What to do after a Car Accident/Crash

DO: If anyone is injured: Call 911 Move the vehicles off the road if it’s safe to do so (out of the way of traffic), and if the damage is minor. If the damage is severe, do not move the vehicles. Get details Get details even if you think it was minor and you are not injured (Sometimes injuries take …

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Q: Difference between Class 5 and Class 7 Road Test

Q: What’s the difference between the ICBC Class 5 and Class 7 Road Test? Skills — Both tests will test your driving skills: observation maintaining space margins speed control steering communication Hazard perception — Both tests willassess your hazard perception. In the Class 7 test, the examiner will ask you to pull over, look ahead, and explain what hazards you …

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Q: Can I back out of my driveway across double yellow lines?

Q: Can I back out of my driveway across double yellow lines? There is no specific law against this. You are required to make sure it is safe before you reverse and while reversing, and to avoid impeding traffic. Please consider the much safer option of reversing into a driveway whenever possible to avoid the need to reverse out. Motor Vehicle …

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Q: Can a New Driver Rent a Car? (Potential Options)

Honestly it looks like slim pickings if you are a young, new driver and are looking for alternatives to purchasing a vehicle and relying on public transit. Here’s what I could find after a very quick search:   MODO Requirements MODO You need to be at least 19 years old with a valid BC driver’s licence.* You also need to meet …

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New Driver Q: Turn Signals when Backing up

Q: When I back up, what kind of signal do I have to use?  Same as when you are going forward! That way, the other road users around you may better understand where you plan to go. If you are going straight, don’t signal. If you are backing to the right, signal right. If you are backing to the left, …

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Q: Passing on the Right to Turn Right

Do not pass on the right to turn right, Accept your sometimes-given right to pass on the right!  Hi, I had 2 quick questions. 1. At an intersection where it’s only 1 lane each way, theres is often room to create 2 lanes, so the right lane can turn right. I do this purely out of convenience but I assume …

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