DriveSmart BC

DriveSmart BC – Check Your Lights

The next time you get into your vehicle, start it up, set the parking brake, turn on all of the lights and the hazard flashers. Walk around your vehicle and check all the lights. Are they all lit as they…


DriveSmart BC – Slow Driving

Q: Have you ever touched on the subject of drivers doing 5 to 15km below the posted speed limit? It’s extremely annoying. The passing lanes are usually not available due to Murphy’s Law, and the 4 lane stretches are great…






DriveSmart BC – 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 bad driver had been prohibited from driving the whole incident that brought them there…



DriveSmart BC – Mandatory Alcohol Screening

Our society’s tolerance for drinking and driving continues to narrow. When I started policing in the 1980s it was a major investigation to convict someone for impaired driving. An investigator had to develop skills and experience in the detection of…