Always use headlights in tunnels

Ever noticed the sign on the highway advising you to turn on your headlights thru the tunnel? This is not necessarily so your lights may illuminate the road for you, perhaps more so that vehicles behind you can still see you, especially if they are still driving with their sunglasses on (take them off!). If the traffic suddenly stops for …

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5 way stop

  The 5 way stop works exactly like the 4-way stop (and the 3 way stop, and the All-Way stop).     That means: Whoever stops first, should go first. If you stop at the same time: Yield to the vehicle on your right Left turns yield to right turns Left turns yield to straight thru traffic When unsure, use courtesy.

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Solid white lines

Avoid changing lanes against a solid white line; it’s illegal. Usually found near cross walks and intersections & on the freeway.   Get more info about all the road lines here

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Difference between no parking and no stopping

No stopping means no stopping. Opposite of a stop sign! In other words ‘KEEP IT MOVING!’ No parking means do not park the car, turn it off, take the keys out and walk away; but you could stop your car to load/unload passengers (sometimes I stop there to talk on the phone, even though the official reason you’re allowed to …

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How many hidden stop signs are in this picture?

All drivers – new drivers especially – should be aware that stop signs can “hide” behind trucks as well as overgrown bushes/shrubs. Keep your eyes constantly moving when driving and look for clues that there’s an intersection. If you’re not sure if you have a stop sign or not, it is better to be safe than sorry; go slow enough …

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The Road Test Diaries

Road test experience. Submitted by an anonymous driver.   I’ve been reading this blog for a few weeks now and I think it’s time to give back to the community with my experience of doing my class 5 test. Location: North Vancouver Class 5 Result: Passed! I arrived about 10 minutes before my test and was registered at the counter by the …

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