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Q&A - BC Resident Using My Alberta Address

I know a guy who has lived in BC for well over 25 years and still holds a Alberta drivers Licence and registration. At one time he used my husbands and ... house, that we dont even own. Now we are moving back to Alberta and I know he is going to use our address again. I don't know what to ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/10/11 - 13:30 - 1 comment

Q&A - Working in Alberta, Living in BC, Do I Need a BCDL and ICBC Insurance?

... of drivers who seem to live in British Columbia but have Alberta licence plates and insurance. The story goes that they husband works in Alberta and ...

Anonymous - 2019/10/28 - 09:46 - 2 comments

Out of Touch or Vote For Me?

... consistent across wage bands. I spent a lot of years in Alberta, with photo radar, and saw both my own behaviours and a lot of other ... Years ago, in Alberta, where there are no front plates, I had a fleet of company vehicles. It was firly easy from the rear view ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/06 - 21:25 - 29 comments

Q&A - Commercial Vehicles Using Out of Province Licence Plates

I see more and more Alberta companies having Alberta plates on their equipment and having their terminals in BC. These companies work and train out of the BC terminals. Their equipment ...

Anonymous - 2019/09/18 - 09:54 - 1 comment

Q&A - Is the Current Traffic Enforcement System Working?

... a Wreck with a canoe on the roof and Saskatchewan plates to surreptitiously hunt traffic violators.  I think this ... Ontario were so upset about it's use. It's still used in Alberta and Saskatchewan, but their taxes are lower, I guess they had to make ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/10/15 - 16:11 - 30 comments

CASE LAW - R v Shafer

... but had not obtained a BC driver's license or BC license plates and insurance at the time he was stopped for speeding by police in ... Read the Reasons for Judgment R v Shafer Alberta plates in BC It has come to my attention that many people from ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/25 - 12:00 - 1 comment

Notice & Order #2

... being driven on the highway the vehicle licence and number plates could be seized and the driver issued a violation ticket with a ... Certified mechanic authorized to do this. Whether it's an Alberta car with a crack in the windshield, or a US vehicle in need of DRL ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/10/31 - 10:18 - 11 comments

Trouble After a Vehicle Purchase

... had to do was provide the paper work and walk out with you plates and insurance. I have never been asked for a safety inspection report. ... to inspect the serial number of a vehicle I had bought in Alberta. What is the procedure for registering a used vehicle in B.C.? ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/19 - 07:58 - 7 comments

Improperly Modified and Defective Vehicles

... a tow truck and seizure of the vehicle license and number plates. Even with limited use, our vehicles eventually wear out and break ... cannot be accessed online for free.  By contrast, Alberta provides free online access to its inspection manuals for automotive ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/07 - 20:56 - 6 comments

24 Hour Prohibitions

... Thread if i get a 24 hour supension in B.C with alberta plates and alberta drivers licence (class 1) will it go on my record in alberta ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/08/05 - 09:55 - 5 comments

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