Driver Licencing

Information related to driver's licences.

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.

Q&A - Student from Alberta

New Driver Signs 2011Hi there, I currently have an Alberta L, that is going to expire soon. I just moved to B.C and am planning on staying here for some schooling, and am wondering if I am allowed to take a British Columbia N drivers test without retaking my L? Or do I have to take my Alberta license and transfer it over?

Are You Smarter Than a Learner Driver?

New Driver SignsMy mother learned to drive on the prairies as a teenager. She paid her two dollars, was given a driver's licence and then learned to drive. I learned in my teens as well, studying the driving guide, took a twenty question test, spent some time as a learner, passed a 20 minute road test and I had my licence.

CASE LAW - R v Cole

BC Courts Coat of ArmsThis case contains a discussion about wilful blindness. Garret Cole received a notice of intent to prohibit in the mail from the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles at the beginning of August of 2011 that advised him he could have the prohibition reviewed. Mr. Cole did pay the fee and had the review conducted.

Q&A - Can L or N Drivers Drive Outside of BC?

New Driver Signs 2011Can someone with an L from BC drive in all the provinces? The family is planning a cross Canada trip and my son has his L. We were planning to drive back through the US. Can a person with an L from BC drive in the US?

House Trailer Endorsement

Large RV TrailerAh, summertime! Let's get the RV out of storage and plan some serious recreation. Regardless of the length of your planned road trip, operating an RV safely and legally will maximize your pleasure and head off trouble before it happens.

Should My Driving Record be Available to the Public?

AngelYesterday's edition of the Victoria Times Colonist newspaper contained an article about Justice Minister Shirley Bond considering making the driving record of B.C. drivers public knowledge. The idea is that if conventional methods of convincing drivers to follow the driving rules are not successful, then it is time to find other solutions. This one would be aimed at embarrassing a non-compliant driver publicly.

Q&A - Learner from Outside BC - Do I Need to Display an L?

New Driver Signs 2011My husband and I are planning to take the 14 hour drive from Peace country down to the okanagan, on to vancouver and back to alberta for the long weekend in May. I'm super excited to visit my small home town and be able to drive around in it. We got to talking and I can't find anything anywhere stating I'm not allowed to drive in B.C.

RESOURCE - On Line Driver's Test

Crash TestWhether you are studying to apply for your learner's licence or see yourself as a better than average driver, it's worthwhile to verify that your driving knowledge is correct. Both ICBC and the Richmond Public Library have on line practice knowledge tests for drivers.

Q&A - Driving After Seizures

Q&A ImageA family member had a seizure about a month ago and was told at the time by doctors that he cannot drive. The reason for the seizure was swelling due to brain tumours that have since been treated with drugs and radiation. He was also give some prescription medication that indicated he was not supposed to drive while on it. He is now at the end of his prescription and wondering when he might be able to drive again.

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