Driving Tips: 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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Q: Left Turns & Yellow Arrows

Comment: Hi, one of mine friends failed his road test yesterday. His road test had no markings at all but examiner marked one thing as a violation and made him fail.  There was intersection with a special left turn and he was in special left turn lane to turn left, he left the stop line but was exactly on the pedestrian …

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What is a Crosswalk? Are you Sure?

It seems there is a bit of confusion around this subject so I’m hoping to make some sense today. Firstly, here’s the legal definition from the BC motor vehicle act: (Motor Vehicle Act) “crosswalk” means (a) a portion of the roadway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by signs or by lines or other markings on …

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