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August 16, 2019

A dashcam can offer an ‘unbiased witness’ in traffic-accident disputes

A dashcam can offer an ‘unbiased witness’ in traffic-accident disputes. In a video taken through the windshield of Dung Le’s 15-year-old Toyota Echo, an oncoming car […]
August 14, 2019

Understanding life insurance

Have you ever thought of how much impact smoking has on your finances? Health Canada’s cost calculator finds that smoking half a pack a day can […]
August 9, 2019

What goes up, must come down — unless it’s car insurance rates, apparently

What goes up, must come down… right? What about car insurance rates…“Lies, damned lies, and statistics” is a quote attributed to various famous folk, but the […]
August 5, 2019

Thinking Ahead of Big Trucks

One of the critical concepts I learned as a collision investigator this that fully loaded heavy trucks have 50 to 60% of the braking capability of […]
July 29, 2019

Beefs and Bouquets

Twenty years of traffic law enforcement experience has (mis)shaped what I find entertaining, so every Thursday I find myself reading the beefs in the Nanaimo News […]
July 15, 2019

Electronic Monitoring – change driver behaviour

Our current system of trying to change driver behaviour largely consists of traffic tickets, vehicle impoundment and driver’s licence suspensions. They all rely on traffic policing […]
July 3, 2019

Reflections on Holiday Weekend Traffic

This is a short trip down memory lane with a retired traffic cop: me. I’ve just recently completed a round trip from Vancouver Island to the […]
June 28, 2019

Most Canadians leave their families exposed when it comes to travel insurance

TORONTO, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — While 72 per cent of Canadians had some form of travel or medical insurance for recent travels, most leave […]
June 24, 2019

Automated Vehicles And The Future Of Automobile Insurance İn Ontario

Article by David M. Rogers Rogers Partners LLP A few years ago, I listened to two friends have a long discussion about the relevance of automated vehicles. […]
June 13, 2019

Should I signal?

Should I Signal? Paul from CompetentDrivingBC often shares his insights here on DriveSmartBC. I like his explanation of whether to signal or not and decided to […]
June 10, 2019

Fraudulent Compliance Markings

Compliance Markings… I am thinking about upgrading the sealed beams on a vintage car to LED headlights. The LED headlights I’m considering are marked “DOT SAE” […]
June 4, 2019

Ignoring Your Own Safety – Seatbelts

When I learned to drive more than 4 decades ago, seatbelts were becoming standard equipment on all vehicles. Fast forward to today and we have seatbelts, […]