Q on Vancouver Intersection: Prior St. eastbound at Georgia Viaduct
Question : At a Y intersection, where a vehicle on the right arm of the Y has stopped for a red light, can that vehicle then proceed if there is no approaching traffic on the left arm of the Y. (for example, east bound traffic…
Intersections: Pedestrian-Controlled Traffic Lights
Question : Scenerio: North and South have normal intersection traffic lights. East and West (this situation side street) have a stop sign. Does East West traffic not have an obligation to still stop at a stop sign before proceeding or does East West traffic…
‘Do Not Stop’ Sign Required: North Vancouver
We all know about stop signs, but what about ‘do not stop’ signs!? If I said that whenever you don’t have a stop sign, it means you don’t have to stop, I’d be lying. However, there are several places around the lower mainland where people…
Understanding Blind Spots and Shoulder Checks
Blind Spots Due to blind spots, drivers should shoulder check anytime before they are about to move the vehicle over more than about 1 meter. This is to check for other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists – anything or anyone – who might be in the blind…
Q: Should you stop at the Stop Sign or the Stop Line?
A Richmond, BC man recently took his stop-sign ticket to Supreme Court, and won. The man stopped at a stop sign, rolled past the stop line (which was some 5 feet away from the sign), and received a ticket. The police officer was correct in…
Q: Right Turns without Stop Signs (Right of way basics) & Right Turn Shoulder Checking
Q: What is the proper procedure for right turns without stop signs? Usually if you’re turning right and you do not have a stop sign (or red light), then it means: you’re turning right into a driveway, parking lot, or lane (alley). you’re turning…
Top 8 Tips for Reversing and Backing a Car
Tip #1: Shift into Reverse FIRST The first thing you should always do when you’re about to reverse or park is (after checking the mirror and signalling), shift your vehicle into reverse gear This sounds obvious, but this is important because it will active the…
Q: Should I Keep my Tires Straight when Waiting to Turn Left?
YES, Please do. If you’re rear-ended while waiting, and your tires and vehicle are straight, then your vehicle will be pushed straight ahead (not the end of the world). If your vehicle and/or tires are turned, you may be pushed into oncoming traffic in the…
Q: At 4-way-stops, do I have to Wait for the Other Car to Stop Before I can Go?
Question : I arrive first at the for way stop. There is another car in the opposite direction approaching the intersection. Do I have to wait for this car to arrive to the intersection and stop at the stop sign or should I go ahead…
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