Slow Down Move Over

Slow Down Move OverIn British Columbia, motorists are required to slow down and move over for all vehicles stopped alongside the road that have flashing red, blue or yellow lights. This includes maintenance workers, utility workers, police, fire, ambulance, tow trucks, Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement personnel, land surveyors, animal control workers, garbage collectors and other roadside workers.

Traffic Watch Report - April 2019

Traffic Watch IconOceanside Community Safety's Traffic Watch group performed 13 deployments during the month of April, 2019 contributing 53 hours of volunteer time. The highest number of distracted drivers were found in the 2400 block of Highway 19A, Qualicum Beach. 77 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone was the highest speed over the limit measured on Hwy 4A at Marks in Parksville and the 2400 Block of Hwy 19A in Qualicum Beach.

Turning Right in Sechelt

DriveSmartBC LogoThis all started with a simple question from my e-mail: "Are right turn lanes allowed at 4 way stop intersections?" The story evolved as I asked questions to try and understand the situation before answering here. It turns out to involve the intersection of Trail Avenue and Cowrie Street in Sechelt.