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VIDEO - Seven Tips for Passing Your ICBC Road Test

video iconThese seven tips presented by ICBC may be used to successfully pass your road test, regardless of whether you drive a passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle or a motorcycle. For those of you who are already licensed drivers, these are seven tips that you should still be aware of so that you continue to drive safely and courteously.

VIDEO - Using You Eyes Effectively When Driving

video iconThis is another good short (9:40) video from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety called Using Your Eyes Effectively When Driving. Learn how our eyes work, where a driver should concentrate their attention and how alcohol will affect a driver's perception.

VIDEO - Night Driving

video iconThis 9 minute video from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety teaches a driver how to drive safely at night.

VIDEO - Improvements to the Immediate Roadside Prohibition Program

video iconThe Office of the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles explains improvements to the Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) program for impaired drivers (effective June 15, 2012) and what can happen if you're caught driving impaired in British Columbia.

VIDEO - Crashing Into the Rear of a Commercial Trailer

IIHS LogoI've always wondered how well the underride protection at the back of heavy commercial trailers would work, but I was never called on to investigate a collision like this.

VIDEO - The Impossible Texting and Driving Test

video iconThis video was produced for Responsible Young Drivers, a group from Belguim. The group promotes road safety and draws the attention to young drivers asking them to demonstrate responsible driving. It's network of 600 young volunteers in organize more than 250 activities each year in Belgium.

VIDEO - Motorcycle Reconstruction

video iconAnother great slow motion video from Australia's Transport Accident Commission (TAC). The public education campaign targets two of Victoria's biggest issues in road safety -- motorcycle safety and speed. The campaign, titled "Reconstruction", features a slow motion replay of a crash involving a motorcyclist and a car.

ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION - Pedaling Towards a Healthier Planet

CyclistI was impressed with the cycling facilities I saw when I visited Portland, Oregon, and by the number of people that I saw using them. Cycle paths, accomodation for bicycles on light rail and the bus and even traffic signals that applied directly to cyclists. All of these things worked together to promote the use of the bicycle for both commuting and recreation because they increased the safety a cyclist felt.

VIDEO - Do It Yourself Headlight Lens Polishing

video iconThis video from 3M shows how the do-it-yourselfer can take a bit of time and their polishing kit and restore the clarity to plastic headlight lenses. Milky or badly yellowed lenses turn crystal clear again as your electric drill does all the work. This promotes properly focused light that helps you see properly again, likely far less expensively than buying new lenses!

VIDEO - Motorcycle Safety: Put Yourself in Their Shoes

video iconTAC Victoria's 'Vice Versa' campaign was first launched in 2002 and is aimed at car drivers highlighting the vulnerability of motorcyclists and the need to be more aware and actively look for them on the road. The campaign depicts a rider in everyday traffic conditions and a car driver who is attempting to change lanes.

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