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Double Solid Yellow Lines

... making the turn to exercise “a very high degree of care” and to keep a “sharp lookout” when crossing a double solid line. ... one hand, you have lines being painted on the roadway to control traffic flow and movement.  Maybe broken lines, maybe solid lines, ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/04/16 - 11:24 - 36 comments

The Only Thing a GLP Driver Supervisor Cannot be is Dead

... you missed it, the alcohol impaired supervisor of a learner driver ran afoul of police in Nelson this week. They called upon ... at the roadside. Applying the provisions of care and control, the officer issued the supervisor an Immediate Roadside ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/05 - 12:40 - 17 comments

Right of Way

... there is one overriding concern for drivers: exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian who is on the highway . ... seat). So what the test is about, apart from basic vehicle control, is to determine whether that driver can use their own judgment, ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/12 - 11:49 - 3 comments

Sleep, Text, Be Impaired & Supervise a New Driver

... be insane. Police in Salmon Arm found a supervisor in care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol and applied the Immediate ...

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

Care & Control of a Motor Vehicle While Impaired

... or not, may be enough for a conviction because you have care and control of the motor vehicle while you are impaired. If you are impaired, the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/19 - 17:00 - 4 comments

Keep Right Except to Pass

... these are automatic vehicles, two pedals, no stick-shift control or the mindset for serious driving skills. We seriously need to implant ... block of inconsiderate commuters. I really don’t care if someone wants to speed and isn’t holding up traffic. I pick the speed ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/04/09 - 17:00 - 17 comments

Alcohol and the Learner Driver Supervisor

... The legal concept involved here is that of being in care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or a drug. It applies for ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 0 comments

We'll See You When You Turn 80!

... Pay ICBC a (relatively) few dollars more and they take care of the big bills. Can't or won't follow the driving rules? Pay for a few ... were morning and afternoon on the same day. All 3 lost control and spun out. Thats last summer and this summer. The pot holes get ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/03/08 - 11:10 - 23 comments

NEWS - Is Uber Coming to British Columbia?

... licencing and inspection as well as fare and territory control. Uber does not replace this and violations can be very costly, ... "governs". Taxi drivers are not careful, they do not care about their cars, approx 70% of the drivers out there are for hire and do ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/22 - 01:00 - 9 comments

VIDEO - How to Shoulder Check

... expect the left hand to move up the wheel rim for better control) - but also in the way he turns left. Take a look at that first left ... of more trucks and buses and automobiles than I would care to count; and I wouldn't hesitate to run any a Class 1 unit down any ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 11 comments

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