35 Crashes per Hour

ICBC LogoOver the Christmas holidays and New Year’s, 510 people are injured and two people are killed in 1,890 crashes every year in B.C. That’s 35 crashes and nine people injured every hour.

Christmas holiday statistics:

  • During the Christmas holidays, on average, one person is killed and 340 people are injured in 1,200 crashes in B.C. every year.

  • During the Christmas holidays, on average, 34 people are injured in 170 crashes on Vancouver Island every year.

New Year's statistics:

  • Every year during New Year's, on average, one person is killed and 170 people are injured in 690 crashes in B.C.

  • Every year during New Year's, on average, 18 people are injured in 82 crashes on Vancouver Island.

Please drive safely and enjoy the holidays!