“Too often police officers see the devastating results of a crash between a bicycle and a vehicle,” said Chief Constable Jamie Graham, Victoria Police Department and Traffic Safety Committee Chair of the B.C. Association of Chiefs of Police. “Whether you’re a recreational cyclist or cycle to and from work, it’s important to always wear your helmet and follow the rules of the road.
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This video is a news interview with Dr. John Vavrik who is a psychologist that works for ICBC. The interview was prompted by a hit and run collision that put two joggers in Surrey, B.C. in hospital. Dr. Vavrik explains why people fail to remain at a collision like this to help their victims. ICBC [...]
NTSB officials said it wasn’t their intention to prevent drivers from having a glass of wine with dinner, but they acknowledged that under a threshold as low as .05 the safest thing for people who have only one or two drinks is not to drive at all.
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B.C. elementary schools can receive safety patrol equipment, training tools and resources free of charge
Newer vehicles with hi tech headlights have made night driving uncomfortable and unsafe for other drivers. I’ve noticed that some of these conversions are also difficult to look at during the day as well.
“A finding that surprised people is the prevalence of fatigue during the day. We found significantly more crashes/near crashes due to fatigue during the day than at night”
State Farm agents from across Canada will host teen driving safety events from October 18-26, 2013, to bring attention to this epidemic and help establish a National Teen Driver Safety Week
Using non-pairing Bluetooth technology from Cellcontrol, the device is engaged when a car is in motion and limits mobile device activity during that time
Police listed the majority of drivers who were distracted as “generally distracted” or “lost in thought.”
“Driving can be essential to older adults’ sense of independence and autonomy. We encourage drivers to consider exercise as one way to stay safe on the road over a lifetime.”
“We’ll continue to invest in road safety initiatives that help us reduce claims costs to keep rates as low as possible for our customers,” said ICBC’s John Dickinson