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Road Safety at Work asks B.C. drivers to consider if travelling is worth it...

Considering whether or not to drive depending on conditions is an important part of winter driving, accordion to Road Safety at Work (RSW).

Halloween Safety Tips from ICBC

Halloween is next Tuesday, but a number of celebrations take place this weekend. ICBC is offering up some safety tips ahead of the spooky holiday. Joanna Linsangan says if you're going to party, it's important...

ICBC Launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia is promoting pedestrian safety. Statistics from ICBC show that 43% of all crashes that injure pedestrians happen between October and January. Spokesperson Colleen Woodger says there are a lot...

The Safety Benefits of Winter Tires

Winter tires are now needed to drive on certain BC roads. ICBC's Joanna Linsangan says some highways on Vancouver Island require you to have these tires, as well as many on the Mainland. She says there...

“Shift Into Winter” Campaign Promoting Safe Driving in Hazardous Conditions

For those who drive for work, October, November and December are the most dangerous months to do so. Almost 30% of all work-related crashes resulting in injury and time-loss claims happen during these 3 months,...

ICBC Cautioning Wildlife Awareness On Roads

Drivers are being reminded to watch out for wildlife on the roads. If animal pops out in front of you, ICBC's Joanna Linsangan states you're going to need think quickly. "If you do suddenly have an...

ICBC preps for long weekend

Roads are expected to be busy with the unofficial start of the summer road trip season this long weekend. Lindsay Olsen with ICBC says last year, 52 people were injured in 290 crashes throughout Vancouver...

ICBC funds new driving program for youth in care

Youth in Care have an opportunity to learn how to drive while not worrying about costs. Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux says ICBC, in partnership with the Federation of BC Youth in...

Police reminding residents about seat-belt safety

Police are asking drivers to make sure they're wearing their seat-belts before getting behind the wheel and hitting the road. Constable Rob Gardner says it's also important that you ensure your passengers are belted up. "The...

Summer road work planned on Inland Island Highway

Road resurfacing will getting underway this summer on the Inland Island Highway. Janelle Erwin with the Ministry of Transportation says the slow lanes between Courtenay and Campbell River will be resurfaced. Erwin notes that crews will...

Emergency crews reminding drivers to watch out for road workers

Drivers are being reminded to slow down and pull off to the side if they see crews working on the roads. Powell River Deputy Fire Chief Rocky Swanson says he's been impressed with how quickly...

ICBC offering road safety tips for Family Day weekend

If you're planning on heading out for the long weekend, ICBC is asking drivers to use extra caution. Last year, 61 people were injured in 220 crashes over Family Day long weekend on Vancouver...

RCMP Urge Cautious Driving Ahead of Snowfall

Environment Canada is warning of some potential snow as the weekend approaches, so Mounties are reminding residents to be cautious on the roads. Constable Rob Gardner says it's important to give yourself extra time...

ICBC Offering Holiday Driving Advice

If you are hitting the road over the next week or so, ICBC is offering some tips for safe holiday driving. Spokesperson Caroline Robinson says the biggest thing is to think ahead before you...

Mounties Advising Motorists To Take It Easy

Mounties are asking drivers to use caution on the roads, especially the Inland Island Highway for the next few days. First responders were called out to multiple crashes in a two-and-a-half hour period Tuesday...

HIGH-RISK DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH

ICBC is raising awareness on the dangers of high risk driving this month. High Risk driving, which includes things like speeding, not driving to road conditions, and failing to yield, are all behaviors that increase...

Cracking down on distracted driving

Are distracted driving laws in B.C. tough enough? The BC government is considering raising penalties and fines for distracted driving, but is asking British Columbians for their input first. A new website was created for a...
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