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BC's Slow Down Move Over Law

... A slow down, move over situation is one of them. Slow down move over I remember when this was first announced and thinking at ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/21 - 15:05 - 1 comment

Left Turn Surprise!

A signal light does not provide you with any protection when you make a left turn. This simple fact was discovered by a lady who slowed as she approached her driveway, signalled for a left turn, saw a truck approaching in her rearview mirror and s ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 31 comments

BC Bad Driver of the Week - Slow Down, Move Over, Fail!

This video shows at least three drivers in the right hand lane who fail to slow down and move over for a service truck showing flashing yellow lights working on a breakdown at the roadside. There was at least 20 seconds of lead time to recognize t ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 1 comment

Bring Back Automated Speed Enforcement

... out left lane hogs for special attention, only the slow down move over law is mentioned. My wish is that the province would bring ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 24 comments

Slow Down, Move Over Revisited

... out! Reference Links: BC's Slow Down Move Over Law Submitted by E-mail On Thursday morning ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 3 comments

Settling a Debate About Impeding Traffic

I've probably said this before, but when I applied the same tolerance under the speed limit as I did for those driving over the speed limit and factored in the advisory signs for speed I seldom found a driver going slower. Having sat and consi ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/12/29 - 12:56 - 9 comments

Q&A - Slow Down, Move Over Education

I’m a professional driver on the Island,I have been driving since the mid 60s and have logged many accident free kms. My interest in writing is the “slow down, move over law." I have done it for decades. Not enough drivers seem to be aware of it. ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/05 - 17:46 - 6 comments

Space Cadets

More space equals more time. Think about that carefully for a moment as it should be a constant consideration for all drivers. Driving should be an action, not a reaction and the best way to make it an action is to give yourself time to think, pla ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/12/12 - 04:00 - 9 comments

The Government Didn't Tell Me

I've been watching a number of conversations in the newspaper and social media lately, mostly with regard to B.C.'s slow down, move over law , but including changes to other traffic laws as well. The general theme has been that the government h ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 4 comments

Official Vehicles: The Tow Truck

The tow truck is a bit of an orphan when it comes to being an "official vehicle" as defined in our slow down, move over laws. Drivers happening across a tow truck working at the side of the highway must slow down and move over if possible just as they ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 2 comments

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