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September 8, 2020

Police ask drivers to leave their phone alone

More than one in four fatal crashes on B.C. roads involve distracted driving, which is why police and ICBC continue to combat this dangerous driving behaviour […]
September 4, 2020

Drivers stay safe this Labour Day weekend

Let’s face it — 2020 has been pretty darned hard. It’s only natural to try to squeeze the last bit of fun out of summer this […]
August 30, 2020

Harvest season and traffic safety – let’s look out for our farmers

Traffic Safety is important. Harvest is either underway or just on the horizon for many farmers in the province – and that means drivers may be […]
August 18, 2020

I’ll Drive if I Want to

I watched a television news story about a traffic collision that interviewed family members exiting the courthouse. One of the people lamented that if the known […]
August 10, 2020

Police focus on impaired drivers for August Traffic Safety Spotlight

Even though 2019 was a record low year for the number of people killed and injured in impaired drivers collisions in the province, the work isn’t done. It’s […]
August 3, 2020

Struggling merchants, insurers battle over pandemic coverage

Restaurants, bars and other merchants struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic are desperately reaching out for a lifeline from insurers that in turn contend […]
July 31, 2020

Vacation properties see spike in demand as people look for safe getaways

Vacation properties see spike… Like many realtors working Canada’s recreational markets, David Jurek says he’s seen properties move unusually quickly since the start of COVID-19. The […]
July 28, 2020

COVID-19 isolation could mean more vehicles, more accidents but how?

You wouldn’t think the COVID-19 pandemic would have much of an impact on motor vehicle accidents given the stay-an-home measures being suggested across the province. However, […]
July 28, 2020

Millennial Money: Smart moves when cash is tighter than time

Lots of people have more time than money nowadays. If you’re one _ maybe you’re taking a staycation or you freed up commuting hours by working […]
July 20, 2020

Why don’t we have pay-per-mile auto insurance in Canada?

In Canada, we don’t have the option to buy auto insurance by the mile – or in our case, by the kilometre. The technology is already […]
July 9, 2020

Road tests to expand July 8 with phased approach

ICBC is continuing to expand its road testing by opening it up to all customers through a phased approach. This builds upon the successful reopening of […]
July 2, 2020

IBC Congratulates Ontario Government On Announcement to Increase Oversight of Towing Industry

TORONTO, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, the Ontario government announced the creation of a new task force to improve provincial oversight of the towing industry. The task force will […]