Tag: cars

Safe Guidelines For Driving In The Lane or Back Ally

Unless posted, the speed limit here is maximum 20 km/hr.   Entrances to lanes, parking lots, and driveways are legally treated much more like a private driveway than an intersection. This means drivers exiting the lane are required to completely stop their vehicle before the…

How to Park Your Car on a Hill Safely

Overview  When you park on a hill, be sure to turn your wheels so that the car would roll away from the road, and not into traffic, in the case of mechanical failure. Dry steering Avoid dry steering – steering while the vehicle is completely stopped…

What You Must Know About Unmarked Crosswalks

Generally, any intersection is a legal place to cross the road.   This is called an unmarked crosswalk.   If there are pedestrians waiting at an intersection like this one, vehicle traffic is required to yield. Be sure to stop your vehicle well before the…

BC Road Sign Colours and their Meanings

The colours of road signs have very specific meanings: White and black signs are regulation signs.  This means if you disregard what is on the sign, you’re breaking the law. A sign with a Yellow background is a warning, caution, or recommended speed sign.  …

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