DriveSmart BC


DriveSmart BC – It’s the Highway’s Fault!

I revisited this old article from 2009 today. It concerned a Facebook page dedicated to bringing improvements to an intersection on Vancouver Island that frequently sees major collisions. Dividing the highway, adding concrete barriers, prohibiting turns, reducing the speed limit,…




DriveSmart BC – Notice & Order #3

Police often issue a legal document called a Notice & Order with box three checked to deal with minor vehicle defects. It requires that the person responsible make the repair as soon as possible and then report to a specific…


DriveSmart BC — Dogs Don’t Drive!

Your dog may be licenced, but it isn’t a licence to drive a vehicle reminds a reader. This person was concerned about the number of human drivers that drive with their pets riding in a position that might interfere with…


DriveSmart BC – Snow Removal Equipment

Knowing how to behave around snow removal equipment when you encounter it on the highway is important for both your safety and that of the equipment operator. These trucks must operate at optimum speeds to remove snow, drop sand and…



DriveSmart BC – Dear RoadSafetyBC

Vancouver – Gather a group of traffic enforcement officers for coffee and doughnuts at Tim Hortons and we’ll sit and swap stories about what we have seen and shake our heads in amazement. Sometimes it’s an attempt to avoid PTSD…


DriveSmart BC – Winter Tires

Outside temperatures have dipped below 7 degrees, so it’s time to consider installing your winter tires if you use them. Residents in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island might be able to get away with good all season or all…