And the most dangerous parking lot in Metro Vancouver for pedestrians is…

Did you know that parking lots are the second most common place where collisions occur, after intersections? ICBC has released a list of the most dangerous parking lots for pedestrians between 2008 and 2012. A statement from Concorde security on precautions that drivers should take: “Before they throw their car in reverse and start moving, they really need to look what’s …

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More on defensive driving

This dash camera video taken by Reliable Eyewitness highlights several things: the importance of paying attention at all times while driving – including not texting or using a phone while driving – and avoiding other forms of distracted driving such as eating or drinking, applying makeup, or whatever else it is that people do; the importance of not speeding, and the importance …

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Q: What Vehicles can an ‘N’ Drive? Can an ‘N’ tow a trailer?

According to ICBC’s website, an Class 7 ‘N’ driver can tow a vehicle or trailer not exceeding 4,600 KG while driving a (no more than) 2-axle vehicle. With class 5 and 7 licenses, you can: Drive cars Vans Trucks Motorhomes Construction & utility vehicles (2 axles maximum) Tow trailers or vehicles up to 4,600kg Ride 3-wheeled vehicles but does not include …

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Q: Does ICBC check the 60 hour log?

NO! You do not have to prove that you’ve driven for 60 hours (or any amount of time) before your road test. However, this is the highly recommended minimum amount of experience for a new (learner) driver.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents & Kids: Make sure your kids are dressed in reflective gear, give them a few glow sticks or flash lights; if nothing else attach some reflective tape to their costume Teach them not to dart across the road, cross only at the corners and look left & right (always look left first); better yet, go …

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Q: How many cars can wait in an intersection for left turns?

Good question.   The answer is: well, it depends on the size of the intersection and the size of the vehicles.   Basic Turning Left Concepts   If you enter an intersection when a light is green, then you’re allowed to leave the intersection when it is safe (the light may be green, yellow, or red). I assume we can …

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