Driving

A driver has lost their truck and has been fined nearly $2,000 after being pulled over by Vancouver police on Feb. 24, 2020. (Sgt. Mark Christensen/Twitter)
A driver has lost their truck and has been fined nearly $2,000 after being pulled over by Vancouver police on Feb. 24, 2020. (Sgt. Mark Christensen/Twitter)
Car accidents are nothing new, but it seems drivers are getting worse. (Black Press Media)

COLUMN: Drivers are just getting worse

The advent of self driving cars can’t come fast enough

Car accidents are nothing new, but it seems drivers are getting worse. (Black Press Media)
A Coquitlam RCMP officer stopped this car for allegedly running a stop sign on Feb. 2, 2020. Then, the student driver behind the wheel allegedly failed a roadside sobriety test. (RCMP handout)

B.C. student driver’s licence suspended after failing roadside sobriety check mid-lesson

Driving instructor had vehicle impounded for 30 days, as well

A Coquitlam RCMP officer stopped this car for allegedly running a stop sign on Feb. 2, 2020. Then, the student driver behind the wheel allegedly failed a roadside sobriety test. (RCMP handout)
PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning

PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning

The incident was spotted on Highway 19 in Campbell River

PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning
Traffic has not been heavily impacted by the snow so far. (Nina Grossman/ News Staff)

Experts warning drivers to slow down with more snow in the forecast

Up to 5 cm more of snow is expected in the area for Monday

Traffic has not been heavily impacted by the snow so far. (Nina Grossman/ News Staff)
Take a look at your tires; Winter driving regulations in effect

Take a look at your tires; Winter driving regulations in effect

Winter driving regulations, governing the safe usage of cars on winter roads come into effect at the start of October

Take a look at your tires; Winter driving regulations in effect
An aggressive driver was reported on Monday following an incident on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Road rage on the Trans-Canada Highway

Aggressive driver reported on Monday and Saanich Police talk about what to do if it happens to you

An aggressive driver was reported on Monday following an incident on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway is thick at times. Late spring and summer are busy times for road crews who seize the opportunity for good weather to undertake improvements to pavement that gets beat up from winter driving. It’s a good time for drivers to exercise patience, since delays are inevitable.

EDITORIAL: Summer traffic delays go hand in hand with improved roads

Motorists reminded to leave temper behind before climbing behind the wheel

  • May 24, 2017
Traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway is thick at times. Late spring and summer are busy times for road crews who seize the opportunity for good weather to undertake improvements to pavement that gets beat up from winter driving. It’s a good time for drivers to exercise patience, since delays are inevitable.
Police are keeping a closer watch out for high-risk driving activities this month, especially around intersections like the busy Veterans Memorial Parkway and Goldstream Avenue crossing. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

West Shore RCMP look to reduce injuries, fatalities from high-risk driving

May campaign sees police teaming up with ICBC on crackdown

  • May 9, 2017
Police are keeping a closer watch out for high-risk driving activities this month, especially around intersections like the busy Veterans Memorial Parkway and Goldstream Avenue crossing. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff