How Do We Define A Bad Driver?

DriveSmartBC LogoHave you responded to our provincial government's request for feedback on the setting of fair ICBC rates yet? The hope is to "introduce changes to the current system to make insurance rates more fair for British Columbians by making all drivers more accountable for their decisions and driving behaviour." The implication here is that bad drivers don't pay their fair share of insurance premiums.

Speed Watch / Cell Watch Data - February 2018

Exclamation SignOne combination Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployment was made by Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch during the month of February, 2018. Of 580 vehicles checked,  84 or 14.5% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 65 km/h in a 30 km/h zone. 10 drivers were observed doing some form of distracted driving.


Slow Down, Move Over, Not!

DriveSmartBC LogoOn June 1, 2009 the Slow Down, Move Over law came into effect in British Columbia. Just in case you've never heard of it, when you approach an official vehicle stopped on the side of the road that is displaying flashing red, blue, white or yellow lights you must slow down and, if possible, move over before you pass it.