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July 31, 2022

The Roadside Camper

The Roadside Camper Traveling on a budget was likely behind a request for information that I received about camping beside the highway. The correspondent was curious […]
July 31, 2022

Mistaking the Gas for the Brake

Mistaking the Gas for the Brake How can a driver mistake the gas for the brake? I could not rationalize this explanation after reading another news […]
July 31, 2022

Do It Yourself Towing

Do It Yourself Towing Tow trucks are too expensive! I’ve got a chain and a buddy to do the steering and apply the brakes, so we’ll […]
July 6, 2022

Left Turn on Red

Understanding a Left Turn on Red When I was relatively new to police work I was patrolling behind a car that had stopped at a red […]
July 6, 2022

Motorized Wheelchairs

Concerns about Motorized Wheelchairs I have grave concerns about the safety of those driving battery operated Motorized Wheelchairs and about the dangers involved for car drivers […]
June 18, 2022

International Drivers License

Many people mistakenly call an International Driving Permit (IDP) an International Driver’s License. Their belief is that the IDP alone allows them to drive here at […]
June 18, 2022

Forced Tailgating

I hope that most drivers subscribe to the Two Second Rule under good driving conditions and increase the following distance when the situation is not ideal. […]
June 18, 2022

Rights & Duties of Cycle Operators

“Are there rules for riding bicycles?” a reader asks after narrowly missing a collision with a bicyclist. “They seem to ride wherever they feel like it. […]
May 23, 2022

Show Me the Radar / Laser Reading

“I want to see the radar / laser reading!” This was always a signal to me that the traffic stop was going to be a difficult […]
May 23, 2022

Seller Beware!

Ever sold or bought a used car? Seller Beware! I have friends who sold a car and months later they received information that the car was […]
May 23, 2022

Pedestrians, Protect Yourselves!

Every year an average of 52 pedestrians are killed and 2.400 are injured by collisions in B.C. These incidents typically take place at night or when […]
May 4, 2022

Licence Plates

Moving licence plates from one vehicle to another is not just a simple matter of being able to use a screwdriver. Many people run into trouble […]