

Counter Attack LogoHello, Just wondering, If i am currently on the Alberta Interlock Program to get my full license back. Am i able to switch to a BC License and continue on with my program? I have moved here and was told I have 90 days to switch over my license however I am not going to be done my Alberta Interlock Program within that time.

Q&A - Leaving a Diesel Running While Refuelling

Q&A ImageOne of the most recent items for discussion in an RV forum that I belong to was the issue of leaving your engine running while refuelling.

The owners with diesels say because of the low flash point of diesel that they never shut their  engines off because they need to cool their turbo.

Q&A - Clearing the Intersection on Left Turns

Q&A ImageI’m hoping to get a clear answer to a question I’ve always had about whether or not to proceed and clear an intersection on a yellow light or to stay put until next green light.

It seems to me that you could easily get a ticket for proceeding yet just as easily get found at fault for not proceeding. Here are the details:

Q&A - Selling registration and VIN plate

Q&A ImageAsking for a friend... Okay, not a friend, just something that popped up in a Buy & Sell group I manage. Seems sketchy to me, selling JUST the plate, papers, and window frame, but before I boot the guy I just want to make sure.

Q&A - Doctor's Fees for Medical Reports

Q&A ImageAs we approach 80 we get a notification from ICBC to book an appointment with our GP to review our health issues and to see if we are still able to drive.

Here is my complaint.

Q&A - Friend's Car Impounded

Q&A ImageIf someone is driving without a license and gets their friend's car impounded for 30 days, is there a way to get it out sooner? And is there any trouble for the owner of the vehicle (through their insurance or anything) for having someone drive the vehicle without a license and getting it impounded?

Q&A - Serving an Amended Traffic Ticket

Q&A ImageWhen a motorist is issued a traffic ticket, the service is proven by either the signature of the accused, or by completing the Certificate of Service on the rear side of the Officer's copy.

If there is information that required amendments to be correct that was not part of the shaded area, is there a requirement for the same proof of service as serving the original copy?

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